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Liquid Motion Underwater Film & Photo Academy - Cozumel Underwater Film School

 

 

ENROLLMENT

Enrollment is open to anybody in the field of professional photography, filmmaking, underwater photography, underwater filmmaking or editing. Previous experience is not required.

At The Liquid Motion Academy, we are serious about you realizing your dream, in your time, at your speed.

Top Cinematographers, award-winning Photographers, and globally leading Filmmakers works privately, with just one student at a time. Whether a personal passion, career or occupational goal, if you are committed to the art, we are committed to helping you achieve results, fast. We encourage you to talk with us, to discuss your personal goals and the path to realizing your dream.

 

PROFESSIONAL FILM PROGRAMS

The Cameraman

1 Module
$240
The Cameraman Certification Program & Diploma
(5 Specialty Modules)
$900

 

The Underwater Cameraman

1 Module
$540*

The Underwater Cameraman Certification Program & Diploma
(5 Specialty Modules)

$2,400*

 

The Film Editor

1 Module
$240

The Film Editor - Certification Program & Diploma
(10 Modules)

$1,600

 

The Underwater Filmmaker

Miinimum 10 days - 2 weeks + highly recommended

$3495*

 

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ENTERTAINMENT & INDUSTRY PRO - CINEMA & FILM

Gates PRO STO Certification

 
$495

 

The Industry Professional Filmmaker Certification & Diploma*

The high-end, career-focused Professional Filmmaker Certification Program is a full 'fast track' internship of becoming a professional Filmmaker, covering all aspects required for a career in the industry.

Miinimum 80 hours. Recommended 3 weeks. Ideal 4 weeks.
Can be taken in full, or in stages.

Please talk to us
to tailor and customized your course and achieve your dreams and goals.
Complete Course 'Professional Filmmaker' Certification & Diploma
Total $8900*

 

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PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY PROGRAMS

The Fine Art Photographer

1 Specialty
$185

The Fine Art Photographer Certification Program & Diploma
(10 Specialty Modules)

$1,450

 

The Underwater Photographer

1 Specialty
$540*

The Underwater Photographer Certification Program & Diploma
(5 Specialty Modules)

$2,400*

 

The Photo Editor

1 Module
$185

5 Modules

$750

The Photo Editor - Certification Program & Diploma
(10 Modules)

$1,450

 

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ENTERTAINMENT & INDUSTRY PRO - PHOTOGRAPHY

The Professional Photographer Certification & Diploma

The career-focused Professional Photographer Certification Program is a full 'fast track' internship, a complete A-Z of becoming a professional Photographer, covering all aspects required for a career in photography - with the option of taking it all underwater.

Miinimum 50-60 hours. Can be taken in full, or in stages.

Please talk to us
to plan your perfect schedule & personal goals

Part 1 - Photography

Part 2 - Editing

Part 3 - Underwater Photography*

Part 4 - Beyond Photography

$1450

$1450

$2400*

$1450

Complete Course 'Professional Photographer Certification & Diploma
Total $6750*

 

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EXPERIENCES & WORKSHOPS

1.5 day Masterclass

1.5 Day Private Masterclass - Underwater Photography & Editing
Entry - Intermediate - Art

$825*
1.5 Day Private Masterclass- Underwater Film & Editing
Entry - Intermediate - Custom
$825*

 

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Fish Behaviour Specialty Course

Land-based course
$265

Land based course + 2TD + Certification (LMA & Padi distinctive)*

$465*

 

 

 

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Underwater Fluorescence Photographer / Filmmaker

 

$450*

Post-dive fluo-editing & colour-correction
$185

 

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*VIP* Bucket List

VIP Private Bull shark dive. 2 boat dives, alone, with your Photography / Filmmaking Instructor. Safety back up diver; Private charter.

November - March only

$850
(dives, private instructor & private charter included)

VIP Whale Sharks - Private Charter

July - Sept only

Please contact us

 

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V.I.P. Private Underwater Guide - (Photography or Film)

Per 2 tank dive*
$185*
Per Rebreather Dive
$225*
GLOBAL
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Private Professional Coaching

Half day

$350

 

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WHATS INCLUDED

The cost for all programs includes:

Free video consultation and personal work assesment, prior to arrival.

All course, media, or production materials, technology fees, and other associated costs except as noted.

Guaranteed private, one-on-one, customized instruction with a globally renowned, award-winning Photograher/Filmmaker.

VIP greeting and assistance on arrival in Cozumel.

Transfers to/from dive departure points, and to/from The Academy.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES

VAT: Mexico requires that fees are subject to 16% VA T.

*Diving: For *VIP Bucket List* dives, cost of diving is included.  For all other courses, dive costs are additional. Liquid Motion Academy works with the best dive operators in Cozumel and will arrange diving for you. A days diving, which includes a 2 tank dives on 2 diffferent Cozumel reefs, air tanks & weights is $96.

Private charter: For super privacy, flexibility and tailor-made itineries 'away from it all', The Academy can provide a privately chartered boat. Just you, your Mentor, your boat, your Captain. A days private charter is $500 and includes 2 dives on the best, carefully selected reefs, air tanks & weights.

There is a Cozumel Marine Park Protection fee of $3 per day.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

Students and guests should bring their own camera equipment, or otherwise advise us if rental is required.

It is recommended to bring a laptop and/or tablet with course-specific or recommended software installed. This will serve as a personal workstation during courses, and allow for 'out of hours' creative growth and development.

Bookings are fully payable in advance; a deposit of 50% reserves and confirms space, with the balance due 14 days prior to the start of the program or course. Payment is guaranteed 100% fully refundable up to 21 days prior to the course, and 50% refundable up to 14 days prior.

All programs and diving are professionally provided by Liquid Motion's acclaimed, award-winning National Geographic Photographer/Filmmakers, Guy & Anita Chaumette. The world-renowned team are Marine Specialists and Experts in Underwater Photography & Film, with a lifetime experience as Cinematographers, Photographers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, Authors, Fish Behaviourists, Marine Biologists & Underwater Imaging Instructors. Master Dive Instructors & Rebreather specialists, Guy and Anita have over 30 years experience and an expert knowledge of 5-star diving, dive itinerary planning, and professional luxury guiding for super yachts, VIPs and individuals all over the world. All programs are one-on-one, private instruction, unless otherwise noted.

The Academy team is here to answer any questions you may have, make your enrollment as straightforward and stress-free as possible, and guide you on taking the first step towards realizing your dream.

Whether Filmmaking, Photography or Editing, this is where things happen. Please contact us to discuss your goals, and find the perfect package to suit your personal needs.

Thank you for choosing Liquid Motion Academy.