liquid motion underwater photo film academy cozumel PRIVATE UNDERWATER PHOTO & FILM SCHOOL
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Apply, Book and Enroll at Liquid Motion Underwater Film & Photo Academy - Cozumel Underwater Film School




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.





The Underwater Cameraman

1 Specialty Module (1 day, 2 dives)

The Underwater Cameraman Certification Program & Diploma
(5 Specialty Modules, 5 days, 10 dives)



The Film Editor

1 Specialty Module (2-3 hrs approx)

Half day Customized Editing


The Film Editor - Complete Certification Course & Diploma
(10 Modules, 3-4 days)



Gates STO



The Filmmaker

9 days - The Underwater Cameraman + The Editor combined

Total $3300*


Professional Filmmaker A-Z Certification Course

High-end, career-focused Professional Filmmaker Certification Program & complete 'fast track' internship of becoming a professional Filmmaker, covering all aspects required for a career in the industry.

3- 4 weeks. Can be taken in full, or in stages.

Please talk to us
to to plan your perfect schedule and tailor and customized your private course
Complete Course 'Professional Filmmaker' Certification & Diploma
Total $8900*









The Underwater Photographer

1 Specialty Module (1 day, 2 dives)

The Underwater Photographer Certification Program & Diploma
(5 Specialty Modules / 5 days / 10 dives)



The Photo Editor

1 Specialty Module (approx 2 hrs)

Half day Customized Editing


The Photo Editor - Complete Certification Course & Diploma
(10 Modules, 2-3 days)



Professional Photographer A-Z Certification Course

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.

2-3 weeks. Can be taken in full, or in stages.

Please talk to us
to to plan your perfect schedule and tailor and customized your private course
Complete Course 'Professional Photographer Certification & Diploma
(inc Part 4 - Beyond Photography (OPTIONAL $975)
Total $6275*










1.5 day Underwater Film Masterclass

1.5 Day Private Masterclass- Underwater Film & Editing
Beginner to Intermediate level


1 day Underwater Photography Masterclass

1 Day Private Masterclass - Underwater Photography & Editing
Beginner to Intermediate



Private Underwater (Photo/Film) Dive Guide

Private, customized underwater guiding, away from other divers - (one-on-one, with acclaimed 30-yr VIP Global Dive Instructor/award-winning Photographer/Filmmaker/Industry Pro) - tailored, personal, customized - your way, your style -

2TD boat dives in Cozumel marine park, snacks, water, tanks & weights



Priavte rebreather guide -including Private boat charter - Half day
Please Contact Us for tailored quote


Fish Behaviour Specialty Course

Land-based, private course with the Author - per person
Land-based, private course with the Author - per couple
Land-based, private course with the Author - GROUPS (max 6 pax)

Land based course + 2 boat dives
+ 'Fish Behaviour Specialist' Certification
per person

Add $245 per person


Fluo-Diving (with photo/film)

One-on-one private fluo-dive with the Pioneers - per person (inc boat dive)


One-on-one private fluo-dive with the Pioneers - per couple (inc boat dive)
Post-dive fluo-editing & colour-correction- 2hrs private, customized instruction


*VIP* Bucket List

VIP Private Bull shark dive.

Awe-inspiring. Includes 2 boat dives, alone, private, one-to-one with your Industry Pro Photographer / Filmmaker / Instructor, safety back up diver, experienced Captain and your own Private Charter Boat.
November - March


VIP Whale Sharks

Dream package, alone, private, just you and the whale sharks, one-to-one with Industry Pro Photographer / Filmmaker / Instructor, experienced Captain and your own Private Charter Boat.
July - Sept

Please contact us


Private Professional Coaching

Half day











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.



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 2 dives on 2 diffferent Cozumel reefs in the Marine Park, air tanks & weights is $96.

Luxury Private charter: For super privacy, flexibility and luxurious, custom-made dive itineries, The Academy can provide a privately chartered boat. Just you, your Mentor, your boat, your Captain.
A days VIP private charter is $500 and includes 2 dives on customized, carefully selected reefs, to fit your preferred diving style, goals and experience, air tanks & weights.

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



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 together we will customize the perfect package to suit your personal needs.

Thank you for choosing Liquid Motion Academy.


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