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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
$210
The Cameraman Certification Program & Diploma
(5 Specialty Modules)
$900

 

The Underwater Cameraman

1 Module
$520

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

$2,400*

 

Gates STO Certification

 
$495

 

The Film Editor

1 Module
$210

5 Modules

$900

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

$1,600

 

The Professional Filmmaker Certification & Diploma

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

Miinimum 70-80 hours. Can be taken in full, or in stages.

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

Part 1 - Photography

Part 2 - Editing

Part 3 - Filmmaking

Part 4 - Underwater Filmmaker*

$1600

$1600

$3200

$2400*

Complete Course 'Professional Filmmaker' Certification & Diploma
Total $8900*

 


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PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY PROGRAMS

The Fine Art Photographer

1 Specialty
$165
5 Specialties
$750

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

$1,450

 

The Underwater Photographer

1 Specialty
$520

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

$2,400*

 

The Photo Editor

1 Module
$165

5 Modules

$750

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

$1,450

 

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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UNDERWATER WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES

1 day Underwater Photo or Film Masterclass

1 Day Private Underwater Photo Masterclass: Entry Level - Intermediate
$520*
1 Day Private Underwater Video / Film Masterclass: Entry Level - Intermediate
$520*

 

Editing Workshop

1/2 DAY Private Photo Editing Workshop- Entry Level - Intermediate
$295

1/2 DAY Private Film Editing Workshop: Entry Level - Intermediate

$365

 

 


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V.I.P. DIVING & SPECIALS

V.I.P. Luxury Private Guiding

Per 2 tank dive*
$175*
Per Rebreather Dive
$195*
GLOBAL
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*VIP* Bucket List Experiences

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)

 

 

 

 

Fish Behaviour Specialty Course

Land-based course
$265

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

$465*

 

 

Underwater Fluorescence Photographer / Filmmaker

 

$550*

Post-dive fluo-editing & colour-correction
$165

Cozumel Photo Safari

Half day
$350

iPad & tablet courses

Half day

$350

Private Professional Coaching - On-location / On-line

Half day

$350

 


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WHATS INCLUDED

The cost for all programs includes all course, media, or production materials, technology fees, and other associated costs except as noted.

All costs are for guaranteed private, one-on-one customized instruction with a globally renowned, award-winning Photograher/Filmmaker. Costs include a free video consultation and personal work assesment, prior to arrival.

 

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 $92.

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 select reefs, air tanks & weights.

There is a Cozumel Marine Parks Protection fee of $5 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.


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