Certified Video / Cinema Camera Operator


The PERC Video / Cinema Certification Program covers many techniques to get you shooting like a pro, whether you use a DSLR, mirrorless camera, or camcorder. In the end you will be able to make film weddings, parties, and business events, as 1st or 2nd camera for yourself or others.

The PERC Video / Cinema Certification Program comes in two versions: Online and On Location. The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

  • Created by professional videographers & cinematographers,
  • 5 Star Google reviews,
  • Learn at your OWN pace,
  • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
  • Flexible training schedule,
  • Includes TWELVE hours of training,
  • Help is just an email or phone call away!,
  • Students receive immediate feedback about their images,
  • Remote streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
  • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and website,

The Program covers:

  • Aperture,
  • Shutter (Iris),
  • ND Filters,
  • Depth of Field,
  • Zoom (Digital & Optical),
  • Peaking,
  • False colors,
  • Zebra settings,
  • Frame Rates,
  • Color Depth,
  • Zolly shots (handheld),
  • OTS shots,
  • Pedestal shots,
  • Reveal shots,
  • Audio capture (wireless),
  • Audio capture (wired),
  • Composition: extra wide to very tight,
  • Dozens of professional event and Hollywood style compositions, and
  • More.

Students will need a DSLR, mirrorless or Point & Shoot camera with Manual mode and the ability to capture video footage, or a camcorder, and a tripod. An external microphone is recommended, but not a requirement.

Prerequisites: Students must know how to download footage to a computer; upload footage to Dropbox or Google Drive and send a link. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

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