Training Program


Improve your skills, empower your images

Offering a wide range of multi-day training courses, individual sessions and educational events in different countries and languages worldwide, ARRI Academy is the best route for users of all abilities to gain hands-on knowledge of ARRI products and workflows, and build their on-set confidence.

It doesn’t matter whether or not you have previous experience, or how much or how little time you have spent on set. You might be a DP, a gaffer, a DIT, student, assistant or rental technician; in all cases you will leave an ARRI course with expanded knowledge and skills, and complete confidence in your ability to handle the equipment in a professional environment. You will be familiar with all product functions and will know how and where they can be used to greatest advantage.


ARRI Academy Training Program

  • Taught by ARRI-trained industry professionals, ARRI Academy courses provide unrivalled insight into the full possibilities of working with ARRI camera systems, lenses, lights and accessories. Courses cover specific products or can be custom-designed to meet your particular needs. At the end of whichever course you choose, you will come away with a certificate indicating your product competence.

  • ARRI Service provides hands-on service training for professional camera and lighting technicians, owner-operators and distributors – with or without technical experience. The training courses are designed to transfer detailed knowledge about the service and maintenance of all different types of ARRI products. After completing a course you will be able to keep your equipment in the best possible shooting condition and heal the wounds of a hard life on set.

  • ARRI Academy is offering online courses as a series of live-online sessions or recorded sessions with corresponding self-learning units covering all aspects of shooting with the ALEXA LF, ALEXA Mini, ALEXA SXT W and AMIRA. It is a perfect opportunity to enhance your knowledge of camera functions and advanced look workflows.

  • These very special events allow participants to benefit from the close relationships ARRI maintains with many of the best known and most widely respected DPs, gaffers and VFX supervisors working today. The focus is on real-world skills, with the presenter often demonstrating how they approached well-known scenes from their own body of work.
    Hosted by ARRI Academy, master classes typically take the form of a practical workshop presented by one of the industry’s top creative professionals, sometimes backed up by a member of the ARRI team.

  • Custom-designed, hands-on training courses for cinematographers, operators, DITs, lighting professionals, gaffers, electricians and assistants, with or without prior experience.

    Fine tune your knowledge. Learn the most important functions of our products, as well as the numerous application areas and setups for which they can be used. These modular, professionally tutored courses are tailored to your specific needs and can cover whatever subjects you would like to focus on.

    Please contact us for your one-on-one training and customized group training
    Tel.: +49 89 3809 2030 

  • The ARRI Academy is an active participant at film festivals, conventions, and dealer events. At these gatherings, the ARRI Academy offers in-depth courses on specific topics. These sessions can focus on a particular ARRI product or tool, such as a specific camera, lens, light fixture, or a specific workflow solution.

Upcoming training courses & events

10 Sep 2019
12 Sep 2019

ARRI Certified User Training for Camera Systems | Brooklyn

Brooklyn, US
Info & Booking
10 Sep 2019

Open House & Mixer Event | ARRI Rental Brooklyn Haus

Brooklyn, US
Info & Booking
11 Sep 2019

ARRI Advanced Service Training for ALEXA Mini | Burbank

Burbank, US
Info & Booking


Certified Training Courses for Camera Systems

These 1,5 to 3-day training courses cover all aspects of shooting with the ALEXA LF, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini and AMIRA.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to large-format camera system
  • Creative ARRI look workflows and ARRI color science
  • Understanding linear light, logarithmic and video encoding
  • Expierience the full capabilities when it comes to HDR and wide color gamut monitoring
  • Hands-on sessions with all camera systems, ARRI Signature Prime lenses, LPL lens mount and PL-to-LPL adapter and postproduction tools
  • More information...

Advanced Service Training Courses

1 and 2-day courses for ALEXA LF, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini, AMIRA and ECS products.

What you will learn

  • Exchange of all wear-and-tear parts
  • Exchange of electronics boards
  • Viewfinder training
  • Access to special service software
  • Access to specialist tools and spare parts
  • More information...

Certified Training Courses for Camera Motion

2-day courses for artemis, TRINITY, MAXIMA and SRH-3.

What you will learn

  • Understanding the features and working language of the ARRI CSS
  • Learn the physics and basics of camera stabilization systems
  • Preparing the ARRI camera system and accessories
  • Rehearse, shoot and record test shots to apply your new skills
  • More information...

Certified Training for Lighting Fundamentals

3-day advanced lighting workshop with Mo Flam to explore dramatic lighting techniques used in fiction films

What you will learn

  • Introduction and discussion lighting topics
  • Demonstration of lighting tools & equipment, SkyPanels, SkyLink and the Stellar app
  • Light a scene on a set for 2 different times & moods
  • Tech scout for location shoots on days
  • Film screenings and discussions
  • More information...

ARRI Academy on Social Media

ARRI Academy Masterclass at Camerimage 2018

ARRI Academy Masterclass Camerimage 2018

ARRI Academy hosted a great Master Class yesterday at Camerimage Festival led by the talented cinematographer James Laxton.

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ARRI Academy Large-Format Training Hong Kong

In August 2018, the #ARRIAcademy hosted two certified trainings for large-format at ARRI Asia in Hong Kong.

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ARRI Academy Training for SRH-3 Hong Kong

On 8 and 9 August, the #ARRIAcademy hosted the first Certified Training for SRH-3 at ARRI Asia in Hong Kong.

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ARRI Academy Lighting Techniques Training London

Just finished another 3-day #ARRIAcademy Certified Training for Lighting Techniques in London.

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ARRI Academy Lighting Week Hong Kong

This week's #ARRIAcademy Lighting week in Hong Kong started with a SkyPanel Product Training at ARRI Asia on May 14-15. 

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ARRI Academy HDR Masterclass - Part 1: HDR Presentation

At Camerimage 2017, the ARRI Academy hosted an HDR Master Class with Karl Walter Lindenlaub ASC. In the first of five parts, ARRI's Marc Shipman-Müller gives an introduction to HDR.

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