A lot of students can be seen pursuing their interests in cinematography by signing in for diplomas and for degree courses. These courses can be a little expensive as the equipments used and the technology in general can cost a lot. While you get a lot of on-the-job training, having a good degree will increase your chances of getting hired. Sound design, lighting, video editing, screen writing, etc. are the subjects covered. You should make sure the curricula cover your field of interest. Your career options will include camera operator, assistant director, etc.