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Filmmaking has changed as a result of the digital revolution, and independent films and video projects can now be made without significant funding, pricey equipment, or large crews. As a result of this development, numerous businesses and organizations today use film and video into their operations. The underlying urge to tell a story still reigns supreme whether the objective is to realize a personal artistic vision, advertise a product, or further a cause, and film is a potent tool for doing so.

Certificate in Film and Video Production

COURSE OVERVIEW
You will gain direct, practical experience in the creation of intelligent, emotive, captivating, brief, and educational visual tales with this certificate program. Making movies will help you learn and put the fundamentals of film production, such as scripting, camera and lighting, sound, directing, and editing, into practice. You’ll leave with a personal or professional short video for your portfolio.

Everybody who is interested in learning how to create scripts, direct, film, and edit videos should take advantage of our film, video editing, and production classes.

This course delves into the mechanics and aesthetics of shooting, lighting, directing, photography, producing, editing, and other areas of film and video production in great depth. Throughout the course, the importance of having hands-on production experience with digital video is emphasized.

Throughout this course, students will master the principles of photography, camera functions, video editing, media analysis, and filmmaking. Students make, shoot, direct, and edit their own videos with the help of our seasoned professionals who are experts in their fields of study and experience.

Students who pass this course will be prepared for careers in film, television, and allied disciplines. This course uses advanced video and audio techniques, as well as computer graphics and electronic instruments.

Our Film and Video Production programs and courses have flexible class schedules that are mostly focused on one-on-one interaction between the teacher and the student. This way, everyone can learn at their own pace.

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
Our instructors are professionals with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the fields of cinematography, editing, and film and video production, among other things. They will guide you through a one-year journey in which you will have the opportunity to express all of your God-given creativity in the fields of video production and film production.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  1. The basics of cinematography and lighting, as well as approaches for developing scripts and stories.
  2. Directorial techniques include camera placement, scene staging, acting direction, documentary interviews, and casting.
  3. Editing strategies that will improve your storytelling include production design procedures like montage.
  4. The principles of sound editing, audio recording, and final mixing
  5. Production leadership techniques for managing workforce, resources, and cooperation
  6. Explore more sophisticated camera techniques and thought processes to better understand how to use your camera to deliver your intended story.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Prerequisite

  1. Computer literacy is a must.
  2. The ability to communicate well in English is required.

Enrollment in Film & Video Production is not restricted in any way. Your educational background is not a concern for us.

Speak with our enrollment manager
To find out more about this program, get in touch with an enrollment manager. Or get in touch to learn more about your options if you need assistance choosing the best certificate program or course for you. (0781227712 | 0700132588)

Study at Esom School of Music

During this group course, you will learn about the art and technology of video production from beginning to end. Students gain an understanding of the difficulties and opportunities connected with visually conveying the real world through the medium of videography.
If you learn in a private setting, you will receive feedback on your course assignments and course materials, review important methods, learn about the music industry, receive musical, production, and industry suggestions, and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course material or yourself.
A short course is a mini version of our normal course in a private program that lasts for a shorter period of time (normally 6 weeks). In our short courses, a student gets 2 lessons a week and practice throughout the week.
With a focus on “hands on” learning, students of film and video production examine the production methods and working practices common to the film and television industries.

Key Details

Course Duration 9 Months (3 Terms)
Duration Per Term 3 Months
Lesson Frequency Once a Week
Free Guided Practice Once a week
Personal Practice Mon – Sun
Software Adobe Master Collection
Group Intakes Feb and Aug
Private Intake Open

Film and Video Production Lessons

Career Opportunities

  • TV Show Producer
  • Film Maker
  • Videographer
  • Video Editor
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia artist and animator
  • Lighting Expert
  • Color Grader
  • Camera Operators
  • Content Creator
  • Video Director
  • Cinematographer

Build up a visual career! Enroll Now at Esom School!

Fees Structure

Private Tuition Per Term UGX 888,000
Group Tuition Per Term UGX 594,000
Short Course UGX 888,000
Computer Basics UGX 120,000 (Duration: 3 Weeks)
Requirements UGX 85,000
Term of Payment: Full Payment or First installment – 60% of Tuition
Payment Modes: Bank, Mobile Money, Cash

Our Expert Instructors

Joshua Mitala

Joshua Mitala

Video Production Instructor

[email protected]
Kizito Samuel Saviour

Kizito Samuel Saviour

Video Production Instructor

[email protected]
Bruhan Ashim Lubanga

Bruhan Ashim Lubanga

Video Production Instructor

[email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

When are your intakes?
Private one on one Film and Video production students are enrolled throughout the year. Meaning you can enroll anytime you are ready to get started. However, for group lessons, we only have two intakes. First Intake: February Second Intake: August Wondering what is the difference between group and private lessons? Click the link below: Difference between group and private Film and Video production lessons.
How long does it take to finish the Film and Video production course?
The Film and Video production course lasts for one year, which is divided into three (3) terms and each term takes 3 months or 12 weeks to complete.
Do I have to study everyday?
No. Lessons are conducted once a week. However, Film and Video production students get one guided practice session with an instructor every week and free personal practice throughout the week. Note that one is free to practice from home, provided they have the necessary equipment for practice.
Do you provide accommodation?
The school does not provide accommodation. However, our long-distance students get affordable accommodation around the school at an average cost of UGX 300,000 per term. Note: Meals are not included in the amount paid for accommodation.
What employment opportunities are available for a Film and Video production graduate?
A Film and Video production graduate can be employed in one of the following:

  1. TV Show Producer
  2. Film Maker
  3. Content Director
  4. Camera Operator
  5. Video Editor

Is Esom School of Music Accredited?
Yes. ESOM SCHOOL OF MUSIC is accredited by the ministry of education and sports under the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT). Accreditation number mac/0586
Is computer literacy a requirement for Film and Video production students?
Yes, practical computer knowledge is required for the Film and Video Production Program.

However at ESOM, we have the computer package that is intended solely for students who do not have any prior computer experience but wish to enroll in the sound engineering program, which requires computer proficiency.

More FAQs.
Click the link below for more FAQs. 23 More Frequently Asked Questions.

Esom Graduation

Graduation is when a student successfully completes all of their certificate audit program requirements.
Esom School of music graduates undergraduate students once each academic year.
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