Certificate in Video Production

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Everybody who is interested in learning how to create scripts, direct, film, and edit videos should take advantage of our Film and Video Editing and Production classes. Our instructors are professionals with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the fields of cinematography, editing, 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.

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

Students will learn the fundamentals of photography, camera functions, video editing, media analysis, and filmmaking during this course. Students create, shoot, direct, and edit their own video projects with the assistance of our own seasoned professionals who are well-versed in their fields of study and expertise.

Students who complete this course will be prepared for professions in the film and television industries, as well as for other related fields. The course combines advanced video and audio techniques with the art of computer graphics and electronic instruments to provide a unique learning experience.

In order to ensure effective understanding, our Video Production programs/courses are given throughout the year with flexible class schedules that are primarily focused on a one-on-one scheme (that is, between the teacher and the student).


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

Entry Requirements

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

In their own words, students describe how helpful it was for them to come and learn at Esom School of Music

We at Esom School of Music strive to create a vibrant, warm, and welcoming campus environment that extends beyond the classroom walls.

Samuel Kizito, one of our Video Production instructors, discusses the advantages of attending Esom School of Music and pursuing a certificate in the field of film and video production.

You will have a wonderful time during your time in the Video Production program at ESOM, where you will be mentored by kind and understanding instructors.


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

Build up a video career! Join our Group Intake!

  • 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

Private Tuition Per Term UGX 792,000
Group Tuition Per Term UGX 480,000
Short Course UGX 852,000
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

Frequently Asked Question – Video Production


Getting started is as simple as ABC. You need only two(2) things to get started with your video production lessons:
  1. Get registered
  2. Pay at least 60% of the tuition


In order to get started with sound engineering lessons, you need to provide us with your details, come to the school and fill the registration form or register online. In this process, you also need to pay for the requirements.

  • Registration and requirements: 85,000 Ugx
  • After paying the requirements, you need to pay at least 60% of the tuition which is,
    1. Total payment: (Requirements + 60% tuition) Private: 560,200 Ugx
    2. Total payment: (Requirements + 60% tuition) Group: 373,000 Ugx


Payments can be made using any of the options below:

  • Cash or cheque at the school reception
  • Airtel Money: 0700132588 (Esom School of Music), MTN mobile money: 0781227712 (Daniel Innocent Kyega)
  • Centenary Bank: Account name: (Eternity Source of Music Ltd) Account No. 2510301781


  1. Admission Fee: 20,000 Ugx
  2. Development Fee (Per term): 20,000 Ugx
  3. Library Fee : 20,000 Ugx
  4. ID Fee : 20,000 Ugx
  5. Assignment Book (Per term): 5,000 Ugx
  6. Total Requirements: 85,000 Ugx

Tuition Per Term:

  • Private: (One on one) : 792,000 Ugx
  • Group: 480,000 Ugx
Private one on one 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 video production lessons.
The 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.
No. Lessons are conducted once a week. However, 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.
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.
A 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
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

Yes, practical computer knowledge is required for the Sound Engineering 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.

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

Students at Esom are enthralled by the prospect of learning more about video production through hands-on experience.

Students use the abilities they learned at ESOM to their future endeavors and discover new things that they were previously unaware of.

The video production lessons that we develop at Esom are specifically targeted to the interests of each individual student.

Students at ESOM gain a great deal of self-assurance as a result of their projects and software training.

While attending Esom, you will learn a plethora of valuable tips and techniques, and your video producing abilities will increase dramatically as a result.

The video instructors at Esom are fantastic, and they make studying a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

Esom Graduation

During this time of preparation for the third graduation ceremony, we would like to remind the general public that we held the first graduation event, which had over 40 graduates from a variety of courses, and that the number of graduates increased exponentially to more than 70 graduates at the second graduating ceremony.

Fortunately, over 200 graduates are expected to get their certificates from the Esom School of Music on February 26, 2022, at a ceremony that will take place at the school.

The Esom School of Music strongly invites you to enroll in Video Production in February of this year. Fill out the intake form as soon as possible to ensure your seat at the 4th graduation ceremony.


Expert Instructors


With a background in cinematography and film editing, Samule Kizito is a multi-award winning Ugandan film director. His screenplay has won multiple Choice awards. He mentors aspiring filmmakers and actors in Uganda and across Africa. He founded Kyooto Media Group and has worked as a director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and editor on films such as Catch out, KEMI, Judas Kiss, and The Forbidden.


Joshua Mitala is a skilled video Journalist, audio-visual editor, and cinematographer who takes a unique approach to his work. He has worked with few Ugandan television stations as a producer, reporter, camera person and audio-visual editor, among other things. In 2018 he was selected as a Media Challenge Fellow. He has tremendous deal of practical experience in the film and television production industries.


Bruhan Ashim Lubaga works as a television producer, editor, and camera operator, and he has ten years of experience in video production and visual communications.

Dir Staryan

I did a certificate of video production as my course from Esom School of music and I graduated with a second grade upper. And now am self Employed owning my own video and photography company called Mindset media

Dir Staryan / Video Production Student
Mr Visuals

Being a student of video production, made me archive my dream of turning imaginations into visual reality

Mr Visuals / Video Production Student
MJ media

I studied video production at Esom and I joined when I knew nothing in videos I only had passion but by the time I graduated I knew almost everything and what I am today, what I can do it's all because of Esom, it put a good foundation for me!!!! Join Esom if u want to expand your talent because it has nice teacher's, equipment and many others for every course you would like to Enroll!!!!!!

MJ media / Video Production Student

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