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Film production has undergone a significant transformation due to the digital revolution. Today, independent filmmakers and video creators can produce their projects without the need for substantial funding, expensive equipment, or large crews. As a result, many businesses and organizations have incorporated film and video into their operations. Regardless of whether the goal is to bring a personal artistic vision to life, promote a product, or support a cause, the fundamental desire to tell a story remains paramount. Film serves as a powerful tool to achieve these objectives.

Certificate in Film and Video Production

A certificate in Film and Video Production offers valuable skills and knowledge in the dynamic world of filmmaking. If you’re passionate about creating captivating visual stories, this program is perfect for you. Gain hands-on experience and learn essential techniques to bring your creative vision to life.

With this certificate, you’ll master the art of filmmaking from start to finish. Develop a strong foundation in scriptwriting, directing, cinematography, and editing. Explore the latest industry trends and cutting-edge technology used in film production. Our experienced instructors will guide you through practical exercises and real-world projects, providing valuable insights and feedback along the way.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll be equipped with the necessary expertise to pursue a variety of careers in the film and video production industry. Whether you aspire to become a filmmaker, cinematographer, video editor, or any other role in this exciting field, this certificate will open doors to numerous opportunities.

Join our Certificate in Film and Video Production program and embark on a creative journey that will unleash your potential and set you on the path to success in the world of filmmaking. Enroll today and start turning your passion for film into a rewarding career.

Our instructors are experienced professionals who possess extensive knowledge and expertise in cinematography, editing, film production, and more. Throughout a one-year program, they will mentor you and provide guidance, allowing you to unleash your innate creativity in the realm of video and film production.

  1. Introduction to Film and Video Production: Gain an overview of the history of film and video production, explore different types of production, and understand the various roles involved.
  2. Scriptwriting and Storyboarding: Develop essential skills in scriptwriting and learn how to create storyboards to visualize scripts, plan shots, and map out the action.
  3. Camera Operations: Learn about different camera types, lenses, and equipment used in film and video production. Master the art of operating these tools to achieve desired effects.
  4. Lighting: Discover effective techniques for using lighting to create mood, highlight characters and objects, and enhance the overall visual appeal of a shot.
  5. Sound Design and Editing: Acquire knowledge about capturing and manipulating sound, and recognize the crucial role of sound in film.
  6. Post-Production and Editing: Learn how to use software to edit and assemble footage, incorporate soundtracks and effects, perform color grading, and produce the final product.
  7. Producing: Gain expertise in budgeting, scheduling, and managing a film production, as well as coordinating with the cast and crew.
  8. Directing: Develop skills in directing actors, making creative decisions, and collaborating with other crew members.
  9. Film Theory and Criticism: Explore different theories about film and learn how to analyze and interpret film and video productions critically.
  10. Professional Practices and Industry Insights: Acquire valuable knowledge about the film and video production industry, including understanding job roles, the current industry landscape, networking strategies, and tips for pursuing employment or freelancing opportunities.


To enroll in the Film & Video Production program, you need to meet the following prerequisites:

  1. Computer literacy is essential.
  2. Proficiency in English communication is required.

There are no restrictions on enrollment in Film & Video Production based on your educational background.

Speak with our enrollment manager
To learn more about this program, speak with our enrollment manager. If you require assistance in selecting the most suitable certificate program or course, we’re here to help. Contact us at 0781227712 or 0700132588.

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Study at Esom School of Music

Join our group course to master the art and technology of video production from start to finish. Gain a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities involved in visually capturing the real world through videography.
Experience personalized learning in a private setting, where you’ll receive valuable feedback on your assignments and course materials. Explore essential techniques, delve into the music industry, and receive expert advice on music production and the industry. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions and discuss course content in detail.
Our short courses offer a condensed version of our regular program, designed for those with limited time. These private courses span a shorter duration, typically lasting for 6 weeks. With two lessons per week and continuous practice, you can quickly acquire new skills and knowledge.
At our film and video production school, we prioritize hands-on learning. Our students explore production methods and industry practices commonly employed in film and television. Get ready to dive into practical experiences that will prepare you for a successful career in the field.

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 – Sat
Software Adobe Master Collection
Group Intakes Feb and Aug
Private Intake Open

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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

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Fees Structure

Private Tuition Per Term UGX 888,000
Group Tuition Per Term UGX 594,000
Short Course UGX 888,000
Computer Basics Group: UGX 180,000 (Duration: 12 Weeks)
Private: UGX 264,000 (Duration: 6 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]

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Frequently Asked Questions

When are your intakes?
Private one-on-one Film and Video Production students can enroll throughout the year. You can start anytime you’re ready. For group lessons, we have two intakes:

  • First Intake: February
  • Second Intake: August

How long does it take to finish the Film and Video production course?
The Film and Video production course is one year long, divided into three terms. Each term lasts for 3 months or 12 weeks.
Do I have to study every day?
No, lessons are conducted once a week. However, Film and Video production students receive one guided practice session with an instructor every week and can practice freely throughout the week. You can practice from home if you have the necessary equipment.
Do you provide accommodation?
We do not provide accommodation, but our long-distance students can find affordable accommodation near the school, costing an average of UGX 300,000 per term. Note that meals are not included in the accommodation cost.
What employment opportunities are available for a Film and Video production graduate?
A Film and Video production graduate can pursue various career paths, including:

  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). Our accreditation number is 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 offer a computer package specifically designed for students without any prior computer experience who wish to enroll in the sound engineering program, which requires computer proficiency.
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Esom School of Music celebrates the achievement of its students with an annual graduation ceremony. Graduation marks the successful completion of all certificate audit program requirements by the students.
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