Advanced Video Editing Course:

Welcome to Proline Film Academy's Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course, where innovation meets expertise in the dynamic realm of film production. Designed for aspiring professionals seeking to elevate their craft, this comprehensive program offers a cutting-edge curriculum curated by industry leaders. Delve into advanced video editing techniques, harness the power of state-of-the-art equipment, and master the intricacies of sound recording to create captivating audiovisual experiences.
Our course empowers students with hands-on training, ensuring proficiency in the latest tools and technologies. Join us at Proline Film Academy to unlock your creative potential and embark on a journey towards excellence in the world of film and media production.

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Video editing class at Proline Film Academy

We Are The Best

Embark on a transformative journey into the heart of film production with Proline Film Academy's Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course. As aptly articulated by Mr. Henry Nsereko Kiwanuka, the essence of filmmaking lies in mastering the delicate interplay between artistic expression and financial acumen. Our program is meticulously designed to equip aspiring producers with the essential skills needed to address pivotal questions shaping the cinematic landscape: What to produce? Why? How? Through a dynamic curriculum guided by industry experts, students delve into the art and techniques of film narration, unraveling the intricacies of cultural and commercial vision. Join us at Proline Film Academy, where you not only learn the craft but also gain the insights to navigate the nuanced world of film production successfully.

Why Choose PFA?

A distinguished institution at the forefront of film education, where passion converges with expertise to shape the next generation of filmmakers. As a beacon for aspiring creatives, our academy prides itself on offering an array of meticulously designed courses aimed at nurturing both artistic vision and technical acumen. Encompassing our commitment to excellence is our flagship program, the Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course. This cutting-edge curriculum, guided by industry professionals and facilitated with state-of-the-art resources, empowers students to not only learn the intricacies of film production but also actively engage in the craft. At Proline Film Academy, we embody the ethos of "Learn Something & Do Something," inspiring our students to transform knowledge into action and embark on a journey of creative fulfillment and professional success.

Students learning sound recording during their onlocation hands on practicals at Proline Film Academy

In the rapidly evolving landscape of media and entertainment, there has never been a more crucial time for aspiring youths to equip themselves with the indispensable skills that define success in the industry. Proline Film Academy's Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course offers a transformative learning experience, designed to meet the demands of the contemporary digital age.
In a world where visual and auditory storytelling reign supreme, mastering the intricacies of video editing and sound recording is not just a competitive edge—it is a prerequisite for relevance and excellence. Our curriculum, curated by industry experts, provides an immersive journey into the latest tools and technologies, ensuring that enrolled youths are not only well-versed in theory but adept at applying their knowledge in real-world scenarios.
The emphasis on project-based learning aligns seamlessly with our motto, "Learn Something & Do Something," fostering a dynamic environment where creativity is cultivated and applied. With experienced instructors, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to career guidance, Proline Film Academy empowers youths to not only fulfill their creative potential but also to embark on a career path where they can make a meaningful impact in the dynamic realm of media and entertainment.

Cutting-Edge Skill Development:
Our Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course is designed to equip youths with cutting-edge skills in video editing and sound recording. In an era dominated by visual and auditory content, mastering these skills is essential for anyone aspiring to make a mark in the dynamic field of media and entertainment.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum:
Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to align with industry standards and trends. By enrolling in our course, youths gain hands-on experience with the latest tools and technologies used in professional video editing and sound recording studios.

Experienced Instructors:
Learn from seasoned professionals in the field who bring a wealth of industry experience to the classroom. Our instructors are committed to nurturing talent and providing insights that go beyond textbooks, ensuring a holistic learning experience.

Project-Based Learning:
"Learn Something & Do Something" is not just a slogan; it's our philosophy. Our course emphasizes project-based learning, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. This practical approach ensures that graduates are not just well-versed in theory but are also adept at implementing their skills.

Networking Opportunities:
Proline Film Academy provides a platform for students to connect with industry professionals through workshops, seminars, and networking events. Building these connections early on can open doors to internships, collaborations, and job opportunities upon completion of the course.

Career Guidance and Placement Assistance:
Beyond the classroom, we offer comprehensive career guidance and placement assistance to our students. Our goal is to empower youths to turn their passion into a fulfilling career, and we actively support them in finding suitable opportunities in the industry.

State-of-the-Art Facilities:
Our academy is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, providing students with access to the tools and technology they need to master advanced video editing and sound recording techniques. A conducive learning environment enhances the overall educational experience.

Industry-Recognized Certification:
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an industry-recognized certification from Proline Film Academy. This credential serves as a testament to their skills and increases their employability in the competitive job market.

Continuous Learning Support:
Learning is a lifelong journey, and we understand the importance of continuous improvement. Graduates of our Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course have access to ongoing learning support, ensuring they stay updated with the latest industry trends even after completing the program.

Fulfill Your Creative Potential:
Unleash your creativity and turn your passion into a profession. By enrolling in our course, you not only learn the technical aspects of video editing and sound recording but also discover how to express your unique creative voice in the digital landscape.

Proline Film Academy's distinguished Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course to elevate your proficiency in crafting exceptional music videos and documentaries. Gain an in-depth understanding of advanced techniques utilized in the creation of impactful films and masterful sound recording using Adobe Audition. Throughout this comprehensive program, delve into the intricacies of advanced video editing methods, unlocking the secrets held by professional editors, including the renowned "5 Rules of Editing" and Eisenstein's Theories of Montage. Uncover the transformative potential of these theories and techniques as they propel your editing capabilities to unprecedented heights.
Our meticulously structured curriculum guides you through the entire process of obtaining footage from the camera, adeptly cutting it into cohesive segments for seamless compositing. Notably, the course equips you with the skills to produce advanced sequences without leaving your editor program, specifically Premiere Pro CC.
As a premier nonlinear editing system renowned for its efficiency in handling diverse media types, Premiere Pro CC transcends traditional boundaries to emerge as a sophisticated tool for special effects and compositing. Led by the expertise of master editor Henry, also known as Kiwasonic, this course unveils the array of tools and options within Premiere Pro, enabling you to create intricate compositions without the need for additional software like After Effects or Photoshop.
Enrich your skill set and unleash your creative potential with Proline Film Academy's Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording Course—a transformative journey into the realm of professional filmmaking and audio production.

Embark on a transformative journey at Proline Film Academy with our Advanced Video Editing & Sound Recording course, where learning transcends theory to actionable mastery—aligned with our mantra, "Learn Something & Do Something." Delve into the art of documentary filmmaking using Adobe Premiere Pro CC and essential video editing techniques that empower you to amplify a cause, articulate a perspective, and narrate compelling stories.
Our course meticulously deconstructs the documentary process, mirroring the milestones of an authentic client project. Through practical engagement, commence your class with a documentary shoot, honing your ability to discern key messaging concepts and proficiently log footage. Uncover the intricacies of assembling rough and fine-tuned cuts, seamlessly integrating motion graphics, and crafting an impeccable credit roll.
This immersive experience extends to mastering advanced video editing tools, including adjusting opacity, employing garbage mattes and track mattes, creating nested sequences, and harnessing chroma keys, luma keys, and the Ultra Keyer. By the culmination of this course, you will possess the expertise to intricately layer multiple media elements, shaping them into sophisticated sequences and compositions. Proline Film Academy empowers you not only to absorb knowledge but to apply it—where learning becomes a journey and doing becomes an art.

Why Choose Us

Choose PFA for a cutting-edge education in video production. In the realm of transforming raw footage into impactful stories, we specialize in Adobe Premiere Pro, the industry-leading application favored by filmmakers and editors. Learn from the pros, master their techniques, and seamlessly apply them to your own work. Elevate your storytelling prowess with us, where passion meets expertise.

  • Professional Workflow

    Unlock efficiency and productivity in your video editing workflow by mastering Dynamic Link, an Adobe technology seamlessly integrated into Premiere Pro. Streamline your process, conserve time, and optimize disk space by incorporating files from various Adobe applications directly into your Premiere Pro projects. With Dynamic Link, eliminate the need for intermediate renders and the hassle of managing multiple file copies. Learn the art of integrating After Effects compositions, Audition audio clips, Photoshop images, and more into your sequences effortlessly, empowering you to save time, enhance collaboration, and maximize billable work. Elevate your editing capabilities with the sophistication of Dynamic Link—where seamless integration transforms your creative possibilities.

  • Great Experience

    Explore the art of infusing heightened emotion into your video productions with the sophistication of Advanced Color Grading in Adobe's Lumetric and Premiere Pro. Elevate your editing skills beyond the basics as you delve into the intricacies of isolating color into primary and secondary layers for precise tone correction. This advanced course transcends the limitations of Premiere Pro, enabling you to craft compelling imagery that achieves pixel-perfect excellence. Unleash the potential of nuanced color grading techniques to add an unparalleled dimension to your projects, setting your work apart with impactful and emotive visuals.

  • Qualified Render techniques

    Maximize the potential of Premiere Pro in synergy with Adobe's creative applications through our meticulously designed course—Premiere Pro Workflows Between Creative Cloud Apps. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive exploration of Dynamic Link and roundtrip workflows, unlocking the seamless integration between diverse creative tools. Perfect for those aspiring to optimize their editing efficiency and harness the full spectrum of Adobe's Creative Cloud ecosystem, this course is a transformative journey into the intricacies of collaborative and streamlined project workflows. Elevate your proficiency and seamlessly navigate the dynamic interplay of Premiere Pro within the broader Creative Cloud suite.

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Film students learning motion camera cranes and jibs at Proline Film Academy

Our Benefits

Empower the next generation through cinematic storytelling, turning youth into dynamic entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs into catalysts for positive change. Unleash the potential within, charting a transformative journey to bridge the youth unemployment gap and shape a purpose-driven future. Filmmaking becomes the conduit for personal growth, professional success, and societal impact.

  • New Technology

    Embark on a groundbreaking journey with 360-degree VR video, an unparalleled realm of immersive content creation. Unleash the power of this transformative medium, as it emerges for the masses, offering you an unprecedented opportunity to harness the potential of immersive visual storytelling like never before. Seize this moment to redefine engagement and captivate audiences in a way that transcends conventional boundaries.

  • Fix it in Postproduction

    Ignite your footage with brilliance, conquering exposure challenges through post-production mastery, even under optimal lighting. This transformative course reveals the alchemy of seamless correction and video enhancement using Premiere Pro, transcending imperfections to craft cinematic excellence that captivates. Elevate your storytelling with the power of visual finesse, ensuring your videos stand as paragons of cinematic artistry.

  • Advanced Graphics

    Unlock the artistry of animated graphics in Premiere Pro with our transformative course! Elevate your videos with stylish and dynamic elements like lower thirds and captions, ensuring your content stands out effortlessly. Join Proline Film Academy, a trailblazing film school in Uganda, Kampala, for cutting-edge practical training that aligns with industry standards across all facets of filmmaking.

  • Documentary Storytelling

    What makes a documentary compelling?
    Discover the essence of compelling documentaries in a tactical masterclass with PFA tutors. Unleash the power of Adobe Premiere Pro and essential editing techniques as you learn to balance artistry and authenticity, transforming your short films into impactful narratives. Navigate the documentary process seamlessly, capturing milestones akin to a real client project and mastering the art of expressing viewpoints with purpose.

01. About Our Advanced Video Editing Course: Inside the COURSE CONTENTS


[A] - Creatives and artists deeply passionate about visual communication, offering an immersive dive into the intricacies of video editing.
[B] - Recent high school graduates keen on delving into the comprehensive world of filming, providing a solid foundation for their future endeavors.
[C] - Marketing and communication professionals seeking to fortify their expertise in the dynamic creative workflow, enhancing their strategic skill set.
[D] - Entrepreneurs aiming for versatile proficiency in designing and editing graphics for diverse corporate communication needs, spanning company functions, documentaries, music videos, and business interviews.
Our course empowers individuals across these domains to excel in the nuanced art of advanced video editing.

Video editing class at Proline Film Academy


Our film school is recognized as a place dedicated to developing your unique voice as a filmmaker and ultimately the place from which you can launch your career through the work you will produce and the many industry professionals you will meet during your time with us..

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Pro - Lighting

Part of what makes Proline Film Academy one of the best Media schools in East Africa is the vast variety of film workshops designed for every schedule and learning goal.
Our Media school is the perfect place to turn your passion into practice.

Video editing class learning environment at Proline Film Academy

Modern Classes

Our mission is to inspire a new generation of creative professionals. We bring the education and screen industries together in a creative environment, driven by great teaching and practical, hands-on experience, led by inspiring role models.

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High-tech gears

Beyond the theory and history of cinema, Our Media school places an emphasis on hands-on experience.
P.F.A offers a wide variety of workshops in filmmaking that allow students to obtain a strong foundation in a short period of time.

Semester One:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Video Editing
    - Understanding the role of a video editor
    - Exploring the history and evolution of video editing
    - Overview of industry-standard video editing software
  • Module 2: Adobe Premiere Pro CC Basics
    - Interface overview and customization
    - Importing, organizing, and managing media
    - Basic editing techniques: cutting, trimming, and arranging clips
    - Working with transitions and effects
  • Module 3: Advanced Adobe Premiere Pro Techniques
    - Color correction and grading
    - Audio editing and mixing
    - Keyframing and animation
    - Advanced editing techniques: multicam editing, nested sequences
  • Introduction to Premiere Pro CC workflow
  • Fundamentals of Video Cameras and Shooting
  • Introduction to Animations in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Chroma Keying in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Typography in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Intro to Markers in Premiere Pro CC
  • Editing a Documentary in Premiere Pro CC
  • Premiere Pro CC Customization
  • Shooting & Post Production with DSLR Cameras
  • Introduction to LUTs in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Compositing in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Color Grading in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Sound workflow in Premiere Pro CC
  • Advanced Render techniques
  • Editing a music Video in Premiere Pro CC
  • Integrating Premiere Pro with other advanced Compositing Programs
  • Multi-Camera Video Production & Post Production Techniques
  • Advanced Commercial Editing Techniques
  • Advanced Cutting with Music for Promos
  • Indie Filmmaking - Achieving the Blockbuster Look on a DIY Budget
  • Shooting and Post Production with RED Cameras
  • Short Documentary Filmmaking
  • Mastering Compression Settings in Premiere Pro and Media Encoder
  • The Art of Filmmaking and Editing
  • How to use Gopro for Outdoor Photography
  • Video Post-Production for Low-budget Films

Semester Two:

  • Motion Graphics and Visual Effects
  • Module 4: Introduction to Adobe After Effects CC
    - Interface and basic workflow
    - Working with layers and keyframes
    - Basic animation and motion graphics
    - Introduction to text animation
  • Module 5: Advanced After Effects Techniques
    - Compositing and green screen techniques
    - 3D animation and camera tracking
    - Advanced motion graphics and visual effects
    - Expressions and scripting in After Effects
  • Module 6: Integration of Premiere Pro and After Effects
    - Dynamic Link between Premiere Pro and After Effects
    - Using After Effects compositions in Premiere Pro
    - Round-tripping and efficient workflow strategies
  • Introduction to After Effects CC interface
  • Advanced Text Treatments in After Effects CC
  • Green & Blue Screen Production Principals
  • Introduction to Adobe Audition CC interface
  • Syncing Sound workflow
  • Editing Dialogue & Location Sound in Audition
  • Advanced Workflow With SFX and Music
  • Mixing To Picture in Audition CC
  • Working with the Multitrack Editor and Mixer Panel in Audition CC
  • Foundations of Video (The Art of Editing)
  • Mirrorless 4K Cameras for Video Production
  • Introduction to Photoshop CC interface
  • Introduction to Photoshop for film workflow
  • Aerial Photography & Videography with Drones
  • Introduction to Cinematic Drone video Post-Production
  • Matte Painting And Compositing for film
  • Advanced Documentary Photo Techniques with Photoshop and After Effects
  • Close & Open Caption workflows
  • Dynamic Link & the Adobe workflow
  • Advanced Editing Theories and Techniques in Premiere Pro
  • Corporate Filmmaking
  • Understanding the VFX Pipeline Creating Great Looking Shots
  • Advanced Narrative Scene Editing with Premiere Pro
  • Introduction to Illustrator workflow
  • Converting Pixels to Vectors in Illustrator CC
  • Type Design introduction to effects in illustrator CC
  • Advanced Camera Movements for Video Production

Semester Three:

  • Module 7: Adobe Photoshop CC for Video Editors:
    - Basics of Photoshop interface for video editors
    - Creating and editing graphics for video
    - Advanced photo manipulation for video projects
    - Design principles and aesthetics
  • Module 8: Adobe Illustrator CC for Video Editors
    - Introduction to vector graphics and Illustrator interface
    - Creating scalable graphics for video
    - Animation and integration with Premiere Pro and After Effects
    - Designing custom assets for video projects
  • Module 9: Red Giant Software and Compatible Plugins
    - Overview of Red Giant Suite
    - Practical applications of Red Giant plugins in Premiere Pro and After Effects
    - Color correction and grading with Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite
    Creative effects and visual enhancements
  • Introduction to advanced Compositing with After effects CC
  • Advanced Motion Tracking with the Foundry Camera tracker
  • Introduction to Advanced Shape Layers workflow
  • The Art of Color Correction & Artistic Color grading on the timeline
  • Video & Audio for Designers with Creative Cloud
  • Principles of Animation in After Effects
  • Advanced Compositing Tracking and Roto Techniques with After Effects CC
  • Advanced Integration with Photoshop, Illustrator and After effects Production Techniques
  • Action Scene Editing Techniques
  • 360 Video Production and Post
  • Introduction to Red Giant Softwares
  • Complete Training for GenArts Sapphire
  • Advanced Video Dialogue Editing
  • Advanced Compositing and Masks in Premiere Pro
  • Advanced 3D Titling for Video Editors
  • Fix It in Post
  • Video Production with Creative Suite
  • Advanced Art Of Trailer Editing
  • Introduction to Wedding Cinematography
  • Introduction to all advanced third-party Plugins for Premiere
  • Directing a Music Video (On-Location Practicals)
  • Camera & Lighting ( On-Location Practicals )


  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Boris FX Softwares
  • Digital Anarchy
  • Red Giant softwares & all Compatible Plugins for all main softwares


What do Video Editors do?:

Video editors play a pivotal role in the post-production phase of film and television production. Their responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks, from selecting and arranging recorded scenes to integrating special effects, sound, music, and dialogue. This field offers various job titles and specializations, providing opportunities for professionals to work in television studios, film production, broadcasting, and digital multimedia.

Job Titles in Video Editing:

Television Studio Editor:
Responsibilities: Television studio editors work in network studios or for local companies, specializing in live programming editing. They collaborate with news and sports producers to cut and polish video footage within strict time constraints.
A degree in video editing is often necessary, and many professionals start their careers through internships offered by studios and stations.

Film Editor:
Responsibilities: Film editors closely collaborate with directors and producers, selecting recorded scenes, incorporating special effects, and refining the final product by mixing sound, music, and dialogue. They may also be involved in camera work, on-the-spot editing, and coordination with various production teams. Requirements:
Film editors typically need a strong background in film studies or related fields, demonstrating expertise in visual storytelling and technical editing skills.

Senior Video Editor:
Responsibilities: Senior video editors lead editing teams for companies engaged in film, video, and editing projects. They play a crucial role in client interactions, participating in meetings to establish goals and themes. These professionals guide and oversee the work of the editing staff to ensure client expectations are met.
Extensive experience in video editing and often a bachelor's degree in film, media studies, or a related field. Strong leadership and communication skills are essential.

Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician:
Responsibilities: Technicians in this field work with radio, television, and audio equipment. Their tasks may include video and audio editing, recording, and mixing. They contribute to the creation of sound and video products, incorporating special effects and converting the final product into various digitized formats. Requirements:
Typically, an associate's degree or certificate in audio engineering, video editing, or a related field is required.

Multimedia Artist & Animator:
Responsibilities: Multimedia specialists operate exclusively in the digital realm, creating, animating, and editing videos for online platforms. They collaborate with teams to establish goals, storyboard ideas, film or animate content, and digitize materials for online publication. Requirements:
A strong background in multimedia arts, animation, or related fields, often requiring a bachelor's degree. Proficiency in digital editing tools and creative software is essential.

Video editing offers diverse career paths, each demanding a unique skill set and educational background. Whether working in traditional television and film or exploring the digital frontier, video editors contribute significantly to the storytelling and visual appeal of the final product. As technology continues to evolve, the role of video editors remains indispensable in shaping the entertainment landscape.