Video Editing, Shooting and Image Distribution Course

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June 2024

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VESI015 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | $1,100 Register
VESI015 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
KES 83,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


This Video Editing, Shooting and Image Distribution course is designed for individuals who wish to learn Video Editing. It covers the fundamentals of video editing and various video editing techniques that help you advance your career as a Video Editor.

The course focuses on different types of video editing, basic video editing principles, and editing tricks, followed by a learning tutorial on creating a video in Premiere Pro.


5 Days

Target audience

  •       Movie producers
  •       Camera persons
  •       Video editors
  •        Animators
  •        Graphic designers

Course Level:

Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn how to:

  • Set up video settings
  • Lighting techniques
  • Working with audio
  • Shooting an interview
  • Editing using Adobe Premiere
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support

Course Outline


  1. Introduction

• Basic technical theory about video definition, frame rates and bit-rates

• Advice on what equipment you might need to purchase

• Building a pre-shoot checklist

        2.Using the manual camera settings

• Setting up video mode and video settings

• Setting up your cameras picture style

• Getting correct shot exposure

• Balancing aperture and ISO for best results

• Setting the shutter speed for video

• Setting a custom white-balance

        3. Shot composition and framing a subject

• Correct shot composition for an interview

• Best use of available space and backgrounds

• Wide, medium and close-ups

        4.Lighting techniques

• Three-point lighting

• Using a simple key-light

• Using a reflector as a fill

• Using natural lighting

         5. Working with sound

• Different types of microphone and which ones you need

• Positioning your mic correctly

• Getting good sound levels in your camera

• Reducing ambient noise

         6. Shooting an interview

• Framing basics

• Basic interview techniques

• Off-camera and to-camera interviews

• How to shoot for easier editing

         7. Video editing workflow with Premiere Pro

• The video editing workflow with Premiere Pro

• Understanding projects, sequences and clips.

         8. Importing and organising your footage

• Copying files from your memory cards

• Importing single and multiple files and folders

• Using bins and renaming clips

         9. Basic Editing Skills

• Creating a new sequence using the DSLR sequence presets

• Previewing your clips in the Source Panel

• Playback and marking shortcuts

• Three-point and drag-and-drop editing

          10. Editing in the Timeline

• Rearranging and re-timing clips in the timeline

• Copying and pasting clips

           11. Working with audio

• Mixing audio and changing volume over time

• Cleaning bad audio with the Equalizer

Text and Titles with the Graphics Panel

• Adding text and shapes to create a basic Lower Third

• Working with logos and layers in the edit panel

• Saving your designs as templates to save time

            12. Colour Correction

• Fixing common problems with the footage

• Adding creative colour treatments

           13. Resizing images and video

• Basic Motion Controls

• Working with logos and photographs

            14. Exporting your project

• Making life simple with Presets

• Web exports for YouTube, Facebook and more

• Exporting for PC and MAC playback

            15. Image distribution

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The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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