Film and Television Production Program Offered at Africa Digital Media Institute

Diploma 2 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Diploma (Accredited by: Africa Digital Media Institute)

About Film and Television Production Diploma program.

ADMI’s Film & Television Production course prepares you to write original stories and capture global audiences using cinematic tools.

We will teach you the magical art of storytelling, equipping you with the skills to inspire and move audiences through diverse cinematic tools. From the outset, you will be immersed in all aspects of the creative journey, from ideation and creative writing through to scriptwriting, production, directing, cinematography, sound and post-production editing.

While providing a sound basis, in theory, ADMI balances practical experience with a comprehensive acquisition of core skills. As a Film & Television Production graduate, you will be technically and aesthetically proficient in all areas of film and television production and, through project-based collaborations, you will develop a diverse portfolio, ranging from comedies to music videos, documentaries and commercials.

As a Film & Television Production student at ADMI, you will gain a competitive edge over your peers by earning an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification in:

  • Video Communications using Adobe Premiere®Pro.

ADMI instructors will prepare you to successfully pass these exams through a project-based curriculum that leverages Adobe Education learning resources, practice tests, and real-world applications.

Facilities at ADMI


From the outset, you will have hands-on access to the latest equipment, including sound studios and computer labs, you will be taught by practitioners, enjoy early industry exposure and are encouraged to create exportable and monetizable content from their first day in school.

Some of the equipment used in the film production classes include:

  • Film cameras
  • Broadcast cameras
  • Mobile TV  studio
  • Various types of microphones
  • A virtual TV set
  • Photography cameras
  • Three computer labs with Macs and PCs

ADMI has invested in the following industry-standard software to enable you to create brilliant films:

  • Adobe creative suite
  • Final cut
  • Avid
  • Davinci

Career path


Our Film & Television Production training is highly regarded in the industry and you can be confident that this qualification will give them the expertise needed to excel in a variety of industry roles. As a graduate, you will get equipped with the essential film production skills needed in both production and post-production.

Some career options in the film industry include:

  • Executive producer
  • Editor
  • Casting Director
  • Agent
  • Director
  • Camera operator

Course duration: The course will run for 2 academic years (4 semesters)

Objectives of Film and Television Production

This Film and Television Production diploma program at Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI), will teach you the magical art of storytelling, equipping you with the skills to inspire and move audiences through diverse cinematic tools.

Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Write scripts for commercials, films, and documentaries
  • Produce and direct films, documentaries, and dramas
  • Edit videos and films with artistic awareness and technical expertise
  • Design film and Television sets for production use
  • Instruct and communicate with other professionals using industry-standard lingo
  • Handle Film and Television equipment correctly and with care
  • Able to join any Film or Television set as a junior crew member and work effectively

Entry requirements for Film and Television Production

  • KCSE C- or above, with a C- or above in Kiswahili, English, Mathematics and at least one science subject OR
  • A-levels with 2 principle passes.
  • Basic computer proficiency is required.

Film and Television Production Course Subjects

Semester 1

  1. Scriptwriting for Television
  2. Producing for Television
  3. Camera Operations
  4. Sound for Television
  5. Directing for Television
  6. Editing for Television
  7. Career launchpad

Semester 2

  1. Producing for Film
  2. Editing for Film
  3. Cinematography
  4. Directing for Film
  5. Sound recording & Design
  6. Scriptwriting for Film
  7. Production Design

Semester 3

  1. Producing for TV
  2. Directing for TV
  3. Scriptwriting for TV
  4. Camera for Television
  5. Sound for Television
  6. Editing for Television
  7. Production Design
  8. Career Launchpad

Semester 4

  1. Producing for Film
  2. Directing for Film
  3. Cinematography
  4. Scriptwriting for Film
  5. Film Appreciation
  6. Film Sound Design
  7. Production Design
  8. Editing for Film

About Africa Digital Media Institute

Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) is a leading creative media and technology training institution, offering practical courses in Film & TV Production, Journalism & Multimedia, Mobile App & Game Development, Music Production, Sound Engineering, Animation & Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Photography, Multimedia, and Digital Marketing.

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