Course Overview:

On this course, you’ll learn about the science and global principles of story and character editing, visual effects and compositing, colour and finishing, how to select the right editing software, and how to pull it all together to deliver on the director’s vision.

You will have access to cutting-edge facilities and equipment, and the latest in post-production software so that you can stay ahead of the technology, work to a high level of accuracy and technical proficiency, and develop essential professional skills that will kick-start your career in the industry.

Who is this course for?:

Although this is a specialised profession, studying Visual Post-Production at ELCA gives anyone wanting to build a career in film and TV a great deal of insight into how the multiple aspects of film development and production come together behind the scenes.

A minimum of a Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) from a recognized higher educational establishment is required, but a degree from a reputable university is desirable.


Head of Post Production

Mark Maina, a recipient of the Africa Viewers’ Choice Award and an alumnus of the prestigious Film Akademie Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, Mark Maina Maingi, is an award-winning Kenyan film director, screenwriter and editor. Mark has gained considerable attention for his awardwinning films, consigned to oblivion (2014), Home (2015) The Editor (2017) and Neophobia (2017) which he wrote, directed and edited. Neophobia was selected for screening at Short film Corner and Creative Minds Group at the 2017 Cannes Festival and has gone on to win over ten international awards. In late 2017, Mark was approached by producers of 18 hours film to edit the film. He took up the challenge and he won the Africa Magic Viewers’ choice Award for best picture editing. The film also won the award for best East African film as well as Best Overall film. In 2019, Mark produced, wrote, directed and edited HARRIET, a science fiction film in Germany as part of his participation in the International Class at Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg. The film was well received. Having Lectured Film/Tv Directing, grading and Editing Classes at Africa Digital Media Institute and Multichoice Talent Factory East Africa, Mark has overseen the success of two award winning student short films ENSULO and PROMISES which were also nominated for best Feature film at the KALASHA INTERNATIONAL FILM AND TV AWARDS. Students/trainees leave his sessions more prepared than ever been before to Direct and Edit films.