The Kite Runner project offers a hands-on video editing workshop on artistic and technical fundamentals, including in-depth exploration of non-linear video editing and compositing of time-based media.


Instructor: Franz Schubert (University of Applied Arts Vienna)

Location: Postane Istanbul


The physical workshop is open for everyone.


The participation is free of charge.


Dates: August 25/26/28/



Workshop Schedule:


Friday, August 25th, 14:00, 4 hours:


  • Digital media formats, frame rate considerations, compression methods, transcoding.
  • User interface, media acquisition.
  • Montage and trimming techniques, transitions.
  • Compositing, keying.
  • Proxy Workflow.



Saturday, August 26th, 14:00, 4 hours:


  • Tracking and stabilization techniques.
  • Video filter.
  • Masks and Mattes, multi-camera workflow.
  • Color correction, color grading, video effects.



Sunday, August 27th, 14:00, 4 hours:


  • Time-remapping, still frames, graphic overlays, .psd workflow.
  • Audio workflow, overdubs, mixing and mastering audio.
  • Captions, subtitles.
  • Render Setup for Production and Distribution Formats.


Software: Adobe Premiere Pro 2022, Adobe Media Encoder 2022.

To participate in the workshop:

  • No previous knowledge or skills are required, as the workshop caters to participants of all levels, from beginners to advanced students.
  • Basic English language skills are a plus.
  • Exiled media workers or media enthusiasts from Afghanistan are the preferred participants.
  • If possible, please bring your laptop with at least 20 GB available hard disk space and headphones.


After the successful participation in the course, the participants will get a certificate about their participation.

Please register below



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Thomas Büsch

Filmmaker and Project Manager Kite Runner

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