How to create a running line on the top of an image in a Video Clip?

Dear EE experts,

We would like to ask which program to use or any other possible method to create a running line with arrow on an image in a video.
Here's the case, we'll have a short vdo clip and inside that vdo clip, there will be one image that we'll show, but on the top of that, we would like to show some flow to demonstrate the process, so we would like to have a running line (be it red better) with arrow. For example running line from Point A to Point D, so it would pass start from Pt. A -> Pt. B -> Pt. C -> Pt. D

Thank you and hope to hear soon!
Stiebel EltronAsked:
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MereteConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I think so Stiebel, it is after all a video editor.
Looks to have similar editing capabilities as Power Director.
( How To ) Add Titles, Effects, PIP, Transition, Intro/Credit, Voiceover, etc.
I did a little sourcing for guides on how to using Filmora, suggest you  definitely may need to learn how to use the Pip. Pip stands for picture in picture out
Like an overlay.
( How to ) point anything with arrow in Filmora shows you the basics.
Guides
Step by step video tutorials to using Filmora Video Edito
Try Youtube and search keys how to use pip effects with Filmora

All the best
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
Here's the case, we'll have a short vdo clip and inside that vdo clip, there will be one image ...
make several copies of the image that demonstrates the process
we would like to have a running line (be it red better) with arrow
use an image editor to overlay red arrows
1) Pt. A -> Pt. B
2)  Pt. A -> Pt. B and Pt. B -> Pt. C
3) Pt. A -> Pt. B ― Pt. B -> Pt. C and  Pt. C -> Pt. D

use a video editor to place the images in the correct order. you can choose the time each image is displayed

you can add audio narrative to explain the process
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phoffricCommented:
How about using PowerPoint Animations.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InyqaOFRwKw

If you do that, you could add it to your video clip.
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MereteCommented:
If you can play the video in full screen in the background on a monitor screen and have a person sitting to the side in front explaining it and pointing to it  even drawing on the screen using, using  a tool called Zoomit free from sysinternals. (capture-record them doing this using a camera save as mp4. ) all done very quickly and no editing necessary.
Brief Explaination.
ZoomIt is a screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations.
ZoomIt runs unobtrusively in the tray and activates with customizable hotkeys to zoom in on an area of the screen, move around while zoomed, and draw on the zoomed image.
ZoomIt works on all versions of Windows and you can use pen input for ZoomIt drawing on tablet PCs.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/zoomit
 One example
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwd47ezrkXM 
Here's a list of Demonstrative video using Zoomit
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Darr247Commented:
Just to clarify, by "running line" you do mean a superimposed 'crawl' of text moving across the screen horizontally (like most news shows/channels have running continuously across the bottom), right?
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Stiebel EltronAuthor Commented:
Hi there Darr247, Thank u for your kind response!  But no it's not text, it's just a simple line (red thin line).  Like for example you're showing the flow of an electricity,  from Pt. A to Pt. B
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MereteCommented:
As it's a video you need to overlay the line / arrow A text or shape into each frame on that segment of the video, You'd need to use any video editing tool such as  Power Director from Cyberlink,  Sony Vegas,  Adobe Elements.
  iMovie on a Mac
This is why I suggested capturing or record it being done using the free tool Zoomit.
Here's an example  
How to add arrows to a highlight film in iMovie on a Mac
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEFVLSTOMPA
using Sony Vegas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGF4NU2G7PY
Power Director
In this video, you will learn how to insert the arrows and call outs in video in PowerDirector
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycd1v-cfOnY
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Stiebel EltronAuthor Commented:
We're using Filmora by Wondershare. This program is license that's why we can't use other programs such as Sony Vegas or Power Director.. is it possible?
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Stiebel EltronAuthor Commented:
Got it! Thought we reward the points already! lol
Thank you so much!
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MereteCommented:
Stiebel, here's a better video show you How to point anything with arrow in Filmora I think I missed posting it to you.
All the Best
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Stiebel EltronAuthor Commented:
Thank you so much!
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