Adobe After Effects Essentials Training Course

Course Structure

The After Effects ESSENTIAL course has been designed for individuals with no to very little experience with the software.

After Effects is a crucial industry standard software which is often too complicated to learn for new users. The purpose of this course is to provide an easy to understand training which simplifies the learning curve for this software.

If you believe this course is not suitable for you, please get in touch to discuss a private training solution.

No knowledge of After Effects or any design software is required. Students are only required to have basic computing skills.

Introduction to the Interface
Project panel
Composition window
Working with layers
Layer and footage window
Creating compositions
Quick Search

Importing footage
File formats
Looping video footage
Interpreting footage

Layer masking
Mask feathering
Trimming and moving layers
Shape layers

Animation Introduction
Transform properties
Graphic elements
Auto Key-framing

Creating and modifying text
Text pre-sets
Animating text on a path
Ant aliased text
Using text layers

Effects & filters
Colour correction
Perspective filters
Creating text effects
Fractal noise
Blurs and glows
Setting mattes

Matte Choker

3D Animation
3D layers
3D views and axes

Finalising a project
Interpolation issues
Controlling speed
Complex compositions
Setting field rendering order

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