After Effects Essentials

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Create stunning motion graphics and visual effects using the industry standard tool for motion graphics and Hollywood style effects for cinema, television and web formats creative compositing software.

Adobe Certified Instructor, Antony Brown, will up your skills from the basic through to advanced animation techniques, Text animations, Motion effects, Track mattes, Nesting, Precompose, Expressions, 3D cameras & Lighting and other.

After Effects Essentials 2 Day Course. $595.00 pp GST inclusive
DATES SydneyBOOK NOW SydneyDATES MelbourneBOOK NOW Melbourne

Pre-course Requirements:
No previous experience required to attend this course.

Course Outline
After Effects Overview
• Creating a new Project
• Overview of Layer & Composition windows
• Workspace & Panels
• Creating a new composition
• Importing files

• Animating Keyframes
• Keyframe Interpolation
• Roving Keyframe
• Auto orientation
• Adding effects and using the Effects Control Panel
• Importing Photoshop/Illustrator files
• Using the Graph Editor

Composition & Layer panel
• Layer stacking order
• TimeStretch Functions
• Trimming layers in and out points
• Looping footage
• Time Stretch
• Effectively using Blending Modes
• Effect motion paths
• Navigating the Effects & Presets panel
• Using Brainstorm
• Brainstorm with keyframes
• Puppet Pin tool
• Creating text
• Using Text Presets
• Animating text
• Working with Range Selectors
• Text on a path
• Adding custom Text animation

Linking & Parenting
• Linking Layers
• Parenting, Nesting
• Pre-Compose
• Null Objects

• Masking Overview
• Rectangular, Ellipse and Star Mask tool
• Mask Feathering
• Animating a Mask Shape
• Track Matte tools
• Effects & Keying
• Levels, Curves, Exposure
• CC toner, Color correction
• Background Effects
• Create Gradients
• Motion Blur
• Noise & Grain
• Fractal Noise
• Using KeyLight
• Advanced Keying settings

Shape Layers
• Creating Shape layer
• Stroke and Fill settings
• Editing shapes
• Adding Shape Effects

Tracking, Stabilizing
• Using the Motion Tracker
• Stabilize Footage
• Applying tracking to effects
• Improving keyed composites

3D Introduction
• 3D Overview
• Creating 3D layers
• Creating Cameras
• Adding Lights
• Animating the Cameras

Export Rendering Queue
• Using the Render Queue
• Render Settings
• Size
• Using Output Module options and presets
• Export video for HD formats, web video and You-Tube

Dynamic Linking (Some call it Round Tripping)
• Premiere Pro
• Cinema 4D
• Final Cut Pro X
• Avid

Course Cost: AU$595.00 pp

Course fee includes Adobe’s Classroom in a Book (Digital Copy) and course materials.

After Effects Essentials 2 Day Course. $595.00 pp GST inclusive
DATES SydneyBOOK NOW SydneyDATES MelbourneBOOK NOW Melbourne

Tea, coffee, Filtered water and biscuits are available throughout the day and lunch at one of our favourites spots around Circular Quay or South Yarra


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