Adobe After Effects Essentials Course

After Effects Essentials Course

After Effects enables you to create stunning motion graphics and visual effects for a variety of purposes, including infographics, animated logos, advertisements, kinetic typography (animated titles), social media, e-learning, and broadcast content. Visual effects cover a range of disciplines, including compositing, image correction, animated effects, and, in our After Effects Essentials course, an introduction to 3D animation.

Our course is designed to equip newcomers to video and graphic animation techniques, as well as self-taught individuals, with the skills to excel in this dynamic software. We expedite your learning of After Effects' essential functionality, incorporating practical exercises and a wealth of tips and techniques to enhance productivity. Our instructors, Adobe Certified and industry-experienced, are passionate about training! We recommend using the latest version - CC2024 for After Effects, which introduces techniques and workflows unavailable in earlier versions.

Adobe After Effects Essentials Course

Elevate your video projects with Adobe After Effects, the industry standard for visual effects and motion graphics. This essentials course is meticulously designed to introduce you to the dynamic world of After Effects, covering everything from basic animation to complex visual effects, empowering you with the skills to create professional-grade motion graphics and visual effects for a variety of outputs including infographics, animated logos, and social media content.

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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Times
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 8
201 Charlotte Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 24/477 Pitt Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 7
79 George Street
Parramatta NSW 2150
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 12A
45 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
NEW LOCATION
Level 2
221 London Circuit
Canberra ACT 2600
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 15
33 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Time
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 7
553 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
microsoft_gold

Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Details

Price
$869
Duration
2 days
Times
9am - 4.30pm (approx)
Class Size (max)
8
Class Size (avg)
6
Reference Materials
Provided
CPD Hours
12 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Live Online
microsoft_gold

Adobe After Effects Course Outlines

  • After Effects Essentials
    $869
  • After Effects Advanced
    $979

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What do I need to know to attend?

Creatives and professionals seeking to enhance their video editing, motion graphics, and visual effects skills with After Effects.

Adobe After Effects Essentials Learning Outcomes

Participants will leave with the capability to produce compelling motion graphics and visual effects, ready to apply these skills to enhance their video production projects.

Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Content

  • Introduction
  • After Effects Workflow
  • Video Terminology
  • SMPTE Timecode
  • After Effects Interface

  • Importing Footage
  • Importing Assets
  • Looping Video Footage
  • Importing Photoshop & Illustrator Files
  • Converting Photoshop Text Layers
  • Continuous Rasterize
  • Starting a Project
  • Setting up a Project
  • Setting up a Composition
  • Layers and the Timeline
  • Animating Layers Independently
  • Trimming and Moving Layers
  • Uninterrupted Previews - Customising Preview Panel
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Understanding Keyframes
  • Layer Attributes/Transform Properties
  • Viewing Layer Attributes Efficiently
  • Changing the Anchor Point
  • Creating Keyframes
  • Auto Orient along Path
  • Keyframe Assistants
  • Copying and Pasting Keyframes
  • Spatial (Position) and Temporal (Speed) Interpolation
  • Simultaneously Editing Keyframes
  • Moving Motion Paths
  • Retiming Animations
  • Efficiently View Keyframes
  • View All changed Properties + Keyframes

  • Linking Methods in After Effects
  • Parent/Child Relationships
  • Pre-Compose/Nesting Duplicating Layers
  • Duplicating and Modifying Composition Copies
  • Social Media Formats, eg. Instagram
  • Workflow for Animated Gifs

  • Working with Effects
  • Applying Effects
  • Animating Effects
  • Sharpening and Other Useful Effects
  • Wipes, Path Effects
  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • Blending Modes
  • Adding Photoshop Layer Styles to Layers and Text

  • Working with Text
  • Text Layers
  • Text Attributes, Source Text
  • Animating Text
  • Text on a Path
  • Finding and Applying Presets - 'Reverse Engineering' Layers in Compositions
  • Editing and Saving Custom Animation Presets

  • Using Masks
  • Drawing Mask Shapes
  • Mask Properties
  • Scale/Rotate/Move Masks
  • Editing Mask Shapes
  • Animating Masks

  • Track Mattes and Alpha Channels
  • Creating Track Mattes
  • Blending Modes

  • Motion Tracking
  • Motion Stabilization
  • Tracking Moving Footage

  • Keying Techniques (Green Screen)
  • Understanding the Keying Workflow
  • Using Keylight Effects

  • Time Stretching - Speed Change
  • Changing Playback Speed
  • Reverse Speed

  • Shape Tools
  • Drawing and Animating Shapes
  • Creating Graphs and Charts for Infographics
  • Converting Illustrator Files to Shape Layers
  • Adding Animators to Shapes
  • Animating Shape Layer Paths
  • Adding Animated, Repeating Elements

  • Introduction to Working in 3D Space
  • Creating a Layer in 3D Space
  • Animating a Layer in 3D Space
  • 3D Text Animation

  • Final Rendering - Saving Your Work
  • Adding your Project to the Render Queue
  • Using Adobe Media Encoder to Output .mp4 Files for Web
  • Render Settings for Multiple Outputs
  • Understanding Video Formats
  • TV Broadcast and Web Standards - Common DV Codecs

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