Code: 
ADBAFTR1
Duration: 
2-5 Day(s)
Price: 
£2500-597

Overview

This Adobe certified course introduces delegates to the basic concepts of working with Adobe After Effects. It aims to give delegates the confidence to begin using the application in a professional environment to produce smooth animation and sophisticated special effects

Prerequisites

Experience of the Windows or Macintosh operating system or previous attendance on the equivalent training course

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Introduction to the Interface

  • Project panel
  • Composition window
  • Timeline window
  • Layer and footage window
  • Using Quick Search to find elements in a comp or project
  • Auto-save preferences

Importing footage

  • Movies (QuickTime and AVI formats)
  • Photoshop files and Creative Suite Integration
  • Handling audio
  • Illustrator integration

Animation Essentials

  • Understanding Keyframe interpolation and Assistant
  • Animating Transform properties
  • Animation Assistants
  • Using the Wiggler
  • Parenting
  • Pre-compose

Working with Masks and Mattes

  • Working with Masks
  • Creating Masks
  • Mask properties
  • Working with Layers
  • Blending Modes

Text

  • Creating and modifying text in After Effects
  • Animating text along a path
  • Formatting
  • Using text Presets
  • Extruding text to 3D)

Effects

  • Levels and Curves
  • Colour correction
  • Blurs and glows
  • Fractal noise
  • Animation Presets
  • Using Warp Stabiliser to remove jitter
  • Creating soft-focus effects using camera lens blur
  • Rainfall and snowfall
  • Rolling shutter repair

Keying

  • Introduction to Keylight
  • Keying footage
  • Matte Choker
  • Using the Roto Brush tool to create animated mattes

Introduction to 3D Animation

  • Working with 3D layers
  • Working with cameras
  • Working with lights
  • 3D views and Axes
  • 3D camera tracker

Export

  • The Render Queue
  • Output and compression settings settings
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • File formats
  • Export for Web and mobile devices

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite
2 597 £597 2018-07-16
London
5 445 £445 2017-12-11
London
2 445 £445 2017-11-22
Clifton
2 445 £445 2017-11-22
London
5 597 £597 2017-11-20
London
2 445 £445 2017-11-15
London
5 2500 £2500 2017-10-30
Clifton
2 445 £445 2017-10-25
London
2 445 £445 2017-10-25
London
5 597 £597 2017-10-23
London
2 445 £445 2017-10-09
London
2 445 £445 2017-09-27
London
5 597 £597 2017-09-25
Manchester
5 2500 £2500 2017-09-20
Reading
5 2500 £2500 2017-09-13
Clifton
2 445 £445 2017-09-12
Glasgow
5 2500 £2500 2017-09-11
London
5 597 £597 2017-09-04
London
5 597 £597 2017-08-21
London
2 445 £445 2017-08-15
Clifton
2 445 £445 2017-08-08
Liverpool
5 2500 £2500 2017-08-07
Oxford
5 2500 £2500 2017-07-27
London
5 597 £597 2017-07-24
Clifton
2 445 £445 2017-07-19