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XChange Training Location Manchester

Use After Effects for motion graphics with Cinematic titles Animations Visual Effects Rotoscoping Motion tracking

Adobe After Effects CC Advanced with ACP 3 Days - Online

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£595 + vat

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the leading special-effects program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of After Effects' advanced tools and help you to become more proficient and confident in applying effects and handling advanced animations.

With our help, you will take your existing After Effects know-how and enhance it as you learn how to create and manipulate advanced animations. We will show you how to handle 3D as you move cameras and set up light sources. This course is a great way to step up to expert level by increasing the quality and visual appeal of your projects.

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the leading special-effects program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of After Effects' advanced tools and help you to become more proficient and confident in applying effects and handling advanced animations.

With our help, you will take your existing After Effects know-how and enhance it as you learn how to create and manipulate advanced animations. We will show you how to handle 3D as you move cameras and set up light sources. This course is a great way to step up to expert level by increasing the quality and visual appeal of your projects.

  • After Effects Advanced 3 Days

    Course Details

    This 3-day Advanced course will help to develop your skills as you explore the advanced features of Adobe After Effects CC. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes visual effects and motion graphics to a new level. You will use the program's powerful tools to add a slick, professional look to all your movie projects. Our tips are sure to enhance the quality and creativity of your visual output.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Write expressions and use expression controllers
    • Create advanced animations
    • Move cameras and lighting in 3D
    • Track motion
    • Warp and re-map time

    The final day of the course is dedicated to the Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) After Effects exam, including trying a mock exam, reviewing answers, and then taking the real exam. The ACP exam represents an official qualification, and you will be provided with an instant pass or fail result. We are confident that you will join everyone we have already helped to pass the exam and collect an official certificate of Adobe Certified Professional status.

    As well as giving you the opportunity to take the ACP exam, this course is the perfect preparation if you plan to take the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam.

    Our goals are for you to understand the advanced features of After Effects, to become a confident power user, and to leave with an ACP qualification under your belt.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of After Effects and who work with video or with other forms of motion graphics.

    You will need basic experience in using After Effects. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe After Effects CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    The Importance of Colour
    • Setting colour workspaces
    • Bit depth considerations for working and rendering
    • Building template projects
    • Alpha channel interpretation
    • Interpreting and looping footage
    • Grading footage with ‘Color Finesse’
    • Creating B & W with calculations
    Introduction to Expressions
    • Simple selection expression
    • Wiggle & customising wiggle with expression controllers
    • Loopout & PingPong
    • Non-matching parameters
    • Creating keyframes from audio
    3D in After Effects
    • Which renderer and why?
    • Material and geometry options
    • Lights, cameras and avoiding problems
    • Flying and camera through a 3D scene
    Particle Systems
    • Overview of simulation effects
    • How particle systems are put together
    • Creating various effects from the same system
    • Using external paths to drive an emitter
    • Introduction to fractal noise
    • External plug-in options for After Effects
    Playing With Time
    • Understanding the various time based effects in After Effects
    • Time re-mapping
    • Time-warp - old but good!
    • Echoes
    Advanced Tracking
    • Introduction to Mocha for After Effects
    Export Considerations
    • Render que
    • Pre-render
    • Dynamic Link with Premiere Pro
    • Media Encoder
    • Working with clients - overlays & watermarks
  • Location Details

    This course is provided as a remote online course with live training provided by our Adobe Certified Trainer.

    Accessing the live online course anywhere is easy and all you will need is:

    • Computer with the trial or full version of Adobe After Effects installed
    • Separate screen or device for the shared video display
    • Sound output via computer or headset
    • Ideally a camera and microphone on the computer for remote contact

    Our goal is for you to be able to create simple but professional documents that are ready to use for the web and for print.

    It is important to note this is not a classroom based training.

    XChange Training Location Manchester
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  • Client Reviews

    "Great amount of content covered without being too overwhelming. Support from the instructor was excellent."

    Helen Robertson, Brothers & Sisters, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "Good course with a very knowledgeable instructor. I have a come away with a solid knowlege of After Effects."

    Darren Mael, Billington Cartmell, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "Good instructor, fun and informative. "

    Nolan Ward, Carbon Creative, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "Great course - in depth knowledge of the software. The instructor had a great attitude and it was a friendly environment to learn in. Great experience overall, thank you."

    Pablo Segovia, After Effects - 5 Day Masterclass

    "Excellent course, the instructor provided detailed exercises to complete tasks, making them memorable. I would recommend to the our wider organisation."

    Trish Palmer, IKM Visual Solutions, Adobe After Effects - Two Day Introduction

    "Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class."

    Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "Engaging and informative in a nice environment. Will come again!"

    Simon Crossley, Great Places Housing Group, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "Really great course content taught in a friendly informal environment. The instructor was patient and knowledgeable so I'm really happy with the course."

    Callum Aldcroft, Asda, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

    "A very good syllabus that covered the basics needed for After Effects with links to other Creative Cloud packages."

    Lori Smith, IKM Consulting, After Effects - Two Day Introdcution

    "The course was fantastic. I have learnt so much in just 2 days, so I would recommend the course to anyone."

    Arron Voice, Long Road, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction