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

Adobe After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days - London

Key Course Details:

Level:

Intro to Intermediate

Duration:

2
Days
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£450 + vat

Learn the fundamentals of After Effects as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading special-effects program. Quickly get up to speed as you create animations, apply effects, and export the results.

After we give you a complete tour of the After Effects environment, we will show you how to create and manipulate animations, apply masks and effects, and produce output ready to wow your audience. Our introduction will serve as a great primer for anyone interested in learning more about motion graphics.

Learn the fundamentals of After Effects as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading special-effects program. Quickly get up to speed as you create animations, apply effects, and export the results.

After we give you a complete tour of the After Effects environment, we will show you how to create and manipulate animations, apply masks and effects, and produce output ready to wow your audience. Our introduction will serve as a great primer for anyone interested in learning more about motion graphics.

  • After Effects Introduction 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in 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:

    • Navigate the After Effects environment
    • Create intermediate animations
    • Understand keyframe manipulation and interpolation
    • Work with layers, masks, and mattes
    • Apply special effects
    • Add titles and basic text
    • Use colour effectively
    • Export your files

    Our goal is for you to understand the basic techniques for enhancing and applying effects to your visual projects.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for anyone new to the field of video and motion graphics who wants to learn about applying special effects.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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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.

    Getting Started
    • Workspace overview
    • Importing and organising assets
    • Projects & compositions
    • Working with layers
    • Adding Effects (FX)
    Starting with FX
    • Fixed and applied FX
    • Understanding animation
    • Modifying motion paths
    • All about keyframes
    • Basic graph editor
    All about Text
    • Creating text in After Effects
    • Layer styles
    • Animation options
    • Motion blur
    • Understanding range selectors
    • Animation presets
    All about Shapes
    • Introduction to shape layers
    • Creating shapes from Ai files
    • Paths and how to use them
    • Animation options
    Exporting your Final Projects
    • Project management
    • Export options
    • Exporting through Media Encoder
    • Dynamic link to Premiere Pro
    Masks & Chroma-keying
    • Creating & animating masks
    • Tracking masks
    • Limiting FX to specific areas & Track Mattes
    • Property links
    • Green-screen chroma-keying with Keylight 1.2
    Some Other Effects
    • Warp-stabilizer
    • Camera tracker
    • Motion tracking
    • Puppet-Pin tool
    • Write-on effect
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    Clerkenwell
    London
    EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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    XChange Training Location London

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  • After Effects Introduction 2 Days - Upcoming London Course Dates

    02 Aug - 03 Aug £450 + vat
    04 Oct - 05 Oct £450 + vat
    29 Nov - 30 Nov £450 + vat
  • 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

    "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

    "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

    "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

    "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

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

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

    "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

    "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

    "Good instructor, fun and informative. "

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