After Effects Training CC2020 Level 1

Start date: 20/07/2020

Duration: 3 Days

Location: Online

Certificate: Yes

Cost: €100

Programme overview

This certified three day course suits beginners and self-taught users of After Effects alike. It is an introductory tour through all the features and tool sets of After Effects CC2020 required for layer-based animation to produce motion graphic explainers containing text, video and image assets.

Guided by the only Adobe Certified Instructor for After Effects in all-Ireland, this course will follow the official Adobe syllabus. Attendees will also become comfortable exploring the connections from After Effects to other Creative Cloud products such as Premiere Pro, Media Encoder Photoshop and Illustrator.

Course Overview

Day One:

★ Learning the Workflow
★ Basic Compositing
★ Using Effects and Presets
★ Working with Photoshop Layers
★ Keyframing and creating animation

Day Two:

★ Parenting, Track Mattes, Slideshows and Audio
★ Working with Masks: Replacing Computer Screen Content

★ Creating Vignettes
★ Compositing and considering Colour
★ Introduction to Expressions: Inertia Bounce & Wiggle

Day Three:

★ Animating Text: Typewriter, Random and Centre Reveals ★ All about Text Animators
★ Animating a Logo
★ Building a Lower Third for Premiere Pro

★ Rendering and Exporting