After Effects Getting Started is a 2 day training course which covers all of the basic skills needed to get up and running with Adobe After Effects. The course is run at our London centre on the dates listed or is available to be taught at your own location.
During the course you will learn to work with layers in After Effects, understand keyframing, control animations, work transparency, and better understand rendering and output. By the end of the course you will be able to competantly edit your video content using After Effects and applying best practice techniques taught by an Adobe Certified Instructor.
Who Should Attend?
This course is aimed at people looking to professionally edit and manipulate video files, adding post production effects to a high standard.
You should be comfortable using a computer for example to copy and paste or open files and applications, and an understanding of common video terminology is an advantage.
After Effects User Interface And Animation
- What is a project file and what is in it?
- Tools and Panels
- Transform properties of layers
- In-depth keyframe manipulation & interpolation
- Graph Editor
- Motion Sketch/Smoother
- Auto-Orient/Motion Blur
- Roving Keyframes
- Anchor Point/Pan Behind Tool
- Slip Tool
- Sequence Layers
- Solo Switches
- Looping Footage
- Image Sequences
- Frame Rate vs Time Stretch
- Blending Modes
- Effects & Solids with Blending Modes
- Effects & Presets Panel
- Masking with the Pen Tool
Type and Titles
- Simple rules of titling
- Basic text
- Editing precomps
- Locking panels
- How After Effects puts it all together
- Exporting files
- Render Queue
- Export As/Same Frame As/Pre-render
Usually 9.30am - 4.00pm. Course times will be confirmed in the joining instructions once the course has been booked.