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After Effects CC

Introduction to After Effects Course (AE100)

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£416.50 +VAT 45 Day Advance Purchase Discount (2 days)

Available Live & Online or from our state of the art training centre, our 2 day hands on Classroom based Beginners Introduction to After Effects Training Course introduces total novices to the basic concepts of working with motion graphics and visual effects in Adobe After Effects CC.

This After Effects Course will to give beginners new to After Effects the confidence to begin creating amazing motion graphics in a professional environment to produce smooth animation and special effects.

Our Adobe Certified Class is perfect for beginners new to motion graphics and wanting to get an overview of how to start creating effects in After Effects CC.

This classroom based Adobe Certified After Effects course gives an overview of the latest Adobe After Effects. If you are looking for a more comprehensive introduction, our After Effects Course Bundle might be better suited.


Course Outline
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London Training Centre 31st Jan 2022 £416.50 N/A
London Training Centre 7th Mar 2022 £416.50 N/A
London Training Centre 9th May 2022 £416.50 N/A
London Training Centre 8th Jun 2022 £416.50 N/A
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  • 14 hours of hands-on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple Work Station
  • Course Manual and Training Media
  • Course attendance certificate

Course Times - 2 Days

Course Start 10:00
Morning Break 11:30 - 15 Minute Break
Lunch 13:30 - 1 Hour break
Afternoon Break 15:30 - 15 Minute Break
Course End 17:00

Anyone who wishes to work in the video field, or who currently works in the field, or is an Adobe application user looking to expand his or her skills to add special effects to video projects. Some students may be interested mainly in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video. This course is for people new to After Effects.

  • Introduction to the Interface
  • Working with Layers
  • Animation Essentials
  • Workflow
  • Working With Masks
  • Text
  • Shape Layers
  • Puppet Tool
  • Applying Effects
  • Keying & Compositing
  • Introduction to 3D
  • Basics of Motion Tracking
  • Exporting

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Basic familiarity with a Macintosh operating system is all that is required for this course.

Whilst there is no Adobe certification for this course, our trainers are industry-experienced Adobe Certified Instructors and Soho Editors is an Authorised Adobe Training Partner. Additionally, the course is based upon Adobe’s CIAB guidelines, so you will receive a certificate from Soho Editors upon completion of the course.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try our Intermediate After Effects Course.

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Why Choose This Course?

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 20 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

Days in Advance

0 - 14 Nil
15 - 29 10%
30 - 44 20%
45 + 30%

Adobe After Effects is the worlds most popular professional motion graphics, 3D and animation software. Used the world over the create magical effects for major feature films, broadcast and online content providers. You can be sure the skills you learn will be useful anywhere in the world.

This is the ideal course for the CGI novice.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*.

Learn how you want, with 4 delivery styles!

Learn in our dedicated central London Classroom or on our Live Online Classes. Alternatively, if you prefer to learn at your own pace, try our Online Video Tutorials. Still not seeing what you want? Perhaps Bespoke Training is what you need, we can tailor any course to your requirements.

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