The Introduction to After Effects Course
The Introduction to After Effects Course (AE100)From £346.50 With 90 day discount (2 days)
This 2 day hands-on Beginners Introduction to After Effects Training Course in London introduces delegates to the basic concepts of working with motion graphics in Adobe After Effects.
This course aims to give beginners new to After Effects the confidence to begin using After Effects motion graphics in a professional environment to produce smooth animation and special effects.
- Individual Apple Work Station
- 14 hours of hands-on instructor lead training
- Course Manual and Training Media
- Course attendance certificate
|Day 1 - 2||10 am - 5:30 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)|
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
- Working With Masks
- Shape Layers
- Puppet Tool
- Applying Effects
- Keying & Compositing
- Introduction to 3D
- Basics of Motion Tracking
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.
- Exploring the interface
- Importing & organising media
- Working with the timeline
- Layers, switches and properties
- Creating compositions
- Creating Solid layers
- Working with Shape layers
- Linking layers together
- Using blending modes
- Understanding Null layers
- Creating keyframes
- Animating properties and effects
- Easy Easing
- Native Motion blur
- Editing keyframes
- Best practises
- Ensuring flexibility in a project
- Project Collecting
- Precomposing – when, how and why
- Creating masks
- Combining masks
- Modifying mask properties
- Creating text
- Applying text paths
- Browsing presets in Adobe Bridge
- Using pre-built text animators
- Working with Vector layers
- Creating and customising shapes
- Animating shapes
- Using the puppet tool to create motion
- Controlling the distortion mesh
- Exploring essential effects
- Keyframing the properties
- Combining effects
- Adjustment Layers
- Basics of keying
- Composing images
- Creating interesting looks
- Making layers 3D layers
- Using the axis and 3D views
- Creating point lights
- The motion tracker
- Finding a good track point
- Warp Stabilizer VFX
- Applying the results to graphics
- The render queue
- Output settings
- File formats
You can always reserve (Pencil) your place on any course without commitment. However you may be asked to move if we have a paying customer that will confirm. We will always give you first refusal to confirm or release your Pencilled date.
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|London Training Centre||5th Dec 2018||£346.5030% Advance Booking Discount|
|London Training Centre||7th Nov 2018||£346.5030% Advance Booking Discount|
|London Training Centre||8th Oct 2018||£346.5030% Advance Booking Discount|
|London Training Centre||12th Sep 2018||£346.5030% Advance Booking Discount|
|London Training Centre||13th Aug 2018||£346.5030% Advance Booking Discount|
|London Training Centre||2nd Jul 2018||£396.0020% Advance Booking Discount|
|London Training Centre||4th Jun 2018||£445.5010% Advance Booking Discount|
Why Choose This Course?
After Effects is the industry standard for everything from creative titling, through complex 2D and 3D animation, right on up to high end special effects for TV, movie and web presentations, including convincing green screening, matting and CGI.
This course is the right place to start out if you want to learn how to do all that.
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.
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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*.
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