The Super Advanced VFX in After Effects Course

After Effects CC

The Super Advanced VFX in After Effects Course (AE401)


This in-depth 2 day Super Advanced VFX in After Effects Course teaches advanced users how to harness the most powerful tools in After Effects and accompanying software to create cutting edge visual effects.

On this advanced highly practical course, delegates will learn industry workflows and techniques for working on professional VFX edits. You'll discover compositing methods by recreating visual effects from real world film, TV and online projects taking you to the next and latest levels!

  • 14 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course media
  • Course attendance certificate

Course times

Days 1 - 2 10 am - 5:30 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

This 2 day Super Advanced VFX in After Effects Course is designed for Advanced After Effects users who have either completed the Advanced training course or have significant experience in After Effects.

  • Work-flows
  • Compositing
  • Motion tracking master class
  • Mocha AE
  • VFX animation
  • CGI work-flows
  • Cinema 4D Inbuilt
  • Creative colour correction
  • Enhanced expressions
  • Latest and greatest Plug-Ins
  • Creative Cloud

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the 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 The Introduction to Cinema 4D Course.

  • Recreating feature film effects
  • Compositing music video shots
  • VFX integration on a short film
  • CGI enhancing on a commercial
  • Working with RED, ARRI and BMCC footage
  • Media management
  • Creating proxies
  • Fully integrating AE into your Edit
  • Real life chroma keying tricks
  • Rig removal & fixing faults
  • Advanced Roto brush and Edge refine
  • Upscaling compositions
  • Image restoration
  • Film compositing techniques
  • Face tracking
  • Mask tracking
  • Camera tracking
  • Multi-point tracking
  • Warp stabilizer reversing data
  • Planar tracking
  • Mocha rotoscoping
  • Solving tricky shots
  • Converting Mocha data for AE tracks
  • Bringing static shots life
  • Projection mapping
  • Organic Particle Animation
  • Creating post Depth of Field
  • Adding 3D motion to a static shot
  • Multi-pass renders
  • Depths & ID mattes
  • Linearised workspace
  • Matching the back plate
  • Sending tracked shots to Cinema 4D
  • Creating true 3D objects
  • Lighting & Texturing
  • Composting back in After Effects
  • Go further than you can in a grading suit
  • Lumetri and Color Finesse
  • Using LUTs
  • Working with higher colour bit rates
  • Linking control points
  • Time Warp to music
  • Running scripts
  • Knoll Light Factory
  • Particular
  • Magic Bullet
  • Composit Wizard
  • Light Wrap
  • Dynamic linking back and forth
  • Photoshop, Premiere, SpeedGrade and Media Encoder integration.
  • Latest Integration of Adobe Stock & Adobe Libraries

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.

Remember the earlier you book the cheaper the course, so don't delay to long.

Add the course to you shopping basket and you can pay by PayPal at check out.

Remember the further in advance you book, the more you save.

This course is available with Creative Skillset's latest Film Fund. Click here to find out more.

Why Choose This Course?

Looking for a course covering professional VFX? Then this Super Advanced VFX course will help cover it all. You'll discover compositing methods by recreating visual effects from real world film, TV and online projects

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 17 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 - 29 Nil
30 - 59 10%
60 - 89 20%
90 + 30%

Supercharge your VFX skills and leave no feature unexplored. The Super Advanced VFX in After Effects Course is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world post production knowledge you can put to use from day one.

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*.