Adobe After Effects and Animation: Beginners

Adobe After Effects is one of the principal platforms used in the motion graphics and animation sectors.  Used primarily for creating motion graphics and visual effects, countless film and TV opening sequences and trailers were made using this software...

Taught by: Zvezdan (Zak) Peric.

Description

Adobe After Effects is one of the principal platforms used in the motion graphics and animation sectors.  Used primarily for creating motion graphics and visual effects, countless film and TV opening sequences and trailers were made using this software.

This two day course designed for people wanting to understand the basic parameters of this industry standard program contains a series of engaging tutor demonstrations and practical exercises that give you the chance to apply your learning to live projects.

Topics Covered

  • Key-framing
  • Editing
  • Time-remapping
  • Using filters
  • Adjustment layers
  • Solids
  • Timelines
  • Rendering movies

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Use key-frames to animate an object’s parameters such as scale, opacity, anchor point, position
  • Apply a range of filters to derive to a desired visual outcome
  • Render a movie to create a baked .mov file
  • Apply track mattes and masks

Who Should Attend
Aspiring video artists, filmmakers and graphic designers looking to gain an understanding of Adobe After Effects

Level
Beginner: You do not need any prior knowledge of Adobe After Effects. Experience using CC platforms such as Photoshop or Illustrator will be to your advantage, but not necessary.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your Adobe education with Adobe After Effects And Animation: Intermediate or explore filmmaking with DSLR Filmmaking: An Introduction.

Tailor Made Training
We also offer bespoke After Effects courses for groups and businesses. To find out what we can offer, please complete a Tailor Made Training Enquiry form.



Tutor information

Zak Peric is a freelance artist, senior lecturer, co-ordinator and trainer, teaching for London College of Communication, Tower Hamlets College, Media Training and Life Long Learning-Tower Hamlets. Throughout his fourteen years of working in the education/design industry he has taught many different disciplines within creative arts. In addition he delivers Apple training for Apple Motion and writes creative computing and design software reviews. His blog serves as a platform through which visitors are able to learn different digital techniques through the use of online video tutorials.


Materials

Please bring a USB stick to save your work and a notebook and pen.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
12/12/2016 - 13/12/2016Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£340Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket