Adobe After Effects and Animation: Intermediate

This course has been designed for video artists, filmmakers, graphic designers and graphics professionals who want to bring their creative vision to life using Adobe After Effects.   This course contains a series of engaging tutor demonstrations and practical exercises that give you the chance to apply your learning to live projects that will further your working knowledge of this program...

Taught by: Christos Sfetsios, Zvezdan (Zak) Peric.

Description

This course has been designed for video artists, filmmakers, graphic designers and graphics professionals who want to bring their creative vision to life using Adobe After Effects.   

This course contains a series of engaging tutor demonstrations and practical exercises that give you the chance to apply your learning to live projects that will further your working knowledge of this program.

Topics Covered

  • Key-framing
  • Editing
  • Time-remapping
  • Filters
  • Adjustment layers
  • Solids
  • Timelines
  • Alpha channels
  • Text tools and effects
  • Image effects
  • Pre-composing layers
  • 3d layers
  • Environment layers
  • Rendering movies
  • Audio in after effects

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, and position
  • Apply range of filters to derive to a desired visual outcome
  • Render your movie to create a baked .mov file
  • Create 3d layers and text effects
  • Create a camera and a null object
  • Apply track mattes and masks

Who Should Attend
Video artists, filmmakers, graphic designers and graphics professionals looking to gain a fuller understanding of Adobe After Effects

Level
Intermediate: You should have completed Adobe After Effects and Animation: Beginners or be familiar with Adobe After Effects.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your Adobe education with Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe Photoshop: Image Creation Techniques.

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

Christos is a 3D and Digital Media Lecturer, delivering software training in the creative arts. He supports animation students working as an animation technician at the London College of Communication / University of the Arts London. Christos has worked on design projects creating CGI walkthrough’s, urban design models for new public spaces, including having worked on a project for the 2012 London Olympics. He has contributed to blogs writing about animation and technology.


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 along a USB to save your work.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Wednesday - Friday11:00 - 17:003 Days£445Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket