Who is this course for

This course will help you master the concepts and features to the program. It includes many advanced features, including tips and tricks using the latest version. Graphic professionals who want to enhance their motion editing and compositing. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises.We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert, ACE, status in After Effects.

Assumed Knowledge

Before taking this course, you should have already have acquired skills and knowledge from the After Effects 101 training course.

What you will learn

What you will learn Keyframe Complexity, graphs, Keyframe graphic editor, expressions, render queue, path text, masks, color keying, track mattes, compound effects, motion stabilisation and tracking, render order/pre-composing, 3D animation.

Outline

Beyond the basics

  • Adding custom easing
  • Advanced time remapping
  • Scene blur
  • Frame blending

Combine effects

  • Compositing 3D objects and 2D footage
  • 3D lights
  • Creating shadow effects in 3D
  • 3D camera tracking
  • Green screen and rotoscoping

Working with shapes and vectors

  • Generating strokes
  • Adding and animating layer styles
  • Animating outlines
  • Advanced type animation
  • Animating Masks

External controls

  • Animating characters
  • Advanced null control
  • Using sound to control layer properties

Re-creating common effects

  • Jittery text
  • Double exposure
  • Kinetic typography
  • Slick object transitions
  • Sequential compositions

Course details

Evening class duration Weekend class duration Weekday class duration Course level
4 Intermediate - Green Belt - 201

How to book

Simply select your start date from below and pay online to book your course.

If you are joining us during a weekday class then the lessons begin at 09:30 and finish at 16:30. This class will run for weeks.
If you are joining us during an evening class then the lessons begin at 18:00 and finish at 21:00 each week. This class will run for 4 weeks.
If you are joining us during a weekend class then the class starts at 10:00 and will finish at 17:00 each week. This class will run for weeks.