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Adobe After Effects - Introduction

Armada
Course summary
2 days
395 GBP excl. VAT
English
Professional Training
Next available date: 24/08/2020 09:30 - Reading
Course Dates
Reading
24/08/2020 09:30  (English)
395 GBP
16/11/2020 09:30  (English)
395 GBP
Sheffield
01/09/2020 09:30  (English)
395 GBP
02/11/2020 09:30  (English)
395 GBP
Birmingham
24/09/2020 09:30  (English)
395 GBP
25/11/2020 09:30  (English)
395 GBP

Course description

Introduction to Adobe After Effects -  A 2-day motion graphics training course for beginners

This two-day Introduction to Adobe After Effects course is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and tools needed to carry out common motion graphics, video compositing and visual effects tasks in After Effects.

Also introduced are some of the more advanced features available, including keying, tracking, 3D space and shape layers. 

Fully accredited by Adobe, the programme is delivered via a combination of  lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice by a tutor who is both an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) and an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in After Effects.

Self-funders can spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free.

Classroom Courses Available

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Introduction to Adobe After Effects course is ideal for newcomers to After Effects, and those with limited After Effects experience.

Pre-requisites

No prior After Effects knowledge is required. 

To learn more about suitability, please send an enquiry here.

Training venue

This Introduction to After Effects training course is hosted at our centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Reading, Milton Keynes and Sheffield.

For our Bromsgrove courses, we offer a free daily taxi service from Central Birmingham to our training centre.

Delegates can enjoy fantastic facilities at our centres, with lunch and refreshments included.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Adobe e-certificate

Upon completion of the course, delegates receive an e-certificate confirming they have attended and successfully completed Introduction to Adobe After Effects training.

Training Course Content

The course is generally structured as follows:

Welcome to After Effects

  • What is After Effects?
  • Project structure
  • Interface and palettes
  • Workspaces

Introducing Animation

  • Essential techniques
  • Your first After Effects project

Animation Techniques

  • Keyframes - temporal and spatial
  • Motion paths
  • Easy ease
  • Anchor point essentials
  • Motion Sketch
  • Orientating and motion blur
  • Roving and hold
  • Separate dimensions

Layer Control

  • Move, trim and slip
  • Split and sequence
  • Looping footage
  • Image sequences
  • Frame rate and time stretch
  • Blending modes, effects and solids
  • 3D layers

Effects Overview

  • Finding and applying effects
  • Effects animation and animation presets
  • Adjustment layers
  • Colour correction and grading
  • Masks, mask animation, the pen tool

Working with Transparency

  • Track mattes and stencils
  • Green screen removal
  • First vertex and path effects
  • Multiple masks and opacity
  • Rotobezier

Type and Type Animation

  • Working with type
  • Text on a path
  • Basic text animation
  • Text animation presets
  • Layer styles

Parenting and Nesting

  • Introducing parenting
  • Nesting, pre-composing
  • Render order

Introducing Expressions

  • Essential expressions and time remapping
  • Connecting with expressions

Rendering

  • Render settings and the render queue
  • Export options
  • Dynamic link

Why choose Armada

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Expenses

Course fees are inclusive of all relevant course documentation, refreshments and lunch. Delegates are also entitled to 30 days' after-course support via email. 

On-request training

We can also provide one-to-one training or a 'closed course' for your group at one of our centres, or your venue anywhere in the UK. These can be tailored to your specific needs, taking into account delegates’ existing knowledge, and the skills gap identified.

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Contact info

Armada

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6 West Court, Saxon Business Park
B60 4AD Bromsgrove, Birmingham

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Reviews

Average rating 4.9

Based on 28 reviews

Yvonne Johnson
(5)
The Adobe After Effect Introduction course was excellent. The course was very detailed but not over whelming. The After Effects trainer - Chris Nelthorpe - was able to answer everyone's questions as we got to know the application. The accompanying course workbook will be very valuable when working on my own to use After Effects for my own work. ...
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Amy
(4)
Very helpful course outlining the basics of after effects.
Jess Hancock
(5)
Brilliant course, would recommend to others looking forward to completing the advanced course soon.
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