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After Effects Training: Bootcamp

Overview

The Adobe After Effects Bootcamp training is a comprehensive course that pairs and integrates both of our essential skills classes.  

This course is a complete foundation that starts at a beginning level and progresses to an intermediate level of mastery.

This five-day After Effects training is an in-depth courseware using the industry standard tool for creating motion graphics and Hollywood style effects for cinema, broadcast television and web formats. Learn to create rich compositions with video, Photoshop, Illustrator and other files. Create advanced text effects, video blending, keying effects and track mattes. Learn basic through advanced animation techniques that make After Effects an unrivaled motion graphics toolset.  Your instructor will also cover nesting, creating precomps and other methods for streamlining video production.

This training will cover several hot topics including creating motion and mask tracking in After Effects and Mocha AE. Other essential skills include properly keying footage, manipulating masks, basic expressions and working with time effects. Get introduced particle effects, energy effects and compositing using multiple layers. Optional lessons include an introduction to Cinema 4D Lite.

Some of the class projects will include topics covering Motion Graphics, Kinetic Typography, Cinemagraphs, Motion Tracking, and Planar Tracking for mobile phone image replacement.

Your instructor will cover the pitfalls, and the best practices will be followed so that you are creating professional-grade motion graphics and video effects that will be properly viewed by your audiences in this After Effects class.

Schedule

When Location Cost Register

9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Dallas, TX - Addison
16200 Addison Road, Suite 200

$1,995.00 Register

9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Dallas, TX - Addison
16200 Addison Road, Suite 200

$1,995.00 Register

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Outline


  • Get comfortable with the interface and workspaces
  • Learn the necessary shortcuts to improve After Effects workflow
  • Create After Effect Compositions to match your project needs
  • Integrate a video, audio, images, layered Photoshop, and Illustrator files
  • Manipulate transformation properties, blend modes, keyframes and ease transitions of objects in the timeline
  • Become familiar with animating techniques
  • Parent objects together to share transformation properties and animation
  • Learn the difference between layer masks and track mattes
  • Get introduced to the fundamentals of tracking
  • Utilize effects for the keying of footage 
  • Create lower third graphics, animate and composite
  • Learn to render and export using the Adobe Media Encoder
  • Review preferences and settings for optimizing performance
  • Learn more about different tracking methods
  • Work with stabilization, point trackers and corner pinning
  • Track effects to video
  • Utilize the Mask Tracker for different applications
  • Track surfaces and create Shape data with Mocha AE
  • Incorporate tracking data and keying shots
  • Utilize the 3D tracker to apply compositing images/video
  • Apply time remapping and time effects
  • Colorize footage using Lumetri color
  • Utilize scope and gallery looks with third-party included effects
  • Learn about 32-bit effect workflow
  • Use basic expressions to automate animation
  • Explore particle and energy effects
  • Review rendering options for a variety of workflows
  • Optional Lesson: Get introduced to 3D in After Effects and in Cinema 4D Lite

If you need additional information regarding the course syllabus, please Contact Us.

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Course Manual

Prerequisites


  • Basic Computer Skills on Windows or Mac
course-level

Skill Level: 1-2

Foundation to Beyond Basics

Materials


Along with this training, you will receive:

  • Adobe Authorized Training
  • Student courseware and class projects
  • An Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate
  • Conversion tools bookmark
  • VIP Lumenbrite Seminars & Events
  • Adobe MAX Discounts & Exclusive Events

This training can also assist with the preparation of Adobe certification exams, including the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exams.

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