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After Effects Training: Bootcamp

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9:00 AM–4:00 PM

Phoenix, AZ - Tempe
1095 W Rio Salado Pkwy A102

$1,995.00 Register

9:00 AM–4:00 PM

Phoenix, AZ - Tempe
1095 W Rio Salado Pkwy A102

$1,995.00 Register

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After Effects Training: Bootcamp

"Anthony was very knowledgeable! He was also patient and cool as a cucumber when I got stuck on something. I loved this class and I can't wait to start making motion graphics for my role in my company." - Matthew

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Overview

The 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.

Our five-day After Effects (AE) Bootcamp is a comprehensive course that covers a wide range of topics for creating motion graphics and Hollywood-style effects for cinema, television, and web formats. It is suitable for students at all levels, from beginners to intermediate users, and will provide a strong foundation in using AE, the industry-standard tool for this purpose. 

In this class, you will learn how to create rich compositions using video, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other files, and how to create advanced text effects, video blending, keying effects, and track mattes. You will also learn basic to advanced animation techniques that make AE a powerful motion graphics tool. Your instructor will cover nesting, creating precomps, and other methods for streamlining video production, as well as best practices to ensure that your motion graphics and video effects are viewed properly by your audience. 

We will cover hot topics such as motion and mask tracking in AE and Mocha AE, as well as essential skills such as properly keying footage, manipulating masks, basic expressions, and working with time effects. You will also learn about particle effects, energy effects, and compositing using multiple layers. 

Some of the class projects will include creating motion graphics, kinetic typography, cinemagraphs, motion tracking, and planar tracking for mobile phone image replacement. Your instructor will guide you through the pitfalls and best practices of using AE to create professional-grade results in this Adobe After Effects class.

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 for this AE Bootcamp, please Contact Us.

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Course Manual

Prerequisites

  • This AE Bootcamp requires 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:

  • Student courseware and class projects
  • Adobe After Effects Course Certificate
  • Conversion tools bookmark

This training can also assist with the preparation of Adobe certification exams, including the Adobe Certified Professional credential.

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