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After Effects Training: Essential Skills 1 in Los Angeles, CA

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9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Wilshire
915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800

$1,395.00 Register

9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Wilshire
915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800

$1,395.00 Register

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After Effects Training: Essential Skills 1

"The presentation of information and projects were fantastic to not only understand the concepts, but to be able to navigate the program. It made it easy to be able to go back and replicate the things we learned, as well as expand upon them" - Benjamin

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Attend our three-day After Effects training to learn fundamental and advanced techniques. Covering animation, compositing, visual effects, 3D rendering, and scripting, this course will give you the skills to create professional projects with After Effects

In this After Effects class, you will learn how to create rich compositions using various files such as video, Photoshop, and Illustrator. You will also learn about advanced text effects, video blending, keying effects, and track mattes. The course will start with the fundamentals of After Effects and progress to more advanced animation techniques. 

Your instructor will teach you about nesting, creating precomps, motion tracking, and other techniques to streamline video post production. You will also learn about common pitfalls and best practices to create professional-grade motion graphics and video effects that will be properly viewed by your audiences. 

Some of the projects you will work on in this class include topics such as motion graphics, kinetic typography, cinemagraphs, and motion tracking. By the end of this Adobe After Effects class, you will have a strong understanding of After Effects and how to use it to create impressive motion graphics and video effects.


  • Get comfortable with the interface and workspaces
  • Learn After Effects workflows
  • 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 Adobe Media Encoder to render

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Course Manual


  • Basic Computer Skills on Windows or Mac

Skill Level: 1



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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