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Adobe After Effects

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Course Details

after effects

Course Duration –Two days

Course Objectives

This course is intended for computer professionals interested in learning to work with video and graphics using Adobe After Effects. The course is also for Adobe application suite users looking to expand their design skills. You will use Adobe After Effects to create 2D and 3D compositions.

Course Content

Getting Started with Adobe After Effects

  • Customize the Interface
  • Initiate a Project

Working with a Composition

  • Build a Basic Composition
  • Create a Nested Composition
  • Preview a Composition
  • Manipulate Layers

Creating Animations

  • Create Shapes and Text
  • Animate Layers
  • Apply Effects
  • Apply Blending Modes

Using Advanced Animation Techniques

  • Pre-Compose Layers
  • Use Expressions
  • Create Camera Views
  • Animate with Puppet Tools

Creating Transparency

  • Track Transparency and Motion in Compositions
  • Create Masks

Integrating After Effects with Other Applications

  • Use Adobe Bridge
  • Integrate After Effects with Photoshop
  • Integrate After Effects with Premiere Pro

Outputting Video Files

  • Create Markers and Metadata
  • Render a Composition
  • Export an After Effects Project


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with graphics applications, such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Students should also have experience in a video editing application, such as Adobe Premiere and other video editing applications.

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