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After Effects Level 2

Skill Level 2

$325 • one day (6 hours)
meets 9:30am–4:30pm

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Class Description

Clear and concise way of presenting subject matter, very personable instructor.
Video student
Take your After Effects skills to the next level in this hands-on class. After Effects is the standard for motion graphics and compositions in the TV and film industry. This course will cover many intermediate and advanced techniques including: working in a 3D workspace, 3D camera tracking, rotoscoping, color correction, particle systems and more.

who should take this class?

Video, animation and graphics professionals who want to learn intermediate and advanced techniques in Adobe After Effects CC.

what we cover—in detail

(always customized for the students attending)

Using the Rotobrush Tool
  • About rotoscoping
  • Getting started
  • Creating a segmentation boundary
  • Fine-tuning the matte
  • Freezing your Roto Brush tool results
  • Changing the background
Performing Color Correction
  • Lumetri Tools
  • Waveform, Histograms, and Vectorscopes
  • Isolating Colors
Using the 3D features
  • Creating 3D text
  • Using 3D views
  • Adding 3D lights
  • Adding a camera
  • Repositioning layers
  • Creating realistic shadows
  • Adding ambient light
  • Creating additional text
  • Locking a layer to a plane
  • Animating text
  • Adjusting camera's depth of field
Working with the 3D Camera Tracker
  • Repairing rolling shutter distortions
  • Tracking the footage
  • Creating a ground plane, a camera, and text
Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Using Warp Stabilizer VFX
  • Single point motion tracking
  • Multipoint tracking
  • Particle systems
Rendering and Output
  • About compression
  • Creating templates for the render queue
  • Exporting
  • Using Adobe Media Encoder

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This is a "Level 2" class

Level 2: For students comfortable with the basics, but in need of deepened insight into more challenging features and/or application of them

Required Knowledge: The following (or equivalent experience) is Required:

All of our classes require basic computer skills.

To register for After Effects Level 2,
see prerequisites above, then select starting date below. Note that we regularly add more classes to our schedule.

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