Adobe After Effects Essentials Course SYDNEY Labspace

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Labspace Adobe Authorized Training Centre Sydney

Level 34 AMP Tower

50 Bridge Street

Sydney, NSW 2000


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Create stunning motion graphics and visual effects using the industry standard tool for motion graphics and Hollywood style effects for cinema, television and web formats creative compositing software.

The course will take you from the basics through to advanced animation techniques, Text animations, Motion effects, Track mattes, Nesting, Precompose, Expressions, 3D cameras & Lighting and other.

Number of people on Course:

Minumum 1 Course gaurenteed to run with only 1 booking

Maximum 6 Making the learning experience hands on and focussed.

Everyone has an opportunity to ask questions.

Pre-Course Requirements:

You need no previous experience to attend this course.

Working knowledge of a computer.

After Effects Overview

• Creating a new Project • Overview of Layer & Composition windows • Workspace & Panels • Creating a new composition • Importing files


• Animating Keyframes • Keyframe Interpolation • Roving Keyframe • Auto orientation • Adding effects and using the Effects Control Panel • Importing Photoshop/Illustrator files • Using the Graph Editor

Composition & Layer panel

• Layer stacking order • TimeStretch Functions • Trimming layers in and out points • Looping footage • Time Stretch • Effectively using Blending Modes • Effect motion paths • Navigating the Effects & Presets panel • Using Brainstorm • Brainstorm with keyframes • Puppet Pin tool • Creating text • Using Text Presets • Animating text • Working with Range Selectors • Text on a path • Adding custom Text animation

Linking & Parenting

• Linking Layers • Parenting, Nesting • Pre-Compose • Null Objects


• Masking Overview • Rectangular, Ellipse and Star Mask tool • Mask Feathering • Animating a Mask Shape • Track Matte tools • Effects & Keying • Levels, Curves, Exposure • CC toner, Color correction • Background Effects • Create Gradients • Motion Blur

Shape layer

• Stroke and Fill settings • Editing shapes • Adding Shape Effects

Tracking, Stabilizing

• Using the Motion Tracker • Stabilize Footage • Applying tracking to effects • Improving keyed composites

3D Introduction

• 3D Overview • Creating 3D layers • Creating Cameras • Adding Lights • Animating the Cameras

Export Rendering Queue

• Using the Render Queue • Render Settings • Size • Using Output Module options and presets • Export video for HD formats, web video and You-Tube

Dynamic Linking (Some call it Round Tripping)

• Premiere Pro • Final Cut Pro X • Avid

AU$595.00 pp Early Bird

Course fee includes Adobe’s Classroom in a Book (Digital Copy) and course materials.

Tea, coffee, Filtered water and biscuits are available throughout the day and lunch at one of our favourites spots around Circular Quay.

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