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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Sydney LS

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Labspace AATC

40 Mount Street

Level 17 - Coca-Cola Place (Regus Reception)

Sydney, NSW 2060


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Learn After Effects, the industry standard motion graphics application at an Adobe Authorised Training Centre.

Your Adobe Certified Trainer for this course is Ced Robertson who has over 20 years experience including time training in the broadcast industry.

This affordable two day After Effects course in Sydney aims to ease you into all this powerful software has to offer.
You will become familiar with the fundamental methods to begin using the application in a professional environment to produce engaging motion graphic animations for online and broadcast.

None other than basic IT competency.

Course includes
As an Adobe Authorised Training Centre – participants receive upon course completion a Certificate endorsed by Adobe and your owen personalised Classroom in an eBook - value over $45.00.

Course material and reference notes covering course topics.

Mac, PC laptop supplied or you welcome to bring your own Laptop

Small classes - 1 to 6 people


This two day Adobe After Effects course is designed to allow those new to post production to get the most from this immensely powerful software.
Whether you are a motion graphics designer, a web designer, rich media artist or broadcast video editor, Adobe After Effects CC allows you to create stunning motion graphics and visual effects.
The emphasis throughout this After Effects course is on practical exercises.
These exercises will cover incorporating video with Photoshop and Illustrator graphics, video layering techniques, using effects, working in a 3D environment and rendering your finished production for broadcast, HD or the web.

Course Outline - Day One

Introduction to the Interface
•Project panel
•Composition window
•Timeline window
•Layer and footage window
•Working with layers over time
•Auto-save preferences 

Importing footage
•Movies (QuickTime and AVI formats)
•Photoshop files and Creative Suite Integration
•Handling audio
•Looping video footage
•Illustrator integration
•Interpreting footage 

Animation Essentials 

•Understanding Keyframe interpolation
•Animating Transform properties
•Working with Motion Blur
•Motion tracking
•Using the Wiggler
•Modifying layer time properties
•Adjusting Speed and rotation 

Working with Masks and Mattes
•Creating Masks
•Mask properties
•Working with Layers
•Blending Modes 

•Creating and modifying text
•Animating text along a path
•Using text Presets
•Text animation techniques Parent/child relationships
•Linking parts together using parenting.
•Pre Composing a scene
•working between compositions 

Day Two

Clone tool
•Adding more objects to a scene
•Removing objects in Time
•Erasing Clone strokes 

Puppet Pin tool
•Puppet pin
•Overlap & Starch tool 

Shape tools
•Drawing and Animating Shapes
•Adding Animators to Shapes
•Transforming shape animators 

•Levels and Curves
•Colour correction
•Blurs and glows
•Fractal noise
•Animation Presets
•Using Warp Stabiliser to remove jitter
•Using adjustment layers 

•Introduction to Keylight
•Keying footage
•Using Track Mattes
•Using the Roto Brush tool to create animated mattes
•Introduction to 3D Animation
•Working with 3D layers
•Working with cameras
•Positioning objects in a 3D space
•3D views and axes

•The Render Queue
•Output and compression settings
•File formats
•Export for TV, Web and mobile devices

Tea, coffee, Filtered water and biscuits are available throughout the day

What You Get
◦ Adobe Classroom in an eBook after course reference material (value over $45.00).
◦ Class exercises relevant to industry and broacast standards.
◦ AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate
◦ Choice of Mac or PC
◦ After Course Support
◦ Free Course Resit subject to availability.
◦ Small Classes - 1 to 6 participants

For Policies see http://www.labspace.com.au/policies

Learn on MAC or PC

What do you need to bring:

  • Notebook if you want to take notes
  • A 8GB+ USB if you wish to copy your class files
  • Headphones, as your course includes audio exercises
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Labspace AATC

40 Mount Street

Level 17 - Coca-Cola Place (Regus Reception)

Sydney, NSW 2060


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