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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Sydney LS

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Labspace - Adobe Authorised Training Centre

40 Mount Street

Level 17 (Regus Reception) CocaCola Building

Sydney, NSW 2060


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NOTE: COVID-19 Participants restricted to max 3 people.

Sydney and Melbourne courses are back - subject to Government and State regulations and lock down laws.

Venues are protected and cleaned to government published regulations and observe 4 sqm and 1.5 m social distancing rules.

All courses in other centres are postponed.

You can book a course as it will resume on the first available dates after restrictions are lifted.

Any new bookings are subject to postponement without refund.

This is subject to the ever evolving updates.

Labspace is also offering Virtual Classroom Courses - email cedric@labspace.com.au for details.

Whether you are in the social media and marketing space, motion graphics designer, a web designer, rich media artist or video editor, Adobe After Effects CC allows you to create stunning motion graphics and visual effects.

Up your skills from the basic through to advanced animation techniques, Text animations, Motion effects, Track mattes, Nesting, Precompose, 3D cameras & Lighting and other with Labspace.

Labspace is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre with Adobe Certified Trainer Ced Robertson, who has over 20 years experience including time training in the broadcast industry, as your instructor.

None other than basic computer litracy.

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 $55.00.

Course material and reference notes covering course topics and more.

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

Small classes - 1 to 6 people

Courses delivered in English


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.

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

Introduction to the Interface
•Panel, Groups of Panels and floating Panels
•Default and custom Workspacs
•Create your own favorite workspace
•Must know Preferences

Importing footage
•Photoshop files
•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 Wiggle expression
•Modifying layer time properties
•Adjusting Speed and rotation 

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

•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 

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

•Applying and customising effects
•Animation Presets and masks
•Using Warp Stabiliser to remove jitter
•Using adjustment layers 

•Blending Modes

•Using the Roto Brush tool to create animated mattes

3D and Lighting
•Introduction to 3D Animation
•Working with 3D layers
•Working with cameras
•Positioning objects in a 3D space
•3D views and axes
•3D Text
•3D lighting

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

What You Get

◦ Adobe Classroom in an eBook after course reference material (value over $55.00).
◦ Class exercises relevant to industry and broacast standards.
◦ AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate
◦ Choice of Mac or PC or Bring your own laptop
◦ After Course Support
◦ Free Course Resit subject to availability.
◦ Small Classes - 1 to 6 participants

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

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

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
Lunch or support one of the many local places around the venue.

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

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40 Mount Street

Level 17 (Regus Reception) CocaCola Building

Sydney, NSW 2060


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