After Effects Face-2-Face Virtual 2 Day Essentials eCourse NZ Time Zone

After Effects Face-2-Face Virtual 2 Day Essentials eCourse NZ Time Zone

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Labspace - Adobe Authorised Training Centre

155 Fanshawe Street

Virtual Classroom Beaming from Australia

Auckland, The Cloud 1010

New Zealand

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Face 2 Face Virtual Classroom eCourses - Class of '21

About this event

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 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.

With the covid scourge changing the way the world operates, Labspace has quickly adapted and is successfully delivering its high quality and popular face 2 face training via the Virtual Classroom.

What are the benefits of VC training? You save money. Course costs AUD $550.00 GST inclusive • Safe and Healthy- eliminates covid and other lurkys transmissions by learning from your own environment • Reduced travel time - do the course in the comfort of your own home or from your office Work off the computer you familiar with • Smaller classes 1 - 4 • Guaranteed to Run - no covid travel restrictions disrupting class schedules.

 Course includes  As an Adobe Authorised Training Centre – participants receive upon course completion a Certificate endorsed by Adobe and your own personalised Classroom in an eBook - value over $55.00.

Course material and reference Classroom in a eBook covering course topics and more.

Courses delivered in English

Don't have a computer with After Effects loaded? No worries we rent and deliver computers for training.

We can send fully loaded Creative Cloud computers to your business/home for group training at additional cost.

Ideally you should have 2 screens to work off. One to see the instructors demo and the other for your application. Contact us if you would like a second screen - request a quote.

Pre-Course Requirements:

No previous experience required to attend this course although After Effects knowledge will be an advantage.


Knowledge of Computer Operating System and basic computer navigation

Basic knowledge of video editing terminology is highly recommended


This two day Adobe After Effects eCourse 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•Movies •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 •Parenting •Modifying layer time properties •Adjusting Speed and rotation 
•Working with Masks and Mattes •Creating Masks •Mask properties •Working with Layers 

Text•Creating and modifying text •Animating text along a path •Formatting 
•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 

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

Rotoscoping•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

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

Course fee includes

Adobe’s Classroom in a Book (Digital Copy) and course materials. Value over $55.00


◦ Latest Adobe Classroom in a eBook with course material.

◦ Broadcast standard course developed for social media.

◦ Framed Adobe Authorised Certificate of Completion.

◦ Post course email support.

◦ Free refresher course resit.

◦ Guaranteed to Run courses (Subject to natural disasters)

AUD $550.00

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*DISCLAIMER: Labspace reserves the right to cancel the course for what ever reason and all clients will receive full refund and change venue up to 24 hours before the course. All courses are subject to State and Federal Covid restrictions as published from time to time. Labspace is Melbourne based and can only travel to deliver courses if non-quarantine travel interstate is permitted.

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