After Effects Face-2-Face Virtual 2 day Essentials eCourse SYD Time Zone

After Effects Face-2-Face Virtual 2 day Essentials eCourse SYD Time Zone

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Labspace - Adobe Authorised Training Centre

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40 Mount Street

Sydney, NSW 2060


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Face 2 Face training - make stunning motion graphics titles, text and special effects for social media, training and communications videos

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 industry experience, including time working and training in the broadcast industry, as your instructor.

With the covid scourge changing the face of business, technology has now brought the classroom to you with Face 2 Face training delivered via the Virtual Classroom as if you were in the same building.

You can attend this eCourse from the comfort you own home, the office or from anywhere in the world.

This course is in the Sydney/Melbourne, Australia timezone.

Click this link for courses in the Perth, Australia timezone.


None other than basic computer literacy.

Internet connection

Your own computer with relevant software installed.

Having a second screen, to have the instructor's computer on one screen and your workspace on another, will be ideal but not a requirement.

Course includes

As an Adobe Authorised Training Centre – participants receive upon course completion a Certificate endorsed by Adobe.

Course material and reference notes covering course topics and more is your own personalised Classroom in an Adobe's Classroom in an eBook - value over $55.00.

Small classes - 1 to 4 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 a finished production for broadcast, HD or the web.

Course Outline

Introduction to the Interface

•Panel, Groups of Panels and floating Panels

•Default and custom Workspaces

•Create your own awesome 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 broadcast standards.

◦ AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate

◦ After Course Support

◦ Free Course Resit subject to availability.

◦ Small Classes - 1 to 4 participants

Tea, coffee, Filtered water and biscuits - BYO

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