Course Code: AAEBNI
Adobe After Effects is the world’s most popular broadcast animation and compositing application.
This four-day course has been designed to provide a strong foundation in Adobe After Effects CS6. Numerous hands-on exercises in both basic and intermediate level topics will be covered to allow students to gain competency and confidence with the application.
Course participants can expect a rigorous and in-depth look into the mechanics of the software and learn best-of-field techniques applied in real-world situations. Students will also be taught how to integrate the application with their current video production workflows.
This course has been designed for those with little or no knowledge of the application. This course syllabus has been continually tested and tweaked for the past 13 years to account for new features and to cater to existing/changing industry demands
In-class, hands-on projects form part of the course coverage. This ensures that course participants have the confidence to initiate professional-quality projects on their own.
After completing this course, students will learn about:
Additionally, this course serves as the foundation for our Adobe After Effects: Advanced course where we delve into the deep end of Adobe After Effects’ wonderful 3D capabilities and dig deeper into some of the topics covered in this course.
This course is designed for anyone involved in content creation with an interest to create cutting-edge animated sequences and composites for video, broadcast television, film, web, gaming and interactive multimedia.
This course is also suitable for professionals and hobbyists who want to delve deeper into creating professional motion graphics with Adobe After Effects. New users of Adobe After Effects who had no prior training on the software must seriously consider this course.
There are no pre-requisites for this course other than basic computing knowledge.
28 hours (4 Days)
Introduction to the Course
Introduction to Adobe After Effects (Applications & Interface)
Transform Properties & Animating in Adobe After Effects
Working with Layers
Other Animation Methods in Adobe After Effects
Working with Layers & Setting up Compositions
Optimizing RAM Previews
Animating with Child & Parent Layers & Expressions (Introductory & Intermediate Levels)
Introduction to the Text Tool
The Many Facets of Rendering
Working with Audio in Adobe After Effects
Applying Effects & Animation Presets
Exploring Compound Effects
Exploring Popular Effects
Applying Adjustment Layers
Precomposing & Nesting
All About Mattes
Understanding Continuous Rasterization & Collapsed Transformations Issues
Exploring Masking & Introduction to Shape Layers
Project Management Techniques – Best Practices
S$1,200.00 (before GST) / $1,284 (with GST)
Roland Kahlenberg, has been using Adobe After Effects for 17 years and has 14 years of lecturing/training experience. He has been an Adobe Certified Expert in Adobe After Effects since 2002. Roland has lectured at college and university levels at LaSalle College of the Arts and Nanyang Techological University. Roland is also one of a few individuals in the world to be a certified instructor in both Adobe After Effects and mocha.
Roland’s testimonials include world-wide recognition for his expert and dedicated sharing of knowledge in Adobe After Effects and mocha –
Todd Kopriva, - on behalf of the Adobe After Effects Development Team
"Roland has proven himself over the years to be one of the most consistently helpful and knowledgeable After Effects users in many contexts, including answering questions on online forums and providing detailed and accurate tutorials."
And here is Ross Shain (2013 Academy Award winner for Technical & Scientific Achievement) , Chief Marketing Officer - Imagineer Systems, developers of mocha planar tracking and visual effects tools.
"Roland Kahlenberg is an excellent mocha and Adobe After Effects trainer. He has deep knowledge of our mocha products and the ability to clearly explain solutions to intricate and difficult visual effects and post-production tasks. Roland doesn't only explain what to do but he tells you why you're doing it. I encourage those who are keen to learn our products in a classroom environment, to seriously consider his intensive mocha courses.”
Roland has been a Forum Leader and Contributing Editor at CreativeCOW.net's Adobe After Effects online forum since its inception in 2000. CreativeCOW.net is arguably the world's most prominent film and video related online forums. Roland has also designed WSQ courses for SSG and imcube labs GbmH, on Adobe After Effects and mochaPro, respectively.