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After Effects – Level I

Adobe After Effects Certified Training

Dates GTR Venue Class Time (Eastern) Price Qty Action
Dec. 9-10, 2019 GTR Herndon, VA or LIVE Online
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
$895.00 (USD)   
Jan. 21-22, 2020 GTR Herndon, VA or LIVE Online
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
$895.00 (USD)   
March 23-24, 2020 GTR Herndon, VA or LIVE Online
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
$895.00 (USD)   
GTR Class is Guaranteed to Run

  • December 9, 2019 - December 10, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • January 21, 2020 - January 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • March 23, 2020 - March 24, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

You can attend this instructor-led class at our Herndon, VA location or attend the same LIVE class remotely online. When you register, you will have the option to select your attendance preference.

Adobe After Effects Training

Adobe After Effects Training Class in Virginia and Washington D.CLearn to use this comprehensive software tool to efficiently produce motion graphics and visual effects for film, video, multimedia, and the Web. This is the entry-level of our After Effects classes, and this two-day course will get you started using Adobe After Effects powerful tools for creating a wide range of visual and audio effects. Our classes are led by experienced motion graphics professionals who have backgrounds with broadcast, film, and online media production.

Course Topics

Digital Video basics in Adobe After Effects

  • Analog versus digital
  • Frame rate and resolution
  • Storage space and system requirements
  • Defining motion Graphics

Using the After Effects Interface

  • Creating a project
  • Understanding the After Effects panel system
  • Organizing the Project Window
  • Understanding the Composition Window
  • Working in the Timeline Window
  • RAM Preview vs. Standard Preview

Media Management

  • Importing media files
  • Importing Photoshop and Illustrator files
  • Previewing footage
  • Previewing stills and video
  • Previewing audio
  • Trimming a video clip
  • Using the Interpret Footage dialog box
  • Looping an audio or video file

Using Layers in Adobe After Effects

  • Layer basics
  • Layer options
  • Creating a layer solid
  • Understanding the layer switches
  • Time stretch and frame blending
  • Nesting compositions/layers using precomps

Using keyframes in Adobe After Effects

  • Animation of layer properties using keyframes
  • Using layer parenting to ease repetition
  • Understanding motion paths
  • Working with layer blending
  • Controlling the speed of animations
  • Easing principles

Using text in Adobe After Effects

  • Creating text
  • Character palette
  • Paragraph palette
  • Animating text with keyframes
  • Animating text using presets
  • Using Bridge with After Effects

Masking and alpha channels in Adobe After Effects

  • Masking
  • Animating masks
  • Working with alpha channels
  • Track matte

Using Effects in Adobe After Effects

  • Effect basics
  • Animating effects

Introduction to 3D in After Effects

  • Exploring the 3D capabilities and limitations of After Effects
  • Creating 3D layers
  • Using multiple viewports
  • Understanding 3D Transform properties
  • Animating 3D layers
  • Creating and using lights

Outputting in Adobe After Effects

  • Rendering from a composition to various formats
  • Understanding the Render Queue
  • Adjusting render settings
  • Duplicating jobs in the Render Queue
  • Creating render templates
  • Exporting a project file
  • Rendering an individual frame

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 1-866-592-7840

Address:
205 Van Buren Street. Suite 140, Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States

Description:

  • Free plentiful parking
  • Complimentary lunch, drinks, snacks provided

205 Van Buren Street,
Suite 140
Herndon, VA 20170
1-866-592-7840

Please note that you have the option to attend classes at our Herndon, VA location or attend remotely (live online). When you register, you will have the option to check if you prefer to attend remotely.