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This course will introduce you to the After Effect workspace and tools. You will learn the become familiar with the main motion graphics tools and techniques used to create Special FX and Animation for film, web, interactive video projects, broadcasting, DVD and mobile content.
Aims of the course
The course is designed to introduce you to the skills and techniques needed to confidently create motion graphics. It will be delivered through a mixture practical exercises, tutor demonstrations and individual projects. We will provide you with opportunities that will allow you to explore, develop and test your creativity.
The course includes:
Using Apple Mac computers
You will use layered compositions within video
Commands and shortcuts
Understand the basic settings and formats
Understand how to export a finished movie
Create animated movements and transitions
Create motion graphics
Extract actors or objects from their background
You will received tutorials and will be assessed by the tutor.
Successful completion of this course, can lead to our higher level courses.
Work towards a career in Digital Media / Film maker / Post production
This is a beginner's course in Adobe After effects, you should have an interest in the area but no previous experience is needed.
You will have access to a dedicated Mac studio. However to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following to your class:
Notebook and pen
USB memory stick (minimum 8GB) or mini-hard drive
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.