An introduction to motion graphics, compositing and practical application of knowledge with Adobe After Effects
Adobe After Effects is a powerful digital visual effects application that enables the user to create stunning motion graphics , composite various assets into single video and export the final output to various standard formats for screen or broadcasting.
In this course the student will learn how to create professional-looking motion graphics, they will be exposed to compositing techniques using standard industry work ow and they will learn the basic of visual effects and will be required to apply the gained knowledge and skills by working on a variety of projects and assignments on a regular basis.
Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following:
- Understand keyframe animation techniques and principles as well as become well versed in the use of the associated software programs
- Apply design principles and knowledge of working with type and graphics
- Gain the skills to be able to use existing media inside an original animation
- Understand the ow of information and communication in motion graphics
- Learn to composite multiple types of me- dia into a single animation or video
- Learn the basic fundamentals of preparing a video for visual effects and creating visual effects
- Understand industry standards in the finalisation and delivery of animations and motion graphics.
Pricing also available for customised, on-site and group training.
Duration: 4 weeks
- 09 October — 01 November 2017
17h30 – 20h30 Mon, Tues & Wed*
* Any class falling on a public holiday will be carried over to be held the next available Thursday evening (to be arranged between the lecturer and class).
Module 1 - Getting started - After Effects Interface and Workflow
Module 2 - Introduction to Keyframe Animation
Module 3 - Introduction to Animation Presets
Module 4 - Shape Layers
Module 5 - The Render Queue
Module 6 - Working with Effects and Audio
Module 7 - Introduction to 3D Layers
Module 8 - Layer Masking
Module 9 - Expressions and the Puppet Pin Tools
Module 10 - Colour Adjustment and Motion Tracking
What is the difference between your Part Time and your Full Time Courses?
The Part Time courses are Modular Based, and run for 4-5 weeks each, with one project per module. The Full Time courses are made up of various modules that run for 3 – 8 weeks each with more than one project per module.
How do I know which one to choose?
The Full Time courses are geared towards students who wish to commit to a much longer and more involved course, with an aim to get a Higher Certificate and a Portfolio. The Part Time courses are excellent for those who wish to add new skills to their existing skills, i.e. a Print Designer who wants to learn Web Design skills. The Part Time courses are also often chosen by those who wish to prepare to do longer courses, or individuals whose companies need them to learn skills to apply within the workplace immediately.
Are there any discounts offered?
Yes! If you book all 3 courses offered on the Print Design Courses (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), you get a fantastic discount on the modules, booked consecutively.
When do the courses run?
They run in the evenings, Mondays, Tuesday & Wednesdays from 17h30 – 20h30.
Does the module run more than once in the year?
Yes, each module runs every 3 months.
What do we need to bring to the course?
Just yourself, a notebook and pen. We provide the machines and the software. You will also receive a 2GB Flashstick, which you can keep after the completion of the course.
Is there safe access & parking available?
Yes, you receive an electronic access tag upon enrolment & parking can be found in Bree Street.
Who are your trainers?
All trainers are freelancers in their industries, so bring this unbeatable experience into the classroom straight from the workplace. They are passionate about what they do and always ready to help.
Are there any projects and / or tests?
Yes, each module has a project that is worked on continuously to test your skills. No formal tests or exams are held.
What do we receive at the end of the course?
You will receive an attendance certificate showing the Apple & Adobe logo as well as your details and the details of the course you completed.
COST P/P INCL VAT
- R6, 280.00