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Adobe After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days - London

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Learn the fundamentals of After Effects as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading special-effects program. Quickly get up to speed as you create animations, apply effects, and export the results.

After we give you a complete tour of the After Effects environment, we will show you how to create and manipulate animations, apply masks and effects, and produce output ready to wow your audience. Our introduction will serve as a great primer for anyone interested in learning more about motion graphics.

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Price: £450.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe After Effects CC
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central London
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 20 Nov - 21 Nov
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After Effects Introduction 2 Days Overview

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This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe After Effects CC. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes visual effects and motion graphics to a new level. You will use the program's powerful tools to add a slick, professional look to all your movie projects. Our tips are sure to enhance the quality and creativity of your visual output.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the After Effects environment
  • Create intermediate animations
  • Understand keyframe manipulation and interpolation
  • Work with layers, masks, and mattes
  • Apply special effects
  • Add titles and basic text
  • Use colour effectively
  • Export your files

Our goal is for you to understand the basic techniques for enhancing and applying effects to your visual projects.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for anyone new to the field of video and motion graphics who wants to learn about applying special effects.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
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Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

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After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Getting Started
  • Workspace overview
  • Importing and organising assets
  • Projects & compositions
  • Working with layers
  • Adding Effects (FX)
Starting with FX
  • Fixed and applied FX
  • Understanding animation
  • Modifying motion paths
  • All about keyframes
  • Basic graph editor
All about Text
  • Creating text in After Effects
  • Layer styles
  • Animation options
  • Motion blur
  • Understanding range selectors
  • Animation presets
All about Shapes
  • Introduction to shape layers
  • Creating shapes from Ai files
  • Paths and how to use them
  • Animation options
Exporting your Final Projects
  • Project management
  • Export options
  • Exporting through Media Encoder
  • Dynamic link to Premiere Pro
Masks & Chroma-keying
  • Creating & animating masks
  • Tracking masks
  • Limiting FX to specific areas & Track Mattes
  • Property links
  • Green-screen chroma-keying with Keylight 1.2
Some Other Effects
  • Warp-stabilizer
  • Camera tracker
  • Motion tracking
  • Puppet-Pin tool
  • Write-on effect

After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
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Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Further details on benefits included with this Adobe After Effects CC course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching After Effects. Get the video skills you need with our experienced After Effects professionals.

Included with our After Effects courses is the After Effects Classroom in a Book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified After Effects course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
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Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:

5 St John’s Lane
Clerkenwell
London
EC1M 4BH


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St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

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  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
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Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

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After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

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After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

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After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

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Testimonials

Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

Great course - in depth knowledge of the software. The instructor had a great attitude and it was a friendly environment to learn in. Great experience overall, thank you.

Pablo Segovia, After Effects - 5 Day Masterclass

Good instructor, fun and informative.

Nolan Ward, Carbon Creative, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

Great amount of content covered without being too overwhelming. Support from the instructor was excellent.

Helen Robertson, Brothers & Sisters, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

Good course with a very knowledgeable instructor. I have a come away with a solid knowlege of After Effects.

Darren Mael, Billington Cartmell, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

Engaging and informative in a nice environment. Will come again!

Simon Crossley, Great Places Housing Group, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

The course was fantastic. I have learnt so much in just 2 days, so I would recommend the course to anyone.

Arron Voice, Long Road, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

Excellent. Course was tailored to our requirements, so didn't feel that any time was wasted.

Susanna Booth, Competition Comm., InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

Fantastic one to one tailored course that fitted perfectly with my needs and has allowed me to secure and expand my Photoshop knowledge.

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Very good training session. Was able to fill in any holes we had in experience while keeping the course on track at the same time. Will definitely consider XChange Training again in the future.

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After Effects CC Introduction 2 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 15 Jan - 16 Jan
  • 05 Mar - 06 Mar
  • 09 Apr - 10 Apr
  • 21 May - 22 May
  • 09 Jul - 10 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

Very detailed and informative. The overall experience was very good and I would definitely attend another class.

Shane Pennington-Cooper, Shop Direct, After Effects - 2 Day Introduction

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