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Adobe After Effect CS6 – Foundation

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Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and compositing software published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. Its main uses are the origination of 2D and 2.5D animation, visual effects compositing and finishing (image adjustment, color correction etc.).

This course contains 7 lessons, which will cover the basics of learning After Effects and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program.

You'll learn how to create videos using After Effects, adding effects to videos and more!

The primary audience for this course is Video producers, developers, video artists and those who are keen to add video editing and enhancing to their skillset.

This course will go through the foundation to the advance features of Adobe After Effects CS6. Thus, it is suitable for anyone who is new to After Effects environment or those who have not had formal training.

  • Participants should be comfortable using a mouse, opening and saving files and the general operations of computers
  • Familiarity to any video editing program would be an advantage
This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.


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  • Creating a project and importing footage
  • Creating a composition and arranging layers
  • Adding effects and modifying layer properties
  • Animating the composition
  • Previewing your work
  • Optimizing performance
  • Rendering and exporting
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Controlling the brightness of the UI
  • Importing footage using Adobe Bridge
  • Creating the composition
  • Working with imported Illustrator layers
  • Applying effects to a layer
  • Applying an animation preset
  • Previewing the effects
  • Adding transparency
  • Rendering the composition
  • Creating and formatting point text
  • Using a animation preset
  • Animating with scale keyframes
  • Animating imported Photoshop text
  • Animating type tracking
  • Using text animator group
  • Cleaning up the path animation
  • Animating a nontext layer along a motion path
  • Adding motion blur
  • Adding a shape layer
  • Creating custom shapes
  • Creating stars
  • Incorporating video and audio layers
  • Applying a Cartoon effect
  • Adding a title bar
  • Animating the scenery using parenting
  • Adjusting an anchor point
  • Masking video using vector shapes
  • Keyframing a motion path
  • Animating additional elements
  • Applying an effect
  • Creating an animated slide show
  • Adding an audio track
  • Simulating lighting changes
  • Duplicating an animation using the pick whip
  • Animating movement in the scenery
  • Adjusting the layers and creating a track matte
  • Animating the shadows
  • Adding a lens flare effect
  • Creating a mask with the Pen tool
  • Editing a mask
  • Feathering the edges of a mask
  • Replacing the content of the mask
  • Adding reflection
  • Creating a vignette
  • Adjusting colors


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