Motion Graphics & Visual Effects Using Adobe After Effects

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Course Description

Unlock the full potential of visual storytelling and motion graphics with our Adobe After Effects course, designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Dive deep into the tools and techniques of After Effects to master digital video editing, motion graphics creation and visual effects compositing. Ideal for anyone looking to elevate your visual content for presentations, social media, or professional filmmaking, this course sets the stage for creative excellence in digital media.

Course Title: Motion Graphics & Visual Effects Using Adobe After Effects
Duration: 3 Days
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: Leisure Commerce Square, PJ / Zoom Meeting
Trainer: Mr Yavinesh

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Master the After Effects interface and workspace customization
  • Learn essential tools and navigation
  • Adjust composition settings for various media formats
  • Animate layers (position, scale, rotation, opacity)
  • Edit motion graphs for smooth animations
  • Explore text animation presets and custom animations
  • Master masking and shape tools for complex compositions
  • Use Roto Brush for separating foreground elements
  • Practice keying to remove green screen backgrounds
  • Integrate new backgrounds seamlessly
  • Transform footage mood through color grading
  • Work with 3D layers
  • Enhance 3D scenes using camera techniques
  • Understand motion tracking fundamentals
  • Stabilize shaky footage
  • Blend motion graphics with live-action footage
  • Understand and implement basic expressions
  • Automate animations with slider controls and expressions
  • Master rendering and exporting for various formats
  • Optimize export settings for quality and file size

Training Investment and Advantages

The course fee is RM2700 per participant (RM2100 for online sessions).

Benefits include:

  • Assurance of competency
  • Official Certificate of Completion
  • Three months of post-training support
  • Options for personalized in-house training sessions

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Course Outline

  • Navigating After Effects
    • Interface Overview
      • Workspace Customization
    • Essential Tools and Navigation
    • Practical Exercise - Organize your workspace and toolbars for an optimal video editing workflow
  • Composition Mastery
    • Starting with Projects - creating new projects, importing media
    • Composition Creation - creating compositions, adjusting composition settings and organizing your project for efficiency
    • Tailoring Composition Settings - adjust resolution, frame rate and duration for various media formats
    • Practical Exercise - Create a composition tailored for social media and one for broadcast
  • Animation Basics
    • Layer Animation - position, scale, rotation and opacity
    • Editing Motion Graph for smooth animation
    • Text Animation Introduction - exploring the range of presets and custom animations
    • Practical Exercise - Animated Titles
  • Advanced Animation Techniques
    • Keyframes and Timelines Mastery - refine your animations for smooth, dynamic results
    • Beyond the Basics - advanced keyframe techniques such as easing and motion blur
    • Applying Animation Principles
    • Practical Exercise - Basic Character Animation
  • Creative Compositing
    • Masking and Shape Mastery - master the use of masks and shapes to create complex visual compositions
    • Advanced Masking Techniques
    • Roto Brush for Compositing - separating foreground elements from backgrounds effortlessly
    • Practical Exercise - Transform a scene using Roto Brush and compositing techniques
  • Keying and Background Manipulation
    • Green Screen Fundamentals
    • Hands-On Keying - practice with real footage to remove green screen backgrounds cleanly and integrate new backgrounds
    • Practical Exercise - Create a composite that seamlessly integrates elements from various sources
  • Color Enhancement and Grading
    • Core Color Correction Tools
    • Advanced Color Grading Techniques - set the mood and style of your projects
    • Practical Exercise - Mood Transformation - apply color grading to alter the mood and visual style of footage
  • 3D Space Exploration
    • Introducing 3D Layers
    • Enhancing 3D Scenes with Camera Techniques - depth of field and camera movements
    • Practical Exercise - Cinematic Scene Creation - develop a short cinematic sequence using 3D layers and camera movements
  • Motion Tracking and Stabilization
    • Motion Tracking Fundamentals
    • Stabilizing Shaky Footage - remove unwanted camera shake
    • Practical Exercise - Footage Rescue - stabilize shaky footage and integrate text or graphics
  • Integrating Motion Graphics with Video
    • Blending Motion Graphics and Live Action
    • Practical Exercise - Interactive Scene Creation - create a scene where motion graphics interact with live-action footage
  • Expressions and Scripting for Efficiency
    • Understanding Expressions
    • Implementing Basic Expressions - learn to write expressions to streamline workflows
    • Automating Animations - use slider controls and expressions to automate animation processes
    • Practical Exercise - Create an animation setup using expressions to automate movement
  • Final Project and Professional Output
    • Final Project Preparation and Review
    • Rendering and Exporting for Various Needs - master the rendering and exporting options to prepare projects for different formats
    • Export Settings Deep Dive - optimize quality and file size, targeting specific platforms and needs
    • Best Practices for High-Quality Outputs
    • Practical Exercise - Experiment with exporting projects in different formats, analyzing how settings impact output quality

Who Should Attend this Course?

  • This course is designed for content creators, video editors, graphic designers and anyone interested in mastering Adobe After Effects. Whether you're looking to improve your professional portfolio, create captivating content for social media, or delve into the world of visual effects and animation, this course provides the skills and knowledge to achieve your creative goals.

The Instructor

Yavinesh Rajagopal

Prior to becoming a trainer, he has worked as DTP artist, graphic designer and multimedia designer for more than 6 years. Plus with 13 years’ experience in teaching working adults on Figma, Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Captivate, Autodesk Autocad, Catia, Autodesk Revit, Inkscape, GIMP and Autodesk Maya in the area of Graphic Designing, UI & UX, Course Authoring, Video Editing, Vfx, Motion Graphics, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Drawing, BIM (Building Information Modeling) and 3D Animation Production.

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