Course Description

Adobe After Effects

Pulse College

Adobe After Effects Course.

The three day Adobe After Effects course in Dublin is suitable for beginners and self-taught users of After Effects alike. It is a comprehensive tour through all the features and tool sets of After Effects CC from the basics of layer-based animation to the complexities of 2.5D camera-based scenes.

This course will follow the official workbook from Adobe Systems (one reference copy supplied) and additionally will include examples of real-world broadcast compositing. Attendees will also become comfortable exploring the connections from After Effects to other Creative Suite products such as Premiere Pro, Media Encoder and Bridge. This is a comprehensive tour of Adobe After Effects covering ingest through to export guided by the only Adobe Certified Instructor for After Effects in all-Ireland.

All training media will be supplied to delegates for unrestricted future use along with one reference copy of the Adobe Systems workbook: After Effects CC Classroom in a Book.

Course Content

Day One

  • Learning the Workflow
  • Rendering and Exporting
  • Basic Animation using Effects and Presets
  • Animating Text
  • Constructing Backgrounds with Shape Layers

Day Two

  • Create a Web Spot using Parenting, Track Mattes, Slideshows and Audio
  • Animate Photoshop Layers
  • Working with Masks: Replacing Computer Screen Content
  • Compositing using Rotobrushing, Puppet Tools and Custom Expressions
  • Keying, Colour Correction and Clone Stamping (removing and replacing video)

Day Three

  • Create a 3D Scene
  • Animating Cameras, Lights and Shadows
  • Ray Traced Text (Text with Extruded Depth)
  • Working with Cinema 4D Lite
  • Using the 3D Camera Tracker
  • Stabilising Footage and Multipoint Tracking
  • Basics of Particle Systems: Fire and Smoke

Each student will receive an Adobe certificate of completion.

College Name Pulse College
Course Category Adobe, Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 19th February 2018
Course Fee €390
Course Duration 3 Days
Course Times Wednesday 10am – 4pm
Entry Requirements -This course is suitable for anyone working with animation, motion graphics, advertising or promotions looking to improve their media skills and discover the creative possibilities of this industry standard software. -No previous experience is required. -There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class. -Upon receiving your application form our Admissions Team will be in contact to discuss our payment options in securing your course place.
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Pulse College

20 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Pulse College
20 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4, Dublin, Republic of Ireland