Adobe After Effects Training - Advanced

Level: Advanced

Duration: 3 days

Cost: £515

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Overview of the course
One of the most advanced After Effects courses you can get. These three days will teach you how to master the concept of colour correction, work with advanced expressions, 3D lights, rigging cameras, time re-mapping, as well as hundreds (literally!) of tips and tricks. Upon completion, you will have mastered the key skills to bring your ideas to life and will be able to create visually stunning videos, infographics and animations. You will be working on real-life projects with our expert motion graphics artists. This course will also prepare you for the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam, which is an excellent way to prove that you can use After Effects at an advanced level.

Money-Back Guarantee
If you are not truly satisfied with your Adobe After Effects training, neither are we. Let us know on the first day and we will make it right. Otherwise, we will refund 100% of your money. 

Lifetime Support
Once you have completed your After Effects course, you will have access to our email and telephone support for a lifetime. You can contact us for any questions or technical issues, related to what you’ve learned on your training course.

24-Month Free Class Retake
If you want to come back and attend this After Effects course again to refresh your skills, you have 24 months to do so. The retake is free of charge.

This course is for…
Those who already have a working knowledge of After Effects and are now looking to expand their skills, explore some of the advanced features of the application and prepare themselves for the Adobe Certified Exam.

Ideally you will have attended our After Effects Intermediate course or have equivalent knowledge of the application.

About the application
Adobe After Effects is one of the most powerful digital motion graphics and compositing applications out there. It is mainly used to create 2D, 2.5D, and 3D animations, title sequences, visual effects, colour correction, and compositing by filmmakers and broadcasters. With its ability to integrate seamlessly with other applications, After Effects is an invaluable tool for any motion designer.

Colour Keying

  • Understanding different types of keying
  • Using KeyLight
  • Creating a garbage matte
  • Refining a matte
  • Understanding basic and advanced expressions
  • Syntax and Array 
  • Working with more complex expressions
  • Expression controllers
  • Driving a property with audio levels
Advanced Particles
  • Creative uses of particles
  • Built-in particles
  • Third party plug-ins

Advanced 3D

  • Building 3D Models from layered files
  • Creating a 3D room
  • Cameras and Lights
  • Shining lights through glasses and windows
  • Material properties
Playing with Time
  • Time re-mapping
  • Timewarp
  • Time in graph editor
Advanced Motion Tracking
  • Understanding the Motion Tracker options
  • Using multiple trackers
  • Tracking a camera
  • Tracking with Mocha for After Effects

Working in 32bpc

  • Understanding bit depths
  • Working with super-white
  • Creating neon glows

Advanced Colour Correction

  • Key concepts
  • Matching colour
  • Matching grain
  • Removing blemishes
3D Text and Kinetic Typography
  • Extruding text in 3D
  • Lighting text
  • Working with null objects
  • Animating cameras
  • Working with Kinetic Typography
Using the Graph Editor
  • Graph editor demystified
  • Different options for refining animations
  • Different types of keyframes in graph editor
 Adobe Certified Expert Exam
  • Booking an exam
  • Preparation
  • Further resources

Group Bookings

If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 15% discount for each student from the original price of this course.

Education and Non-profit Organisations

If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 15% discount on all our courses.

Training Credits

Our Training Credits Scheme is the most cost-effective way to train your entire team. With this scheme, you buy training days up front and use them over one year. To see full details, visit our Training Credits Page.

Early Bird

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

Students and Freelancers

We know how difficult it can be to try and self-fund a course – that’s why we introduced a 15% discount to all university students and those who work as freelancers.