Adobe After Effects Training - Intermediate

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 3 days

Cost: £515

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Overview of the course
Taking your After Effects knowledge to the next level will let you create visually stunning animations. This course is designed to help you do just that. You will learn the advanced features of the software as well as countless tips and tricks from our talented motion graphics artists.

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 basic understanding of how After Effects works and are now willing to explore some of the advanced features of the application.

Prerequisites
In order to attend this course, you should have already completed the After Effects Beginner 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.

Advanced Animation Techniques
  • Different keyframes
  • Animation assistants
  • Easing the keyframes
  • Temporal interpolation
  • Spatial interpolation
  • Animating the Anchor Point

Shape Layers

  • Creating basic and advanced shapes
  • Animating shape layers
  • Using the repeater
Enhancing Clips
  • Understanding different layer modes
  • Creating artificial light
  • Using Fractal and Turbulent Noise effects
  • Light tricks
The Third Dimension
  • Setting up 3D scenes
  • Working with 3D layers
  • 3D properties
  • Perspective tricks

Cycore Collection Effects

  • Introduction to CC effects
  • Realistic rain and snow
  • Force Motion Blur
  • CC Ball Action
Vegas and Stroke Effects
  • Adding a stroke to a path
  • Creating glowing whips and animated lines
  • Creating flourishes
Displacement Maps
  • Understanding displacement maps
  • Using Photoshop to create a displacement map
  • Animating still images
Particles
  • What are particles?
  • Different uses of particles
  • Simple particle systems

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.