Introduction to Adobe After Effects CC

Introduction to Adobe After Effects CC

Where: Smith College
Elm Street
Henshaw D, Center for Media Production, Digital Media Lab, Room 102
Northampton, MA
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When: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - Thursday, June 6, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Note: Registration starts at 8:30am

Workshop Organizer: Kate Lee of Smith College 

Registration Fee:
NERCOMP Member: $300
Non-Member: $600
The registration fee covers hands on training. Breaks and meals are not included, but there is a cafeteria on site where items can be purchased.

Event Overview
This two day, hands-on course provides a basic overview of the Adobe After Effects CC tools used to create motion graphics for film, video, the web and mobile devices. Learn how to animate, edit, layer and composite a variety of media into polished motion graphics animations, and output your compositions to multiple file formats. Sample media files and pre-built exercises will be used.

 - Working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X interface
 - At least 1-2 years practical working experience with Adobe Premiere Pro.

Navigating the interface
- Establishing a workflow
- Animating elements with presets and keyframes
- Building composites
- Working with shape layers
- Working with blend modes
- Working with masks and track mattes
- Working with pre-compositions, groups, and parenting
- Working with time remapping
- Rendering and output

Please note - Participants will be working with Adobe After Effects CC 2018 on iMac machines but Windows users are welcome to attend.

Registration is limited to 12 seats.


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