After Effects Fast Track | BAVC

After Effects Fast Track

56 hours total
$2,085.00
TechSF Eligible 

Up your game with this straight-forward introduction to motion graphics and Adobe After Effects. Through these 4 classes, you'll learn the building blocks of motion graphics to complete your skill set. Video editors can increase their hire-ability by knowing how Adobe After Effects works and how it integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer or Apple Final Cut Pro. One year BAVC membership included. Prerequisites: Photoshop: Introduction (or pass the Photoshop Assessment)

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After Effects: Intermediate

Moving forward from BAVC’s After Effects Introduction, create captivating visual effects for video, television and the web with BAVC’s expert instructors. Building on students’ basic knowledge of the interface and focusing on the powerful intra-frame and compositing abilities of the software, this two-day San Francisco Bay Area class covers the more sophisticated features of Adobe After Effects. Whether you are interested in animation techniques, or text layer animation, this class will help you become more skilled in the After Effects techniques to help you achieve desired results in your After Effects projects.

Topics covered include:

  • Nesting, layer modes, parenting, null and adjustment layers
  • Animation techniques for acceleration, variable speed effects
  • Working in 3D
  • Text layer animation
  • Track mattes and advanced mask techniques

San Francisco Adobe After Effects Course: Intermediate Workshop

BAVC offers courses on the full suite of Adobe graphic design software in San Francisco, and many students come to us with an interest in taking a San Francisco, After Effects: Intermediate Workshop class. Whether you are interested in animation techniques, or text layer animation, this Bay Area Adobe After Effects training will draw students from San Francisco and all over the Bay Area. Students even attend from Oakland or Marin County.

After Effects: Introduction

Create captivating visual effects for video, television, and the web. Learn Adobe After Effects from expert instructors at BAVC. Conveniently located in the San Francisco Bay Area, BAVC's After Effects: Introduction is a two-day immersive class for beginners. You'll learn to apply the motion graphics skills of today's leading animators and visual effects creators to your own media and web projects. By taking Adobe After Effects Introduction at BAVC, you will learn to:

  • Arrange the workspace
  • Import Files
  • Set basic linear keyframes
  • Use other kinds of keyframes- i.e. autobezier, easy ease, hold
  • Navigate in the timeline
  • Edit layers from the timeline
  • Add effects
  • Use resets
  • Create masks
  • Render videos

Introductory Training on Adobe After Effects in San Francisco

BAVC offers introductory training on Adobe software, including After Effects, in San Francisco; and many students come to us with an interest in taking the full suite of Adobe software and Motion Graphics and Effects classes. This class will draw students from San Francisco and all over the Bay Area. Students even attend from Oakland or Marin County.

Motion Graphic Design: Workflow

Sure, you know Final Cut and After Effects and Maya and Flash and . . . what you don't know is how to make them play nice together. While there are an infinite number of pathways to follow while working on a motion graphics project, only a few will yield the best results in the shortest amount of time. This class in San Francisco is tailored for the intermediate motion graphics artist who wants to streamline their work process and maximize results. Topics include:

  • Planning an efficient roundtripping process
  • Using proxies to speed up your work
  • Moving from Illustrator and Photoshop to After Effects
  • Creating and using templates in Motion and After Effects
  • Moving between Adobe and Apple apps smoothly
  • Working with 3D apps
  • Creating assets for Flash

Motion Graphic Design: Workflow Workshop Training for the San Francisco Bay Area

BAVC offers this Motion Graphic Design class in San Francisco, and many students come to us with an interest in taking San Francisco graphic design training classes. Whether you are interested in learning Adobe and Apple apps for Graphic Design, this class will draw students from San Francisco and all over the Bay Area. Students even attend from Oakland or Marin County.

After Effects: Compositing

Unleash the power of AE's compositing tools! Compositing is the core of motion graphics work. This San Francisco class covers the basics of Keylight and similar keying effects, standard practices for pulling a good key, as well as other techniques to improve your composites, such as color matching and rotoscoping. Topics include:

  • Overview of After Effects keying effects
  • Advanced techniques for pulling a better key
  • Color correction in After Effects

San Francisco After Effects Class: Compositing Workshop

BAVC offers After Effects graphics training in San Francisco; many students come to us with an interest in taking a San Francisco class. Whether you are interested in looking for advanced techniques for pulling a better key or color correction, this class is for you. This class will draw students from San Francisco and all over the Bay Area. Students even attend from Oakland or Marin County.