Adobe After Effects Level II

at Manhattan Edit Workshop - Chelsea

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Thu, Oct 10, 10:00am - Oct 11, 6:00pm (2 sessions)

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Location:
Chelsea, Manhattan
119 W 23rd St Ste 700
Btw 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this after effects class:

This two-day intermediate class will take you beyond the basics by focusing on industry standard best-practices for creating motion graphics.  Building on concepts learned in the level one class, you will learn how to incorporate text, graphics, and effects to your movies. 

Upon completion of this course, you will have an excellent understanding of the menu and tools in After Effects and be able to perform work with a high level of efficiency.

Prerequisite: 
  • After effects level I or equivalent experience.
Audience: 
  • Producers
  • Editors
  • Assistant Editors
  • Motion Graphic Artists interested in getting beyond the basics of Adobe After Effects
Adobe After Effects Level II - Course Outline – (2 Days)

Parenting
• Understanding Parenting
• Simple Pickwhipping
• Parenting to a null
• Using Parenting for positioning
• Using Parenting in Special Effects

Other Effects
• Time remapping
• Understanding Compound Effects
• Gradient Wipe
• Displacement Map

Transfer Controls
• Understanding Layer Blending Modes and how to change those using shortcuts
• Using Track Mattes
• Understanding precomposing and nesting
• Stencil and Silhouette
• Preserve Transparency

Tracking/Stabilizing

• Understanding tracking
• Using the tracker
• Warp Stabilizer
• Track Motion
• Using single-point motion tracking
• Using multipoint tracking
• Stabalize Motion
• Mocha overview
• Tips for better tracking

Expressions
• Introduction to Expressions
• Simple Pickwhipping
• Using expressions to animate to the rhythm of music
• Adjusting the expression direction
• Adjusting the expression parameters
• Adjusting the rate of change
• Adjusting the final value
• Creating a loop using expressions
• The wiggle expression

Keying
• Understanding Keying
• Shooting Techniques for easier Keying
• Using Garbage Mattes for easier Keying
• Using Keylight
• Refining the Matte

Using the Roto Brush Tool
• About rotoscoping
• Getting started
• Creating a segmentation boundary
• Fine-tuning the matte
• Freezing your Roto Brush tool results
• Changing the background
• Adding animated text
• Outputting your project

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Refund Policy

Rescheduling policy: Bookings transferred by the customer more than 14 business days before the commencement date of the course will incur no transfer fee. Bookings rescheduled by the customer within 0 to 14 business days of the commencement date of the course will incur a $150 transfer fee. All transferred courses must be completed within 3 months of the commencement date of the original class.


Cancellation/exclusion policy: Any student who cancels at least 7 days before the class should receive a 100% refund. If they cancel 0 - 6 days before the course, they should be charged a registration fee of 10% of the total course cost or $100, whichever amount would be less.

In the event that a customer cancels a booking for which a transfer has taken place, this will incur a minimum 50% cancellation fee.

Exclusion of a student by the school may occur if the student displays behavior deemed inappropriate and/or disruptive to other students and/or the school. Student will receive 1 (one) written warning regarding behavior. If the behavior in question is repeated, the student will be removed from the class with a written explanation of their exclusion. In the event that a student is removed due to the above-mentioned repetitive and/or disruptive behavior, no tuition fees will be refunded.


Note: Any transfers and cancellations require written notification to [email protected]

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