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After Effects Studio Techniques Level 1: Mastering Fundamentals  (ADAE301)

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 2 Days

Compatible with CC


This hands-on Pro Series course helps you master Adobe After Effects fundamentals including project and assets management, advanced animation, and transparency.


ADAE101—Adobe After Effects or equivalent knowledge or experience is mandatory. ADPS101—Adobe Photoshop: 2 days, ADAI101—Adobe Illustrator or equivalent knowledge or experience are strongly recommended.

This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

Course Outline

  • Compositing in After Effects
    • Production and studio settings
    • Project and Composition settings
    • View panels and previews
    • Effects, Plug-ins, and Presets
  • Optimizing Projects
    • Optimizing projects overview
    • Render Queue and output
    • Creating Rendering and output Templates
    • Controlling the Render Pipeline
    • Network rendering
  • The Timeline  
    • Spatial and Temporal Keyframes
    • Timing and retiming
    • Time-reverse keyframes
    • Keyframe Velocity and exponential scale
    • Spatial offsets
    • Keyframes and the Graph Editor
  • Mastering Selections
    • Combining Layers
    • Camera Lens and optical edges
    • Advanced masking
    • Mask modes and combining selections
    • Animated Masks
  • Mastering Transparency
    • Importing and interpreting Alpha Channels
    • Blending Modes with or without Alpha
    • Advanced Track Mattes

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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