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Adobe After Effects CC For Beginners: Learn After Effects CC

William Bartlett, CoFounder of Life Progression Project

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44 Videos (1h 38m)
    • Adobe After Effects CC For Beginners: Learn After Effects CC Promo

      1:10
    • Introduction

      0:35
    • Creating a new Composition

      1:48
    • Importing Files posted

      1:44
    • Creating a layer

      1:01
    • Understanding layers in the project panel

      2:59
    • Creating and Editing Text Layers

      4:05
    • Transforming a text layer

      3:13
    • Understanding Key Frame Animations

      2:00
    • Animating a Text Layer

      4:29
    • Settings for smooth playback

      1:12
    • Creating a solid layer

      2:27
    • Working With Masks

      3:09
    • Animating Masks

      2:22
    • Creating a Solid With Bezier Points

      0:42
    • Parenting Layers

      1:49
    • Optiming AE preferences

      1:16
    • Media and Disk Cache

      1:10
    • Setting up Auto Save

      0:42
    • Setting up Memory Usage

      0:44
    • Creating 1080p preset Composition

      1:22
    • Creating 4k Preset Composition

      0:52
    • Creating 720p Preset Composition

      0:34
    • Creating SD Preset Composition

      0:52
    • Exporting Projects

      0:51
    • Creating a 1080p export preset

      1:48
    • Creating an alpha export preset

      1:53
    • Using Drop Shadow on Text

      2:26
    • 3D Text Effects

      0:49
    • Fast Blur Text Effect

      1:06
    • Creating Lower Third Titles

      8:13
    • Creating smooth transitions with easy ease keyframes

      1:49
    • Exporting an alpha channel

      0:52
    • Creating a Motion Graphic Title

      5:57
    • Making The Motion Graphic look great

      4:47
    • Fixing Banding in your Motion Graphic

      1:57
    • Working with Pre Compositions

      1:52
    • Using Effects on a Pre Composition

      3:08
    • Using Masks to reveal your motion graphic

      3:14
    • Working with Shape Layers posted

      2:33
    • Introduction to 3d layers and cameras posted

      6:26
    • Exporting SD files posted

      2:08
    • Exporting 4K files posted

      2:57
    • Conclusion

      0:38

About This Class

Adobe After Effects CC For Beginners!

This course is an introduction into Adobe After Effects. It will get you started with understanding the software to create effects, animations, and titles for your video projects.

This course will take you from the very beginning of opening After Effects and learning the windows and settings to creating your first motion graphic title.

Your instructor for this course is William Bartlett. He has been using After Effects since 2006 for commercials, feature films, and animated creative projects. He is the founder of an established video production company in Toronto Canada, and has been the Visual Effects Supervisor and Lead Visual Effects Artist on dozens of projects including feature films and television commercials.

Our team will be available to answer any questions and help you with any issues you may come across while making your way through the course.

Even if you don’t own After Effects you can still take advantage of this course by downloading a free 30 day trial from Adobe, on their website. All you need is an account with them, which is free to sign up for.

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

I'm an editor, but an absolute beginner on After Effects. This is basic, good information and I'm feeling a lot better about navigating the interface. Sometimes he goes too quickly as I try to switch back and forth between my AE and the tutorial. And I'm not certain why we skip from one tool to the next. However, I'm getting a good ground floor understanding. If you don't work in television already in editing or with photoshop, this will be harder to understand. The concepts are similar and it helps to have prior knowledge.

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William Bartlett

CoFounder of Life Progression Project

Entrepreneur, Cinematographer, Content Creator & Real Estate Investor.

Specializing in the following skills: Entrepreneurship, Business, Investing, Video Production (Filming, Editing, Visual Effects) and Online Marketing.

Founder and Lead Cinematographer of Sight Seven Productions and CoFounder and Content Creator for Life Progression Project.

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