Adobe After Effects

Live Streaming at a Distance

Type

Live Streaming
from distance

Duration

18 classes
54 hs

Home

February
2021

Cursada

Monday and Thursday
19 p.m. to 22 p.m.

Requirements

No requirements

Think about animation, motion graphics o VFX involves thinking about After Effects. It is one of the most used programs in the audiovisual industry since it has a dynamic interface and wide compatibility with various other programs and formats, helping us to achieve incredible results.
Its animation and composition tools facilitate the workflow in an environment where time is limited.
It allows animating in 2D and interacting with 3D objects and scenes. After Effects combines audios, videos, still images, and vector elements in your compositions. The tool also has a wide arsenal of special effects for composition and color correction.

Who is it for?

Animators, graphic designers, editors, VFX composers, audiovisual producers, photographers, or amateurs of animation and visual effects.

What do you learn?

The course is divided into 3 stages

Animation

  • Digital format concepts and introduction to the software interface.
  • Simultaneous work with other programs, such as Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop, in the preparation of files necessary for an animation project.
  • Clipping techniques for alpha and luma channels through the use of track mattes and blending modes between the layers.
  • Use of shape layers and creation of parametric elements for animation or masks.
  • Fundamental principles of animation.
  • Manipulation of keyframes (keyframes) to make organic and professional animations.
  • Smoothing of movements through the use of animation curves, smoothing of trajectories and movement hierarchies.
  • Typographic animation.
  • Creation of 3D environments through the use of 3D layers combined with animated cameras.
  • Creation of lights and lighting techniques applied to animation.
  • Scene preparation processes for your export stage that require different audiovisual media.
  • Management of codecs and formats to export projects through Adobe Encoder.

Motion Graphics

  • Workflow between After Effects and Cinema 4D via Cineware - One of the newest additions to After Effects for composing or finalizing a scene initially created in Cinema 4D.
  • Particle systems: complete workflow for the generation, configuration and advanced customization of particle systems through the use of Trapcode Particular.
  • Trapcode Suite complementary plugins: Form and 3D Stroke.
  • Kinetic typo: one of the most used techniques in the motion graphics industry.
  • Through an integral project, all the necessary stages are covered to create an impressive typographic animation, which begins with the design and then goes through the stages of storyboarding, importing the graphic elements into After Effects, text animation process and Chambers and composition of funds and export.

Post production and VFX

  • Motion tracking techniques: motion capture processes in real captures (live action) through the use of point track, corner pin, mask tracking and camera tracking tools, being able to apply the information obtained to elements created in After Effects as objects , cameras, lights, etc.
  • Movement stabilization processes in footages.
  • Color correction through the use of color curves and levels. Handling the color histogram of an image, creating a professional look for your videos and animations.
  • Colorimetry with Adobe Lumetri and use of color wheels.
  • Chroma key: one of the most used techniques in VFX to remove the original background from a footage and compose it on another stage.
  • Time manipulation and parallax effects.

You will receive a certificate of completion in digital format.

Main software to use

Adobe After Effects, video editing and animation software logo icon
Adobe Illustrator, vector design program
Adobe Photoshop software editing bitmap pixels icon software

Image Campus Distance Education Live Learning Concept

It is not simply a recorded video.
It's you, your colleagues and your teacher, live!

We bring the classroom experience to your home with classes via streaming in real time.

All classes taught are recorded and we give you permanent access so you can see it as many times as you want.

We encourage interaction between students and teachers by digital means because we know how important networking is for your profession.

Why is our Live Streaming distance education system better than a simple online course?

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100% Full Streaming (live classes) Previously recorded videos
Active participation in class with personalized feedback.
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Analysis and creative process of projects.
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Practical exercises with personalized feedback and corrections from the teacher
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Method of solving real cases
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Interaction and exchange with other students
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Access to community of Image Campus professionals
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Access to the Image Campus Exclusive Employment Center for Students
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    Professionals who collaborated in the design of the study plan

    Diego Mendel, professor at Image Campus

    Diego Mendel
    Designer and audiovisual producer at Huella Digital (co-founder). Certified by Adobe as ACE (Adobe Certified Expert) and ACI (Adobe Certified Instructor) in After Effects and Premiere. Certified as an Autodesk Certified Professional in Autodesk Maya. Between 2008 and 2013 he worked as a professor and academic coordinator at the SAGA institute, at the Salvador and Belo Horizonte, Brazil campuses. Serves production companies in Argentina and Brazil as a freelancer in the motion graphics area. At Image Campus he has worked since 2014 as content coordinator and teacher in the Multimedia Production career of the Motion Graphics Professional Training Path and as an Image Campus consultant professor for training companies.

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    In a building environment specially designed for our activity, all our classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. One PC per student with all the software required for each course.