Udemy / OVC Masters
Jerry Banfield, Ermin Kreponic
*** New Course for January 2016 ***
This course is an introduction into Adobe After Effects. It will help you get 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. Just reach out in the comment section.
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Getting Started
Creating A New Composition
Creating a new solid layer
Introduction to layers in the timeline and project panel
Creating and editing text layers
Transforming a text layer
Section 3: Introduction to animating layers with After Effects
Understanding key frame animations
Learn to animate text layers
Settings for smooth playback
Using solid layers in your animations
Working with masks in After Effects
Animating masks in After Effects
Creating a solid layer mask with bezier points
Making animations easier with parenting layers
Section 4: Optimizing After Effects to save you time and frustration
Optimizing After Effects preferences.
Optimizing media and disk cache
Setting up the auto-save function
Setting up memory usage
Creating a high definition 1080p composition preset
Creating an ultra high definition 4K composition preset
Creating a high definition 720p composition preset
Creating a standard definition composition preset
Exporting After Effects projects
Creating a high definition 1080p export preset
Creating a high definition 1080p alpha channel export
Section 5: Professional looking titles with ease.
We hope you are enjoying the course! Please ask any questions you may have
Making your text pop in your video projects with drop shadow effects
Using 3D text effects
Using the fast blur effect on your text layers
Creating lower third titles
Using easy ease keyframes to create smoother transitions in animations
Exporting an alpha channel video
Section 6: Creating a professional motion graphic with ease
Creating a motion graphic title
Making your motion graphic look great.
Fixing banding issues in your motion graphic title
Working with pre-compositions
Using effects on a pre-composition
Using masks to add a finishing touch on a great looking motion graphic title
Section 7: Conclusion
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