Adobe After Effects CS4
Course length: 2 days
You will use Adobe After Effects to create 2D and 3D compositions.
This Adobe After Effects training course is intended for computer professionals interested in learning to work with video and graphics using Adobe After Effects CS4. The course is also for Adobe CS4 application suite users looking to expand their design skills.
Before taking this course, students should be familiar with graphics applications, such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Students should also have experience in a video editing application, such as Adobe Premiere and other video editing applications.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Familiarize themselves with the Adobe After Effects environment and set up a project.
- Work with a composition.
- Create animations.
- Use advanced animation techniques.
- Create transparency.
- Integrate Adobe After Effects with other applications.
- Output video files.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Adobe After Effects CS4
Topic 1A: Customize the Interface
Topic 1B: Initiate a Project
Lesson 2: Working with a Composition
Topic 2A: Build a Basic Composition
Topic 2B: Create a Nested Composition
Topic 2C: Preview a Composition
Topic 2D: Manipulate Layers
Lesson 3: Creating Animations
Topic 3A: Create Shapes and Text
Topic 3B: Animate Layers
Topic 3C: Apply Effects
Topic 3D: Apply Blending Modes
Lesson 4: Using Advanced Animation Techniques
Topic 4A: Pre-Compose Layers
Topic 4B: Use Expressions
Topic 4C: Create Camera Views
Topic 4D: Animate with Puppet Tools
Lesson 5: Creating Transparency
Topic 5A: Track Transparency and Motion in Compositions
Topic 5B: Create Masks
Lesson 6: Integrating After Effects with Other Applications
Topic 6A: Use Adobe Bridge
Topic 6B: Integrate After Effects with Photoshop
Topic 6C: Integrate After Effects with Premiere Pro
Lesson 7: Outputting Video Files
Topic 7A: Create Markers and Metadata
Topic 7B: Render a Composition
Topic 7C: Export an After Effects Project
Appendix A: Effect Categories
Appendix B: The Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Program
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