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Adobe After Effects Essentials Course Melbourne LS


Subject to Government and State regulations and lock down laws, Melbourne courses will continue to run on a first come first served basis and the courses will be one 2 one.

All courses in other centres are postponed.

You can book a course as it will resume on the first available dates after restrictions are lifted.

Any new bookings are subject to postponement without refund.

Venues are protected and cleaned to government published regulations.

This is subject to the ever evolving updates.

Whether you are in the social media and marketing space, motion graphics designer, a web designer, rich media artist or video editor, Adobe After Effects CC allows you to create stunning motion graphics and visual effects. 

Up your skills from the basic through to advanced animation techniques, Text animations, Motion effects, Track mattes, Nesting, Precompose, 3D cameras & Lighting and other with Labspace. 

Labspace is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre with Adobe Certified Trainer Ced Robertson, who has over 20 years experience including time training in the broadcast industry, as your instructor. 

Pre-requisites None other than basic computer litracy.

Course includes As an Adobe Authorised Training Centre – participants receive upon course completion a Certificate endorsed by Adobe and your owen personalised Classroom in an eBook - value over $55.00.

Course material and reference notes covering course topics and more.

Mac, PC laptop supplied or you welcome to bring your own Laptop

Small classes - 1 to 6 people

Courses delivered in English


This two day Adobe After Effects course is designed to allow those new to post production to get the most from this immensely powerful software. 

The emphasis throughout this After Effects course is on practical exercises.

These exercises will cover incorporating video with Photoshop and Illustrator graphics, video layering techniques, using effects, working in a 3D environment and rendering your finished production for broadcast, HD or the web.

Course Outline 

Introduction to the Interface•Panel, Groups of Panels and floating Panels •Default and custom Workspacs•Create your own favorite workspace•Must know Preferences 

Importing footage•Movies •Photoshop files•Handling audio •Looping video footage •Illustrator integration •Interpreting footage

Animation Essentials •Understanding Keyframe interpolation •Animating Transform properties •Working with Motion Blur •Motion tracking •Using the Wiggle expression •Parenting •Modifying layer time properties •Adjusting Speed and rotation •Working with Masks and Mattes •Creating Masks •Mask properties •Working with Layers

Text•Creating and modifying text •Animating text along a path •Formatting •Using text Presets •Text animation techniques Parent/child relationships •Linking parts together using parenting. •Pre Composing a scene •Working between compositions

 Shape tools•Drawing and Animating Shapes •Adding Animators to Shapes •Transforming shape animators

Effects•Applying and customising effects•Animation Presets and masks•Using Warp Stabiliser to remove jitter •Using adjustment layers •Blending Modes

Rotoscoping•Using the Roto Brush tool to create animated mattes 

3D and Lighting •Introduction to 3D Animation •Working with 3D layers •Working with cameras •Positioning objects in a 3D space •3D views and axes•3D Text •3D lighting

Export•The Render Queue •Output and compression settings •File formats •Export for TV, Web and mobile devices•Adobe Media Encoder

What You Get

◦ Adobe Classroom in an eBook after course reference material (value over $55.00).◦ Class exercises relevant to industry and broacast standards.◦ AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate◦ Choice of Mac or PC or Bring your own laptop◦ After Course Support◦ Free Course Resit subject to availability.◦ Small Classes - 1 to 6 participants

Tea, coffee, Filtered water and biscuits are available throughout the day

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What do you need to bring:Notebook if you want to take notesA 8GB+ USB if you wish to copy your class filesHeadphones, as your course includes audio exercisesLunch or support one of the many local places around the venue.

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