Wednesday, September 5, 2018

After Effects Fundamentals Course

After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production. Among other things, After Effects can be used for keying, tracking, compositing, and animation. It also functions as a very basic non-linear editor, audio editor, and media transcoder.




DESCRIPTION


After Effects is a digital visual effectsmotion graphics, and compositing application developed by Adobe Systems and used in the post-production process of film making and television production. Among other things, After Effects can be used for keyingtrackingcompositing, and animation. It also functions as a very basic non-linear editor, audio editor, and media transcoder.


OBJECTIVES:


  • Understand the concepts behind Animation Techniques
  • Learn how to Design, Animate, and Sequence complete Motion Graphics Projects
  • Work with all the transformations basic and beyond
  • Learn easy, yet powerful, techniques to create the most complex animations
  • Create Stunning Visual Effects using Build in Effects (no expensive third party plugins)
  • Apply special effects such as Rotoscoping, Chromakeying, Camera Tracking and many more.


TRAINING STRUCTURE:

              After Effects Professional  12 class x 2.5 hours = 30 hours

Requirements
  • After Effects 2018 installed on your computer.
  • Computer with 8 GB Ram and i5 processor is recommend.


Course Contents

Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Motion Graphics ■■ RGB Color Model ■■ Frame Size ■■ Resolution ■■ Pixel Aspect Ratio ■■ Alpha Channels ■■ Frame Rate ■■ Time Code ■■ Interpreting Footage Lesson 2: Getting to Know the Workflow ■■ How After Effects Works ■■ Overview of panels ■■ Creating a project and importing footage ■■ Creating a composition and arranging layers ■■ Adding effects and modifying layer properties ■■ Animating the composition ■■ Previewing your work ■■ Optimizing performance in After Effects ■■ Customizing workspaces ■■ Controlling the brightness of the user interface ■■ Finding resources for using After Effects Lesson 3: Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets ■■ Importing footage using Adobe Bridge ■■ Importing video clips ■■ Importing stills ■■ Importing a sequence of stills (interpreting) ■■ Importing multilayered photoshop and illustrator files ■■ Creating a new composition ■■ Applying effects to a layer ■■ Changing parameters globally ■■ Creating keyframes ■■ Keyframe interpolation: auto, continuous, and bezier interpolation ■■ Temporal and spatial Interpolation ■■ Roving in time for spatial properties ■■ Creating and applying an animation preset ■■ Previewing your work Lesson 4: Working With Masks ■■ About masks ■■ Creating a mask with the Pen tool ■■ Editing a mask ■■ Feathering the edges of a mask ■■ Replacing the content of the mask ■■ Mask interpolation ■■ Using masks from Illustrator and Photoshop ■■ Masks for spatial keyframes
Lesson 5: Animating Text
■■ About text layers
■■ Creating and formatting point text vs paragraph text
■■ Using a text animation preset
■■ Text on a path
■■ Animating imported Photoshop text
■■ Animating text using a path animation preset
■■ Using a text animators
■■ Adding properties
■■ Adding a range selector
■■ Using a text animator group
Lesson 6: Working with Shape Layers
■■ Adding a shape layer
■■ Creating custom shapes
■■ Creating stars
■■ Default properties of shape layers
■■ Add properties
■■ Creating Groups
■■ Stack your shapes & properties
■■ Using Brainstorm to experiment
Lesson 7: Other Effects
■■ Time remapping
■■ Motion sketch
■■ The smoother
■■ The wiggler
■■ Auto orient
■■ Splitting a layer
■■ Adjustment layers
■■ The effects and presets panel
Lesson 8: Distorting Objects with the Puppet Tools
■■ About the Puppet tools
■■ Adding Deform pins
■■ Defining areas of overlap
■■ Stiffening an area
■■ Animating pin positions
■■ Recording animation
Lesson 9: Rendering and Output
■■ Creating templates for the Render Queue
■■ Exporting using the Render Queue
■■ Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder
Lesson 10: Parenting
■■ Understanding Parenting

■■ Simple Pickwhipping
■■ Parenting to a null
■■ Using Parenting for positioning
■■ Using Parenting in Special Effects
Lesson 11: Other Effects
■■ Time remapping
■■ Understanding Compound Effects
■■ Gradient Wipe
■■ Displacement Map
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Lesson 12: Transfer Controls
■■ Understanding Layer Blending Modes and how to change those using
shortcuts
■■ Using Track Mattes
■■ Understanding precomposing and nesting
■■ Stencil and Silhouette

■■ Preserve Transparency



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Our Team

  • Hussien HafezAerospace Engineer
  • Mina MagedAerospace Engineer
  • Mohamed AliAerospace Engineer
  • Abdellatif RashedElectrical Engineer
  • Mostafa HamodaAerospace Engineer
  • Moaz El SweifyAerospace Engineer