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After Effects Masterclass

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What is After Masterclass EffectsTraining?

Our instructor led one day introductory Adobe training After Effects Masterclass course will provide those new to post production techniques the tools to use this powerful software.

After Effects

Adobe After Effects Masterclass is a very large and powerful motion graphics application.

If you have specialist requirements, feel free to call us on +44 (0)1273 622272 to discuss your objectives and we will be happy to put together a bespoke After Effects course for you.

After Effects Masterclass Course Content

How After Effects Masterclass Works

  • Projects
  • Compositions
  • Layers
  • Effects
  • Rendering

Projects & Compositions

  • Importing and trimming footage
  • Integration with Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Layer Windows and the Composition Window
  • Manipulation in the composition window: transformation, masks.
  • Nesting Compositions

Timeline vs Composition window

Switches, buttons and modes

  • Track Matte

Properties 1 - Transformations:

  • Temporal properties: rotation and opacity
  • Spatial properties: position and anchor point

More on Layer Windows

  • Anchor Point Path
  • Masks
  • Effect Points


  • Scale and Quality
  • Reduced framerate
  • Wireframes
  • Dynamic Preview

Adding Effects

  • Managing the Timeline
  • Effects switches
  • Animating effect properties
  • Adjustment layers

About Time

  • Timestretching footage
  • Time Remapping and holds
  • Frame blending
  • Time effects
  • Synchronisation tricks


  • Render Checklist
  • Output Modules

Basic Parenting and Expressions

  • Using the pickwhip

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    After Effects Masterclass

  2. Duration

    1 Day

  3. Price Starting From

    £544.00 + VAT

Upcoming Dates

Who is this course for?

Perfect for those that want to create animations and video clips with effects.

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