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After Effects Introduction with AI

SS Course: 3000134

Course Overview


In this hands-on two-day After Effects introduction training course, participants will learn to create professional animations and motion graphics using the robust tools in Adobe After Effects paired with AI assistive technologies to boost productivity across lessons covering the core workflow, animations, text, shapes, layers, masking, visual effects, and more. AI features including automation, dynamic content generation, rendering acceleration, and timesaving assists allow more time for participants to get creative developing exceptional projects rather than getting lost in tedious tasks.


Scheduled Classes

07/15/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
08/12/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
09/09/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
10/15/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
11/12/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
12/16/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn



Viewing outline for:

1. Getting Started with After Effects
Overview of After Effects workflow and interface
Creating projects, compositions and importing media
Arranging layers, adding effects, animating compositions
Previewing and optimizing performance
Rendering and exporting compositions
Customizing workspaces and brightness
Collaborating with others using AI assisted features

2. Creating Basic Animations
Working with effects and animation presets
Animating with keyframes and motion tracking
Precomposing layers and adding transparency
Rendering animations with AI acceleration

3. Animating Text
Animating text layers with scale and text presets
Formatting and animating point text
Using AI to auto generate dynamic text animations

4. Working with Shape Layers
Creating and animating vector shape layers
Modifying shapes with AI assisted tools
Animating shapes and motion paths

5. Building a Multimedia Presentation
Animating multimedia elements and anchor points
Using AI to auto re-time complex animations
Enhancing audio tracks with AI audio tools

6. Animating Layers
Importing PSD files with AI Scene Detection
Auto animating layers with AI Keyframe Assistant
Using AI to streamline corner pin effect

7. Animating Masks
Creating masks with AI assisted Pen Tool
Auto generating vignettes and shadows
Optimizing masks with AI Feathering

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.



Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

    Who Should Attend

    • Animators
    • Film and Video Professionals
    • Motion-Graphics Professionals
    • Visual Effects Artists
    • Web Designers

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