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Adobe After Effects Level One – Online

This three-day Adobe After Effects online course suits beginners and self-taught users of After Effects alike. It is a comprehensive tour through all the features and toolsets of After Effects CC from the basics of layer-based animation to the complexities of 2.5D camera-based scenes.

The course will follow the official workbook from Adobe Systems (one reference copy supplied) and additionally will include examples of real-world broadcast compositing. Attendees will also become comfortable exploring the connections from After Effects to other Creative Suite products such as Premiere Pro, Media Encoder and Bridge.

This is a comprehensive tour of Adobe After Effects covering ingest through to export guided by the only Adobe Certified Instructor for After Effects in all-Ireland.

All training media will be supplied to delegates for unrestricted future use along with one reference copy of the Adobe Systems workbook: After Effects CC Classroom in a Book.

Each student will receive an Adobe Certificate of completion.

Course Content

Day One

  • Learning the Workflow
  • Basic Compositing
  • Using Effects & Presets
  • Working with Photoshop Layers
  • Keyframing & Creating Animation

Day Two

  • Parenting, Track Mattes, Slideshows and Audio
  • Working with Masks: Replacing Computer Screen Content
  • Creating Vignettes
  • Compositing & Colour Considerations
  • Introduction to Expressions: Inertia Bounce & Wiggle

Day Three

  • Animating Text: Typewriter, Random and Centre Reveals
  • All about Text Animators
  • Animating a Logo
  • Building a Lower Third for Premiere Pro
  • Rendering and Exporting

Course Start Dates



Tutor - Keith Bailey


Keith Bailey is Ireland’s only Final Cut Studio Master Trainer, as well as being an Adobe Certified Instructor in Premiere Pro and After Effects.



This course is suitable for anyone working with animation, motion graphics, advertising or promotions looking to improve their media skills and discover the creative possibilities of this industry standard software. No previous experience is required.

There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class.

Upon receiving your application form our Admissions Team will be in contact to discuss securing your course place.



*Full Payment Required to Confirm Place

**Please note: Fees are non-refundable


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