5. Animating a Multimedia Presentation

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Create a complex animation with multiple layers.

Adjust the duration of a layer.

Animate with Position, Scale, and Rotation keyframes.

Use parenting to sync the animation of layers.

Use Bezier curves to smooth a motion path.

Animate a precomposed layer.

Apply effects to a solid layer.

Fade out audio.


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