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After Effects CC Essentials

Video Description

Master After Effects CC on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course After Effects is one of the creative industrys leading motion graphics and visual effects programs, and After Effects CC includes even more great tools to bring your creations to life. Now, you can learn the ins and outs of maximizing After Effects CC - from basic animation to motion sketching and beyond - with After Effects CC Essentials. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle new topics the way you want to learn. Master basic skills, boost your creativity, and challenge yourself in bold new directions. Find your way around the After Effects interface and preview still images, video, sound, and compositions Understand basic animation principles and work with masks, mattes, keys, texts, audio, and 3D layers Take on advanced animation techniques like motion sketching, graph editing, warp stabilizing, and camera tracking Share your projects on the web, TV, and other digital displays Includes over 4 hours of After Effects CC video training If you're looking for real-world After Effects CC instruction, you'll find it here. Lesson files for this course can be found here http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-826042.html

Table of Contents

  1. Lesson 1
    1. Understand Motion Graphics 00:05:45
  2. Lesson 2
    1. Understanding the After Effects Interface 00:08:34
    2. Understanding After Effects Workspaces 00:07:38
    3. Understanding Previewing Media in After Effects 00:08:17
  3. Lesson 3
    1. Understanding Media Management 00:08:50
    2. Advanced Importing 00:07:05
    3. Media Management in After Effects CC 00:07:20
  4. Lesson 4
    1. Understanding Compositions and the Timeline 00:09:26
    2. Basic Animation Concepts in After Effects 00:10:01
    3. Parent and Nesting Composition Techniques 00:10:34
    4. Shape Layers, Blend Modes and Keyframes 00:08:49
  5. Lesson 5
    1. Working with Masks in After Effects 00:08:05
    2. Using Track Mattes and Creating Freeform Masks 00:09:49
    3. Garbage Mattes and Chroma Keying in After Effects CC 00:08:51
  6. Lesson 6
    1. Working with Text and Formatting in After Effects 00:09:30
    2. Animating Text Properties in After Effects 00:07:51
    3. Animated Text Presets 00:08:46
  7. Lesson 7
    1. Working with Audio Formats and Properties in After Effects 00:08:15
    2. Syncing Audio in After Effects 00:08:40
    3. Animating with Audio Keyframes 00:06:44
  8. Lesson 8
    1. Understanding 3D in After Effects 00:11:06
    2. Understanding Light Layers 00:09:10
    3. Understanding Camera Layers 00:08:37
    4. 3D Extrusions 00:07:38
  9. Lesson 9
    1. Animating Effects Options in After Effects CC 00:09:07
    2. Advanced Animation Using Motion Sketch 00:07:08
    3. Working with the Graph Editor 00:08:14
  10. Lesson 10
    1. Using the Warp Stabilizer 00:05:30
    2. Using the 3D Camera Tracker 00:04:46
    3. Tracking Motion Techniques in After Effects CC 00:08:41
  11. Lesson 11
    1. Creating Animation Using Expressions 00:07:05
    2. Advanced Expressions in After Effects 00:06:25
  12. Lesson 12
    1. Rendering a Final Project in After Effects 00:09:00
    2. Trimming Comps and Saving Still Images 00:03:35
  13. Lesson 13
    1. New Features in After Effects CC 00:06:48