An introduction to the industry standard software for motion graphics.

Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020
Feb 8, 2021 - Feb 12, 2021
Apr 12, 2021 - Apr 16, 2021

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $795 (2020 Dates) $895 (2021 Dates)
Class Size: 12 (Max)

NOTE – This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Students will need Adobe After Effects installed on their computer.  A free 7-day trial is available

Adobe After Effects continues to be the industry standard for creating motion graphics. Students create dynamic content for logo treatments and commercials and understand visual effects features such as keying and compositing for film, video or multimedia. Through daily hands-on assignments, the class explores the tools of After Effects including layers, blending modes, masks and alpha channels. Core animation concepts such as key frames and parenting are covered in-depth, as well as kinetic typography. Students also learn how 3D cameras and lights are used to create natural, organic animations. Students gain a solid understanding of After Effects and an appreciation for the possibilities of creating motion graphics.

Class meets at 10am Eastern. We will typically wrap around 4pm, and there will also be allotted time for One-on-One meetings with the instructor. 

Image Credit: Aidan Bliss, Header:  Jacob Miller

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Instructor: John Dorlean (October Dates)

John Dorlean is a creative director with experience directing studio and location shoots, as well as serving as an art director, animator, motion designer, sound designer, and music composer.