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After Effects

Adobe Certified Video Instructor

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 3 Days
Course Code: ADAE101

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • import audio, video and other assets
  • create special effects and transitions
  • add and animate text



Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English August 6th, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 2nd, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 25th, 2024 $ 1,150.00

Course Outline

  • introduction
    • special effects and After Effects
    • overview of the post production process
    • working with the After Effects interface
    • creating workspaces for various effects flow
    • overview of Composition and Timeline
  • Project and Composition settings
    • using Composition and custom presets
    • resolution and pixel aspect ratio settings
    • adjusting After Effects preferences
    • managing media in the project panel
    • using Quick Search
  • importing assets
    • overview of video, images and graphics formats
    • video, image and graphics issues
    • importing Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files
    • importing Adobe Premiere Pro projects
    • working with Adobe Dynamic Link
  • special effects fundamentals
    • overview of the timeline and composition
    • adding, removing and managing layers
    • basic trimming and editing tools
    • working with time controls
    • layer properties
    • duplicate and split layers
    • timeline switches
    • working with in points, out points and duration bar
  • effects and transparency
    • working with alpha channels
    • introduction to layer blending mode
    • using track matte
    • applying filters to layers
    • creating layer masks
    • working with mask expansions and feather
    • working with the Roto Brush tool
    • introduction to the Motion Tracker and Stabilizer
    • working with presets
  • using keyframes
    • overview of keyframes and motion
    • using keyframes in layers
    • adding, removing and editing keyframes
    • working with the Pen and Vertex tools
    • modifying motion paths
    • adding keyframes to filters
    • keyframe assistance and interpolation
    • introduction to the Graph Editor
  • working with text
    • using the Type tool
    • working with the Character and Paragraph panels
    • applying layer styles (shadow, glow, bevel, emboss, satin)
    • applying animation effects and presets to text
    • working with text animator properties
  • exporting and rendering
    • working with the render queue
    • render settings
    • exporting with Adobe Media Encoder

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Required Technical Set-Up for Remote Online Participation
  • 2 monitors or screens. If you don’t have a second monitor connected to your primary computer, you could use a second computer such as a laptop. 1 screen is used to watch the instructor, the second is for you to perform the exercises.
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Google Chrome preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
  • Speaker & microphone, either built-in to your computer or external
  • For complete set-up information, please visit our web based manual
Our Policies

Registration Information

Classes are from 9:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Registrations are accepted in the order they are received.

Payment Options & Guidelines

We accept the following forms of payment: Visa and MasterCard

FlexPass Booking & Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regard to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Course Registration Terms

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made a minimum of six (6) business days prior to scheduled class. Changes must be made through the Student Support Centre. In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation by email at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time for just cause such as instructor illness or other environmental factors. Eliquo is not responsible for any error in the delivery of the email notice where the error is due to the recipient’s email client or service.

If an Individual FlexPass participant does not attend classes or does not provide the required cancellation request (as above), two (2) times or more in a single month, and the occurrence happens on two (2) occasions throughout the FlexPass term, the FlexPass may be terminated without a refund.

Eliquo Individual FlexPasses are designated for one person only. Any abuse of the engagement from code sharing or other instances of shared participation under one account will result in the FlexPass being terminated without a refund.

Eliquo reserves the right to limit class participant enrolment to ensure courses are delivered effectively. Most classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Eliquo's Individual FlexPass program is subject to any applicable taxes.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

Eliquo is not responsible for participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s).