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After Effects Class - Advanced

After Effects Class - Advanced

After Effects Class - Advanced: Course Summary

In this Adobe After Effects class you’ll learn advanced skills for creating dynamic content for use in broadcast, film, and on the Web. This is the second in our series of After Effects classes, and this course picks-up where the introductory course leaves off, providing you with additional skills along with tips and tricks to improve your efficiency and creativity. Our After Effects classes are led by experienced motion graphics professionals who have backgrounds with broadcast, film, and online media production, and the authors of the After Effects Digital Classroom book, published by AGI and Wiley.

After Effects Class - Advanced: Dates and Times

This advanced After Effects course is two full days in length, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, with a one hour break for lunch mid-day.

This course is available individually or as part of these certificate programs:

After Effects Class - Advanced Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
After Effects Class - Advanced


10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $795.00

After Effects Class - Advanced: Course Topics

Visual Effects Workflow
  • After Effects Workflow considerations
Chroma Keying in After Effects
  • Greenscreen Shooting Basics
  • Using Masks for Compositing (Garbage Mattes)
  • Using Keylight
  • Refining a Matte
Motion Tracking
  • Understanding Motion Tracking
  • Motion Tracking vs Stabilization
  • Setting a Track Point
  • Using Null objects
  • Compositing 2D Graphics
Motion Stabilization with After Effects
  • Using the Warp Stabilizer
3D Camera Tracking
  • Using the 3D Camera Tracker
  • Compositing 3D Graphics with Video
Time Remapping Video
  • Understanding Time Remapping
  • Slow Motion Effects
  • Fast Motion Effects
  • Using Frame Blending
Color Correction and Color Adjustment
  • Adjusting Tonality
  • Advanced Color Adjustments
Creating a Background Loop
Using After Effects Cloning Tools

Rotoscoping Video Footage

  • Manual Rotoscoping
  • Using the Roto Brush
  • Painting on Color
Creating environmental effects
  • Fog
  • Smoke
  • Mist
  • Wind
  • Precipitation
  • Fire
  • Heat Distortion
  • Explosive Effects
Advanced After Effects Render Queue Usage
  • Render Output Settings
  • Output Module Templates


After Effects Class - Advanced: Course Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe After Effects application before starting the class. You can purchase subscribe to Creative Cloud, purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from the Adobe website.

After Effects Course - Advanced: Materials

Advanced After Effects Course participants receive a copy of the Adobe After Effects Digital Classroom book in digital format, written by our instructors. Our team of instructors has created many official training guides and books for Adobe Systems, and you have an opportunity to learn from the authors, contributors, and editors to this well-respected After Effects training book.

You can view examples of some of the After Effects tutorials created by the same staff that lead our advanced After Effects courses to gain a better understanding of the quality of our training materials.

Related Certificate Programs: 
Video Editing Certificate

Available Delivery Methods For This Class