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After Effects Courses & Classes Near Me
Find the best After Effects courses near you with a wide range of learning options available for all skill levels. Whether you are starting out and looking for an introductory After Effects class, advanced training, a certificate program, or a bootcamp, you’ll find conveniently located courses near you. Choose from in-person courses, or live online learning you can attend from anywhere. All American Graphics Institute After Effects courses are led by live instructors.
American Graphics Institute (AGI) offers local After Effects courses in select locations, as well as live online training you can attend from anywhere, and private After Effects training for groups and individuals. This includes in-person After Effects classes and workshops available at your office, or live on-line you can attend from any location - making it the ultimate After Effects course near you.
After Effects courses: short-term and long-term options
You can choose from short-term After Effects workshops that are completed in a single day, multi-day After Effects classes, week-long bootcamps, or multi-week After Effects certificate programs. Choose a learning path based upon your goals, the skills you need to learn and your career objective. If you are uncertain as to which After Effects program is best for you, contact the experienced educational representatives at AGI for personalized guidance in selecting the right program. Call 781-376-6044 or use the chat option or contact form on this page.
Local After Effects courses Near You
American Graphics Institute offers After Effects courses to residents of all 50 states and internationally. You can attend courses online, or travel to AGI’s locations in Boston or Philadelphia for in-person courses.
After Effects Certificate Program
The After Effects Certificate program provides an opportunity to gain in-depth skills that go beyond a single class. Benefit from one-on-one advising, work on additional After Effects projects, and build a portfolio with guidance from AGI’s professional staff. You can also work with an experienced career counselor, who can assist you whether you are looking for a promotion with your current employer, or are looking for a new After Effects role. In the After Effects bootcamp program you can take many of the same courses as the After Effects certificate program, without career assistance and without the application requirements.
After Effects courses near you for individuals
These live After Effects courses provide a cost effective way to learn After Effects in small-group workshops and receive personalized attention. In these live classes you see the instructors screen, hear their voice, and are able to ask questions. Course materials and a headset with microphone are provided with your enrollment. If you prefer to be in the same classroom as an instructor, there are regularly scheduled live, in-person After Effects course dates and locations available in Boston or Philadelphia.
After Effects courses near you for groups
For groups of three or more, private in-person After Effects courses are available locally. After Effects classes can be held on-site at your location, or training can be held off-site at a dedicated classroom space at one of our training centers.
Course Details for After Effects Classes Nearby
Choose any of the options for local After Effects Classes below to see outlines, pricing and dates:
After Effects class - Introduction
This two-day After Effects class teaches you the foundational skills to create exciting visual effects and motion graphics. In this After Effects class, you cover essential topics, starting with using the interface, layers, keyframes, masking, and media management. You'll explore the depth of the After Effects tools, including 3D effects and rendering your project for output. Discover how After Effects works as part of a video editing workflow or as a stand-alone tool for creating motion graphics.
After Effects class - Advanced
In this two-day Advanced After Effects Class, you will discover advanced skills for creating visual effects and motion graphics. In this course, you learn advanced compositing, the timeline, selections, color correction, color keying, motion tracking, expressions, environmental effects, and more. Learn to integrate sophisticated motion graphics and special effects into your video editing projects or create dedicated motion graphics for presentations and displays. Our After Effects courses are led by the team that writes the best-selling After Effects Digital Classroom as you learn from live instructors who lead each course.
After Effects Bootcamp
This four-day comprehensive After Effects training provides introductory through advanced skills for creating effects, animations, and motion graphics. This bootcamp combines our introductory through advanced After Effects classes into four consecutive days, providing you with an intensive multi-day workshop. The material covered is identical to the introductory and advanced After Effects courses, but is delivered in a single week. You start by learning essential After Effects skills and end the week with a full set of experience across a wide range of effects, color correction, compositing, and many other skills. This course is a perfect starting point for video editors wanting to learn effects and animations, as well as aspiring motion graphics and animation professionals.
About AGI's After Effects courses Nearby
For more than 25 years, American Graphics Institute has been providing local After Effects classes, certificates, and bootcamps. AGI offers live courses at client sites near you, as well as live online training accessible from anywhere. The expert instructors are highly skilled After Effects professionals and are also experienced educators, helping others to learn new skills.
Choosing the right After Effects course
Although there are many options for learning After Effects, there’s a reason that American Graphics Institute is considered the top provider of After Effects courses when looking for local After Effects training. This includes AGI’s expert instructors with many years of practical After Effects experience, as well as extensive skills and background in teaching After Effects.
There are After Effects training options of various durations, with shorter one-day and two-day courses and workshops, along with options for day and night courses. Longer-term bootcamp and certificate programs are also available for those wanting a more intensive, in-depth approach to learning new skills. This provides you with several options of different duration and cost beyond After Effects courses.
If you are new to After Effects, you can benefit from the foundational, introductory After Effects course, which you can attend individually, or as part of a bootcamp or certificate program. Even if you have previous experience, but lack formal training in After Effects, the introductory class serves as a useful cornerstone. From there, you can move on to learn more advanced After Effects skills and concepts.
The delivery format for After Effects courses should also be considered as you decide which course to attend. Both in-person and online courses are led by live instructors when taking a class with American Graphics Institute. AGI offers regularly scheduled live online courses in which you can see the instructor’s screen, ask questions, and share your screen if you need assistance. You can also retake the After Effects courses at no cost if you need additional practice or if you don't end up using your new skills right away. These After Effects courses are offered at regularly scheduled dates. If you prefer in-person learning, you can request an instructor to come on-site to your business or organization, or you can travel to one of AGI’s in-person training centers for your course
If you need guidance in selecting the best After Effects After Effects for you, or have questions about the program, our expert training consultants are available to help. Call us at 800-851-9237, reach us on chat, or use the contact form on this page.
In-Person After Effects courses nearby
There are several options for in-person After Effects courses near you. For those looking to provide courses to the employees of corporations and organizations, AGI can have an instructor come on-site and deliver After Effects training at your location. This can be more cost effective than having a group travel to a classroom. Training can be delivered in a conference room or meeting space, and laptop computers can be supplied if needed. AGI also has access to nearby locations for off-site training that can be arranged for After Effects courses for a group of employees.
After Effects courses Online
If you want the ultimate nearby After Effects courses, you can attend at home or from your office, without needing to travel. Your next live course is as close as your living room or office.
Live online After Effects courses from AGI are interactive, with a live instructor and small group sessions, making it possible to get your questions answered in real-time, share your screen and projects for questions and feedback, and receive immediate input on your progress.
The American Graphics Institute sets the standard for live online classes. With more than a decade of experience in offering live online After Effects courses, AGI has developed the process, infrastructure, and methods for effective online learning that is engaging, interesting and effective. Learn through explanations, demonstrations, and class projects you complete as well as through the ability to ask questions during the live class.
After Effects courses are available for introductory through advanced topics. Those new to After Effects can attend foundation-level courses which provide the essential skills along with an on-ramp for additional learning, with advanced courses available as you progress, or for those with existing skills and experience.
With courses for beginners who need to learn the fundamentals of After Effects as well as advanced courses, bootcamps, and certificate programs, American Graphics Institute provides options for learners at all points in their careers. From those looking to start learning After Effects, to experienced professionals, AGI is a trusted resource for professional development.
After Effects courses for All Ages and Skills
While most After Effects courses are professional development training for adults, there are some separate After Effects programs for high school students. These programs provide career exploration while learning the tools used by professionals that work in design, marketing, and development roles. These programs are primarily offered during the summer, with some available after school hours during the academic year.
About After Effects courses and Training
The regularly scheduled public After Effects courses, courses, workshops, and seminars provide hands-on learning from expert instructors. Small classes with practical exercises and projects help you to quickly learn After Effects as it relates to your specific needs. Our instructors have extensive experience with the concepts, applications, and tools related to After Effects, and are experienced teachers. Instructors are reviewed after each course, and undergo continual professional development training and testing. Our full-time instructors pass the rigorous Certified Technical Trainer exam, and Adobe Certified Expert exams. Our instructors have been hired by Adobe to write their certification exams, and have developed official training courseware for both Adobe and Microsoft. In short, your local After Effects course is delivered by an expert.
Prerequisites for After Effects courses enrollment
The introductory After Effects course requires no previous experience, and is available separately or as part of a bootcamp or certificate. The intermediate and advanced After Effects classes require that you have all skills covered in the introductory After Effects course. You can gain that After Effects experience through the introductory course, or through past work experience. We also recommend that you have the software applications used for projects and exercises as part of the After Effects courses. If attending After Effects classes online, no-cost, limited-time versions of apps are generally available and can be used for the class. At AGI’s training centers, all After Effects software and computers are provided.
After Effects course materials
When attending a After Effects course, you will receive an in-depth curriculum. Our instructors have authored more than 50 books on digital design, and you will receive a copy of one of our books or carefully selected course materials for you to have as reference following the class.
Locations for Regularly Scheduled After Effects Classes Near Me
AGI offers live, in-person After Effects courses near you in these cities. These small group After Effects classes take place with the instructor in the same classroom with you, or attend live online.
Locations For After Effects Classes Near You
In addition to regularly scheduled local After Effects classes, AGI also offers on-site After Effects courses near you, available locally at your office or you can attend live online. Group off-site training is also available, we can arrange a classroom space and deliver After Effects classes near you. Local After Effects courses are available in these locations:
After Effects Courses GSA
American Graphics Institute offers [Graphic Design] Classes under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y. As a GSA contract holder, After Effects training GSA pricing for federal agencies is available for both private and public After Effects workshops. Contact an American Graphics Institute representative for additional information or to register with GSA pricing for After Effects courses.
Determining the best class to start learning After Effects
If you are just starting to learn After Effects, the introductory course is a good place to start. For those with no previous experience with Creative Cloud and video editing, you may find it helpful to start with an introductory Photoshop course. If you plan to also learn Premiere Pro, it is better to learn that first, before delving into After Effects. If you have questions about which classes to take, the skills you need to learn, or where to start, call us at 800-851-9237 or use the contact form on this page.
What you'll learn with After Effects classes
After Effects courses start by teaching foundational skills with effects including how to create effects for use in video for streaming, cinema, and broadcast. Learn to create effects that look realistic, as well as develop animations from 2D and 3D artwork. After completing After Effects courses you’ll have skills for creating animations and special effects for use in any medium.
Beginner After Effects Courses
In beginner After Effects courses you learn the After Effects workflow, use layers, create keyframes, apply masking, manage media and understand the interface. Completing the introductory class provides the foundation for producing completed videos.
Advanced After Effects Courses
The advanced After Effects class teaches professional skills for motion graphics and animation. Master the visual effects workflow, learn to use chroma keying, motion tracking, stabilization, as well as use rotoscoping. Learn to use the render queue to work efficiently and manage complex projects.
Corporate After Effects training courses
If your company, group, or organization are looking to learn After Effects, AGI offers custom courses that can be tailored for your group or organization. The course content and curriculum are tailored specifically to the needs of your organization, and can include content from any of the After Effects courses, or training materials can be developed specifically for your group.
Private After Effects courses
If you are looking for a private After Effects course for your group or yourself, any After Effects course can be delivered as a private workshop. Complete the contact form on this page for private After Effects training or call 781-376-6044 to schedule a private course for you or your group, or to learn more about the best After Effects courses to meet your learning objectives and budget.
Night and weekend After Effects courses
In addition to the weekday classes, American Graphics Institute also offers weekend and night After Effects courses. There are course options listed within the course schedules, or contact AGI for upcoming night and weekend dates.
After Effects courses near me
You can find After Effects courses near you with live After Effects courses nearby, as well as live online After Effects classes you can join from your home or office. AGI also offers instructors that come to your location, making it easy to schedule After Effects training near you. With After Effects courses available from anywhere, there are many options for training, classes, workshops, certificates, and bootcamps. AGI can help you to choose the best options for learning After Effects that meet your location, schedule, learning preference, and budget while allowing you to attend After Effects courses near you.
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