Learning After Effects 5
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Learning After Effects 5

with Calvin Wood and Bruce Heavin

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Video: Setting Up Your Project

Learning After Effects 5 with Bruce Heavin and Calvin Wood offers a thorough overview of the most essential features of the standard version of this incredible new release of After Effects! Designed to get beginners up to speed quickly and efficiently, the program walks you through fundamental to intermediate features. You will create animated compositions as you learn everything from simple transformations using Keyframes, Effects, Masks, and Track Mattes, to more advanced concepts covering Photoshop and Illustrator integration, 3D Layers, Lights, Multiple Cameras, Expressions, Parenting, and Compositing.
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  1. 12m 21s
    1. Setting Up Your Project
      4m 31s
    2. Organizing Your Project
      2m 15s
    3. Dealing With Lost Files
      2m 59s
    4. Using The Panels
      2m 36s
  2. 10m 11s
    1. Starting A New Composition From Scratch
      4m 16s
    2. Setting Up The Workspace
      2m 41s
    3. Altering The Composition
      3m 14s
  3. 1h 16m
    1. Issues with Importing Footage
      2m 57s
    2. Animating an Objects Postition
      7m 52s
    3. Editing Animation Movement
      7m 48s
    4. Auto Orientation
      2m 51s
    5. Parenting Objects
      11m 10s
    6. Motion Blur
      3m 49s
    7. Copying and Pasting Keyframes
      4m 33s
    8. Changing Opacity
      3m 13s
    9. Changing Scale
      7m 40s
    10. Changing The Anchor Point
      13m 6s
    11. Using Motion Sketch
      3m 20s
    12. Smoothing Out An Animation
      5m 4s
    13. Aligning and Distributing Objects
      3m 14s
  4. 22m 13s
    1. Work Preview Options
      4m 45s
    2. Ram Preview
      6m 15s
    3. Shift Ram Preview
      2m 14s
    4. Region Of Interest Tool
      3m 59s
    5. Dynamic Resolution
      2m 25s
    6. Saving Ram Preview
      2m 35s
  5. 30m 2s
    1. Linear and Roving Keyframes
      16m 50s
    2. Roving Keyframes and Altering Speed
      13m 12s
  6. 46m 52s
    1. Customizing The Timeline
      11m 12s
    2. Layer Basics
      5m 56s
    3. Layer Grouping
      11m 28s
    4. Shy Layers Tool
      2m 3s
    5. Sequencing Layers
      3m 53s
    6. Slip and Trim Your Work
      7m 56s
    7. Changing The Work Area
      4m 24s
  7. 7m 57s
    1. Solid Layer Basics
      5m 13s
    2. Fading With A Solid
      2m 44s
  8. 40m 43s
    1. Introduction To Effects
      12m 0s
    2. Using Basic Text
      9m 5s
    3. Creating Path Text
      14m 30s
    4. Time Remapping Motion Effect
      5m 8s
  9. 22m 55s
    1. Creating Basic Masks
      6m 2s
    2. Mask Interactions
      6m 31s
    3. Drawing Masks
      6m 27s
    4. Illustrator Masks
      3m 55s
  10. 40m 46s
    1. Importing Files With Alpha
      12m 5s
    2. Importing A Photoshop Sequence
      4m 59s
    3. Editing And Alpha Channel Externally
      7m 40s
    4. Creating An Alpha Channel
      6m 4s
    5. Photoshop As A Composition
      3m 26s
    6. Saving Photoshop Layers
      3m 48s
    7. Importing Single Photoshop Layer
      44s
    8. Viewing The Alpha Channel
      2m 0s
  11. 15m 24s
    1. Importing Illustrator Files
      3m 35s
    2. Viewing Illustrator Alpha Channels
      39s
    3. Applying Effects To An Illustrator File
      3m 46s
    4. Illustrator Sequencing
      7m 24s
  12. 24m 14s
    1. Creating An Alpha Track Matte
      8m 48s
    2. Creating A Proper Drop Shadow
      2m 27s
    3. Using A Luma Matte
      7m 30s
    4. Saving An Alpha Channel
      5m 29s
  13. 15m 45s
    1. Introduction To The Render Cue
      5m 32s
    2. Changing The Render Settings
      10m 13s
  14. 23m 13s
    1. Output Rendering
      20m 26s
    2. Collecting Files
      2m 47s
  15. 29m 0s
    1. Introduction To 3D
      8m 59s
    2. Looping and Rotation
      3m 50s
    3. Understanding Object Orientation
      9m 24s
    4. Creating A Fake 3D Effect
      6m 47s
  16. 24m 2s
    1. Introduction To Lighting
      11m 6s
    2. Negative LIghting
      2m 22s
    3. Attaching Lights
      4m 41s
    4. Orienting Light
      3m 49s
    5. Parenting Light
      2m 4s
  17. 20m 57s
    1. Introduction To Cameras
      13m 46s
    2. Multiple Cameras
      4m 8s
    3. Animating Cameras
      3m 3s
  18. 57m 38s
    1. Expression Basics
      7m 24s
    2. Clock Mechanics
      7m 30s
    3. Lazer Targeting
      8m 40s
    4. Applying Percents and Degrees
      11m 4s
    5. Text Expressions
      3m 26s
    6. Introduction To Random Values
      5m 13s
    7. Random X and Y Axis
      3m 19s
    8. Converting Expressions To Keyframes
      3m 9s
    9. Null Objects
      7m 53s
  19. 20m 24s
    1. Introduction To Audio
      8m 30s
    2. Basic Audio Effects
      11m 54s
  20. 9m 5s
    1. Workflow Speed Issues
      9m 5s

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Learning After Effects 5 with Bruce Heavin and Calvin Wood offers a thorough overview of the most essential features of the standard version of this incredible new release of After Effects! Designed to get beginners up to speed quickly and efficiently, the program walks you through fundamental to intermediate features. You will create animated compositions as you learn everything from simple transformations using Keyframes, Effects, Masks, and Track Mattes, to more advanced concepts covering Photoshop and Illustrator integration, 3D Layers, Lights, Multiple Cameras, Expressions, Parenting, and Compositing.

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After Effects
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Calvin Wood Bruce Heavin

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