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Watch our After Effects tutorials and learn to design motion graphics and create animations. Ranging from beginner to advanced, these courses demonstrate how to composite video and create special effects—even how to use After Effects to design lower third graphics.
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Create stunning video effects and animations with After Effects

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Delve into the world of motion graphics, keying, and compositing in After Effects CC. Learn the foundations for becoming proficient with After Effects, including layers, keyframe animation and working with 3D.

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  • view course page for Up and Running with Optical Flares

    Learn how to create lens flare—the popular visual effect seen in commercials, TV shows, and feature films alike—with the After Effects plugin Optical Flares.

    2h 37m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Trapcode Form

    Learn to master Trapcode Form and create stunning visual effects and motion graphics.

    3h 46m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Magic Bullet Suite

    Create significantly more professional footage with tools that do everything from removing noise to performing high-end color grading.

    3h 17m
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  • view course page for Element 3D Essential Training

    Walks you through the Element 3D third-party compositing plugin for After Effects.

    4h 57m
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  • view course page for Trapcode Particular Essential Training

    Explores Trapcode Particular, an industry standard third-party After Effects plugin for generating particle effects.

    4h 37m
    Beginner
     
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