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Learn how to create visual effects for 3D animations, film, or television with After Effects, Maya, CINEMA 4D, as well as other compositing packages like Nuke. These courses also show how to create realistic composites, dynamic particle systems, and other special effects.
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  • view course page for After Effects CC Essential Training

    Delve into the world of motion graphics, keying, and compositing in After Effects CC.

    11h 0m
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  • view course page for After Effects: Creative Cloud Updates

    Get real-world production and workflow advice as you learn about the newest features in Adobe After Effects CC.

    2h 38m
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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 Chris Korn's Digital Character Design: Start to Finish

    Chris Korn, character designer at FUSE Animation, explains how he brings his creatures to life with CINEMA 4D and Zbrush.

    33m 52s
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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 Practical Motion Background Workshop

    Capture footage of everyday objects and combine it with effects in popular postproduction tools like After Effects and Premiere Pro, resulting in rich, abstract backdrops for your project.

    1h 25m
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  • view course page for After Effects CS6 New Features Overview

    Takes an in-depth look at the new and enhanced features in After Effects CS6.

    1h 49m
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  • view course page for Premiere Pro: Frequently Asked Questions

    Addresses eight of the most common questions users have about Premiere Pro.

    42m 33s
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  • view course page for Adobe After Effects CS5: Frequently Asked Questions

    Addresses 11 of the most common questions users have about After Effects.

    20m 11s
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  • view course page for New Deal Studios, Visual Effects

    Come along for a peek behind the magician’s curtain at one of Hollywood’s top visual effects houses, New Deal Studios.

    55m 39s
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