Breaks down the six foundations of After Effects mastery—compositions, layers, animation, effects, 3D, and rendering—and provides real-world projects designed to reinforce your skills.
Learn about the significant new motion graphics and visual effects features introduced in Adobe After Effects CC 2015—as soon as they are released.
Eran Stern dives deep into new uses and shortcuts for shape layers, text, masks, and path effects in After Effects.
Motion graphics legend Chris Meyer shows members how to create 3D animated, "flying" logos using After Effects and C4D Lite.
Build a complete 3D motion graphics sequence in CINEMA 4D Lite, the introductory version of CINEMA 4D included with After Effects CC.
Learn the terms and technology that will help you understand how vector and raster graphics are prepped and formatted for use in video and motion graphics.
Get advanced shortcuts and techniques for navigation and project management in After Effects.
Get real-world production and workflow advice as you learn about the newest features in Adobe After Effects CC.
Delve into the world of motion graphics, keying, and compositing in After Effects CC.
Learn the fundamentals of working with type: compositing type, animating type, and creating 3D text and logos.
Learn to shoot and post-process aerial photos and videos shot using a DJI Phantom Vision 2 quadcopter.
Filmmaker Maxim Jago shows how to color correct and add visual effects to create a distinct look for a video electronic press kit (EPK).
Create backgrounds for video projects using Photoshop and After Effects.
Learn techniques for color correcting video in After Effects. Learn how to fix exposure and tone problems, and make creative adjustments.
Learn how to get great video from mediocre footage, using compositing, color balancing, and artificial lighting (and relighting) techniques in Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Shoot and animate your own stop-motion films with an iPad, smartphone, or DSLR camera and the iStopMotion app for Mac OS and iOS devices.
The founders of Tiny Inventions explain how their (tiny) two-person animation studio evolved and share the process behind their film Between Times.
Learn to use expressions to animate layer properties, add movement, loop animations, react to sound, format text, and more in After Effects.
Learn how to create a preloader from an animated GIF, using After Effects, Photoshop or Fireworks, and Adobe Edge Animate.
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.
Get on-location tips and post-production techniques to speed up time and create compelling visual effects with time-lapse photography.
Learn to tightly synchronize your video and animation to your audio—be it music or speech.
Learn to master Trapcode Form and create stunning visual effects and motion graphics.
Create significantly more professional footage with tools that do everything from removing noise to performing high-end color grading.
Walks you through the Element 3D third-party compositing plugin for After Effects.
Learn how to shoot and edit green screen footage and images.
Shows how to use Photoshop to perform video editing tasks, such as lens correction, color grading, and more.
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.
Learn how to create professional-looking type plus sophisticated type animations, including timing to music.
Demonstrates the most common techniques for adding selective transparency to layers in After Effects.
A tour of editing and enhancement techniques for After Effects layers.
Learn how to create sophisticated animations in After Effects with the minimum amount of effort.
An introduction to creating a first animation in Adobe After Effects.
A whirlwind tour of Adobe After Effects for new users and those who may need a refresher.
Explores Trapcode Particular, an industry standard third-party After Effects plugin for generating particle effects.
Offers guidance on project and file management and best practices for sharing media and creative work between applications.
Introduces After Effects CS6 and the world of animation, effects, and compositing.
Takes an in-depth look at the new and enhanced features in After Effects CS6.
Veteran After Effects user Chris Meyer gets you up to speed quickly with the new features in After Effects CS6, including 3D camera tracking and the new 3D rendering engine for ray-traced 3D rendering
Master the art of combining text and motion to express ideas in the form of animation designed to accompany spoken word or music.
Addresses 11 of the most common questions users have about After Effects.
Explores the basic tools, effects, and need-to-know techniques in After Effects CS5.
How to gather video, audio, and graphical source materials into layered compositions, and make edits and adjustments.
Learn basic workflows for collecting and organizing assets, assembling layered compositions, and applying color correction and other effects.
Explores the possibilities for doing everything from creating simple animations to integrating multiple files types in After Effects.
A comprehensive overview of Adobe's powerful motion graphics software.
Learn to use keyframes, effects, masks, paint effects, text and 3D layers, lights, multiple cameras, expressions, parenting, and compositing.
Beginning to advanced examples of how to use After Effects in a variety of creative workflows.
Simple transformations using keyframes, effects, masks, track mattes, and more advanced concepts.