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Learn how to create animated infographics with Adobe After Effects using shape layers, masks, expressions, CINEMA 4D Lite, and some helpful third-party scripts.
Motion graphics and VFX artist Ran Ben Avraham shows how to use the 3D and compositing features in After Effects to create a volcanic landscape and 3D type.
Learn how to track and extract the camera move and ground plane from already shot footage in After Effects, and add a 3D model—complete with lighting and shadows—to the scene with CINEMA 4D Lite.
Build a complete 3D motion graphics sequence in CINEMA 4D Lite, the introductory version of CINEMA 4D included with After Effects CC.
Get the sound editing secrets of video professionals. Learn how to clean up, sculpt, and finesse your sound design in Adobe Audition and Premiere Pro.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of an infographics-driven video made with After Effects. Learn how to use After Effects and a few third-party plugins (Animation Composer, Particular, and Newton) to animate infographics.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a real-world commercial made with After Effects. Learn how to decode a client brief, create animatics, and design the motion graphics in After Effects.
Learn how to create, extrude, and animate 3D text in CINEMA 4D Lite, and believably composite it over a 2D background inside After Effects.
Post-production pro Jason Osder shows the ins and outs of working with transcoded footage. Learn different transcoding workflows for Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, and Prelude: transcoding at the very beginning, in the middle while you're working, or at the end during output.
A whirlwind tour of Adobe After Effects CC for users who have never opened the program before (or are new to Creative Cloud). Get a quick overview of the import, preview, and render workflows in After Effects CC.
Want to play video against walls or other objects in your After Effects animations? Learn how to map video onto the face of a 3D object with CINEMA 4D Lite, and then composite animated 3D text over it in After Effects.
Learn how to organize and run multicamera video productions, and use tools such as Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro to fine-tune the results.
Learn how to use After Effects expressions to control and automate animation and to enhance Premiere Pro projects.
Get an overview of Adobe Creative Cloud. Learn how to install and update apps such as Photoshop and InDesign, use cloud storage, and take CC on the go.
New to Premiere Pro? Start here and learn how to professionally edit video using techniques from the experts.
Learn about the significant new motion graphics and visual effects features introduced in Adobe After Effects CC 2015—as soon as they are released.
Explore the new features added to Adobe Premiere Pro CC in 2015.
Bring your logos to life with this quick start guide for animating and compositing a logo design in CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Introduces the seven essential After Effects compositing techniques and some bonus tips to help enhance drama, correct color, and create convincing transparency.
Get on the fast track to video editing with Premiere Pro CC with this start-to-finish overview.
Learn how to take assets you already have and composite them in a new way, while adding grungy DIY texture.
Learn how to replicate the DIY aesthetic of low-budget cel animation in After Effects, and create hand-drawn, scribbled, and painted motion graphics.
Get post-production tips on topics such as compositing, color correction, audio, and media management.
Get started with After Effects by learning basic motion graphics and video terminology and the six core techniques used to build projects in After Effects.
Learn how to mix audio, add effects and transitions, edit clip length and speed, and record and export separate audio tracks in Premiere Pro.
Owen Lowery shows how to create a quirky and fun look that has the feel of old-school cutout and stop-motion animation in After Effects.
Learn how to build a template-based project in After Effects that can be packaged to share with colleagues or to sell on Adobe's Creative Cloud Market.
Test your skills! Animate five classic elements—earth, fire, water, wind, and light/dark—in this 5-day mograph challenge.
Learn how to use existing presets, design custom effects, and save time with the prebuilt animations in After Effects.
Create flat 2D and cartoon-style motion graphics using the Sketch and Toon module in CINEMA 4D.
Explore the history of dialogue in film and the techniques behind editing a great dialogue-based scene.
Put a company's branding into motion using only typography. Take this 5-day mograph challenge to test and stretch your skills.
Learn how to edit video with Premiere Elements 14. Master everything from basic timeline editing to advanced techniques for color correction, audio, transitions, and text.
Nondestructively apply effects, color correction, and filmic looks to video footage in Premiere Pro with adjustment layers and nesting.
Learn how to capture, create, and use panoramic photos that can be seamlessly integrated into After Effects and other motion graphics projects.
Learn how to put client's branding in motion: Create a different animated icon each day in this 5-day mograph challenge.
Learn to create precise, accurate, locked-in tracks with the five motion trackers in After Effects.
A fun, 5-day challenge all about the basic principles of animation.
Improve your mograph skills one day at a time with this 5-day motion graphics challenge—where you'll create an animated GIF each day!
Learn to create and manipulate 3D graphics for use in video, using Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator.
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.
Master the art of rotoscoping—creating an animated selection with masking and paint tools—using After Effects.
Conceive and execute a sound design for a motion graphics project with Audition CC.
Discover the powerful tool set offered in the audio post-production application Audition CC.
Explore the tools in After Effects that help with the animation "between" the animation: Keyframe Assistant, the Wiggler, expressions, and third-party assistants like Layer Monkey, MotionMonkey, and Ease and Wizz.
Master compositing and masks using the native effects in Adobe Premiere Pro—with no third-party plugins.
Learn how lens profiles can fix unwanted distortion and other problems in your photos and videos—and how to create new lens profiles of your own.
Learn to trim on the timeline, perform various kinds of trim edits, trim audio, and incorporate keyboard shortcuts that make the work go faster.
Learn how to colorize and enhance storyboards with Photoshop, and use the motion graphics tools in After Effects to create engaging animatics.
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