With Total Training for Adobe After Effects CS5 Essentials, you’ll learn the basics from getting started setting up compositions and importing files, to more complex animations, masks, text, and even 3D!
In this After Effects CS5: Essentials series, you will learn tips and tricks, as well as techniques that you can use to create your own compositions. After Effects is the standard in the industry for compositing and graphics animation; stay competitive and add this skill set to your knowledge base.
- Learn to create compositions, use Roto Brush and Auto Keyframes
- Discover how to use and interpolate masks
- Explore how to animate using the text animation engine
- Learn to use the parenting capabilities of After Effects
- Use the After Effects’ 3D engine
Chapter I: INTRODUCTION TO AFTER EFFECTS (73 min)
- Basic Video Concepts
- Importing Files
- Project Panel Overview & Arranging a Workspace
- Creating a New Composition
- Placing Footage in the Composition
- Creating a Film Strip Effect with Multiple Movies
- Timeline Panel Overview
- Timeline Switches, Time Ruler & Work Area
- Composition Panel Overview
Total Run Time: 8 hrs
Luisa Winters is an accomplished videographer, editor, 3D animator and graphics designer. Her compositions have been seen on broadcast TV as well as in private video productions. She has created and edited scores of video and web projects for dozens of corporate, government, and educational, commercial and private clients. An accomplished non-linear editor and instructor, Luisa has conducted training sessions and master classes for Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Flash, Deamweaver, Captivate and Encore DVD.
Luisa has been a featured speaker at NAB every year since 2005. In addition, she has also been a featured instructor for the following conventions:
- Government Video Expo
- DV Expo
- NAB – NY
She has led sessions and workshops in almost every US state and in several countries across the world.
Luisa is a Johns Hopkins University Graduate and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
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