Galway Film Centre will host a two-day course on the digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application After Effects on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November.

Date: Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November (9.30am – 4.30pm).
Venue: Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, Wellpark Road, Galway City.
Cost: €190 members/ €200 non-members. Participants also have the option of purchasing ADOBE Course Books for €50.
Contact: admin@galwayfilmcentre.ie or phone 091 770748 or visit the website for more information

This two-day course suits beginners and self-taught users of After Effects alike. It is an introductory tour of the 2D compositing and text animation features and tools of After
Effects CC2017.

The course will cover compositing using layers, transformation, masking and use and customisation of presets and effects. Additionally, a real-world broadcast compositing
exercise will be completed. Attendees will also become comfortable exploring the connections from After Effects to other Creative Cloud products such as Photoshop and Illustrator.

This is an introductory tour of After Effects covering ingest through to export guided by the only Adobe Certified Instructor for After Effects in All-Ireland.

Day One:

  • Learning the Workflow
  • Basic Animation using Effects and Presets
  • Animating Text
  • Rendering and Exporting

Day Two:

  • Working with Masks: Replacing Computer Screen Content
  • Animating a Logo
  • Compositing using Rotobrushing, Puppet Tools and Custom Expressions

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