Advanced Adobe After Effects

Create incredible motion graphics and visual effects

Adobe® After Effects® is the industry standard for motion graphics and visual effects, used by motion designers, graphic designers, and video editors to create sophisticated motion graphics and compelling videos.


per person

Online Class Times:

10 am to 5 pm Eastern


Course Description

In this Adobe After Effects advanced training course you’ll learn skills for creating dynamic content for use in broadcast, film, and on the Web. This course picks-up where the introductory Level I course leaves off, providing you with additional skills along with tips and tricks to improve your efficiency and creativity. Our After Effects classes are led by experienced motion graphics professionals who have backgrounds with broadcast, film, and online media production

As with all of our classes, our Adobe After Effects classes are hands-on and project-driven.

Because students will work along with the instructor to complete a series of projects, we recommend using two displays in our online classes (this could be two monitors, two computers or a computer and a tablet), so that the student can keep one eye on the instructor’s screen as they work.

An eBook copy of the workbook and the data files will be sent to you prior to the start of the class.


Students attending this training class should have completed our beginning After Effects class, or have equivalent experience. If you are not sure, please reach out to us at 303-319-9817 or email and we will help you find the right class.

Class Topics

Visual Effects Workflow

After Effects Workflow considerations

Chroma Keying in After Effects

Greenscreen Shooting Basics • Using Masks for Compositing (Garbage Mattes) • Using Keylight • Refining a Matte

Motion Tracking

Understanding Motion Tracking • Motion Tracking vs Stabilization • Setting a Track Point • Using Null objects • Compositing 2D Graphics

Motion Stabilization with After Effects

Using the Warp Stabilizer

3D Camera Tracking

Using the 3D Camera Tracker • Compositing 3D Graphics with Video

Time Remapping Video

Understanding Time Remapping • Slow Motion Effects • Fast Motion Effects • Using Frame Blending

Color Correction and Color Adjustment

Adjusting Tonality • Advanced Color Adjustments

Creating a Background Loop

Using After Effects Cloning Tools Rotoscoping Video Footage

Manual Rotoscoping • Using the Roto Brush • Painting on Color

Creating Environmental Effects

Fog • Smoke • Mist • Wind • Precipitation • Fire • Heat Distortion • Explosive Effects

Advanced After Effects Render Queue Usage

Render Output Settings • Output Module Templates

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