Media and Photography

Adobe After Effects (An Introduction) Foundation Short Course

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start times throughout the year and will run for 6 weeks from 6pm until 8pm.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


You will achieve

This is a non accredited course.

Course overview

Have you ever wanted to bring your visual effects to life? Then look no further than Adobe After Effects…

Adobe After Effects is Adobe’s industry leading professional post-video production software. Used by a number of different practitioners, from a variety of different sectors, you can start to animate, modify, add-to and amend video for motion graphics and visual effects.

Work with sophisticated tools within Adobe After Effects and enjoy tight integration with Adobe’s leading design applications while you deliver stunning work to virtually any media type.

Practical, real-world exercises feature heavily on our after effects course and whether you are new to Adobe After Effects or have some appreciation of the software, we teach you how to become efficient at your workflow-management.

Course content

Bring your vision to life with spectacular visual effects and compelling motion graphics in Adobe After Effects professional software.

On this course you will become familiar with an introduction to:

  • What is After Effects?
  • Working with layers
  • Animating layers
  • Applying formatting
  • Layering effects
  • Exporting video and animations

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Progression onto an intermediate After Effects or equivalent course of further study.

How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: £200 Full Fee Payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

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Adobe After Effects (An Introduction) Foundation Short Course

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