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After Effects Course with Keith Bailey | 26th, 27th & 28th February

Date: Friday 26th, Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th February 2016 (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Venue: Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, Wellpark road, Galway City.
Cost: €280 members/ €290 non-members
Contact: Course co-ordinator Mary Deely at education@galwayfilmcentre.ie or phone 091 770748

Aim of Course:
This three day course suits beginners and self-taught users of After Effects alike. It is a comprehensive tour through all the features and toolsets of After Effects CC2015 from the basics of layer-based animation to the complexities of 2.5D camera-based scenes. The course will follow the official workbook from Adobe Systems and additionally will include examples of real-world broadcast compositing. Attendees will also become comfortable exploring the connections from After Effects to other Creative Suite products such as Premiere Pro, Media Encoder and Bridge.

This is a comprehensive tour of After Effects covering ingest through to export guided by the only Adobe Certified Instructor for After Effects in all-Ireland.

Day One: Friday 26th February 2016:

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

Day Two: Saturday 27th February 2016:

  •  Create a Web Spot using Parenting, Track Mattes, Slideshows and Audio
  •  Working with Masks: Replacing Computer Screen Content
  •  Multipoint Tracking and Corner Pinning
  •  Screen Replacement using mochaAE

Day Three: Sunday 28th February 2016:

  • Compositing using Rotobrushing, Puppet Tools and Custom Expressions
  • Stabilising Footage & Matchmoving
  • Animating Masks
  • Create a 3D Scene
  • Animating Cameras, Lights and Shadows
  • Using the 3D Camera Tracker

About the tutor:
Keith Bailey is all-Ireland’s only Apple Certified Master Trainer and Adobe Certified Instructor for Premiere Pro and After Effects.  He is uniquely placed to inform on current workflow trends and the best way to utilise Apple’s Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor or Adobe’s powerful Creative Cloud applications whether you are a standalone designer, education professional or broadcast editor.

His knowledge of workflows and round-tripping through the various post-production software products brings a holistic approach to training courses delivered by him. He continues to in-source edit and animation jobs for corporate video and broadcast television clients as it allows him the opportunity to apply the best-practice techniques he evangelises in his classes. In 2014, Keith was appointed an Adobe Community Professional for the UK/Ireland charged with sharing his product expertise with the world-wide Adobe community.

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