Special Effects for Digital Video: AdobeĀ® After Effects

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: GRFX.3300; Last Offered: Fall 2014;

Course Description

This advanced-level course is designed for students who are proficient with Adobe Premiere and who are interested in video effects. Conceptual drawings and storyboarding will be required. The course will cover advanced video collage and compositing, motion graphics, motion tracking, setting up your shot for effects (production planning), keyframe masking, color timing, building basic 3d shapes, and surface mapping for non-standard video shapes will be introduced. File preparation for output to various media is covered and Adobe Media Encoder will be introduced. Students will need to have Adobe AfterEffects, Premiere and Adobe Media Encoder and, while we offer support for PC, video tutorials will run on a Mac work environment.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Prerequisite(s): Adobe Premiere proficiency required. Online and Continuing Education majors, certificates and non-degree OCE students only.
  • Special Notes: Access to Adobe's Creative Cloud Software requires a monthly Creative Cloud membership subscription. Special pricing is available for students: Visit https://creative.adobe.com/plans?plan=edu Note: While the above courses will not transfer directly into the Art Department's Bachelor of Fine Arts Day School degree program, certain two-course clusters may be accepted for transfer upon prior department approval.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu

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