After Effects CC Masterclass: Complete After Effects Course

Learn After Effects CC to improve your videos with professional motion graphics and visual effects.

All Levels 4.6(7,666 Ratings) 321,215 Students enrolled
Created by Phil Ebiner Last updated 11/2019 English ["English [Auto-generated]","French [Auto-generated]","German [Auto-generated]","Indonesian [Auto-generated]","Italian [Auto-generated]","Polish [Auto-generated]","Portuguese [Auto-generated]","Romanian [Auto-generated]","Spanish [Auto-generated]","Thai [
What will i learn?
  • Includes CC 2020 Updates!
  • You will know how to use After Effects to make your videos better than ever
  • You will be comfortable using After Effects - even if you're a beginner
  • Know how to create a video project from start to finish in After Effects
  • Create professional motion graphics that improve your videos
  • Add creative visual effects to your video projects
  • Export high quality videos from After Effects and know how to use it with Premiere Pro efficiently
  • You will have the full support of an instructor who loves teaching

Curriculum for this course
213 Lectures 25:56:09
Introduction
3 Lectures 00:15:54
  • Welcome! 00:02:34
  • Download the Course Project Files 00:00:44
  • Animate Your Name! 00:06:58
  • Tutorial Request Form 00:00:29
  • After Effects Updates + My Favorite CC 2020 Updates 00:06:22
  • Know Your Way Around After Effects 00:05:39
  • Start a New Composition 00:08:15
  • CC 2018 Update: Starting a New Composition from Footage 00:01:55
  • Importing Media and Placing on the Timeline 00:05:08
  • Learn the Important Tools 00:10:20
  • Create a Perfect Square or Circle, Alignment, and Colors 00:03:04
  • The Timeline 00:10:59
  • Layer Transformations 00:08:57
  • Instructor Note - Get More Resources and Tips 00:01:50
  • Adding and Editing Keyframes + Opacity Animations 00:07:35
  • Position, Size, and Rotation Animations 00:05:17
  • Make Animations Better with Easy Ease and Motion Blur 00:04:21
  • Advanced Animations with the Graph Editor 00:05:32
  • Challenge: Bouncing Ball Animation 00:01:01
  • Solution: Bouncing Ball Animation 00:20:20
  • Get More Video Resources & Tips 00:01:50
  • Working with Solid Layers 00:07:07
  • Working with Shapes 00:06:24
  • Layer Styles - Drop Shadows, Bevel & Emboss, and Gradients 00:03:44
  • Shape Effects 00:05:54
  • Track Mattes: Make Layers Appear and Disappear 00:08:37
  • Pre-Compositions: Grouping Layers Together 00:05:34
  • Quickly Reversing Animations 00:02:14
  • Freeze Frames, Remapping, Reversing Time 00:05:54
  • Blend Modes 00:06:05
  • Stabilizing Footage 00:04:04
  • CC 2018 Update: Previewing and Favoriting Fonts 00:00:46
  • CC 2019 Update: Responsive Design 00:03:36
  • CC 2019 Update: Content Aware Fill 00:04:34
  • CC 2019 Update: Create Motion Graphics Templates to Use in Premiere Pro 00:09:24
  • Intro to Real World Projects 00:00:53
  • Project: Clean Lower Third 00:09:22
  • Project: Colorful Transition 00:16:59
  • Project: Text with Mask Transition 00:10:05
  • Project: Text Bubble Pop-Up Animation 00:13:39
  • Project: Weather App User Design Animation - Part 1 00:16:41
  • Project: Weather App User Design Animation - Part 2 00:08:21
  • Project: Weather App User Design Animation - Part 3 00:06:59
  • Project: Simple Logo Reveal 00:13:25
    Design Your Own Flat Animation Scene 1 question
  • Designing My Flat Animation Scene 00:12:39
  • Animating Fireworks with a Repeater Shape 00:15:02
  • Remove Green Screen with Keylight 1.2 00:06:46
  • Adding a Background that Matches the Foreground + Parenting 00:07:55
  • Adding Motion to a Still Image with the Puppet Tool 00:06:26
  • Adding Motion to the Background Photo with Ripple Effect 00:06:07
  • 3D in After Effects + The Camera Tool and Views 00:10:04
  • Swinging 3D Rotating Text Animation + Null Objects 00:12:11
  • Building a 3D Composition 00:05:47
  • Animating in 3D Space 00:07:38
  • Creating Stars in After Effects 00:05:11
  • Make a Selection with the Rotoscope Tool 00:06:55
  • Cleaning Up Edges 00:07:21
  • Putting Rotoscoping to Work 00:07:33
  • Replacing a Screen with Easy Masking 00:09:56
  • Replacing a Screen with Masking and 3D Motion 00:13:49
  • Replacing Device Screens with Mocha 00:08:13
  • CC 2019 Update: Mocha Native Plugin 00:05:08
  • Setting Your Pins 00:04:33
  • Animating Your Pins to Make a Bird Fly 00:03:04
  • Animating Your Owl's Blinking Eyes 00:08:21
  • Adding Perspective with Animated Clouds 00:07:10
  • CC 2019 Update: Advanced Puppet Tools 00:02:08
  • Text Animations 00:05:59
  • CC Page Turn 00:10:05
  • Radial and Linear Wipe Effect 00:03:20
  • Color Correction 00:03:33
  • CC 2019 Update: Selective Color Grading 00:03:25
  • Motion Tracking Basics 00:09:51
  • Attaching Text & Visual Effects to Video Clip with Tracking 00:06:21
  • Tracking Scale and Rotation 00:11:33
  • Adding More Details to Your Text 00:04:04
  • Intro to Character Animations 00:01:31
  • Design Your Character 00:14:32
  • Rigging Body Parts 00:02:50
  • Animate Your Character 00:09:55
  • Adding an Animated Background for Context 00:09:12
  • Adding Details to Your Character Animation 00:07:20
  • Adding the 'Paper Cut Out' Texture to Your Layers 00:05:29
  • Exporting H.264 Files 00:07:03
  • Exporting with a Transparent Background 00:04:03
  • Exporting Videos with Adobe Media Encoder 00:04:40
  • CC 2018 Update: Exporting an Animated GIF from Adobe Media Encoder 00:02:14
  • Creating an Animated GIF with CC 2017 and Earlier Versions 00:07:03
  • Editing Audio in After Effects 00:03:20
  • Working with Premiere Pro Projects 00:05:54
  • Adding an Expression 00:07:24
  • Animate a Flickering Light with Expressions 00:17:35
  • Dive Deeper with After Effects Expressions 00:00:13
  • Thank You Video 00:00:59
  • What are the bonus tutorials? 00:00:35
  • Neon Sign Effect 00:21:49
  • Sliding Photo Intro Bumper 00:17:23
  • Side Scrolling Video Grid 00:09:22
  • Looped Dots Following a Line Animation 00:05:57
  • How to Attach Text, Graphics and Video to Walls 00:11:57
  • Long Shadow Style 00:08:15
  • Rotoscoping Tutorial 00:16:32
  • Old Film Style 00:22:50
  • Animating with the Puppet Tool 00:17:09
  • 3D Text in After Effects 00:05:18
  • Hologram Effect 00:27:56
  • Cinemagraphs in After Effects 00:13:14
  • Fly Through Text 00:06:58
  • How to Listen to Audio by Scrubbing 00:03:04
  • Marauder's Map Footprint Tutorial 00:14:36
  • Call Out Titles 00:20:57
  • How to Attach a Path Point to Video in After Effects 00:03:42
  • Animate the Mountain and Moon 00:07:14
  • Center Lower Third 00:13:47
  • Text Highlight Effect 00:05:32
  • Animating a Dotted Line 00:08:13
  • How to Easily Swap Layers 00:01:47
  • Minimalist Lower Third Titles 00:14:21
  • How to Snap Your Anchor Points 00:02:12
  • Parenting in After Effects 00:03:55
  • Rotating Kinetic Typography 00:12:10
  • Time Remapping in After Effects 00:06:09
  • Transparent Text Block 00:04:08
  • How to Easily Reverse an Animation 00:02:40
  • Swinging Text Tutorial 00:09:43
  • Text on a Path 00:07:54
  • How to Enable Auto Save 00:03:13
  • Using Arrow Keys for Improved Workflow 00:05:40
  • Basic Kinetic Typography Tutorial 00:25:15
  • Clean Lower Third 00:16:30
  • Create a Count Down without Expressions 00:10:52
  • Valentine's Day Graphic 00:10:54
  • How to Add a Dark & Blurry Background 00:03:33
  • 3D Shapes in After Effects 00:05:00
  • Layering Multiple Effects in After Effects 00:02:37
  • What is this section? 00:00:30
  • Intro the House of Cards Project 00:01:57
  • Importing Your Assets 00:05:46
  • Create the Flag Animation 00:14:56
  • Adjusting the Speed of Your Animation 00:05:19
  • Adding Text and a Background 00:07:54
  • Exporting in After Effects 00:03:23
  • What is this section? 00:00:30
  • Intro and Download the Project Files 00:01:40
  • Design Your Badge in Adobe Illustrator 00:15:32
  • Importing the Design into After Effects 00:10:46
  • Preparing Layers by Moving Anchor Points 00:04:00
  • Animate the Badge Outline with Trim Paths 00:08:01
  • Animate the Text 00:05:40
  • Animate the Tent, Fire, and Trees 00:03:49
  • Easily Reverse the Animation 00:03:00
  • Export the Badge with Transparency 00:01:50
  • What is this section? 00:00:29
  • Intro the Project 00:00:48
  • Designing the Object in Illustrator 00:10:09
  • Preparing the Illustrator File 00:01:41
  • Animating in After Effects 00:21:26
  • How to Quickly Reverse an Animation 00:02:44
  • Exporting Your Animation 00:02:19
  • Conclusion to Project 00:00:37
  • What is this section? 00:00:32
  • Downloading a Template 00:02:51
  • After Effects Layout 00:04:31
  • Editing a Template 00:07:45
  • Adding and Editing Text 00:06:16
  • How to Turn Audio On and Off 00:01:34
  • Exporting Your Video 00:04:08
  • Editing a Slideshow Template 00:06:02
  • What is this section? 00:00:29
  • Intro to this Section 00:01:20
  • Shape Refresher 00:11:17
  • Fill & Stroke 00:11:55
  • Trim Paths 00:14:34
  • The Repeater Effect 00:12:13
  • Wiggle Paths 00:09:55
  • Adding Accents 00:13:59
  • Using the Graph Editor 00:11:31
  • Project 1 - Adding Accents 00:12:27
  • Project 2 - Fun Transitions 00:20:33
  • Project 3 - The Repeater Transition 00:12:11
  • Project 4 - Map Effects 00:17:22
  • Project 5 - Text Effect 00:09:45
  • Project 6 - Squeeze and Stretch 00:08:27
  • Project 7 - Hipster Circles 00:20:20
  • Project 8 - Clean Lower Thirds 00:16:35
  • Project 9 - Storytime Slideshow 00:18:05
  • What is this section? 00:00:29
  • Lower Third - Intro 00:00:13
  • Lower Third - Design Your Text 00:05:15
  • Lower Third - Animate Your Text 00:10:47
  • Lower Third - Exporting with a Transparent Background 00:05:23
  • Modern Transition - Intro 00:00:26
  • Modern Transition - Design and Animate Your Transition 00:07:30
  • Modern Transition - Exporting an dAdding to Your Project 00:02:11
  • YouTube Button - Intro 00:00:17
  • YouTube Button - Animate Your Subscribe Button with a Click 00:13:34
  • Social Media Buttons - Intro 00:00:23
  • Social Media Buttons - Design the Graphic 00:03:50
  • Social Media Buttons - Animate the Graphic 00:05:34
  • Social Media Buttons - Quickly Reverse Any Animation 00:01:35
  • Social Media Buttons - Exporting with a Transparent Background 00:01:15
  • What is this section? 00:00:29
  • The Kinetic Typography Project 00:01:52
  • Cut and Scale Animations 00:13:40
  • Position Animations 00:08:51
  • Rotation Animations 00:12:56
  • Reveal Animations 00:07:44
  • Adding a Background 00:09:02
  • Adding Texture to the Background 00:01:25
  • Adding Camera-Like Motion 00:03:07
  • Exporting Your Kinetic Typography 00:02:38
  • Bonus Lecture: Get Any of Phil's Course for Up to 90% Off 00:00:07
Requirements
  • You should have Adobe After Effects installed so you can follow along with the course lessons. We'll be using the Creative Cloud version of After Effects, but you can do many of the lessons in a previous version if you don't have After Effects CC.
  • You DO NOT need any experience with After Effects. This course is for beginners and assumes you don't have any experience with the program.
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Description

Master After Effects Motion Graphics with the easiest-to-follow course on Udemy!

Updated with the latest CC 2020 release.

"I went into this not knowing basically anything and came away with tons of knowledge!"
- Louis Matarazzo, Phil's After Effects student

Join this Adobe After Effects CC course to have fun while learning quickly!

If you are looking to make your videos better, adding motion graphics and visual effects is the way to do that. After Effects CC is used by professionals across the world for every type of production from business & marketing videos, music videos to documentaries, feature films. This full course is the best way to jump right in and start making your own videos come to life.

Make videos the way you imagine them!

Practice while you learn. This course includes practice files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing.

By the end of the course, you'll have finished dozens of real world projects to build your confidence.

I'll be teaching the course using the Creative Cloud version, but if you have a previous version (CS6, CS5, etc - Mac or PC), you can still learn with this course.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Phil and I'm a professional motion graphics artist and video creator. Plus, I'm the creator of some of the world's most popular After Effects courses - with over 400,000 students and thousands of 5-star reviews like these:

Phil Ebiner's "The Complete Guide to After Effects," is a wonderful and comprehensive course to dive into this Program, and get started with creating our own animations.
- Cavett Robert

Very comprehensive, easy to follow course.

- Dragan Vukicevic

Phil is a g a great instructor who is always willing to help. The way he lays out the course is simple and easy to understand.
-Patrick Gilmour
My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

I want to make this the best course on how use Adobe After Effects. So if there is any way I can improve this course, just tell me and I'll make it happen.

What's this course all about?

Get ready to create motion graphics that will improve your video quality. If you've always wanted to learn how to use video effects and create custom motion graphics, you can learn After Effects CC right now.

Practice lessons will get you motivated and moving to your goals.

The lessons are meant to teach you how to think like a motion graphics/video effects artist. After Effects is a robust tool that is capable of creating almost any video effect out there. You'll learn all of the basics, intermediate, and some advanced techniques, from working with shapes, text, and textures to video effects, transitions, and 3d camera.

Here is a glimpse of what we'll be covering:

  • Getting comfortable with After Effects CC

  • Starting a new composition

  • Using the basic tools

  • Working in the After Effects CC timeline

  • Adding shape and text layers

  • Animating position, scale, rotation, and opacity

  • Working with shape layers and masks

  • Real world projects such as lower thirds and bumpers

  • Motion graphics principles and best practices

  • Using video effects and presets to speed up workflow

  • Green screen and chromakey removal

  • Visual effects and rotoscoping

  • Motion tracking and video stabilization

  • Creating unique transitions

  • Exporting your projects

  • and so much more!

Knowing After Effects CC is a great skill to have that is in demand and highly marketable. I've landed many jobs with the skills that I teach you in this course.

With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!

Cheers,

Phil

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