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Motion Graphics and Video Editing


To succeed in the film post-production industry, you’ll need to be proficient and confident in using industry standard visual effects software. You’ll also need experience applying creative thinking and problem solving in a collaborative and demanding environment. This course focuses on the technical skills and soft skills you’ll need in the industry.

In this course, you’ll learn how to create visual brands from scratch and develop your brand designs into professional, comprehensive brand identities. You’ll discover how to design effective logos and icons, create typography style masters, develop professional color palettes, and design custom graphics for your brand.

  • What is motion graphics?
  • Professional careers and industry opportunities
  • Inspiration and motivation
  • Design platforms and environments
    • Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud (CS5 and CS6)
    • Installation and setup

Programs to be covered: Adobe Premier pro (Pr), Adobe After Effects (Ae).

  • The user interface
  • Tools and customization
  • Creating a project and a composition
  • Basic transforms and animation
  • Saving files and formats
  • child and parent links
  • Creating a basic animated game
  • Creating a composition and pre-composing
  • Shapes and masking
  • Blending options
  • Rotoscoping
  • Color keying
  • Adding effects to layers and compositions
  • motion tracking and stabilization
  • Alpha channels
  • Export and rendering (quick time alpha in focus)
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