Synopses & Reviews
This critically-acclaimed interactive training program from Adobe Press offers exceptional quality high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Adobe After Effects CC.
Including more than 8 hours of video tutorials, the course comes complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. Experienced instructors Angie Taylor and Todd Kopriva present a comprehensive introduction to After Effects, including best practices as well as fundamental motion graphics concepts. Topics covered include After Effects's Cinema 4D integration, new Roto Brush and Refine Edge tools, outputting to various media types, and how to work within the Creative Cloud.
The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review.The unique “Watch and Work” mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside in After Effects. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so you can practice what you’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.
User Level: Beginning/Intermediate
Mac: OS X 10.7.5+ and Safari 6.0+
PC: Windows Vista+ and Firefox 22+
Hardware: DVD-ROM drive
* This DVD-ROM can be viewed on your computer, but it will NOT play in a DVD movie player.
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About the Author
Angie Taylor is an art director, illustrator and motion graphic designer, based in the UK. She studied Fine Art at Edinburgh College of Art (Heriot-Watt University) and had a 14-year career as a motion graphic artist producing animation, visual effects, and motion graphics for television, film, video, and the web. Examples of her work could be regularly seen on the BBC and Channel 4 in the UK and across Europe.
Todd Kopriva has led the Adobe team that creates documentation and training materials for After Effects since version 7.0. Todd spends much of his time helping After Effects users of all levels on various online forums, and he's often the person answering questions at the "Ask the Expert" station in the Adobe booth at tradeshows. Todd combines a technical understanding of software and computers with a strong desire to help people to create art.