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Adobe After Effects Level II

In this Adobe After Effects training course you’ll learn intermediate skills for creating dynamic content for use in broadcast, film, and on the Web. This training course picks-up where the introductory course leaves off, providing you with additional skills along with tips and tricks to improve your efficiency and creativity.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for media professionals who have already completed the introductory After Effects course, or who have previous experience working with After Effects.


Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Knowledge of Mac OS X and basic computer navigation

  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects

  • Some basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

Minimum System Requirements


  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit), Windows 8.1 (64 bit), or Windows 10 (64 bit)

  • 8GB of RAM (16GB recommended)

  • 5GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)

  • Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)

  • 1280x1080 display

  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer

  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*


Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support

  • 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), or 10.13 (High Sierra)

  • 8GB of RAM (16GB recommended)

  • 6GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)

  • Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)

  • 1440x900 display

  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer

  • Internet connectio

Course Outline


Lesson 1: Parenting

  • Understanding Parenting

  • Simple Pickwhipping

  • Parenting to a null

  • Using Parenting for positioning

  • Using Parenting in Special Effects

Lesson 2: Other Effects

  • Understanding Compound Effects

  • Gradient Wipe

  • Displacement Map

  • Camera Shake DeBlur

Lesson 3: Transfer Controls

  • Understanding Layer Blending Modes and how to change those using shortcuts

  • Using Track Mattes

  • Understanding precomposing and nesting

  • Stencil and Silhouette

  • Preserve Transparency

Lesson 4: Motion Tracking

  • Understanding tracking

  • Using the tracker

  • Warp Stabilizer

  • Track Motion

  • Mask Tracker

  • Using single-point motion tracking

  • Using multipoint tracking

  • Mocha overview

  • Tips for better tracking


Lesson 5: Keying

  • Understanding Keying

  • Shooting Techniques for easier Keying

  • Using Garbage Mattes for easier Keying

  • Using Keylight

  • Refining the Matte

  • Other Keyers

Lesson 6: Using the Roto Brush Tool

  • About rotoscoping

  • Creating a segmentation boundary

  • Fine-tuning the matte

  • Refine Soft Matte and Refine Hard Matte effects

  • Freezing your Roto Brush tool results

  • Changing the background

  • Adding animated text

  • Outputting your project

Lesson 7: Performing Color Correction

  • Adjusting color balance with levels

  • Adjusting color balance with Color Finesse 3

  • Replacing the background

  • Color-correcting using Auto Levels

  • Motion tracking the clouds

  • Replacing the sky in the second clip

  • Color grading

  • Lumetri Scopes

  • Lumetri Effect

Lesson 8: Putting it all Together Animating Layers

  • Preparing layered Photoshop files as Comps

  • About Photoshop layer styles

  • Preparing Premiere files as Comps

  • About Premiere’s new Shape and Type Layer

  • Preparing layered Illustrator files as Comps

Lesson 09:Sending it Out Again

  • Building Templates for Premiere

  • Dynamic Link with Premiere

  • Dynamic Link with Audition

Course DATE

Please contact us for schedule.

Course Fee

Regular Price: Php 12,500
Early-Bird Price: Php 10,000


WorkHaven, 14th Floor, Linden Suites Tower 2, San Miguel Ave., Ortigas


There must be at least five (5) students enrolled in order for the class to push through.


Please register to sign-up in our class.