"When I listened to my tutor's music I could tell she put in a lot of effort and if I want to be that good I am going to need to put in a lot of effort too. And now I have the skills, I will."Kem, Digital Music student
Are you a budding animator or video editor? Do you want to be the talent behind the next Pixar or Disney? Maybe you love creating videos and want to take them to a whole new level by adding cool special effects and transitions? This Fire Tech Experience will show you how to get started with all of these things using Adobe After Effects.
For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).
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Adobe After Effects
Getting to know the interface of adobe after-effects
Create compositions in after effects and edit their contents
Make animation using key frames in your compositions
Are you excited by the idea of being able to make colourful animations? Are you keen to learn the basics of animation and visual special effects so that you can share them on Social Media or add an element of professionalism to your videos? Or do you just want a way to tell stories in a visual way? If you answered yes to any of the above then this is the Fire Tech Experience for you!
In this Fire Tech Experience, our highly animated expert will take you through the basics of creating animations using Adobe After Effects, whether as a way of telling a story or just to make something that looks cool.
You will cover things like using Key Frames, Compositing multiple images together and adding Special Effects to your video, whether that’s an animation you’ve created or a video you’ve recorded. By the end of the session, you will have covered the basics of getting started with After Effects.
FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.
What your child will learn
- How to create Compositions
- How to create animations
- How to create and animate text
- The basics of Adobe After Effect
- Principals of animation