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Adobe After Effects CS5

Video Description

In this Adobe After Effects CS5 Tutorial Video you are taken through the an introduction to this powerful post-production software by a true Adobe Expert. Tom Green, among other things, a widely published book author, an Adobe Community Expert, Adobe Education Leader, Professor of Interactive Media at Humber College in Ontario, Canada, and much much more. They don't come much more qualified than this to teach an Adobe After Effects CS5 training course! You will start out with the basics - composition, file import, and a tour of the interface you will come to know and love. Quickly accelerating through topics such as text, animation, keying, and other important lessons, this video tutorial gets deeper into Adobe After Effects even than most books you will find on the subject. You will not only learn applying effects to your videos, but how to create mattes, play with depth of field, 3D effects, even some basic audio work. In this computer based tutorial, you will watch as expert Tom Green takes you through each step in his lessons, and at the same time, you can work on the exact same files, as he has included more than 1.5 GB of working files for you. By the conclusion of this Adobe After Effects CS5 tutorial, you will be completely comfortable working with your own video and projects in this powerful software.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. What You Will Learn 00:01:43
    2. Files 00:00:42
  2. AE Quick Start - Part 1
    1. Composition 00:05:17
    2. File Import 00:04:43
    3. Layers Timeline 00:05:24
    4. Objects Timelines 00:04:37
    5. Blends 00:03:49
    6. Key Frames 00:05:44
    7. Text 00:04:42
    8. Effects 00:05:03
    9. Animation - Part 1 00:06:58
    10. Animation - Part 2 00:04:52
  3. AE Quick Start - Part 2
    1. Preview 00:04:18
    2. Render Queue 00:07:58
    3. Tricks And Troubleshooting 00:07:15
    4. Your Turn - Chapter 3 00:14:55
  4. Animating Text
    1. Text Panel 00:05:48
    2. Animation Preset 00:03:12
    3. Path Animation 00:05:29
    4. Importing Photoshop Files 00:06:43
    5. Your Turn - Chapter 4 00:09:57
  5. Keying And Alpha Video
    1. Getting Started 00:01:22
    2. Overview - Chapter 5 00:03:47
    3. Key Light 00:07:57
    4. Spill Choke 00:03:13
    5. Color Range 00:02:41
    6. RotoBrush 00:07:55
    7. Output 00:02:43
  6. Animating
    1. Illustrator Import 00:03:01
    2. Position 00:04:21
    3. Blur 00:04:29
    4. Animator 00:02:55
    5. Squash And Stretch 00:06:25
    6. Arc 00:03:30
    7. Parallax 00:05:58
    8. Rotation 00:04:18
    9. Puppet 00:05:25
  7. Effects - Part 1
    1. Preset Effects 00:07:33
    2. Applying Effects 00:05:31
    3. Glow 00:08:19
    4. Fractal 00:07:56
    5. Multiple Effects 00:07:20
    6. Smoke 00:06:40
    7. Your Turn - Chapter 7 00:09:02
  8. Effects - Part 2
    1. Blowing Stuff Up 00:04:43
    2. Wiggles 00:04:20
    3. Flares 00:05:01
    4. Lightning 00:06:03
    5. Radio 00:07:31
    6. Brainstorm 00:03:10
    7. Rainstorm 00:06:15
  9. Color And After Effects
    1. Levels 00:06:53
    2. Curves 00:05:20
    3. Color Change 00:04:03
    4. Colorize 00:03:09
    5. Adjustment Layer 00:02:45
    6. Leave Color 00:03:05
    7. Photo Filter 00:02:54
    8. Colorama 00:03:29
  10. Painting In After Effects
    1. Paint Basics 00:06:18
    2. Paint Erase 00:02:57
    3. Write On - Part 1 00:05:45
    4. Write On - Part 2 00:04:29
  11. After Effects Lab
    1. Cartoon 00:06:33
    2. Spheres - Part 1 00:07:53
    3. Spheres - Part 2 00:10:49
    4. Winter 00:06:23
    5. MotionSketch 00:04:34
  12. Masks And Shape layers
    1. Masks 00:06:22
    2. Track Mattes - Part 1 00:05:22
    3. Track Mattes - Part 2 00:03:57
    4. Track Mattes - Part 3 00:03:04
    5. AutoTrace 00:05:03
    6. Reflection 00:05:29
    7. Shape Layers 00:07:20
  13. Working In 3D
    1. 3D Layers 00:05:46
    2. Lights 00:07:19
    3. Camera 00:05:33
    4. Camera Animate 00:06:06
    5. Panorama 00:10:25
    6. Parent - Part 1 00:06:33
    7. Parent - Part 2 00:07:05
    8. Your Turn - Chapter 13 00:15:10
  14. After Effects Projects
    1. Bad TV 00:13:56
    2. Shadows 00:04:07
    3. Depth Of Field 00:04:23
    4. 3D Title 00:07:54
    5. Bend 00:04:21
    6. Realistic Fog 00:18:07
  15. Playing With Particles
    1. Fireworks 00:06:13
    2. Burst 00:02:59
    3. Blow Up 00:06:50
    4. Wind Tunnel 00:07:27
  16. Tracking With Mocha
    1. Stabilize 00:08:12
    2. Track 00:03:21
    3. Multipoint 00:03:17
    4. Mocha 00:09:13
  17. Add Audio To After Effects
    1. Overview - Chapter 17 00:06:16
    2. Applying 00:03:29
    3. Audio Effects - Part 1 00:08:55
    4. Audio Effects - Part 2 00:06:32
  18. Using Expressions
    1. Expression 00:03:11
    2. Loop 00:03:20
    3. Wiggle 00:03:23
    4. Frame Blend 00:04:08
    5. Time Remap 00:02:56
  19. Integrating With Other Adobe Products
    1. Flash To After Effects 00:10:31
    2. ActionScript To After Effects 00:04:49
    3. After Effects To SWF 00:06:46
    4. After Effects To XFL 00:05:23
    5. After Effects To Flash 00:11:33
  20. Rendering: The End Game
    1. Render 00:15:00
  21. Goodbye
    1. Goodbye 00:00:23