Session 1: Animated Gifs
Intro to course and basic Photoshop. Intro to basic composition, design elements and principles.
Session 2: Animated Gifs - Photography Basics
Intro to pre-visualization and storyboarding, basic animation principles, creating and animating imagery, and design principles.
Session 3: Animated Gifs - Premiere
Basic Premiere editing. Design principles; rhythm, pattern, repetition.
Session 4: Title Transformation - Intro To After Effects Pt. 1
Basic After Effects. Design principles; proximity, alignment and grids.
Session 5: Title Transformation - Intro To After Effects Pt. 2
Working with typography. Design principles; scale, figure and ground.
Session 6: Title Transformation - Intro To After Effects Pt. 3
Intro to concept development. Design principles; emphasis and focal point.
Session 7: Title Transformation - Pre Visualization For Titles
Understanding an creating style frames and presentation storyboards. Basic color theory. Building simple color palettes; dominant, subordinate and accent colors. Design principles; harmony, unity and variety.
Session 8: Title Transformation - Animation For Titles
Creating more complex After Effects animation.
Session 9: Title Transformation - Complete Titles/ Begin Video Principles Project
Reinforce Photoshop to create composites for style frames and storyboards.
Session 10: Video Principles
Pulling keys from green screen footage in After Effects.
Session 11: Video Principles - Animation And Compositing
More advanced After Effects compositing and animation techniques.
Session 12: Video Principles - Production And Post Production
Reinforcing Premiere editing in creation of reel.