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After Effects CC Fundamentals

via Pluralsight


Anyone wanting to create exceptional visual effects, extraordinary motion graphics, and exciting animated text will want to watch this course.

In this fundamentals course, you will get comfortable with the After Effects interface so you can start working efficiently inside of the program. You will learn how to get the most of the tools inside of After Effects as well as applying effects to your footage. Next, you'll review how to color correct footage and how to mask areas successfully and easily. You'll also learn about Motion Tracking, Chroma Keying, and Rotoscoping in this course. Software required: After Effects CC.


  • Course Overview 1min
  • Introducing After Effects 29mins
  • Starting a Project and Importing Assets 18mins
  • Creating Comps and Adding Assets to Comps 27mins
  • Modifying and Animating Layer Transform Properties 39mins
  • Working with Text 21mins
  • Working with Shapes 45mins
  • Introducing Video Effects 41mins
  • Using Some Specialized Effects and Layer Styles 47mins
  • Working in “Classic” 3D Space 45mins
  • Creating Specialized Text Animations 23mins
  • Exporting (Rendering) a Comp 16mins

Taught by

Jeff Sengstack


4.4 rating at Pluralsight based on 61 ratings

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