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After Effects CC - Tutorials

For each of the following videos (1-9):

1. Watch them and then Re-Create your own version using the given files
3. Upload your .mp4 to the classroom for completion marks.

Activities

AE CC Tutorial -
Workspace & Importing Files

Students will learn how to navigate and adjust the workspace.

Students will also learn how to import files and add them to a sequence.

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

AE CC - Export to .mp4

Students will learn how to export their videos using Creative Cloud Media Encoder.

1.AE CC Tutorial -
Creating Backgrounds

Students will learn how to add motion to image backgrounds and create solid backgrounds.

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

2.AE CC Tutorial -
Working with Text

Students will learn how to add & edit text. Students will also learn how to animate text using keyframes and Animation Presets.

Activity: Create your own video using min 10 different words (pick a sentence). Every word must have animation. At least 2 of those words should have custom keyframes and NOT animation presets. The other 8 can be animation text presets. Also, make it make sense. Do not just have random text that appears randomly. 
* MUST also showcase the use of multiple backgrounds. Use at least 2 different backgrounds.

Export video as an .mp4 and then upload it to the classroom for completion marks.

3.AE CC Tutorial -

Generating Stroke

Students will learn how to reveal an image or text. 

Activity: Complete the tutorial then export as an .mp4 and upload your file to the classroom. You can choose to reveal text or an image from the download below.

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial (choose 1) or use text.
DOWNLOAD HERE
> Student Examples HERE

4.AE Tutorial -

Working with Files
How to import files, Add Motion / Animation & more

If you need more help after watching this video, please refer to the QUICK TIPS page. And please do not hesitate to ask for help.

Activity: Students will edit this project file to make it a version of their own. Change how the text comes in, move the graphics around etc. Once completed, export as an .mp4 and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

5.AE Tutorial -

Keylight - Green Screen

Students will learn how they can remove the green coloured background from green screen footage using key light effect.

Activity: Students will edit this project file to make it a version of their own. Change how the text comes in, move the graphics around etc. Once completed, export as an .mp4 and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

> Written Instructions HERE

6.AE Tutorial -

Masking

Students will learn how to use masking in their videos

Activity: Students will re-create the different masked objects
(1. simple shape mask / 2. multiple shape masks over each other / 3. pen tool shape mask with motion) for their video. Once completed, export as an .mp4 and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

OR
> DOWNLOAD your own clips from Pexels

7.AE Tutorial -

Roto Brush Tool

Students will learn how to use the rotobrush.

Activity: Students will re-create this tutorial video showcasing the Roto Brush tool. Once completed, export as an .mp4 and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

OR

> DOWNLOAD your own clips from Pexels

8.AE Tutorial -

Speed Up or Slow Down Clips
Students will learn how to adjust the speed of their clips.

Activity: Students will re-create this tutorial video showcasing the ability to time map and adjust the speed of your clips. Create a video that has a clip that has been sped up and one that has been slowed down. Once completed, export as an .mp4 and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

Try it yourself!
Use video files from tutorial
DOWNLOAD HERE

9.AE Tutorial -

Morphing Shapes

Students will learn how they can morph shapes together.

Activity: Students will create a morphing shape video using min of 3 shapes. Once completed, export as an .mp4 and upload it to the classroom for completion marks. 

WATCH: AE Tutorial -

Test Animation Tool

Students will learn how to animate text easily. 

This is for your own view. You do not need to submit an activity for this. It will help you with your Motion Graphics assignment.