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After Effects Advanced

Take your After Effects skills to the next level with this advanced course at Noble Desktop. Master text and shape animations, learn video compositing techniques, and discover how to speed up your workflow with expressions. Enhance your motion graphics and compositing skills with hands-on projects in this immersive course.

  • Advanced
  • 18 and older
  • $975
  • Earn 9,750 reward points
  • 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY & Virtually Online

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Class Description


What you'll learn in this after effects class:

In this advanced After Effects course, you’ll master text and shape animations and learn how to use the video compositing features in After Effects. Through hands-on, real-world projects you'll master the After Effects workflow: the process motion graphics designers and compositers take, to create projects from conception to final delivery.

We’ll cover expressions (the scripting language of After Effects) to speed up your animation process, work with mattes and masks, chroma key green screen footage using the Keylight, perform screen replacement using MochaAE, rotoscope video footage, and much more.

This course has a Prerequisite:

  •  Participants should be comfortable with the basics of After Effects equivalent to our After Effects Bootcamp.

Learn more about After Effects Advanced at Noble Desktop.


Section 1

Working with 3D Layers

Creating Cameras and Lights

Animating Cameras

Creating Shadows and Depth of Field

Section 2

Animating Imported Vector Graphics

Converting Imported Vectors to Shape Layers

Creating and Animating Native Shape Layers

Using Expressions to Optimize the Animation Process

Section 3

Shape Layers: Animating Repeating Shapes with Shape Effects

Shape Layers: Troubleshooting Converted Shape Layers

Mastering Text Animation

Text Animation: Working with Dingbat Fonts

Creating Text on a Path

Creating Custom Text Animators

Section 4

Using Content Aware Fill for Video

Creating and Tracking Masks

Section 5

Motion Tracking with MochaAE: Position, Scale & Rotation

Motion Tracking: Screen Replacement

Section 6

Using the 3D Camera Tracker

Integrating Graphics Into a Live Video Scene

Refund Policy

  • Students may cancel up to 14 days before the class/program start date and receive a refund, less the registration fee (10% of the undiscounted course price). 
  • Cancellations within 14 days are not permitted, but students may reschedule up to three business days before the class start date.
  • For cancellations and reschedules, please email us at [email protected]"

Reviews of Classes at Noble Desktop (373)

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  • After Effects Advanced

    Reviewed by Gabe N. on 6/21/2018
  • After Effects Advanced

    Reviewed by Joey M. on 9/6/2017
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