This course will give you a well-rounded overview of After Effects and is full of short practical exercises such as basic stills animation, tracking, keying and animating text. This one day course works well as stand alone training, but can also be used as a precursor to the more specialised in-depth After Effects courses.
Required: basic computing skills.
Tutor: Richard Hughes
Biog: With over ten years experience in broadcast and post-production, Richard has developed a wide range of skills including offline/online, editing, grading, sound mixing and compositing. Credits include BBC, Five, Sony, History and Discovery DVD. He has an MA in Interactive Digital Media and is experienced in a variety of formats and platforms including: web, mobile, TV and DVD platforms. In addition to his broadcast work he runs the post production course, part time, at Ravensbourne. He has also facilitated courses for broadcast freelancers at BECTU for 5 years, and as guest speaker at Video Expo on 'The Craft of Editing'. He trained as one of the first FCP trainers in the UK at Apple HQ and is presently an accredited professional.
BECTU is the UK's media and entertainment trade union; sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, IT and telecoms, live events, leisure and digital media.