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After Effects Short Course

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 4,000 10 sessions / 30 hours Sunday & Tuesday
(Excluding VAT)  (5 weeks)   
Next Starting Date Qualification Usual Timings*
24 January 2022 After Effects Certificate 6pm - 9pm (Weekdays)
Delivery Method  Language  Age group 
On Campus   English  16+ 

* These times are based on how the course has been run in the past and are subject to change before each start date.




Program Overview

The After Effects short course helps student get their foot into a very vast and versatile software. Not only does this short course cover the core fundamentals of the software that builds the foundation for any work carried out, but we also go over some advanced techniques during the course.

Program Description

The program is a good mix of content ranging from a beginning level to an intermediate level. The course starts-off by enforcing the fundamental foundation of the software that is crucial to working with any content in the software. We approach the software by learning key concepts and ideologies rather than following a step by step, procedural method. This technique reinforces the participant to build a strong foundation in the software that leads to more creative outcomes.

Technical Requirements

To complete this short course it is preferred if the participant would have the following softwares:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop

The softwares will be available to use in the labs during their sessions.

Program Outcomes

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Navigate through the software seamlessly
  • Organizational skills
  • Breakdown intricate visual effects videos
  • Create & Modify a variety of content
  • Gather the basic knowledge of codec and exports
  • Creating & animating basic 2D elements
  • Animating presentations, infographics and other elements
  • Pre-production for any After Effects project
  • Planning and Creating a quick kinetic typography
  • Basic compositing and other basic visual effect techniques
  • Layering and organization in Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe dynamic link
  • 3D space in After Effects
  • Introduction to a basic understanding of the art of Foley
  • Introduction to advanced techniques like expressions

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