Adobe After Effects Advanced with AI Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

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Outline & Course Information

Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM EST

Locations for Training:

Course Description: In this hands-on, two-day After Effects Advanced training course, participants will learn to take their motion graphics and video editing to the next level by harnessing the latest AI-powered features in Adobe Creative Cloud. Through interactive lessons on rotoscoping with sophisticated matte tools, dynamically color correcting content with scene detection, building reusable templates, animating in 3D space, tracking footage, and rendering collaboratively in the cloud, attendees will gain practical techniques to boost productivity and creativity. With the automation and intelligence unlocked in the newest release of After Effects, editors can work faster and devote more time to creative decisions. This course provides the expertise you need to infuse your motion graphics and footage with professional polish and cutting-edge visuals powered by Adobe Sensei AI.

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed our Introduction course, or have working knowledge in all topics covered in the After Effects Introduction outline. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Required Technical Set-Up:
• Primary computer connected to a second monitor OR second computer to view instructor live
• Reliable High-speed internet connection
• Web Browser: Google Chrome Preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
• 3-Button Computer mouse
• Audio Speaker/Microphone (built-in to computer or external)

Job Roles That Use After Effects:
Animators
Film and Video Professionals
Motion-Graphics Professionals
Visual Effects Artists
Web Designers

Projects That Use After Effects:
Animation
Video Compositing
Motion Graphics Design
Digital Post-Production
Visual and Audio Effects

Adobe After Effects Advanced with AI Course Outline

1. Enhancing motion graphics with Next-Gen Roto Brush
Using refined matte tools with AI assistance
Leveraging freeze frame for efficiency
Integrating animated text and graphics

2. Color correcting and enhancing video
Detecting and balancing scenes automatically
Using AI-enabled Content-Aware Fill
Cloning objects seamlessly

3. Creating templates for Premiere Pro
Building essential graphics with automation
Exporting motion graphic templates
Updating templates across Creative Cloud

4. Animating in 3D Design Space
Constructing 3D scenes and camera
Using Draft Preview for faster iterations
Lighting and texturing for realism

5. Advanced editing techniques
Stabilizing footage with AI tracking
Removing objects automatically
Retiming with intelligent Timewarp
Collaborative workflows with Frame.io

6. Efficient rendering
Leveraging multi-frame rendering
Creating reusable render presets
Automated notifications and remote monitoring

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Instructor Led Hands-On Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Digital Official Curriculum Courseware (Not Used During Class) & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training Pricing

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745


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Dates to Register

Event Venue Start Date End Date
After Effects Advanced After Effects Virtual Classroom
  • July 17, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • July 18, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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After Effects Advanced After Effects Virtual Classroom
  • August 14, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • August 15, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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After Effects Advanced After Effects Virtual Classroom
  • September 11, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • September 12, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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After Effects Advanced After Effects Virtual Classroom
  • October 17, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • October 18, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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After Effects Advanced After Effects Virtual Classroom
  • November 14, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • November 15, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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After Effects Advanced After Effects Virtual Classroom
  • December 18, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • December 19, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Certification

An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exam is Available for After Effects!

See Latest Exam Available!

Exam Objectives Include:

Working in the Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Industry
Project Setup and Interface
Organizing Video Projects
Creating and Modifying Visual Elements
Publishing Digital Media

What is an Adobe Certified Associate? (ACA)

The ACA certification validates basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe tools.

Register for our Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack:

If you choose the Certification Pack option in the pricing dropdown upon checkout, this Includes:

✓ After Effects Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)

✓ Exam Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)

✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives!

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Instructor Led Hands-On Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel. 
Reviews

Average Review: 4.74 out of 5 - 19 Reviews

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Navigating Inside After Effects!
Thank you for helping me get more comfortable with navigating inside After Effects! This is crucial to bringing down the intimidation factor of using such powerful special effects software. -DMA, Kahdija (Adobe After Effects Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Would Definitely Return And Recommend Training Of This Quality!
Both, the training and instructor were great! I would definitely return and recommend training of this quality. Thanks so much! -DINFOS, Andrea (Adobe After Effects Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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The Staff Is Very Knowledgeable And Accommodating!
It was a pleasure as always. The staff is very knowledgeable and accommodating.-DOD. Gerardine (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Great Resource For Adobe Training!
A great resource for familiarization and initial Adobe programs training. -DINFOS, Javier (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Great Job As Usual!
Great job, as usual. I only expect the best instructor and learning environment from ThinkBig.-DINFOS, Michael (Adobe After Effects CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Excellent And Knowledgeable Instructor!
Great training by an excellent and knowledgeable instructor! -DINFOS, Elin (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Thank You Offering Training For After Effects On A Human Level!
Thank you for offering training for After Effects on a human level. It is intimidating software and the lessons are taught with a comfortable feel.-DOD, Jonathan (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Think BIG Gets Industry Pros To Share Their Expertise!
Think BIG gets industry pros to share their expertise and allow us to pick their brains while at it. This has been a great experience and I am looking forward to more courses like this! -DINFOS, Shamira (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Definitely Recommend Giving Think BIG A Try!
Learned a lot. Great instructors. I Definitely recommend giving Think BIG a try! - DOD, Anthony (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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New Things I Can Introduce Into My Work Flow!
The teaching was good. I learned a couple of new things I can introduce into my workflow. -DMA, Nathaniel (Adobe After Effects CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Excellent certified teachers instructing students virtually
"Excellent certified teachers instructing students virtually during this time of COVID. Think BIG does a great job making sure everyone is connected and ready to go and up to speed throughout. Thank you." - Lorne, DINFOF (Advanced Adobe After Effects CC Training)
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Think BIG is my go-to
"Think BIG is my go-to when I need to learn new and advanced skills for graphic design and video editing." - Andrew, DOD (Advanced Adobe After Effects Training)
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I Have The Desire To Create
"As long as I have the desire to create, I will be successful, and that there are resources available to help me." - Luther W., DMA (Advanced Adobe After Effects Training)
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Fun & Great Learning Environment
"Think BIG. Learn Smart helped me grow my knowledge of the After Effects program and I left feeling more comfortable applying these skills at my job. They also make it a fun and great learning environment." -Garrett M., Agora Inc. (Adobe After Effects Advanced Training)
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Fantastic Instructor!
"I would strongly recommend this training course to a colleague. The instructor had a lot of patience and a willingness to take time with students individually. He has a great sense of humor, and a very kind approach with students. I felt like I could ask any question at all times. He doesn't leave any students behind in terms of class tempo, and makes sure that you understand before going forward with other lessons. That is very important to me. I would like to thank him for his instruction, and felt I learned the material effectively. -Ronald C., BEA (After Effects Advanced)
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Great Instructor!
"The trainer really takes time with students, and makes sure that all students understand the course material before proceeding with other lessons. He has a great sense of humor, and kind approach with his students. The trainer really has an expert knowledge of the After Effects software, and the Adobe Suite in general. I would be happy to take another class from Sylus, as he is an excellent instructor. I feel that I really have gained an effective knowledge of the software, and can apply it." - Ronald C., BEA (Advanced After Effects Course)
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I Learned a Ton About Every Area of After Effects
“I thought the instructor did a great job explaining how everything worked while moving at a good pace for every level taking the class. I felt that I learned a ton about every area of After Effects.” – Danielle S., Independent (Advanced After Effects Training)
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Instructor Made the Class Enjoyable
"I had a great instructor and he made the Advanced After Effects class enjoyable. I have enjoyed my training experience at Think BIG and with this instructor. I will definitely be back." - Sasha L.,  Kaiser Permanente (After Effects Advanced Training)
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Helped Build My Confidence
"This class helped build my confidence as a end user in After Effects. I feel that i am much more likely to create some interesting motion graphics!" - Krissy M., Inovalon (Advanced After Effects Training)