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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introducing After Effects CS6

What Is Adobe After Effects and Where Does It Come From?

09m 9s

Course Introduction

01m 32s

What's New in After Effects CS6

06m 9s

Don't Worry, It's Only a Dialog Box

05m 25s

Basic Workflow and Terminology Overview

10m 56s

Chapter: Interface Tour

The Project Panel and Flowchart Panel

05m 15s

The Composition Panel and the Layer Panel

09m 51s

The Timeline Panel

08m 8s

The Preview Panel

05m 53s

The Effects and Presets Panel, Bridge, and the Effect Controls Panel

06m 4s

Colors, Channels, and Color Bit Depth

09m 31s

Modifying Preferences and Keyboard Shortcuts

02m 46s

Configuring the User Interface

04m 23s

Chapter: Creating Compositions and Layers

Creating Compositions and Changing Composition Settings

08m 32s

Creating Text with the Character Panel

06m 30s

Controlling Blocks of Text with the Paragraph Panel

08m 23s

Creating Shape Layers

08m 59s

Working with Solids

06m 33s

Chapter: Importing Footage

Importing Movies

03m 37s

Importing Still Images and Image Sequences

05m 16s

Importing Photoshop and Illustrator Files

06m 43s

Importing Projects

05m 22s

Chapter: Interpreting and Managing Footage

Interpreting Footage Manually and Automatically

05m 3s

Fields and Interlacing

07m 21s

Pixel Aspect Ratios

04m 59s

Trimming Footage and Layers

06m 38s

Chapter: Animation Basics

Animating Transform Properties

11m 10s

Working with Motion Paths

04m 29s

Using Motion Sketch to Record Motion

07m 31s

Chapter: Fine-Tuning Animation

Working in the Layer Panel

07m 7s

Anchor Point Animation

06m 24s

Keyframe Types

12m 27s

Keyframe Assistants

09m 41s

The Graph Editor

11m 35s

Chapter: Animating Text Layers

Importing Photoshop Text

05m 17s

Applying Animators

06m 18s

Combining Animators

07m 36s

Animation Presets

14m 59s

Chapter: Fun with Shape Layers

Ways to Create Shapes

09m 22s

Shape Layers for Text Effects

03m 40s

Chapter: Basic Compositing

Blending Layers with Blending Modes

05m 0s

Alpha Channels and Transparency

06m 56s

Isolating a Subject with a Mask

06m 44s

Color Keying

12m 23s

Motion Tracking and Rotoscoping

10m 4s

The 3D Camera Tracker

17m 48s

Chapter: Effects

Understanding Effect Categories

08m 3s

Animating Effect Properties

05m 1s


08m 1s

Using Compound Effects

08m 28s

"Fixer" Effects

05m 11s

Layer Styles

08m 32s

Effect Presets

01m 41s

Adjustment Layers (Force Motion Blur)

05m 17s

Chapter: Time

Frame Rates

07m 38s

Time Stretching and Time Remapping

09m 8s

Slowing Motion, Freezing a Frame, and Reversing Time

07m 29s

Chapter: Grouping and Linking


04m 5s


06m 23s


07m 35s

Using Nulls

04m 51s


11m 42s

Chapter: Introduction to 3D

Working with 3D Layers

08m 9s

Axis Modes

05m 40s

Bending Layers

03m 33s

Extruding Shapes

06m 48s


12m 57s


09m 22s

Material Options (Environment Layers)

09m 42s

Depth of Field

09m 50s

Environment Layers

02m 54s

Chapter: Memory and Performance

Setting Up After Effects for Optimum Performance with 64-Bit Systems

07m 59s

RAM and Disk Caching

08m 10s

Chapter: Render Order and Collapsing Transformations

Standard Render Order and the Transform Effect

07m 57s

Collapsing Transformations

06m 18s

Chapter: Output Options

Rendering and Exporting with the Render Queue

07m 52s

Exporting with the Adobe Media Encoder

03m 35s

Collecting Files

02m 45s

Chapter: Project Explorations and Recap

Preparing Cinema 4D Projects for After Effects

08m 56s

Compositing C4D Multipass Renders in After Effects

13m 1s

Using a Simple Effect and Duplicate Layers for Creative Results

04m 19s

Using Basic Color Correction and Light Wrap for Compositing

06m 0s

Closing Thoughts

03m 41s