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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introduction

Content Of The Course

08m 10s

Application System Requirements

05m 18s

Application Overview

03m 19s

About The Author

03m 42s

How To Access Your Working Files

01m 15s

Locating Missing Media

05m 13s

New Features Overview

04m 42s

Chapter: Understanding The Workspace And Workflow

Understanding The Default AE Workspaces

10m 5s

After Effects Workflow And Sample Project Tour

14m 3s

Saving Custom Workspaces

10m 3s

Setting Application Preferences

07m 2s

Chapter: Introduction To Video Standards And Composition Settings

Understanding Compositions In After Effects

05m 58s

Creating A New Composition

07m 35s

Editing Composition Settings

06m 47s

Chapter: Importing - Organizing And Previewing Footage

Understanding After Effects Projects

04m 24s

Importing Video, Images, And Audio Files

05m 38s

Importing Photoshop And Illustrator Files

06m 39s

Organizing Footage In The Project Panel

08m 23s

Chapter: Working With Compositions And Arranging Layers

Understanding Layer Types

06m 20s

Working With Layers In A Composition

06m 36s

Adjusting Layer Blending Modes

06m 37s

Adjusting Layer Duration

05m 44s

Nesting Compositions And Pre-Composing

08m 27s

Chapter: Animating Layer Transform Properties

Setting The Layer Transform Properties

Animating The Position Property

05m 48s

Temporal Interpolation: Adding Easy Easing

06m 49s

Animating Scale And Rotation

07m 2s

Creating A Staggered Animation

06m 20s

Animating The Opacity Property

05m 36s

Animating The Volume Property

04m 53s

Previewing Compositions On The Timeline

05m 47s

Chapter: Adding Effects And Animating Them

Understanding Effects And Layer Styles

06m 7s

Adding Motion Blur

05m 14s

Adding Effects And Adjusting Effect Properties

08m 12s

Animating Effect Properties

07m 1s

Brainstorming An Animation

04m 11s

Adding Adjustment Layers

04m 37s

Adding Layer Styles

06m 47s

Chapter: Creating, Editing, And Animating Text

Creating Text Layers

06m 15s

Formatting Text Properties

09m 46s

Adding A Text Animation Preset

05m 3s

Modifying A Text Animation Preset

05m 29s

Saving A Text Animation Preset

05m 25s

Beyond Presets: Creating Your Own Text Animators

06m 27s

Creating And Animating Text On A Path

06m 53s

Chapter: Creating, Editing, And Animating Shapes

Understanding Shape Layers

06m 27s

Creating Simple Shapes

08m 3s

Creating Custom Shapes With The Pen Tool

08m 8s

Creating Shapes From Imported Illustrator Files And Text

03m 58s

Working With Shape Animators

06m 29s

Chapter: Creating, Editing, And Animating Masks

Understanding Mask Properties

04m 56s

Creating Masks With The Shape Tools

04m 54s

Creating Custom Masks With The Pen Tool

04m 1s

Animating Mask Paths

06m 19s

Chapter: Using Track Mattes - Stencils And Silhouettes

Creating Track Mattes

04m 14s

Matting Multiple Layers With A Stencil Or Silhouette

04m 1s

Chapter: Rotoscoping Footage With The Roto Brush

Masking Objects With The Roto Brush

07m 35s

Adjusting Roto Brush Options

04m 13s

Chapter: Creating 3D Layers From 2D Content

Understanding And Working In 3D Space

06m 40s

Animating Layer Transform: 3D Position

06m 27s

Animating Layer Transform: 3D Rotation

06m 29s

Using Layer Snapping In 3D Space

06m 36s

Chapter: Creating And Animating Cameras

Understanding And Creating Cameras

05m 32s

Editing And Animating Camera Transform Properties

05m 54s

Controlling A Cameras Depth Of Field

06m 30s

Chapter: Creating And Animating Lights

Adding Lights To A Composition

07m 6s

Creating And Controlling Shadows

07m 24s

Animating Light Properties

06m 22s

Chapter: Creating And Animating 3D Objects With Cinema 4D Lite

Creating A New Cinema 4D Project File

07m 39s

Texturing And Lighting 3D Objects In Cinema 4D Lite

07m 35s

Using The AE Camera With Cinema 4D Files

06m 19s

Exporting 3D Data From After Effects - Part 1

08m 44s

Exporting 3D Data From After Effects - Part 2

07m 27s

Chapter: Working With Green Screen Footage

Creating And Animating A Garbage Matte

04m 25s

Adding Keylight And Refining The Matte

08m 28s

Chapter: Stabilizing Video Footage

Using The Warp Stabilizer VFX

03m 17s

Understanding And Adjusting Warp Stabilizer VFX Properties

05m 37s

Chapter: Motion Tracking Video Footage

Setting Up A Motion Track

05m 40s

Adjusting Your Tracker Options

05m 48s

Applying Tracker Position Data

06m 0s

Chapter: Using The 3D Camera Tracker

Applying The 3D Camera Tracker Effect

04m 49s

Compositing 3D Layers

07m 26s

Performing A Basic Screen Replacement

07m 47s

Chapter: Using Basic Expressions And Scripts

Understanding Expressions And Scripts

06m 32s

Using The loopOut Expression

08m 14s

Expressions Everyone Can Use

07m 50s

Using Expressions To Link Properties

07m 19s

Chapter: Using The Graph Editor: Beyond Easy Easing

Understanding The Graph Editor: Value Graph Vs. Speed Graph

05m 14s

Creating Acceleration And Deceleration

07m 5s

Chapter: Outputting Your Project

Rendering Your Timeline: Using The Render Queue

06m 52s

Rendering Your Timeline: Using Adobe Media Encoder

05m 20s

Backing Up Your Project Using The Collect Files Command

04m 29s

Chapter: Assets

How Our Assets Were Created

04m 52s

Chapter: Conclusion

Wrap Up And Additional Resources

12m 17s