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Key points about this course

Duration : 2 Days
Course Fee : RM 2,400.00 (+SST)

HRD Corp Claimable Course

Adobe After Effects CC Advanced

Virtual Class

Public Class

In House Training

Private Class

Course Overview

In this 2-day advanced course designed for videographers, graphic artists, and animators with experience using Adobe After Effects, the standard for motion graphics and compositions in the TV and film industries, you will learn to incorporate text, graphics, and effects into your movies.

Upon completion of this course, you will have an excellent understanding of the menu and tools in After Effects, and you’ll be able to use the program with a high level of efficiency.


Who Should Attend?

Video and animation professionals who need an advanced understanding of Adobe After Effects

Course Prerequisites


  • Practical working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X or Windows skills.
  • Attended Adobe After Effects Essentials class or equivalent experience.
  • Photoshop Fundamentals or equivalent experience is recommended.
Course Content

The syllabus below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The trainer may adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.


Lesson 1: 3D Space

  • 3D and Z Space Basics
  • Choosing the 3D render engine
  • Creating 3D Layers
  • Mixing 2D and 3D layers
  • Using the 3D Gizmo
  • Rotation and Orientation in 3D
  • Offsetting the Anchor Point in 3D
  • Using Multiple Views
  • Camera and Orthogonal views
  • Using Local, World, and View Axis Modes
  • Previewing in 3D
  • Using Auto Orient
  • Using Parenting with 3D layers
  • Using the CINEMA 4D Render Engine
  • Layer Geometry options
  • Extruding Text and Shapes in After Effects


Lesson 2: Lighting in 3D

  • Lighting basics
  • Creating Lights
  • Working with Spot, Parallel, Point, and Ambient Lights
  • Layer Material Properties
  • Light Options
  • Creating and managing shadows
  • Using Light Falloff
  • Layer Material Light Options
  • Using Light Transmission
  • Creating Gels and Gobos
  • Using Parenting with Lights
  • Using Adjustment Lights


Lesson 3: Cameras

  • Camera basics
  • Camera Creation
  • Creating One-node cameras
  • Creating Two-node cameras
  • Editing between multiple cameras
  • Using the Universal, Position, and Rotation Camera Tools
  • Using multiple Composition Window Views in 3D
  • Using the Orbit, Pan, and Dolly tools to control views
  • Orbit, Pan, and Dolly tool options
  • Using the Create Camera from 3D view command
  • Animating Cameras
  • Using the Camera Tools to animate the Camera
  • Auto-Orienting Camera Paths
  • Auto-Orienting Layers to the Look at the Camera
  • Using the Look at Selected Layers command
  • Using and animating Zoom and Depth of Field
  • Using Parenting with Cameras


Lesson 4: Working with AE Cinema 4D Lite

  • Introduction to Cinema 4D Lite
  • Cinema 4D Lite User Interface
  • Cinema 4D Project Setup
  • Creating Shapes and Text Objects
  • Extruding Objects
  • Adding Lighting and Textures
  • Previewing Options
  • Animating and Keyframing Basics
  • Creating Cameras and Lights
  • Using the Cineware Plugin in After Effects
  • Importing Cinema 4D models

Lesson 5: 3D Camera Tracker

  • Using the 3D Camera Tracker
  • Tracking the footage
  • Working with Tracking Points
  • Creating a Ground Plane and Camera
  • Creating Text with Tracking Points
  • Precomposing an Image to a Plane with a Solid
  • Parenting an Image to a Null
  • Creating shadows
  • Adding an Ambient Light
  • Adding Effects


Lesson 6: Content Aware Fill

  • Setting up Content Aware Fill
  • Creating and Tracking a Mask
  • Setting options in the Content Aware Panel
  • Object Removal
  • Surface Removal
  • Edge Blend Options
  • Creating the fill layer
  • Using Adobe Photoshop with Content Aware Fill


Lesson 7: Particles and Simulation Effects

  • Introduction to Particles and Simulation Effects
  • Working with Particle Playground
  • Options for the Cannon, Grid, and Layer Exploder
  • Using Layer Maps
  • Gravity, Wall and Repel Options
  • Particle
  • Working with Property Mappers
  • Using Cycore Particle World and Particle Systems 2
  • Integrating Particles with Video
  • Using Particle and Simulation Effects for Track Mattes


Lesson 8: Useful Simulation Effects

  • Shatter
  • Pixel Polly
  • Rain
  • Snowfall
  • Drizzle
  • Mr. Mercury
  • Waveworld
  • Caustics

About the Certification

This course is a non-certification course.
If you require certification, please do reach out to us.
Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Effects & Motions Graphic Using Adobe After Effects

Advance your skills, demonstrate clear business impact, and get hired. Adobe offers a wide range of online certification programs designed to help you take your career to the next level.

Show what you know
  • Validate your knowledge of Adobe After Effects, the industry-standard tool for video compositing, motion graphics design, and animation.
  • Adobe has worked with creative industry experts and the test design specialists at Certiport to identify the skills and concepts that are critical to using After Effects effectively in a professional context.
  • The resulting 50-minute exam is integrated with the After Effects application, allowing for an authentic assessment of job-ready skills.
  • 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience is recommended.