The 15 project-based lessons in this book show step-by-step the key techniques for working in After Effects. Students will:
- Learn how to create, manipulate, and optimize motion graphics for film, video, DVD, the web, and mobile devices.
- Gain hands-on experience animating text and images, customizing a wide range of effects, tracking and syncing content, rotoscoping, distorting and warping images and video, and correcting color.
- Create Motion Graphics templates in After Effects so individuals can make specific edits in Premiere Pro without accidentally changing other critical settings.
- Learn to create 3D content with both After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D Lite (included with the software).
The online companion files include all the necessary assets for students to complete the projects featured in each chapter. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: A Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.