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With Total Training for Adobe After Effects CS5 Essentials you'll learn the basics from getting started setting up compositions and importing files, to more complex animations, masks, text, and even 3D! You will learn tips and tricks, as well as techniques that you can use to create your own compositions. After Effects is the standard in the industry for compositing and graphics animation - stay competitive and add this skill set to your knowledge.

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"Adobe After Effects CS5: Essentials" - by Rizal Rahmat on 12-MAY-2012
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This video provides a solid foundational skills for effect
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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

INTRODUCTION TO AFTER EFFECTS

Introduction

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00:00:06

Basic Video Concepts

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00:07:51

Importing Files

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00:07:49

Project Panel Overview & Arranging a Workspace

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00:07:35

Creating a New Composition

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00:03:05

Placing Footage in the Composition

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00:05:53

Creating a Film Strip Effect with Multiple Movies

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00:08:45

Timeline Panel Overview

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00:04:13

Timeline Switches, Time Ruler & Work Area

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00:19:35

Composition Panel Overview

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00:08:23

ANIMATION BASICS

Introduction

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00:00:06

Exploring the Transform Properties

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00:06:57

Introduction to Keyframing

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00:10:40

Spatial Interpolation

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00:10:38

Temporal Interpolation

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00:07:11

Practicing Interpolation

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00:06:27

Copying & Pasting Keyframes

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00:04:51

Creating a Loop & Changing the Animation Speed

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00:07:35

WORKING WITH MASKS

Introduction

Preview

00:00:07

Introduction to Masks

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00:08:02

Animating Masks

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00:08:53

Working with Mask Interpolation

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00:12:00

Using Masks for Position Keyframes

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00:07:29

Creating a Simple Animation Using Masks

Preview

00:17:04

ANIMATING TEXT

Introduction

Preview

00:00:06

An Introduction to Text in After Effects

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00:04:20

Using Text Presets

Preview

00:05:07

Creating Text on a Path

Preview

00:03:40

Creating a Preset

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00:04:48

Animators: Adding a Range Selector

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00:08:10

Adding Properties to the Same Range Selector

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00:02:27

Animating Two or More Range Selectors

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00:02:09

Animators: Adding a Wiggly Selector

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00:04:19

Working with Photoshop® Text

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00:02:48

ANIMATION ASSISTANTS

Introduction

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00:00:07

Using Motion Sketch & Smoother

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00:07:52

Working with Auto-Orient & Split Layer

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00:09:32

Time Remapping

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00:09:44

Creating a Picture Montage

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00:08:21

PARENTING & BASIC EXPRESSIONS

Introduction

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00:00:07

Parenting Basics & Null Objects

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00:06:54

Using Parenting in a Mechanical Crane Animation

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00:10:44

Using Parenting to Create a Stacking Ruler Animation

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00:04:47

Text Animation Based on the CTI Location

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00:08:29

Introduction to Basic Expressions

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00:09:43

Wiggle & Looping Expressions

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00:06:45

Using Expressions to Animate Based on Audio Amplitude

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00:05:46

BASIC COMPOSITING

Introduction

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00:00:07

Applying Layer Blending Modes

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00:09:29

Creating a Track Matte

Preview

00:05:08

Keying & Keylight

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00:08:43

Compound Effects: Gradient Wipe & Displacement Map

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00:07:05

Compound Effects: Wave World & Caustics

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00:07:24

Precomposing & Nesting

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00:05:30

Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush

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00:07:22

PARTICLES & PAINT

Introduction

Preview

00:00:07

Introduction to Particle Generators

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00:10:11

Creating a Chimney & Smoke Animation

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00:15:58

Introduction to Paint

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00:06:02

Creating an Invisible Pen Effect with Paint

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00:08:01

BASIC EFFECTS

Introduction

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00:00:06

Creating Clouds with Fractals

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00:05:01

Creating a Spinning Globe with CC Sphere

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00:03:42

Creating a Moving Background with Bezier Warp

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00:04:38

Colorizing with CC Toner

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00:05:33

Animating a Stroke with a Lens Flare

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00:03:29

INTRODUCTION TO THE 3D ENGINE

Introduction

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00:00:07

Introduction to Lights, Cameras & Camera Views

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00:14:32

Creating 3D Text with Lights & Shadows

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00:06:27

Animating a 3D Scene

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00:16:28

A Quick Look at Vanishing Point

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00:05:03

RENDERING & EXPORTING

Introduction

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00:00:06

Using the Render Queue

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00:13:43

Other Methods of Exporting

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00:02:40

Credits

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00:00:12

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