After Effects: Video Effects and Text Animation Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Understand terminology used in the video post-production process
  • Work with content on the Timeline
  • Understand how to work with layers
  • Add text and other objects to a composition
  • Add effects and animation to objects and text
  • Edit applied effects and animation
  • Import After Effects content into Premiere Pro with Adobe Dynamic Link
  • Export a completed video

Prerequisite Skills

  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Understand video formats
  • Perform basic video editing tasks in Premiere Pro

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More information about this course

This online course is free to everyone and available for enrollment through IU Expand.

This course consists of a series of short lessons, examples, demonstrations, practice quizzes, and hands-on exercises.

To complete the course content, you will need:

  • a web browser and internet access to use the course material on IU Expand.
  • a copy of the software relevant to the training installed on your computer.