Adobe After Effects Templates for Beginners

Improve your videos with pre-made After Effects templates. No previous skill required to spice up your videos today!
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Download After Effects templates from sites like Videohive.net and others
Open the After Effects project and know the layout of the application
Edit the template with your own content (text, photos, and more!)
Export (render) the project for using in other video projects or sharing

Requirements

  • This is a beginner course for students with no experience
  • Students should have any version of After Effects to follow along (students can download a free trial version of After Effects from Adobe)

Description

Have you ever wanted to make cool motion graphics or add professional titles and lower thirds to your videos? The truth is that you can do this with no experience. Many sites sell inexpensive After Effects templates that can really spice up your videos.

I've been professionally creating motion graphics for years. But sometimes, it's easier to just use a template that someone else has created. Why spend hours re-creating something that is already out there? Yet editing these templates can be daunting if you've never opened After Effects before. This course is for you.

What will you be able to do after taking this course?

  • Open an After Effects project and navigate the program
  • Edit and customize templates with your own text, photos, video, and graphics
  • Export the template to use in other video projects or for immediate online sharing

This course includes:

  • A step-by-step video guide to working with After Effects templates
  • A free video titles template to use in this course and for your own projects
  • Bonus tutorials that show how to edit a variety of templates including slideshows
  • A teacher that is always available to help! Just send me a message!

If you're ready to improve your videos, enroll now! You will be editing After Effects templates in under an hour!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone wanting to use After Effects without having to learn the entire application
  • Video creators wanting to improve their videos with motion graphic templates

Course content

3 sections15 lectures52m total length
  • Downloading After Effects templates from places like VideoHive.net
    02:51
  • Opening your project for the first time & navigating After Effects
    04:31
  • Tips to Improve Your Course Taking Experience
    01:06
  • Editing a template in After Effects
    07:45
  • Important Message About Udemy Reviews
    02:14
  • Adding and editing text in After Effects
    06:16
  • How to turn audio on or off in After Effects
    01:34
  • How to export (render) videos from After Effects
    04:08
  • Thank you & what's next?!
    01:27

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My professional background is in video production and editing. I graduated from Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television in 2011. Since then, I've worked on thousands of projects that have appeared in movie theaters, film festivals, television and online.

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