Engage Your Audience with Animated Presentations in AE
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Engage Your Audience with Animated Presentations in AE

Learn to do dynamic and awesome animations to explain concepts
4.0 (73 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,983 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2017
English
Price: $200
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create Dynamic Videos in After Effects (For your YouTube Channel, Course or Explainer Videos)
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Requirements
  • This course is for Beginners, you don't need anything, except... a computer, and electricity to turn it on...
Description

If you are worried about your audience, and want them to have a good time when they see your videos, then this course might get your interest.

The problem I see in a lot of training online, is that they only use a simple PowerPoint presentation, and that it’s pretty boring to watch.

So, what if you offered that same information, but in a more entertaining way?

Well, you would get more customers, more viewers, more students, and that could mean, more money.

Hey, people go to where the fun is. Right? It's the Law of Human Nature.

It’s true, delivering an amazing product can take you some time, but, if you are willing to do it, you will be able to offer the same information everybody is giving, but they will choose you because of the way you present it.

Sounds nice?

And because I know, for experience, that time is of the essence, I decided to include some lessons explaining my personal workflow to get things done more efficiently and faster, maintaining great quality.

That is, by producing a lot of videos at the same time, using a process called ASSEMBLY LINE.

Interested?

Buy with confidence. After buying, if for any reason, you decide that this course is not helpful for you, no worries, you can get your money back with no questions asked thanks to the 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.

So enroll today!

In this course you will:

  • Learn how to create Dynamic and Engaging Presentations
  • Learn how to Create and Animate Texts and Images in the popular Visual Effects software Adobe After Effects
  • Have access to the Project Files so you can follow along
  • Access to 2 very powerful and useful plug ins FOR FREE

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Who is the target audience?
  • People Interested in engaging their audience with dynamic presentations
  • People interested in improving the User experience in their Videos
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 59 Lectures Collapse All 59 Lectures 08:06:03
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Introduction
4 Lectures 12:32

Understand what this course is about

Preview 02:52

Learn about how important it is to engage your audience with entertainment

Preview 03:02

Learn about how important it is to deliver good quality in the least amount of time

Preview 03:39

Excel is a powerful tool for any project, learn how to use it

Preview 02:59

This quiz helps to refresh your memory for the material learned in the introduction

Introduction Quiz
4 questions
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The Project
5 Lectures 12:21

This is the video that we will be creating in this course

Preview 06:00

Get the project files from here

Getting the Project Files
00:46

This is a short tutorial that shows you how to get After Effects

Getting After Effects
04:26

These are the instructions to get the Ease and Wizz plug in

Getting Ease and Wizz
00:36

These are the instructions to get the Animation Composer plug in

Getting Animation Composer
00:32
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Planning
8 Lectures 30:39

The breakdown is an optional step, and I recommend it heavily, learn why

Importance of the Breakdown
02:40

Learn to break down a script

Breaking down a Script
03:59

These are the Categories that the highlighted text can have in a breakdown

Different Tags in a Breakdown
04:02

This video will teach you how to turn your breakdown into a list in Excel

Making a List
03:21

In here you will learn how to prepare your list inside excel

Organizing the Breakdown in Excel
03:32

This video teaches you how to create a table to keep your breakdown organized

Creating a Table with Categories in Excel
04:10

This video will teach you how to prepare your Breakdown for production

Preparing the Breakdown for Production
04:31

This video will show you how you can use the powerful breakdown in the production

How to use the Breakdown for Production
04:24

This quiz helps to refresh your memory for the material learned in the planning

Planning Quiz
2 questions
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Production
8 Lectures 32:15

This video will teach you tips and techniques to hire friends and colleagues

Outsourcing
03:51

This video will teach you how you can get paid images and also free images

Getting all the Images2
04:51

This lecture will teach you how to get awesome designs images and illustrations for free

Awesome Images, Illustrations, icons and Designs for FREE
04:41

This lesson will teach you how to be organized with your folders on your project

Pipeline
03:17

This lesson will teach you how to get awesome designs and copy the color palette from it

Research for Color Palette
02:34

In this lesson we will dive into after effects and create a new comp

Create a New Comp
03:43

In here we will create a color palette inside after effects

Creating Color Palette
05:33

In the listen we will be importing all the audio and organize folders inside after effects

Preview 03:45

This quiz helps to refresh your memory for the material learned in the production

Production Quiz
1 question
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Creating the Intro Screen
7 Lectures 29:17

In this lesson we will download the amazing plugging franchise animography

Downloading FREE Franchise Animography
02:34

In here we will learn how to create the introductions

Preview 04:21

In this lesson we will learn how to set up the colors for the Animography Franchise

Preparing the Color for Franchise Animated
04:58

In this lesson we will start creating the texts for our introductions

Animating the Text for the Introductions
04:09

In this lesson we will only make the logo for the introduction screen

Animating the Scale and Size of the Logo for the Intro Screen
06:14

In this lession we will finish creating the introduction screens for our lessons

Completing the Introduction Screen
03:42

Learn to render all the introductions using Adobe Media Encoder

Rendering the introductions
03:19

This quiz helps to refresh your memory for the planning

Animating the Intro Quiz
1 question
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Preparing the Animation
9 Lectures 35:48

In this lesson we will learn the purpose of having a master composition

Creating a Master Composition
04:48

We will be adding the ending screen using simple texts

Adding the Ending Screen
04:37

We will set the text and logo in place so we can later animate it

Preview 03:12

Now that we have the text and logo in place, we can now animate it

Using Animation Composer to Finish Master Comp
05:27

This video will show you how to create all the compositions for your project

Creating All Comps for the Lessons
01:53

Once we have all the comps, it's time to import the audio and set the current durations for all the comps

Durations and Audios for all Comps
02:37

We will customize all the introductions, inserting their corresponding texts

Customizing the Intros
02:34

We will customize the texts for all the ending screens

Customizing the Outros
04:50

In this lesson we will set all the markers to get the timing of our animation

Adding Markers
05:50

This quiz helps to refresh your memory for the preparation of your animation

Preparing the Animation Quiz
1 question
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Setting Every Screen
12 Lectures 53:08

In here, we will create the first screen of our explainer video

Creating the First Screen
04:47

This lesson teaches you how to add images to your videos

Adding Images to the Animation
06:25

Moving one image can be simple, but multiple objects at the same time? You need a null object

Moving Objects Around in Groups
04:15

This video will show you how to change the text of a layer with keyframes

Changing Source Text
05:56

This video explains the different animations you can achieve with the Ease and Wizz plug in

Ease and Wizz Explanation
04:00

This video explains how to work with both, the Ease and Wizz and Animation composer

Ease and Wizz and Animation Composer Hate Each Other :(
03:49

After understanding how to work with Ease and Wizz, and Animation Composer, we can now move objects around

Moving Layers with Null Objects
05:45

This video shows you how to have different colors and sizes inside a line of text of the same layer

Customizing Text Size and Color in a Line
01:39

In this video I go through the process of using different techniques to tell a story with illustrations about characters

Telling a Story with Illustrations
05:27

This will show you how to create a Dialogue Balloon to have your characters speaking in a Comic-Style manner

Adding Dialogue Bubbles
03:51

In here I will show you how to create quick screens full of text

Setting up Text Screens Quickly
04:26

This lessons wraps up the Setting Every Screen section of this course

Important points about setting the screens
02:48

This quiz helps to refresh your memory for setting up every screen

Setting Every Screen Quiz
2 questions
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Animating the Explainer Video and Rendering
6 Lectures 15:27

In here we will use Animation Composer to animate all the texts and images inside our explainer video

Animate Screens with Animation Composer
05:27

Now that we have the animation completed, we will prepare the renders using Adobe Media Encoder

Prepare Renders
02:05

After we create a Render, we will revise it and see if it need to have any corrections made

Render and Revisions
05:04

This lesson wraps up the course. In here I will share with you some closing thoughts

Closing Thoughts
02:38

This is the transcript of all the course

Engage Your Audience with Animations in After Effects - Transcript PDF
265 pages

Congratulations finishing this course! Enjoy the Bonus

Bonus Lecture!
00:13
About the Instructor
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With a background of 10 years in the film industry at Autumn Leave Films, and with over 30 short films produced to this date, we are a group of animators who love to share everything we know about animation, from pre-production, animation, to post production.

Our aim is to equip future animators with all the necessary techniques and tips to help them do better projects. Our courses will help beginners along with intermediate users.

We have helped more than 22,000+ students to discover techniques and all the knowledge they need to start animating their projects.