icon icon

After Effects Fundamentals

Become an After Effects Practitioner

This weekend intensive provides a detailed introduction to desktop compositing for broadcast using Adobe After Effects CC. After Effects is the most commonly used graphics program in Australia for the preparation of broadcast and screen graphics. Competency in After Effects is an essential skill for designers, animators, art directors and editors working in the digital space.

Gain an understanding of desktop digital animation and compositing and how it is used for broadcast graphics

Create moving typographical elements and become familiar with other creative design possibilities in After Effects

Confidently use layered composites and animated elements to create dynamic broadcast design/graphics

Is After Effects Fundamentals right for you?

This introductory level course is suitable for editors and content creators wanting to upskill and also broadcast designers looking to gain AE skill. If you are competent in using Adobe Premiere Pro this course will provide an excellent addition to your skill set.


  • How After Effects CC works in the TV graphics production pipeline
  • How to create an After Effects CC project and import digital video, Photoshop and Illustrator files
  • Introductory green screen and motion tracking skills
  • Layers, masks, shapes and textures

Meet Your Tutors

Andy Day

Andy Day is one of a select few authorised Cinema 4D trainers, an Apple Certified Master trainer, an Adobe Certified…

Learn More

What you will need

A working knowledge of Photoshop is ideal for this course. You will not need to bring your own laptop, as you will be working in a lab-based environment and will be allocated a Mac computer for the course duration. This course is for students aged 18+ only.

For more information call 1300 223 877, or register for future offerings.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

Find out more information about discounts and refunds.