After Effects: Intermediate - June '23

Delve even deeper into the amazing power of Adobe After Effects!
Moving forward from BAVC Media’s After Effects Introduction, you will create captivating visual effects for video, television and the web with BAVC’s expert instructors. Building on students’ basic knowledge of the interface and focusing on the powerful intra-frame and compositing abilities of the software, this online class covers the more sophisticated features of Adobe After Effects. Whether you are interested in animation techniques, or text layer animation, this class will help you become more skilled in the After Effects to help you achieve desired results in your projects.

Photo by Sarath P Raj on Unsplash

Live via Zoom

Starting date

Jun 17


Motion Graphics




14 Hours



Topics We'll Cover:

  • Nesting, layer modes, parenting, null and adjustment layers
  • Animation techniques for acceleration, variable speed effects
  • Working in 3D
  • Text layer animation
  • Track mattes and advanced mask techniques

Lessons In This Course:

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Meet The Instructor

Doug Garth Williams

BAVC Media Instructor
Doug Garth Williams is an award winning writer and director whose music videos, commercials, and independent shorts have collectively received over 25 million views online. In addition to his online presence, Doug has had more than 20 pieces shown in over 100 exhibitions and screenings in galleries, museums, and film festivals in 17 countries around the world, including 4 solo gallery shows in New York and California. Doug has also been the recipient of the Franklin Furnace Fund Award, the Murphy and Cadogan Award, first place in the Flourish Oakland Art Awards, and the Herringer Family Award for Excellence in Art, as well as winning jury prizes at multiple festivals.

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