After Effects: Introduction - August '24

Create captivating visual effects for video, television, and the web.
Learn Adobe After Effects from expert instructors. BAVC's After Effects: Introduction is an online, immersive class for beginners. You'll learn to apply the motion graphics skills of today's leading animators and visual effects creators to your own media and web projects.

Have some experience in After Effects and want to find out if you can skip the Introduction?
Take our After Effects: Introduction Assessment to see if you're ready to jump into the Intermediate course or any other course that has After Effects: Introduction as a prerequisite!
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Live Via Zoom

Starting date

August 7






14 Hours



Topics We'll Cover:

  • Arranging the workspace
  • Importing Files
  • Setting basic linear keyframes
  • Using other kinds of keyframes- i.e. easy ease, hold, etc
  • Navigating in the timeline
  • Editing layers from the timeline
  • Adding effects
  • Using presets
  • Creating masks
  • Rendering videos

Lessons In This Course:

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Meet The Instructor

Doug Garth Williams

BAVC 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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