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Media, Music & Sound Production

Introduction to VFX with Adobe After Effects

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Evening

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

Cost £218
(see funding options)

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Course overview

Do you like superhero movies and would like to do some of these effects on your own? If the answer is yes, this is your course. The introduction to VFX course is designed to help you create different effects for your movies.

In the first part of the course, which deals with the basic knowledge on how to use After Effects, you will explore the interface of the software, learn how to animate using the timeline, add effects to layers and more.

The second part will be oriented to visual effects. You will learn how to use the chroma key, how to create transparencies or how to do rotoscoping.

This course is perfect if you want to learn how to do different video tricks for social media or your own movies.

What you will learn

  • VFX Fundamentals
  • Create transparency
  • Keying
  • Work with trackers
  • Work with Effects
  • Composite

How the course is assessed

  • No formal assessment

Number of days per week

  • Class taught 2.5 hours per week  6pm - 8:30pm

 

Entry requirements

  • Video editing knowlege 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Evening 26/01/23 20 Weeks £218

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