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Course Name: The Basics of Animating in After Effects

Subtitle: An introduction to 2D animation within After Effects. Learn the basics of the animated explainer video.

Instructor: Taught by Animator

Category: Design

Subcategory: 3D & Animation

Provided by: Udemy

Price: $44.99 (before discount)

Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)

Review info & popularity

As of March 15, 2019…

Students: 373 students enrolled

Ratings: 64 reviews

Rank: ranked #954 in Udemy Design Courses

Brief course description

This course is an introduction to 2D animation in After Effects. Learn the basics as well as some techniques for making your own cartoons, motion graphics, or (my personal favorite) animated explainer videos!

What materials are included?

This course contains practical explanations of the principles found within After Effects as well as detailed screen capture of the program in action. Interact with the course by trying to mimic the animation at the end of the basic animation and advanced animation sections. All the assets are included for you. All you have to do in import them and have fun! Best of all these assets were created by me and are free to use for any reason.

(Read more about this course on the official course page.)

Michael Lynam bio

I’ve been working in creative video production for about 6 years now. The past 3 years I’ve found a passion for animation and creating explainer videos. I currently work at Amazon.com creating animated explainer videos everyday for internal use. I’m an expert in the Adobe suite and spend most of my time animating within After Effects. My skills range from animation to all aspects of production. Concepting, script writing, storyboarding, animatic creation, SFX, Voice over work, and comprehensive editing.

(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)

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Final details for this Udemy course

Languages: English

Skill level: N/A

Lectures: 28 lectures lessons

Duration: 5 hours of video

What you get: Animate shapes, text, and vector images within After Effects

Target audience: This course is designed for newcomers to After Effects. A good portion of the course is given to looking at the layout of the program and how animation works within it.

Requirements: Download After Effects CC, a recent version of After Effects, or a trial version

Access: Lifetime access

Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee

Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android

Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons