Introduction to Adobe After Effects by TheNewBoston

Course Description

This is a collection of 182 video tutorials by Buddy Blackford from TheNewBoston, teaching you the basics of video editing and special effects software "After Effects." This is a powerful tool used by the film industry and independent film makers to add special effects, camera animation, text animation, and much more to your video productions. Watch these short and informative tutorials to learn how to get started on this powerful software.

Introduction to Adobe After Effects by TheNewBoston
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

# Lecture Play Lecture
1 Introduction (4:33) Play Video
2 Preferences Overview (5:48) Play Video
3 Tools Panel (5:11) Play Video
4 Project Panel and Importing Footage (6:32) Play Video
5 Creating a New Composition (9:29) Play Video
6 Cow Poop (8:43) Play Video
7 Timeline Panel (6:53) Play Video
8 Basic Animation (5:11) Play Video
9 Keyframes and Bezier Handles (6:04) Play Video
10 Editing the Motion Path (5:50) Play Video
11 Editing Keyframes (5:30) Play Video
12 More Keyframe Tips and Tricks (4:03) Play Video
13 Opacity (5:41) Play Video
14 Scaling (4:17) Play Video
15 Animating Scale (4:29) Play Video
16 Rotation (6:55) Play Video
17 Anchor Points (5:35) Play Video
18 Awesome Anchor Point Tips (5:01) Play Video
19 Transform Hotkey Overview (7:16) Play Video
20 Auto Keyframe Mode (4:33) Play Video
21 Keyframe Velocity and Easy Ease (6:35) Play Video
22 Smoothing Out the Animation (3:49) Play Video
23 Introduction to the Graph Editor (7:46) Play Video
24 Working with the Graph Editor (4:38) Play Video
25 Value Graph (6:09) Play Video
26 Speed Graph (5:41) Play Video
27 Position Value in the Graph Editor (2:57) Play Video
28 Hold Keyframes (6:25) Play Video
29 Roving Keyframes (4:58) Play Video
30 Motion Sketch (7:15) Play Video
31 Smoothing Out Motion Sketches (3:14) Play Video
32 Auto Orient (5:00) Play Video
33 Wiggler (6:38) Play Video
34 Time Reverse Keyframes (1:26) Play Video
35 Exponential Scale (5:36) Play Video
36 Explaining the Layers Panel (7:01) Play Video
37 More on the Layers Panel (7:06) Play Video
38 Duplicating, Renaming, and Replacing Layers (5:52) Play Video
39 Layers Markers (6:21) Play Video
40 Trimming and Editing Layers (8:55) Play Video
41 Slip Editing (6:22) Play Video
42 Sequencing Layers (5:52) Play Video
43 Splitting Layers, Overlays, and Ripple Edits (7:22) Play Video
44 Blending Modes Part 1 (5:51) Play Video
45 Blending Modes Part 2 (5:44) Play Video
46 Blending Modes Part 3 (5:26) Play Video
47 Blending Modes Part 4 (4:58) Play Video
48 Setting up a 3D Scene Part 1 (5:14) Play Video
49 Setting up a 3D Scene Part 2 (6:02) Play Video
50 Setting up a 3D Scene Part 3 (5:14) Play Video
51 Masking and Shapes (7:35) Play Video
52 Masking with the Pen Tool (8:06) Play Video
53 Masking with the Pen Tool Part 2 (4:32) Play Video
54 Selecting Mask Points and Animating Masks (5:46) Play Video
55 Free Transform Mask (5:09) Play Video
56 Mask Properties (3:58) Play Video
57 Mask Feather Tool (8:25) Play Video
58 Mask Blending Modes (3:39) Play Video
59 Auto Trace Introduction (6:38) Play Video
60 Auto Tracing Chicken Sandwiches (5:08) Play Video
61 Choosing Color Schemes (6:13) Play Video
62 Creating a Growing Line (7:30) Play Video
63 Mask Interpolation (7:10) Play Video
64 Creepy Logo Part 1 (6:49) Play Video
65 Creepy Logo Part 2 (8:02) Play Video
66 Creepy Logo Part 3 (5:55) Play Video
67 Creepy Logo Part 4 (6:42) Play Video
68 Creepy Logo Part 5 (7:37) Play Video
69 Creepy Logo Part 6 (13:32) Play Video
70 Creepy Logo Part 7 (10:13) Play Video
71 3D Camera Views (8:37) Play Video
72 Camera Tools and Custom Views (5:16) Play Video
73 3D Axis Modes (3:43) Play Video
74 Working with 3D Motion Paths (8:02) Play Video
75 Orientation vs Rotation (4:50) Play Video
76 3D Video Cube Part 1 (7:28) Play Video
77 3D Video Cube Part 2 (9:11) Play Video
78 Creating 3D Text (10:09) Play Video
79 Comp Preview Menu Part 1 (6:18) Play Video
80 Comp Preview Menu Part 2 (5:21) Play Video
81 Z Depth vs Scaling (4:40) Play Video
82 Making a Vector 3D (7:35) Play Video
83 Using Effect and Precomps (4:02) Play Video
84 Adjustment Layer Problems (3:48) Play Video
85 Quick Guide for Track Mattes Part 1 (5:43) Play Video
86 Quick Guide for Track Matte Part 2 (5:24) Play Video
87 Fixing Transparency in Alpha Mattes (7:27) Play Video
88 How to Preserve Underlying Transparency (7:08) Play Video
89 Intro to 3D Cameras (8:24) Play Video
90 What the Heck is Focal Length? (7:53) Play Video
91 Switching Between Cameras Part 1 (5:25) Play Video
92 Switching Between Cameras Part 2 (5:05) Play Video
93 Animating the Camera (9:36) Play Video
94 Auto Orient in 3D Space (7:55) Play Video
95 Camera Rigs Part 1 (6:20) Play Video
96 Camera Rigs Part 2 (5:35) Play Video
97 Advanced Camera Properties (8:54) Play Video
98 Introduction to Lighting (4:42) Play Video
99 More on Lighting (5:21) Play Video
100 Spotlights (8:42) Play Video
101 Point Lights (7:23) Play Video
102 Intro to Parallel Lights (4:49) Play Video
103 More on Parallel Lights (4:46) Play Video
104 Ambient Lights (6:37) Play Video
105 Advanced Light Options Part 1 (5:24) Play Video
106 Advanced Light Options Part 2 (5:44) Play Video
107 Create a Reflection without Plugins Part 1 (7:22) Play Video
108 Create a Reflection without Plugins Part 2 (7:09) Play Video
109 Advanced Lighting Techniques (4:40) Play Video
110 Introduction to Text (10:09) Play Video
111 Saucy Ladies Part 1 (6:03) Play Video
112 Saucy Ladies Part 2 (6:09) Play Video
113 Saucy Ladies Part 3 (5:41) Play Video
114 Creating and Editing Paragraphs (6:45) Play Video
115 Professional Looking Type Part 1 (8:18) Play Video
116 Professional Looking Type Part 2 (8:03) Play Video
117 Text Along a Path (6:52) Play Video
118 Awesome Graphics with the Text Editor Part 1 (7:38) Play Video
119 Awesome Graphics with the Text Editor Part 2 (7:10) Play Video
120 Typography Text Flying In Part 1 (6:49) Play Video
121 Typography Text Flying In Part 2 (7:55) Play Video
122 Creating Cascading Text (6:21) Play Video
123 Creating Long Text Shadows (7:07) Play Video
124 Enable Per Character 3D (6:32) Play Video
125 How to use the Wiggly Selector on Text (10:39) Play Video
126 Matrix Text (4:32) Play Video
127 Edit Text Layers Imported From Photoshop (4:57) Play Video
128 Adding Motion Blur Part 1 (6:35) Play Video
129 Adding Motion Blur Part 2 (6:59) Play Video
130 Forcing Motion Blur (9:53) Play Video
131 Color Correction Effects Part 1 (8:39) Play Video
132 Color Correction Effects Part 2 (8:37) Play Video
133 Installing and Applying Color Correction Presets (7:09) Play Video
134 Text Animation Presets (4:56) Play Video
135 Text Animation Presets in Bridge Part 1 (5:43) Play Video
136 Text Animation Presets in Bridge Part 2 (5:36) Play Video
137 Intro to Parenting (7:10) Play Video
138 Parenting to Nulls (5:51) Play Video
139 Three Point Lighting System Part 1 (6:48) Play Video
140 Three Point Lighting System Part 2 (7:03) Play Video
141 CC Light Burst Part 1 (6:50) Play Video
142 CC Light Burst Part 2 (5:37) Play Video
143 Advanced Lighting Using Effects (10:02) Play Video
144 CC Light Rays (10:49) Play Video
145 Intro to Nesting Compositions (7:07) Play Video
146 More Tips on Nesting Comps (7:13) Play Video
147 Using the Composition Flowchart (6:50) Play Video
148 Precompose Options (6:10) Play Video
149 Advanced Lens Flare (4:12) Play Video
150 How to Blur Out Faces (4:33) Play Video
151 Advanced Transformations (5:45) Play Video
152 Blend in Effects with CC Composite (3:38) Play Video
153 Compound Blur (9:05) Play Video
154 Displacement Map (10:48) Play Video
155 Create Distortion using Turbulent Displace (5:53) Play Video
156 How To Create Animation Presets (5:19) Play Video
157 What can you put in a preset? (9:47) Play Video
158 7 Ways to Apply Animation Presets (7:00) Play Video
159 Bucky Catches a Huge Fish! (6:40) Play Video
160 Brainstorm (10:08) Play Video
161 Behavior Presets (6:45) Play Video
162 Color Management Part 1 (6:00) Play Video
163 Color Management Part 2 (7:02) Play Video
164 Interpret Footage and Color Profiles (11:15) Play Video
165 Output Simulation for Color Profiles (4:29) Play Video
166 Display Management (5:59) Play Video
167 Color LUT (8:12) Play Video
168 Color Keying Introduction (7:11) Play Video
169 Color Key (7:08) Play Video
170 Luma Keying (7:09) Play Video
171 Color Range Keyer (8:49) Play Video
172 Linear Color Key (6:30) Play Video
173 Inner Outer Key (9:16) Play Video
174 Keylight for Color Keying (6:03) Play Video
175 Intermediate Keylight Part 1 (6:13) Play Video
176 Intermediate Keylight Part 2 (6:35) Play Video
177 Simple Choker and Matte Choker (6:56) Play Video
178 Refine Matte Effect (5:42) Play Video
179 Light Wraps for Compositing (9:52) Play Video
180 baaaa (3:01) Play Video
181 How to Reverse Your Footage (3:30) Play Video
182 How to Stretch and Compress Footage (5:29) Play Video

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