Adobe After Effects Advanced

Level 2 | Target Audience: Intermediate-Advanced | 14 hours

Adobe After Effects ClassesIn the Adobe After Effects Advanced class (Level 2) students will dive deeper into animation and motion graphics for video projects. After Effects has an amazing power to create visually interesting motion graphics, but getting started with this software requires a lot of time and practice with the program. This advanced After Effects workshop aims to provide students with more support and mentoring in a hands-on, lab-style class setting. Adobe After Effects Advanced will examine advanced features of the application including editing techniques, advanced masks, useful video effects, and best practices for rendering video.

Adobe After Effects Advanced Classes

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    Adobe After Effects Advanced (Level 2)

    4 sessions, Tue/Thu 5:00 - 8:30pm MT
    Go beyond the basics of vector animation in Adobe After Effects Advanced
    Session information
    Session 1
    Tue, May 07 05:00 pm MDT - Tue, May 07 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 2
    Thu, May 09 05:00 pm MDT - Thu, May 09 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 3
    Tue, May 14 05:00 pm MDT - Tue, May 14 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 4
    Thu, May 16 05:00 pm MDT - Thu, May 16 08:30 pm MDT
    • $1,325.00 excl. Tax
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    Adobe After Effects Advanced (Level 2)

    4 sessions, Wed/Wed & Mon/Wed 5:00 - 8:30pm MT
    Go beyond the basics of vector animation in Adobe After Effects Advanced
    Session information
    Session 1
    Wed, Aug 28 05:00 pm MDT - Wed, Aug 28 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 2
    Wed, Sep 04 05:00 pm MDT - Wed, Sep 04 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 3
    Mon, Sep 09 05:00 pm MDT - Mon, Sep 09 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 4
    Wed, Sep 11 05:00 pm MDT - Wed, Sep 11 08:30 pm MDT
    • $1,525.00 excl. Tax

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In After Effects Advanced, students will learn from motion graphic professionals to understand the latest techniques and best practices that are used on the job every day. Our instructors will teach students the real-world job skills that are vital to landing a job in this field and creating professional motion graphic projects.

Taught in a bootcamp style, our programs balance an accelerated pace of learning with small class sizes to make sure every student receives individual support and mentoring throughout their education experience. When you are ready to launch your video production career forward, contact us today to learn more.

This class is hands-on and intensive but designed to help make difficult topics easier to understand. Your instructor will work with you closely to make sure that you avoid common mistakes in After Effects and apply best practices when possible.

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Adobe After Effects Advanced class, students will have an understanding of:

  • Masks & Layers
  • Animating a Multimedia Presentation
  • Distorting Objects with the Puppet Tools
  • Using the Roto Brush Tool
  • Performing Color Correction
  • Using 3D Features
  • Working with the 3D Camera Tracker
  • Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Chromakey


Talk to a student advisor to ensure you have the right pre-requisites for each class or program.

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Focus on Real-World Skills

Each of our stand-alone classes is designed to teach how to improve your skills in a real-world setting.  DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor will performing all of the tasks to help you learn.

The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve your daily productivity.

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Support & Mentoring

All Adobe After Effects classes are offered in an accelerated workshop format.

Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.

Each class may be eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.

Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.

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When can I start?

Classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis multiple times throughout the year, typically once per trimester.

Who teaches these classes?

All classes are taught by industry professionals with 10+ years experience in their field.  Check the specific class offering to learn more about the assigned instructor for each class.

You may also learn more about our team here.

What format are these classes?

Stand-alone classes at DWC are focused skills workshops that teach in a specific area of a high demand career field. 

Often described as a "short course" format, these accelerated workshops can be attended as stand-alone or can be taken as part of a larger certificate program.

Certificate programs offer more comprehensive training to help lead you to employment, support & mentoring, portfolio building, and career coaching.

To find out more about DWC's style of training, talk to a student advisor today.

What if the listed schedule doesn't work for me?

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What's included?

Certificate Programs & Bootcamps

Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional classes specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.

Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.


Stand-Alone Classes

Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.

Stand-alone classes within your program also include:

  • Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
  • Lesson files
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • 30 days of technical support
  • Certificate of Completion

If you have questions on stand-alone classes for professional development, contact us or attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.

What career services or internships do you offer?

For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career coach.

Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program.  Our expert career coaches will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path.  Your success is our success.

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DWC also partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and discuss career coaching & internship options today.

Payment & financial aid options

DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education.  None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties.  We have several flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.

If you are interested in scholarship or financial aid opportunities, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more.

Click here to learn more about financial aid options and get started.

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