Online Workshop: After Effects


Sliding Scale: $40-60
To support our community during this time, we are reducing all prices. We are offering Office Hours either for free or suggested donation, and in-depth Workshops on a sliding scale to be able to support our freelance instructors and cover some of our costs. Please choose the amount you’re able to pay from the dropdown below.

Adobe After Effects is the leading software for the creation of motion graphics, animation, video effects, and visually stunning titles. This popular workshop introduces system setup, text and layer animation, working with masks, animating cut-outs, keyframing and compositing. Share your screen with the instructor if you have questions, and be on your way to spicing up your videos with some motion graphics!

This is an Online Post-Production workshop at the Fundamentals level.

Topics include:

  • Basic Animation
  • Using Effects and Presets
  • Animating Text
  • Rendering and Outputting
  • Animating Layers
  • Working with Masks
  • Time and Frame Rates

Capacity: 8 students | Duration: 8 hrs

Prerequisite(s): Previous experience with Photoshop and/or Premiere a plus but not required.

Materials: You need a computer or other device that can connect to the internet, support Zoom video conferencing, and has Adobe After Effects (recommended 2017 or later) installed and running. Check out these Software Resources, as you may be eligible for two free months of Adobe Creative Cloud.

All DCTV Workshops have limited enrollment and require registration in advance. By registering you verify you have basic Mac OS X literacy and have read and agree to the prerequisites above and our Workshops Policies.

*If registration is closed, please email workshops -at- to be added to the wait list.


Winter/Spring 2020
Tue 4/14 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wed 4/15 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Tue 4/21 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wed 4/22 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Craig Lowy