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After Effects: Film Title Design


$250 DCTV Members // $300 Non-Members

Explore the evolution and art of film title design by watching examples of opening credits and title sequences, and then learning how to make your own! By combining footage, typography and motion, advance your basic keying, scaling and tracking techniques to create dimensional effects and animated layers for your dynamic text on screen.

This is a Post-Production workshop at the Extensions level.

Topics include:

  • The Evolution of Film Titles
  • Keying and Rotoscoping
  • Animating Graphics
  • Shape Animation
  • Scripting with Expressions
  • Camera Tracking
  • Animating Titles and Text

Capacity: 6 students | Duration: 9 hrs

Prerequisite: After Effects or equivalent experience is required. Previous experience with Photoshop is a plus but not required.

Materials: All you need to bring is yourself! Each student will be equipped with a 27-inch iMac with 5K retina display running Adobe After Effects CC 2018. Personal equipment is not permitted.

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 call 212.966.4510 x646 to be added to the wait list.


Fall 2019
Wed 10/9 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 10/10 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 10/16 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Craig Lowy