We didn’t find any courses in CT offering After Effects training, but here are 3 schools that offer live online courses you can take from anywhere, including CT.
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Ledet Training offers graphics and mobile training courses on-site across the U.S. including Washington, Denver, Atlanta, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Portland, Houston, and Fort Lauderdale.
This comprehensive course offers an in-depth overview of Adobe After Effects. Students will learn how to develop dynamic visual assets with professional quality motion graphics and visual effects. They will learn how to enhance video, eLearning and other types of projects, utilizing best design practices.
Future Media Concepts provides accessible education for content creators and IT professionals. They offer both on-site and online classes in digital video, graphics, Adobe, 3D animation and design, and web development. FMC has several locations around the globe including Dubai, Toronto, and the U.S.
This beginner After Effects course is geared towards individuals with Photoshop experience looking to create graphics that come alive. Students will learn to create motion graphics, create basic animations, animate text, work with masks, use puppet tools, and more with After Effects.
This intermediate After Effects course will teach students the next level of After Effects' features and functionality for motion graphics. Students will learn about parenting, other effects, tracking, expressions, color correction, layers, and more in this intermediate course.
The Advanced After Effects course from FMC is meant to teach individuals the more advanced features of After Effects. Topics include 3D features, working with Cinema 4D, particles, simulation, effects, and more to use the After Effect with a high level of proficiency.
Certstaffix offers live online classes and group training onsite for corporate entities all over the U.S. They provide courses in End-user/Desktop, IT Pro Skills, Online Marketing, Business Skills, and Programming/Development.
This is a 3-day course that gives students foundational skills in Adobe After Effects. Students will learn how to animate text and images, create motion graphics, and develop 3D content. Students will also have an opportunity to practice working with masks, adding lens flares, using puppet tools, and employing advanced editing techniques.
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Disclaimer & Notes: Hourly rates are estimates only. Courses are not available on an hourly basis. Several other factors that contribute to pricing (such as job support and free retakes) are not factored into pricing per hour. 1 day is estimated to have 6.5 hours of training; 1 week is estimated at 35 hours; and 1 month is estimated at 150 hours. Actual hours will vary by school. Course pricing is subject to change without notice, certain discounts may not be included, and pricing may vary by location.
After Effects is the industry-standard motion graphics software. It can handle everything from simple moving titles to full-on 3D stereo composing. After Effects is used behind the scenes of major television shows, movies, video games, advertisements, and videos made for the web. Learning After Effects opens doors to a variety of careers in animation and video.
After Effects is one of the core skills needed to secure one of these positions. See the career pages for more information on required skills, tips for landing a job, typical day-to-day work, and where to find job postings.
Salary in CT
$53,000 / year9.45% more than the U.S. average
Video editors work on films from script to post-production. Working closely with their teams, they help with script and storyboard development, sound editing, and video layouts. Video editors are responsible for ensuring sequence and continuity throughout the film. They work with producers and directors as they develop treatments and storytelling approaches.Learn about becoming a Video Editor
Salary in CT
$64,000 / year21.55% more than the U.S. average
2D animators develop storyboards, characters, and backgrounds to bring stories to life in 2D. Working with software such as Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and 2D animators provide creative support to art directors in a variety of industries. 2D animators can work for studios or design firms, or as freelance independent contractors.Learn about becoming a 2D Animator
Salary in CT
$88,000 / year36.03% more than the U.S. average
3D animators take ideas and turn them into three-dimensional images and animations. Using their understanding of human and animal movement, 3d animators can create rich, realistic experiences. 3d animators work on movies and games, as well as some websites and online media. 3d animators create amusement park experiences such as those at Walt Disney World or Universal Studios.Learn about becoming a 3D Animator
Salary in CT
$61,000 / year18.08% more than the U.S. average
Video managers take assets from ideation to post-production. Beginning with storyboards and scripts, video managers help guide the development of media assets of all kinds. Some video producers create digital ads, and others produce television shows or movies.Learn about becoming a Video Manager
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Adobe’s After Effects is, as the name suggests, the industry-standard software for post-production video effects. Incredibly powerful, the program can take a bland piece of homespun video footage and turn it into a Hollywood-worthy finished product. It handles all manner of visual effects, compositing, and animation. It even has a “2.5D” animation tool that will give you animation with a 3D look without needing to learn a 3D program. It can animate a rampaging monster into a video of an innocuous city street just as easily as it can prepare a main title sequence. It comes with a huge library of effects that are quickly added, ranging from changing the color of an object to filling in a double of an actor so he can play a scene with himself.
The sky truly is the limit with After Effects, which is a whole post-production company in a single program that, with a few keystrokes on a computer, can allow a single person to achieve things a whole post-production company couldn’t back in the days of film.
Mastering After Effects is pretty much mandatory for anyone seeking to have a career in video editing or motion design. It’s an incredibly versatile skill much appreciated by employers across a wide spectrum of industries.
Connecticut’s insurance and financial centers may not seem like fertile ground for video post-production, but every large company needs to produce video content for use in-house or for marketing, so proficiency in After Effects is in demand even in the Constitution State.
After Effects opens the door to the world of video editing, post-production, and animation. According to Indeed, video editors in Connecticut average an annual salary of $54,529, while 2D animators average $73,474. In New York City, where so many Connecticut residents work, those figures are $57,684 and $49,265 respectively.
There is a definite shortage of live and in-person classes in After Effects in Connecticut. A commute from most parts of the state to New York City is a possibility, however, and a variety of courses in the software are available in midtown Manhattan.
Among the options for After Effects training in New York are Future Media Concepts, American Graphics Institute, and Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool. All three offer classroom instruction with live teachers able to interact directly with students. These schools may not be ideally convenient from Connecticut, but those looking for in-person training will find them worth the journey.
Learning After Effects in a live online class offers a combination of convenience and effectiveness unmatched by any other teaching modality. Students can study in the privacy and comfort of their own homes (or anywhere else, for that matter) and still be able to ask the teacher questions in real-time. The teacher is even able to check students’ screens to make sure they’re following the material being taught.
The creator of this tool, Noble Desktop, offers live online After Effects classes. The After Effects Level 1 class takes users from the basics of the program through to some of its more sophisticated capabilities (note that knowledge of Adobe’s Photoshop is a prerequisite for the course.) For those committed to a career in the field, the Motion Graphic Certificate program will definitely be of interest. In 72 hours of instruction, the program gives students firm grasps on both After Effects and Premiere Pro, Adobe’s video-editing program. That makes it possible to take a project from concept to fully animated motion graphics. The course even includes production of a demo reel to showcase your new skills.
For more options, After Effects courses are also available from NYIM.
Given the proximity of New York City to much of the state of Connecticut, some residents of the latter may well be interested in taking Noble’s classes live and in-person at their Manhattan campus.
Are you looking to train your employees in After Effects? Noble Desktop has a corporate onsite After Effects training solution that is right for you, be it sending out teachers to work on your premises with employees or by setting up virtual instruction using Zoom or another teleconferencing platform. Noble can also arrange vouchers so that your employees can take regularly scheduled classes. There are even discounts for multiple purchases. Please don’t hesitate to contact a corporate training specialist for further details.
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