Motion Graphics with After Effects

Learn to create motion graphics like film titles using Adobe After Effects

This course focuses on the preparation and production of motion graphics/visual effects for video, film and the internet. The student develops an understanding of the principles of type in motion, keyframe animation, masking/keying, tracking, color correction and compositing. The focus is on creative visual communication. The student develops skill in the use of After Effects, as well as other appropriate software. Access to a camera capable of recording video, and a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and computer system operation are recommended. Pass/No Pass Option.

Class Information

  • This class consists of 3 units including both lecture and lab
  • Advisories/Prerequisites: Consult current catalog
  • Acceptable for credit: California State University


"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."

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