After Effects for Video Editors

1 day
Please contact FMC to schedule.

Workshop Description

Take your editing skills to the next step using the vast array of After Effects tools.
In this in-depth training, you'll learn how to export your timeline from your favorite NLE to an open After Effects composition keeping most of your editing decisions intact. Use After Effects wide array of tools to finish and upgrade your edit and give it a final look. Create bumpers, Explainer videos, Promos and TV Interludes to communicate your graphical message more efficiently. This course is based on real world projects and designed to take you from a beginner to expert in the shortest time possible.

Who Should Attend

Editors and motion graphic designers who wish to maximize their efficiency and creativity by adding After Effects to their skill set.

Course Outline:


  • NLE integration - PR, FCPX, MC
  • After Effects interface
  • Learning to create animations
  • Work with layers, apply effects
  • Blending Modes, Track Mattes, Shy Layers
  • Text Animation
  • Path, Masks & Text Effects
  • Photoshop integration
  • Illustrator integration - Vectors & Shape Layers
  • Procedural Shapes Animation
  • 3D Tracking
  • 3D Titles
  • Compositing & Rotoscoping - Lights, Materials, Shadows, Motion Blur
  • Cinema 4D lite integration
  • Simulation Effects
  • Automatic Animations
  • Render and Export

Eran Stern
Eran Stern

Eran has over two decades of experience in the Post-Production industry. Coming from the world of Graphics as a commercial artist and a TV Post-Production designer combined with great passion for teaching, Eran has taken upon himself to “Spread the Word” of his expertise on Motion Design. He’s a recognized Adobe expert trainer and one of the most desirable speakers in demand and as such he is the author of the most watched video tutorials and training series for, Adobe and other top productions and software development companies.

Simultaneously, in 2007, Eran founded
 Eran regularly gives talks at local and international conferences like NAB, After Effects World and Premiere Pro World and is part of the creative team at Future Media Concepts as a Program Manager and one of their top speakers. Besides SternFX, Eran is also the head of the Motion Graphics department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. Prior to that, he was one of the leading mentors in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.