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After Effects Training Courses

Chicago, Los Angeles

Learn to create stunning motion graphics, animation, and video compositing projects with the industry's leading tool.

Our hands-on instructor-led training is still the most effective way to learn After Effects. Our instructors are all Adobe Certified and have extensive backgrounds in video production.

Onsite training available countrywide.

After Effects classes for all levels

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After Effects Fundamentals

This hands-on course is suitable for beginners and will teach you how to use After Effects for video editing, motion editing, adding special effects and compositing.

3 Days | $1395.00

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After Effects Advanced

This is our 2nd level of After Effects training covering more advanced topics such as Motion tracking, Particle simulation, advanced 3D, advanced Masking, Roto Brush Tool, Puppet Tools and Time-warp/Time-lapse simulations.

2 Days | $895.00

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After Effects Bootcamp

Our most comprehensive After Effects course. This hands-on Adobe certified training will take you from After Effects beginner to After Effects master in 5 days.

5 Days | $1845.00

Timetable

Chicago

230 W Monroe St
#610
Chicago
IL 60606View Map

  • After Effects Fundamentals
  • Mar 4 - 6Book
  • Apr 8 - 10Book
  • May 13 - 15Book
  • Jun 24 - 26Book
  • After Effects Advanced
  • Mar 7 - 8Book
  • Apr 11 - 12Book
  • May 16 - 17Book
  • Jun 27 - 28Book
  • After Effects Bootcamp
  • Mar 4 - 8Book
  • Apr 8 - 12Book
  • May 13 - 17Book
  • Jun 24 - 28Book


Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bollingbrook, Chicago Loop,
Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Highland Park, Joliet, Naperville,
Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago and surrounding areas.

Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
#1800
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

  • After Effects Fundamentals
  • Mar 4 - 6Book
  • Apr 8 - 10Book
  • May 13 - 15Book
  • Jun 17 - 19Book
  • After Effects Advanced
  • Mar 7 - 8Book
  • Apr 11 - 12Book
  • May 16 - 17Book
  • Jun 20 - 21Book
  • After Effects Bootcamp
  • Mar 4 - 8Book
  • Apr 8 - 12Book
  • May 13 - 17Book
  • Jun 17 - 21Book


Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Anaheim, Burbank, Covina, Downtown, Fullerton,
Irvine, Long Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, San Bernardino,
Santa Monica, Van Nuys, Ventura and surrounding areas.

Other Cities

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Choosing the right course

Recent student feedback

5.0 stars An absolutely amazing class! I came thinking I knew a lot, and quickly found out - not so much! McKinley, thank you!Bob Anderson
5.0 stars I wasn't sure if this boot camp class was going to be too much for me but I was determined. McKinley made all these hard to learn concepts fun and exciting to learn. I would highly recommend her class to my friends and colleagues.Michael Sage
SGI-USA
5.0 stars Kristian was an amazing teacher and was incredibly thorough, patient, and knowledgeable. Great guy and great class! Will recommend for sure.Jeff Porper
DIRECTV
5.0 stars Love this course. Kristian Gabriel is the best. Friendly, patient and great teaching techniques. Very creative. This is my second time here. Had so much fun the first time I had to come back. This training has really changed my career as an editor. Looking forward to taking more Adobe courses here in the future. Thanks!Evan Sabourin
DIRECTV

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After Effects FAQ

Our Adobe After Effects training classes are dedicated to providing the best learning experience to their trainees in LA and Chicago. Please find answers to some of our most frequently asked After Effects questions below, or contact us should you require further assistance.


Do your After Effects classes have a live trainer in the classroom?

  • Yes. Our Adobe After Effects classes are completely live-instructor led by qualified and passionate trainers. They are on hand to provide support, demonstrate concepts, and answer any questions you may have to assist your learning.

Are your classes suitable for Mac users.

  • Yes, students are able to train on either a Mac or PC, with our trainers being able to provide tuition for both operating systems.

Do course attendees gain a certificate of qualification?

  • Yes. All attendees of our Adobe After Effects training classes receive a certificate of course completion.

Where do your Adobe After Effects training classes take place?

  • We have two state-of-the-art After Effects training centers, one located in Chicago (230 W Monroe, Suite 610, Chicago IL 60606) and the other in Los Angeles (915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles CA 90017). If you prefer an onsite After Effects class, we also provide onsite training at your location countrywide (please contact us for more information).

Which After Effects training course should I attend?

  • This depends on your current level of experience. If you’re learning from scratch our fundamentals class is the perfect introduction to the core concepts. Alternatively, you may consider either our advanced classes if you have prior experience with After Effects. Alternatively, our bootcamp can take you from beginner to pro in just 5 days.
Why train with us?

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