Class 01 - 1/6/21

In this class, we did a little recap on After Effects and then jumped right into some techniques to help on the "Title Sequence" assignment.

Class 02 - 1/13/21

Today we recapped working with masks and dove deeper into mattes, masks, blending modes, and compositing. Then we started on tracking a couple of different shots. 

Exercise: Practice tracking! Film a short clip and track something to the scene. Your clip should at least be 5 seconds. Be creative, if you film your cat, maybe track its tail and stick a star on it. :)

Upload it here - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Sk_vZFS764hsGExqvluPPfJNrhO4-A4N?usp=sharing

Name it like this "FirstName-LastName-Tracking"

Due - 1/20/21 before class

Class 03 - 1/20/21

In this class, we jumped into camera tracking and a bit of green screen.

Exercise: Practice camera tracking! Grab a short clip (stock clip or the one that was shot at school) and camera track it. Then throw in some text or graphics. 

Upload it here - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1wDKYowiDrsdw3TLsdbMjelSu2EcQYoVQ?usp=sharing

Name it like this "FirstName-LastName-CameraTracking"

Due - 1/27/21 before class

Class 04 - 1/27/21

In this class, we looked at camera tracking and then took the rest of the day to work on your "Title Sequence" assignment.

For your "Title Sequence" I will be looking for clean compositions. Think about the intention of the text and how it fits/interacts with your shot. How can it elevate your sequence rather than just text slapped into the shot?

 

Upload it here - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10kufaDORB2K85dh7gdiyBXtWQY8Hmwn_?usp=sharing

Name it like this "FirstName-LastName-TitleSequence"

Due - 2/3/21 before class

Class 05 - 2/3/21

In this class, we went over how Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects integrate.

For the next class please have an excerpt of at least 60 words from a book, poem, or a speech, etc. It must be a complete statement/thought. You will be using your text to create a kinetic typography animation. 

Type it out and upload it here - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1sEhosXUxM8vg3gFGLVdooEwWI0l1a59z?usp=sharing

Name it like this "FirstName-LastName-Words"

Due - 2/10/21 before class

Class 06 - 2/10/21

In this class, we covered working with audio in After Effects.

For the next class turn in your kinetic typography animation. 

Upload it here - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1r1HPk4PYlGT4EFAaTmO4V9C5UaS8QF5k?usp=sharing

Name it like this "FirstName-LastName-Kinetic Type"

Due - 2/17/21 before class

Class 07 - 2/17/21

In this class, we looked at Content-Aware Fill. That way we can erase anything in video!!!! (kinda) We took a quick look at the Roto-Brush.

For the next class turn in your kinetic typography animation. 

Upload it here to the same folder - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1r1HPk4PYlGT4EFAaTmO4V9C5UaS8QF5k?usp=sharing

Name it like this "FirstName-LastName-Kinetic Type-FINAL"

Due - 2/24/21 before class

Class 08 - 2/24/21

Today, we went into advanced green screen techniques. Your assignment is to get your crew ready with your concepts for the final project.

Class 09 - 3/03/21

Here's a bunch of fun stuff that we went over! Use it if you need it.

Class 10 - 3/10/21

More green screen practice with adding in an extended set. PLUS - Track Mattes and Set Mattes