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Kinetic Typography: Make Engaging Motion Graphics Videos Now

Create title sequences, animations, motion graphics, music videos and more! Learn in After Effects: no experience needed

Description

Have you ever wondered how to make those sweet kinetic typography videos that you see on youtube, in music videos, and in professional films? Looking to make great title sequences for your business videos? Now is your chance with this Kinetic Typography Tutorial! This course teaches you all the basics to get started and the advanced effects to make your work stand out! Whether you're making your own kinetic typography project or you simply want to make a sweet title/intro graphic for your video, this is the course for you. There are over 3 hours of content which will engage and inspire you. Each lesson is an easy-to-follow screen cast with video/audio narration from myself. Key Points: Introduction to kinetic typography Basic movements and transitions Practice sessions Advanced effects Polishing your projects Even if you have never touched After Effects,you will learn all you need to know in this Kinetic Typography after Effects course. I'm always here if you have any questions or want more lessons. Thank you for checking out this course!
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Curriculum

  • Introduction to Course
    Introduction to Kinetic Typgoraphy
    Here is the introductory lesson for this Kinetic Typography course. We'll go over the key concepts of this course.
    5:39
  • Course Materials
    MLK Speech Audio
    Here is the audio needed to work along with the class projects.
    16:28
    Mario Savio Kinetic Typography Files
    Check out this project, and play along!
  • Basic Kinetic Typography
    Adobe After Effects Overview
    A quick overview of the After Effects program. Learn the different areas in this editing software including: Project Window Composition Window Effects Tabs Timeline Tools and More!
    8:26
    Having a Storyline
    Why does story matter in kinetic typography? What is your story? What is my story? These are a few of the questions I answer in this lesson the Kinetic Typography course.
    6:13
    Adding Text
    This lesson will go over how to add text to your after effects compositions.
    5:06
    Choosing a Font
    Fonts are very important to kinetic typography. Choosing the correct font makes or breaks your video. This lesson goes over how to choose the right font as well as making changes to your fonts within After Effects.
    11:02
    Keyframes: The Fundamentals
    Learn about the basis of every kinetic typography project. Keyframes allow you to create motion and many other cool effects and we will go over them in this lesson!
    5:47
    Keyboard Shortcuts
    In this lesson, we'll learn how to deal with all of the After Effects keyboard shortcuts. Watch this video to learn more about changing keyboard shortcuts: http://library.creativecow.net/articles/rabinowitz_aharon/AE_Shortcuts/video-tutorial
    8:41
    Adding Motion to Text
    Adding motion to you text with keyframes. This lesson covers this basic process that is very important for creating great kinetic typography.
    9:25
    Adding a Change in Size to Text
    Learn how introduce new words, images, or video with a change in size transition (grow/shrink).
    9:22
  • Kinetic Typography Practice 1
    Section Project
    In this video, you'll learn about the project that we'll be creating in this course.
    1:53
    Revealing Text with Cut and Scale Animations
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with cuts and scale animations.
    13:41
    Revealing Text with Position Animations
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with a position animation.
    8:52
    Revealing Text with Rotation Animations
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with rotation animations.
    12:57
    Reveal Animations
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with a reveal effect.
    7:46
    Adding Backgrounds
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to add interesting backgrounds to your videos.
    9:03
    Adding Texture to Backgrounds
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to add texture to your backgrounds.
    1:26
    Adding Camera-Like Motion to your Scene
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to add camera-like motion to your text scenes.
    3:08
    Exporting Your Project
    In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to export a high quality video from After Effects.
    2:39
  • Kinetic Typography Practice 2
    Kinetic Practice Round 1
    We begin our practice sessions. Philip goes step by step through a kinetic typography project using the skills learned so far. This is part one of five that will surely inspire you to make great projects on your own!
    14:31
    Kinetic Practice Round 2
    We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
    10:58
    Kinetic Practice Round 3
    We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
    5:52
    Kinetic Practice Round 4
    We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
    4:06
    Kinetic Practice Round 5
    We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
    10:29
    Adding Backgrounds
    In this lesson, we will go over adding backgrounds to your after effects projects. Learn how adding different backgrounds can dramatically increase the quality of your videos.
    10:37
    Exporting from Adobe After Effects
    Learn how to export from after effects so that you can show the world your projects!
    6:58
  • Bonus Transitions for Kinetic Typography
    Mask Transitions
    In this lesson you will learn an advanced way to introduce new text via the mask transitions. Reveal and hide your text with cool swipes and mask transitions. Enjoy!
    8:11
    Path Transitions
    In this lesson you will learn an advanced way to introduce new text via the path transition. Create your own path for you words and letters to follow. Enjoy!
    6:06
    3D Transitions
    Learn how to create awesome 3D transitions with this lesson!
    8:04
    Preset Effects Transitions
    Learn how to create awesome text transitions using the preset effects within After Effects.
    6:05
    Using Adobe After Effect's 3d Camera
    Learn how to use After Effect's Camera tool to enhance your kinetic typography videos!
    6:43
    Using Adobe After Effect's 3d Camera Part II
    Learn more ways to use the camera tool to enhance your kinetic typography videos!
    2:43
  • Kinetic Typography Wrap Up
    Course Wrap Up
    I hope you enjoyed this course! Please give me a good rating if you did or let me know if you have any problems! Thanks for taking part!
    3:36

Skills

  • Kinetic Typography
  • Visual Effects
  • Video Effects
  • Adobe After Effects CC

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