AAA School Of Advertising


2021 Dates: w/c 3 May 2021 & w/c 4 October 2021

Cost: Early Bird Discount (Paid in full one month before start date) – R11999.00
Full Price: R14999.00

Duration: 8 weeks (± 4 hours/week)

Resources needed: A computer, internet and access to Photoshop, Illustrator & After Effects

Course Location: Online (two live online sessions per week with access to online resources via our online learning platform)

Entry requirements: Proficient in the use of Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator. A solid foundation in design is a welcome bonus, but not mandatory.

AAA Certificate of Achievement will be awarded upon completion.

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Adobe After Effects is a course that covers the digital visual effects, motion graphics and compositing applications developed by Adobe Systems. It is
used in the post-production process of film making, video games and television production. Among other things, After Effects can be used for keying, tracking, compositing and animation. This course will assist delegates in creating various animations and videography.

This course is ideal for…

  • Digital Designers and Art Directors who would like to upskill and broaden their portfolio
  • Creative individuals who would like to explore the world of animation and videography


Introduction into Adobe After Effects, usage of text, animation and shape layers

Basic rendering techniques, Adobe pre-sets with masks and creating of video effects

Creating motion paths, applying graphics to those. Editing images and videos in After Effects

All about masks and source text

Animating a stroke, using trim paths and parenting objects

Animating graphics, glitch effects, using green screen footage, particles and pre-compositions

3D animation, frame-by-frame animation, echo, lightning and many more exciting effects!

Photoshop integration with After Effects

Stabilizing footage and creating a social media advert

Introduction to the world of Expressions in After Effects.  Playing with text and logos.