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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VCT 2135 - Post-Production 4: Visual Effects

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 2
Course Description: This course delves into Adobe After Effects, a popular software package used by filmmaking motion graphics professionals. Topics include keyframes, animation, compositing, particle systems, and motion tracking.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: VCT 1131  

Major Content
  1. Linking Other Document Formats into After Effects
  2. The After Effects Interface
  3. The Graphical Layout of Keyframes
  4. Usings Filters, Titles, and Effects in After Effects

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate the graphical layout of keyframes.
  2. describe preset filters and effects.
  3. integrate video clips into motion graphics.
  4. use motion tracking.
  5. use green screen effects.
  6. create animated titles and backgrounds.
  7. apply compositing layers.
  8. integrate Photoshop and Illustrator documents into motion graphics.
  9. integrate motion graphics back into video editing projects.

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