MMVP2560 After Effects

This course will introduce the student to the foundations of motion graphics. Students will explore animation and visual effects for video, film, web, and games.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MMVP1500 with a grade of "C" or better or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Produce storyboards to pre-visualize animations
Create animatics
Demonstrate animation of photographic image assets
Show keyframe techniques to animate properties of compositions
Produce animated sequences using typography
Demonstrate compositing using keying methods
Construct 3D camera scenes
Produce visual effects to enhance scenes
Apply color correction techniques to footage
Demonstrate production workflows incorporating additional software programs
Produce rendered output for target device

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

1

lab:

2