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After Effects: Beginner

Course Duration: 3 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Create 2D animations
  • Work with layers
  • Apply effects
  • Work with masks & mattes
  • Use colour effectively
  • Export files
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After Effects: Intermediate

Course Duration: 2 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand keyframe complexity
  • Use keyframe graphic editor
  • Work with expressions
  • Render queue
  • Track mattes
  • Use compound effects
  • Motion stabilisation and tracking
  • Render order/pre-composing
  • Create 3D animation
  • Prepare for the Adobe ACA Exam
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After Effects: Advanced

Course Duration: 2 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Master the concepts of colour correction
  • Work with advanced expressions
  • Particles
  • Use 3D lights & cameras
  • Time remapping and motion tracking
  • Speed up your workflow.
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After Effects: Zero to HERO

Course Duration: 5 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Create 2D animations
  • Work with layers
  • Apply effects
  • Work with masks & mattes
  • Use color effectively
  • Understand keyframe complexity
  • Render queue
  • Track mattes
  • Use keyframe graphic editor
  • Work with expressions
  • Use compound effects
  • Motion stabilisation and tracking
  • Render order/pre-composing
  • Create 3D animation
  • Prepare for the Adobe ACA Exam
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Adobe After Effects Beginners

I thought the course was excellent and I would happily recommend it. I was very impressed with the instructor and in particular the time Ian took to go back and explain certain areas where I needed further clarification.

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Adobe After Effects Beginners

A person who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, or an Adobe application user looking to expand his or her skills, looking to add effects to video projects. Some students may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video. This course is for people new to After Effects.

Adobe After Effects Intermediate

This course will help you master the concepts and features to the program. It includes many advanced features, including tips and tricks using the latest version. Graphic professionals who want to enhance their motion editing and compositing. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises.We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert, ACE, status in After Effects.
Adobe After Effects Intermediate

Really great course, would highly recommend. I will be taking away lots of new skills into my workplace! Thank you Ian! I would also like to come back in for the 103 course, and maybe the exam!

Abigail P
Adobe After Effects Zero to Hero

Another thoroughly expansive knowledge gained by a very good tutorial, Brilliant and amazing course. One to one training is much better but not always achievable Plus loving the new Location!

Chris W

Adobe After Effects Zero to Hero

A person who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, or an Adobe application user looking to expand his or her skills, looking to add effects to video projects. Some Delegates may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video. This After Effects course is for people new to After Effects but who want to know more than just the basics.

Adobe After Effects Advanced Bespoke

This course will help you master the concepts and features of the program. It includes many advanced features, including tips and tricks using the latest version. Graphic professionals who want to enhance their motion editing and compositing. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises.
Adobe After Effects Advanced

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Blender 3D Training Courses

Blender 3D: Zero to Hero

Course duration: 4 days

  • Competent and confident with using a computer.
  • Artists who want to learn to bring their assets alive.
  • Game Developers who wish to expand their Skill Set.
  • Complete beginners who are willing to work hard.
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Blender 3D

Blender 3D Zero to Hero

Blender 3D Course

  • Competent and confident with using a computer.
  • Artists who want to learn to bring their assets alive.
  • Game Developers who wish to expand their Skill Set.
  • Complete beginners who are willing to work hard.
DaVinci Resolve Courses

Davinci Resolve: Beginner

Course Duration: 2 Days

What you will learn

This course is designed to teach DaVinci Resolve and the basic principles and process of colour correction and grading to anyone with little or no prior experience. You will learn how to navigate the software interface, manage your media and basic editing, colour correction theory, primary correction, gradients and more.

Once you have completed the beginner course we recommend taking the intermediate course as well.

Prerequisites
A basic understanding of video editing is desired.

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DaVinci Resolve Courses

Davinci Resolve: Intermediate

Course Duration: 2 Days

What you will learn

We look at grading techniques that focus on preserving the quality of the original colour data of the footage – this will be accomplished through carefully constructed node workflows and correctly set up RAW projects. Grading styles and looks will be designed using a variety of advanced grading palettes in Resolve, together with the Resolve FX panel and group-based workflows. The session will end on developing a good understanding of delivery formats and workflows. This course is an ideal follow-up to Colour Grading in DaVinci Resolve or Editing in DaVinci Resolve but it is open to any colourist with hands-on experience.

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DaVinci Resolve Courses

Davinci Resolve: Zero to HERO

Course Duration: 3 Days

Learn the color correction and grading using DaVinci Resolve. This hands on training course will teach you the key tools & the colour correction & grading process. Learn the rules and process of Colour Correction, how to read scopes and use them to analyse and fix shots. How to use qualifiers and masks to do secondary correction and build grades. How to track elements in a shot, and how to colour correct over a sequence. And how to save and apply grades over a sequence. We look at grading techniques that focus on preserving the quality of the original colour data of the footage – this will be accomplished through carefully constructed node workflows and correctly set up RAW projects. Grading styles and looks will be designed using a variety of advanced grading palettes in Resolve, together with the Resolve FX panel and group-based workflows. The session will end on developing a good understanding of delivery formats and workflows. This course is an ideal follow up to Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve 14 or Editing in DaVinci Resolve 14 but it is open to any colorist with hands-on experience.

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Davinci Resolve

Davinci Resolve Beginners

This course is designed to teach Divinci Resolve and the basic principles and process of colour correction and grading to anyone with little or no prior experience. You will learn how to navigate the software interface, manage your media and basic editing, colour correction theory, primary correction, gradients and more.

Davinci Resolve Intermediate

A person who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, looking to learn advanced node pipelines, animation techniques, and RAW file format theory and workflows. Some students may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video. We offer Davinci Resolve Training in London, Manchester, or as live online classes, so students can attend from anywhere.
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Davinci Resolve

Just a big Thank you to the teacher! He was great and I really loved his explanations and his vibe.

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Davinci Resolve Zero to Hero

A person who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, looking to learn advanced node pipelines, animation techniques and RAW file format theory and workflows. Some students may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video.
DaVinci Resolve is known for its extremely advanced color corrector. With the software, you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver just form one system. DaVinci Resolve is capable of handling multiple projects at the same time; it is context sensitive, convenient to use and most suitable for collaborative work. In the three-day course, you will get comfortable wth the software and create color grading in DaVinci Resolve. You will get hands-on experience in the software, color theory, styling, keyframing and other valuable features.

3ds Max: Intermediate Bespoke

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

By the end of this course, you will be able to

You will be able to design 3D environments with animated walking characters with realistic lighting viewed from a moving camera.

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3ds Max: Zero to HERO

Zero to 3DS Max HERO in just 5 days!

What you will learn

You’ll learn how to work in a production environment, understand the mechanics of 3DS Max, be able to create 3D models using a variety of techniques, work with materials to texture your models, understand how to light a scene, be able to create animations, stage a scene, understand cinematography and learn how to create output for use in post-production.

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3d Animator Master Class – Gold

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • 3DS Max Zero to Hero Course – 5 days
  • Autodesk 3DS Max Autodesk Certified User and Professional exams
  • Maya Zero to Hero Course – 5 Days
  • Cinema 4d Beginner Course – 3 Days
  • Cinema 4d Intermediate Course – 2 Days
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3ds Max Intermediate - Bespoke

People who have preferably attended the 3DS Max Essentials Jumpstart or have a number of years experience working with 3D tools and have a solid understanding of modelling in the 3D environment.
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Iman is a fantastic instructor with amazing level of knowledge. She's patient and very helpful. It was an honor to learn from her.

Adam T

3ds Max Zero to Hero

This is for people who want to create 3D graphics for print or animation. Target customers are architectural practises, visualisation studios, production houses, advertising agencies or other such departments that work in large organisations.

3d Animator Master Class - Gold

This course has been designed for the professional who wants to create 3D graphics for print or animation.

Target customers are architectural practises, visualisation studios, production houses: ‘wannabe’ games developers, advertising agencies or other such departments that work in large organisations. This course is aimed at people who are new to Cinema 4D and that are looking to add 3D to their portfolio of skills.

I enjoyed my course greatly, especially because it was very relevant to me and my career progression. I did learn a lot of useful stuff that will help me in my everyday work.

Katie H

3ds Max training courses at Academy Class range from the basic beginner’s to the advanced professional level. We offer full courses in 3ds Max through which we train students. Our 3ds Max courses are authorized by Autodesk. Now you can attend these courses in the cities of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Manchester.

We have designed our coursework as such that makes learning 3ds Max a fun-filled experience. At Academy Class the tutors provide you practical examples along with the technicalities of the software to guarantee you a complete command over 3ds Max. After learning the basics, you will be comfortable creating massive worlds, stunning environments and realistic virtual reality experiences. Courses cover everything from 3d models and texturing, motion graphics, industrial design to rigging and rendering your creations.

We have developed a whole curriculum spanning on different levels of 3ds training which would make these courses not only an enriching experience but will also leave you content and pleased with attending Academy Class.

These 3ds Max courses features in-class training, supportive learning environment, industry-certified trainers and up-to-date syllabus. Academy Class provides you state-of-the-art PC workstations to facilitate advanced learning.

Academy Class provides you high quality 3ds Max training course and guarantees that it is a satisfying learning experience with us. We also offer you free of charge re-sit of the course, within 18 months of your first day of training to refresh what you’ve learned.

Academy Class promises you total learning satisfaction with regards to your 3ds Max course. Now you do not have to worry about investing a huge amount for your training and not reaping the benefits. With Academy Class you can have complete peace of mind while you leave your training in our capable hands.

The 3ds Max courses offered have five types which defines the level of grip Academy Class provides you over the subject matter. These 3ds Max training courses are designed to get you up to date as swiftly as possible. Whether you are a professional creative designer or a new user Academy Class got it all to gear you up to use 3ds Max like you know it by heart.

All classes at Academy Class’s begin at 9:30AM and end between 4:30PM

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Maya

Maya: Zero to HERO

Course Duration: 5 days

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to: work in a production environment, understand the mechanics of Maya, be able to create 3d models using a variety of techniques, work with materials to texture you models, understand how to light a scene, be able to create animations, stage a scene and understand cinematography and know how to create output for use in post production.

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3d Animator Master Class – Gold

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • 3DS Max Zero to Hero Course – 5 days
  • Autodesk 3DS Max Autodesk Certified User and Professional exams
  • Maya Zero to Hero Course – 5 Days
  • Cinema 4d Beginner Course – 3 Days
  • Cinema 4d Intermediate Course – 2 Days
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Imantas is an amazing instructor, I had the pleasure of having a 1 on 1 course with him due to other students' cancellations. He's really didactic, all the examples and exercises were relevant and he really made me think and didn't just throw the content on my lap. 10/10 would recommend!

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Maya Zero to Hero

Anyone interested in using Maya.

Maya training courses at Academy Class will teach you the fundamentals of 3D designing and animations. Students will get to learn the Maya basics of Skinning, Lighting and Rendering, and Utility Nodes, Texturing and Texture Mapping, Adobe Photoshop Basics, Tiling and Layering Textures, Block Texturing a Non-Organic Object and Texture Distressing.

Furthermore, students with our Maya training course will also learn advanced Shading networks with File Textures, Mental Ray Shaders, Maya Hypershade, Graph Editor and Key Framing, Deformer and Path Animation, Clusters, Blend-shapes and connections, Expressions and Rigging, Lamp Animations.

The Maya training courses at Academy Class will also entail the Art of Lighting, Gobos and Cookies, Daylight, Night and Artificial Lighting, Image Based Lighting, Photographic Lighting, Lighting and Shadows, Ray Tracing and Depth of Field, Final Gather and Image Based Lighting, Render Layers and Compositing and Photon Mapping and Caustics. Along with that you will also learn NURBS Coliseum, Sandal and Kettle.

At Academy Class you will also be trained at Curve Modeling, Procedural Texturing, Polygonal Modeling, Efficient Modeling, Organic Modeling, Hard Surface Polygonal Modeling, Non Organic UV Mapping, Organic UV Mapping. You will also be studying facial expressions and lip-sync, Alpha channels and Z-buffers, 2D and 3D paint effects, visual effects, advanced compositing, and advanced digital painting. In addition with character Kinematics, special effects and character animation, character Sculpting, Anatomy and character designing.

These Maya courses feature in-class training, supportive learning environment, industry-certified trainers and up-to-date syllabus. Academy Class provides you state-of-the-art Mac and PC workstations to facilitate advanced learning. All our Maya training courses instructors are Autodesk-certified trainers.

If after taking the Maya training course with Academy Class you do not get a chance to use the technology or forget something then you are more than welcome to come back and retake the class free of charge. That is the Academy Class’ guarantee of learning.

The Maya training courses offered have three levels which define the level of grip Academy Class provides you over the subject matter. These Maya training courses are designed to get you up to speed on Maya swiftly. Academy Class offers you Maya training courses in a number of cities: London, Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, Newcastle, Birmingham and Leeds.

All our classes at Academy Class begin at 9.30am and running till 4:30pm. Enroll now in one of the best Maya, Autodesk-authorized training course.

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Cinema 4D: Beginner

Course Duration: 3 Days

By the end of this course you will be able to

This course will show delegates the fundamentals of Maxon’s Cinema 4D. By the end of the course you’ll be able to create your own 3D designs & animation and be ready to move towards some of the more sophisticated features of the software.

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Cinema 4D: Intermediate

Course Duration: 2 Days

By the end of this course you will be able to

The advanced features of Cinema 4d.

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Cinema 4D: Advanced

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

By the end of this course, you will be able to

Advanced animation using MoGraph

  • Simulation of natural world dynamics
  • Hair and fur simulation
  • Cloth simulation
  • Basic Character Rigging and IK using Mocca
  • Advanced Scripting using Xpresso (no coding)
  • Advanced Rendering Techniques
  • Multi-pass rending and compositing
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Cinema 4D: Zero to HERO

Zero to Cinema 4D HERO in just 5 days!

This course will show delegates the fundamentals right through to advance of Maxon’s Cinema 4D. By the end of the course you’ll be able to create your own 3D designs & animation and be ready to move towards some of the more sophisticated features of the software.

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Cinema 4D: Ultimate Mastery

By the end of this course you will be able to

After completing the class, users will be able to: This course will show delegates the fundamentals of Maxon’s Cinema 4D. By the end of the course you’ll be able to create your own 3D designs & animation and be ready to move towards some of the more sophisticated features of the software.

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VRAY for Cinema 4D

VRAY for Cinema 4D

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

You’ll learn to navigate the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT user interfaces, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way.

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Fantastic course led by a very professional instructor. No attitude and nothing to elevate ego over the students (as sometimes experienced elsewhere). Always happy to answer questions and figure out specific techniques pertinent to our jobs. A great experience over the entire course. Friendly staff. Beautiful location. Nicely timed breaks. Would definitely recommend it.

Brian L

Cinema 4D Beginners

This course is aimed at people who are new to Cinema 4D and that are looking to add 3D to their portfolio of skills.

Cinema 4D Intermediate

Anyone who works in Broadcast, architecture, design, production and games.

very fun and interesting course, Ben was really friendly and helpful!

Matilda P

Cinema 4D Zero to Hero

This course is aimed at people who are new to Cinema 4D and that are looking to add 3D to their portfolio of skills.

Cinema 4D Advanced

Anyone who has completed the jumpstart or Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses, or those who have learned Cinema 4D independently, and would like to jump into the advanced features of the software.

Cinema 4D Ultimate Mastery

This course is aimed at people who are new to Cinema 4D and that are looking to add 3D to their portfolio of skills.

VRAY for Cinema 4D

V-Ray is one of the highest quality render tools available for production today. It is widely used by professional CG artists and visualizations firms worldwide. Its proven, beautiful and super-realistic image quality, at unsurpassed render speed, attracts many users from all areas. VRAY for C4D is the CINEMA 4D native incarnation of this great engine. It enables you to use V-Ray directly within Cinema4D using the typical C4D-like workflow. V-Ray is the de-facto standard in architecture & design visualization, car rendering, TV commercials, and many more areas.

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Nuke Training Courses

Nuke: Zero to Hero

  • NUKE Workflow Overview
  • Basic Visual Effects
  • Compositing
  • Advance Visual Effects and Keying Compositing
  • Color Corrections
  • Transformation
  • 2D
  • Paint
  • Tracking
  • Working with 3D Objects
  • Temporal Operations
  • Warping
  • Basic Stereoscopic in NUKE
  • Previewing in Nuke

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Premiere Pro: Beginner

Course Duration: 2 Days

  • Navigate inside Premiere
  • Understand the tools
  • Organise projects
  • Create and refine rough cuts
  • Multipoint editing
  • Use transitions
  • Work with audio
  • Create titles and credits
  • Apply video effects
  • Apply basic colour correction
  • Output videos
  • And more
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