PLEASE NOTE: this Bay Area After Effects course is now taught ONLINE using zoom and accessible everywhere!


Create captivating visual effects for video, television, and the web. Learn Adobe After Effects from expert instructors at BAVC. Developed in the San Francisco Bay Area, BAVC’s After Effects: Introduction is an online, immersive class for beginners. You’ll learn to apply the motion graphics skills of today’s leading animators and visual effects creators to your own media and web projects.

By taking this Adobe After Effects basics training course at BAVC, you will learn to:

  • Arrange the workspace
  • Import Files
  • Set basic linear keyframes
  • Use other kinds of keyframes- i.e. autobezier, easy ease, hold
  • Navigate in the timeline
  • Edit layers from the timeline
  • Add effects
  • Use resets
  • Create masks
  • Render videos

Adobe After Effects Training – San Francisco & Online

BAVC offers introductory training on Adobe software, including After Effects, in San Francisco; and many students come to us with an interest in taking the full suite of Adobe software and Motion Graphics and Effects classes. This class will draw students from San Francisco and all over the Bay Area. Students even attend from Oakland or Marin County.

How can I get a Motion Graphics Certification?

This Adobe After Effects Course is included in BAVC’s Beginning Motion Graphics Certificate. Learn more about BAVC Certificates and enroll today! Recently laid off? Deductions from your past paychecks may cover the cost training to help you pivot to a new career or level up your skills – find out more.


Have some experience in After Effects and want to find out if you can skip the Introduction?

Take our After Effects: Introduction Assessment to see if you’re ready to jump into the Intermediate course or any other course that has After Effects: Introduction as a prerequisite!


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About This Course

Regular Price: $495

Member Price: $395

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