• Program: Interactive Design Video Production
  • Course: After Effects
  • Course #: MMVP2560
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

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.

Course 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.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals 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

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MMVP1500 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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