Eco Tips Video

Create a (30 seconds) Video in After Effects listing a fact about ECO TIPS TO RAISE AWARENESS.

Upload images and music to your video. Great opportunity to have your video played on Ridge TV during this semester.


Individually research a fact and make sure its school appropriate, once you each have your own fact show me and start to work in AFTER EFFECTS making your 30 SECOND VIDEO.

Video on font types and sizes:
http://www.collegehumor.com/video/3505939/font-conferenc

Student Examples

QUICK TIPS

RESET WINDOW

If you lost some windows,
Top Menu > Window > Workspace > Standard

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HEAR AUDIO & PREVIEW VIDEO
1. Press 0 (zero) (RAM Preview) on your Num Lock keyboard to render video and be able to hear the audio.

2. SPACEBAR to play/stop video after you have hit the 0

This is the standard preview and can be very slow if not rendered out. Great for short quick videos.

3. PRESS (.) to preview audio only

4. PRESS (ctrl or command) and scrub across the timeline to quickly preview audio and video. 

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CUT & SPLIT CLIPS

Cut clips - alt ]

Split clips  - top menu > edit > split layer

Clips can also be rolled up from either end
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NEW TEXT & NEW SOLID BACKGROUNDS

Create a text layer - top menu > Layer > New Text

Create a solid layer - top menu > Layer > New Solid

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ALIGN ITEMS

Make sure your align menu is showing

Top menu > Window > Align

Have item selected then choose your alignments 

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SPEED UP VIDEO

Top Menu > Layer > Time > Enable Time Remapping

Then adjust the keyframes

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USE ANIMATION PRESET

If this is not showing, WINDOW > Effects & Presets

* Animation Presets > Presets >