Introduction to Visual Effects
Fri 02 Dec 2022
10am - 5pm
Learn how to bring your films to life with industry animation and visual effect tools.
Whether looking to expand a companies reach or just enhance your own films, adding visual effects and animation can be a great way to drive a message home, bringing a film or video to life and visually articulate your ideas and propositions. Get more out of your brand by integrating video into your marketing or give your own short films a professional and polished finish.
This intensive one day course will get you started in motion graphics, keying, compositing (animation within video or fusing video elements) and the creation of animated titles.
The session is taught on mac computers with Adobe After Effects, however a majority of the skills taught are transferable to other platforms and software.
We offer a range of film production courses covering scriptwriting, cinematography, sound, editing and visual effects, please do take a look at the full programme of courses available.
Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Café Bar.
Places are limited and pre-booking is required.
Ashley Thorpe is a professional filmmaking and FX editor based in Exeter.
Ashley returned to his Devon roots in 2005 and focused all his energies upon creating a series of animated short films using neglected aspects of English mythology as source material. His latest production – Borley Rectory (a Carrion Film / Glass Eye Pix NYC co-venture) starring Reece Shearsmith & Julian Sands was released in 2019. In 2015 Ashley animated the opening Lalo Schifrin scored sequence for Neil Marshall’s (Game of Thrones, Westworld) and Axelle Carolyn’s Saturn Award nominated Hollywood Horror feature Tales Of Halloween. Ashley regularly teaches animation, visual effects and filmmaking to a variety of age groups.