Making your Instagram Stories stand out with After Effects

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), Digital Lounge

Adding a simple animation can make your Instagram story make a much bigger splash. More and more, simple animation is being used grab an audience’s attention, get ideas across, and make a story more compelling. In this workshop we’ll explore ways of incorporating text, images, and video into simple, fun animations designed for social media.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Import an Illustrator file into After Effects
  • Start an After Effects project from scratch or using a template
  • Organize your project and navigate the After Effects user interface
  • Create After Effects Compositions optimized for Instagram
  • Create Solid Layers and Shape Layers
  • Create key frame based on animations with After Effects Transform properties
  • Preview and export your animation

Instructed by Rick Miller.