February 10, 11, 12 2012

Translating Audio into Images with After Effects

Level: intermediate

A three day workshop explaining how to synchronise the movement and parameters of graphics with audio. Graphics could be any kind, from computer generated ones till handmade scanned files passed through photoshop. Audio and images will combine into after effects get manipulated,synchronised and export as audio driven quicktime movies. A usage of expressions (code) will take place too, for more advanced and specific synchronisation. Participants are encouraged to develop projects which will be presented at the end of the workshop.

Day one: Basic introduction to after effects workspace, preparing images in photoshop for AE integration, basic animation techniques, Introduction to basic expressions.

Day two: Expressions Syntax, exploration of the Trapcode Sound Keys and Particular plugins, audio manipulation and transformation into moving images.

Day three: A step further into more advanced audio visualisation with participants’ own created graphics, projects presentation, thoughts and ideas about how each participants project could go a step further.

Get a small visual idea about an example output here

The workshop will be held in English.

*Own Computer (Mac OS X/Windows)
IMPORTANT: with an authorised Adobe after Effects cs5 version or a running Demo a trap code sound keys and Particular plugin running Demo will be provided.
The same can be downloaded here, http://www.redgiantsoftware.com/products/all/trapcode-suite/ but you can wait for install instructions.

*Basic knowledge in video editing


Date: February 10, 11, 12 – Time: 16:00-19:00
Maximum nr. of participants: 12

Preregistration is required and can be done by sending an email to info@nkprojekt.de. If you don’t get a response within 3 days to your registration mail please call us under +49(0)17620626386 to make sure that we have received your mail.

Location: N.K.
Elsenstr. 52 2HH 2Etage 12059 Berlin
Fee: 40 euro
Instructor Andreas Karaoulanis