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BRICxHome: Motion Graphics with After Effects (Online Learning)



Course Type





BRICxHome: Online Learning

Total Hours

12.00 hours

Design: Unknown

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This online course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing, compositing, and outputting to Premiere. Upon completion, we invite you to showcase your motion graphic piece, film, or short on Brooklyn Free Speech TV.

Please note that you need to have Adobe After Effects (CC) installed on your laptop to take this course.

July & August Tuition Update

In April and May we charged 50% of our normal rate on many of our Media Education classes. In order to cover our ongoing instructor costs, we will be charging our normal rate for classes starting in July and August. Thank you for understanding and we look forward to seeing you in class!

BRICxHome: Online Learning


Aug 3-12Mon, Wed @ 6:00-9:00pmCheck Availability


Sep 14-23Mon, Wed @ 2:00-5:00pmCheck Availability
Sep 28-Oct 1Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu @ 10:00am-1:00pmCheck Availability



  • Courses typically open one month before the start date. For example: If a class begins on December 17 at 2PM, you'll be able to register on November 17 at 2PM.
  • Students should bring their own headphones to monitor audio during in-class practice.
  • To successfully complete this program, students should have experience using a computer.
  • oney orders and checks (made out to BRIC) are accepted when registering for class in person.
  • Credit card payments are accepted online only.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the first class to complete your registration. 
  • Save 15% on classes by becoming a BRIC member:
  • You will not be permitted to take the class or receive a refund for your online payment if you do not meet the following qualifications prior to the first day of class:
    • Please provide proof of age with a valid, unexpired government-issued photo ID. 
    • This class is open to students over the age of 18 only.
    • FOR CERTIFICATION COURSES ONLY: In order to use the full power of your certification with BRIC, you must submit proof of Brooklyn residency. We've compiled a list of documents we accept to show that you're a Brooklyn resident:


For Cohort & Certification Courses Only

  • Why do I have to show that I'm a Brooklyn resident? 
    • If you do not show that you're a Brooklyn resident, you won't be able to use the full power of your certification with BRIC— which means that you won't have free access to our cameras, tripods, audio recorders, TV studios, or Adobe Creative Cloud.
    • FOR CERTIFICATION COURSES ONLY: You must submit proof of Brooklyn residency in order to get free access to equipment and studio time. We've compiled a list of documents we accept to show that you're a Brooklyn resident:


  • Failure to alert us to your absence on the first day of class will forfeit your seat and a refund will not be issued.
  • Please call or email our education department at 718.683.9338 / for any questions about payments, spot availability or for further assistance.
  • If you register for a course and are unable to attend the first session, you must contact our education department 24 hours prior to the start of the first class at 718.683.9338 /


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