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Animating with Adobe CC

Starts May 5

2 sessions: Saturday–Sunday, May 5–6, 10 am–4 pm

Award-winning animation filmmaker John Akre unlocks the potential of three Adobe Creative Cloud applications—Photoshop, Animate, and After Effects—to create animation in a wide variety of forms, including traditional frame-by-frame hand-drawn animation and animating with 2D puppets. The course covers basic animation techniques, using examples from masters of the form, and provides tips on how to use the three applications to prepare your work for editing and make it unique. iMacs provided. Bring a hard drive or 32GB USB flash drive to back up course files. There is a lunch break each session.

Tuition: $235 regular/$175 member/$130 low-income

John_Akre_headJohn Akre studies, practices, and lives animation. He has created two animated features and over 50 animated shorts using a wide variety of animation techniques. His animated films have shown at film festival around the country and have won several awards.

Class Registration Guidelines & Cancellation Policy

  • Space is assigned on a first-come basis. Registrations must include payment in full to be valid. Registrations are accepted beyond registration deadlines as long as space is available.
  • If minimum enrollment has not been reached by 5 days prior to the start date of a class, FilmNorth may cancel it, in which case registrants will immediately be notified and receive a full refund by PayPal (online registrations, minus PayPal fee) or credit/debit card (phone or in person credit/debit card registrations) within 5 business days. A check will be issued for registrations that were paid in cash. In lieu of a refund, students have the option of applying their tuition to another class if scheduled in the same calendar year.
  • For those wishing to cancel a registration prior to the class registration deadline, 100% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee (plus PayPal fee if applicable). For registration cancellations received after the registration deadline but prior to the first class session, 50% of the tuition will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee (plus PayPal fee if applicable). As of a class start date, no refunds or credits/exchanges will be given.
  • Tuition is not prorated for missed class sessions.
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May 5 @ 10:00 am
May 6 @ 4:00 pm
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John Akre
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April 30, 2018
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2 sessions: Saturday–Sunday, May 5–6, 10 am–4 pm