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Adobe Creating Motion Graphics for Social Media

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One Day Course


This one-day course will teach you the basic Premiere skills needed to create engaging animations and motion graphics for social media. You will create simple animations, work with sound and special effects and export them to your chosen platforms.

During the practical one day course, you will learn the skills to create compelling motion graphics ready to be exported to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. If you are looking for a more comprehensive understanding of Premiere, we recommend attending our two-day Introduction to Premiere course which is the ideal way to begin your video editing journey.

What are the five things you will get out of this course?
• Learn basic editing skills in Adobe Premiere
• Create 16:9, square and vertical videos
• Master text and shape animations
• Transitions with images and videos
• Exporting for all the major social platforms

No previous Premiere or design skills are required – we’ll teach you everything you need to know!

Public Course Dates & Pricing

  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.


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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Understanding motion graphics essentials
    • Understanding file formats and settings
    • Different social video styles and editing techniques
    Importing and organising
    • Importing video, sound, images and timelapse footage
    • How to organise your work
    Basic rough cut edits
    • Simple drag and drop edits
    • Useful editing shortcuts
    • How to create a narrative
    • Working with the visual, narrative and emotional streams
    Adding and adjusting sound
    • Mixing music and voice
    • Understanding that your video needs to work without sound
    • Finding great free music and effect resources
  • Creating simple animations
    • Using transitions to create simple animations
    • Different types of transitions and when to use them
    • Colouring your video ‐ the technical and creative options
    Resizing and animating video and photographs
    • Resizing video and images
    • Using the resize tools to animate movement
    • Creating effects using animation

    Working with Titles and making Sub-Titles
    • Adding text and shapes with Titles
    • Using templates to save time
    • Time saving techniques when creating sub-titles
    Exporting for social media and GIF formats
    • Basic export settings for YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook
    • Square video exports for Instagram and Twitter
    • Easy ways to make looping videos with GIF and HTML5 (no coding required)
    Questions and answers
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We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed13205
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

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