From lyric music videos to film monologues and beyond, the kinetic typography video provides an excellent animated synthesis of text to speech and a foundation for some of the basics of animation in After Effects. Tackling a well-known monologue, students will learn how to dynamically scale, position and rotate text to match timing and dramatics. Once finished, they will be experts in linear key framing, use of text, and navigating the timeline in After Effects.
Joe Presser is a webby and shorty nominated animator for brands, bands, non-profits and news networks alike. His online animated series for NBC News, Seeker & New York Magazine tackle microscopic malevolence through hand-drawn globules and the way algorithms control our everyday lives in a flat-vector style among many others. He constantly looks for ways to manipulate massive and miniscule ideas into bite-sized, easily consumable information for experts and everyman alike.
Notebook, pen and a flash drive to save work.