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Training Creating Rich Digital Publications with InDesign CS5.5 – 1 day

Class overview :

Creating Rich Digital Publications with InDesign CS5.5′ is a one day course aimed at existing InDesign users. The course is designed to teach you how to produce dynamic electronic publications (not ePubs) using the new features offered by InDesign CS5.5 and the Digital Publishing Suite.

Class goals :

Content of Creating Rich Digital Publications with InDesign CS5.5

Course Intro

  • What software do you need to produce Digital publications
  • Designing your InDesign document for Digital publication
  • Converting InDesign files for digital publishing
  • Portrait and Landscape views

iPad layout and templates

Creating your documents

  • Creating layouts
  • Organising your folder structure

Creating folios

  • Using the Folio Builder panel
  • Adding articles

Adding interactivity with the Overlay Creator panel

Slideshows

  • Image sequences

Document Elements

  • Adding audio
  • Adding video
  • Hyperlinks
  • Panoramas
  • Web views
  • Scrollable frames
  • HTML Stacks
  • Pan and Zoom

Assembling your output and publishing

  • Testing your folio (using Acrobat.com)
  • Adobe Content Viewer on the iPad
Creating Rich Digital Publications with InDesign CS5.5
Training Creating Rich Digital Publications with InDesign CS5.5

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …
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Training Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced Techniques – 2 days

Class overview :

Are you working in digital imaging, professional photography, graphic design, publishing or another role that involves day to day use of Photoshop? If so then this course will make your life easier and you’ll see an immediate performance improvement thanks to the new skills you learn by attending.

Class goals :

This Advanced Photoshop training course lets you build on your existing skills and explore some of the more advanced techniques available when working with this increasingly powerful software package.

Content of Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced Techniques

Intro to the Advanced Photoshop training course

Adobe Bridge & Mini Bridge

Actions

Advanced masking

Advanced cloning & Content Aware Fill

Advanced Levels and Curves

Advanced Compositing – Stacks

Colour adjustment

Sharpening

Advanced layers

Smart Objects, Smart filters & Smart Layers

Vanishing Point

Advanced filter techniques

Painting Effects

Warping techniques – Puppet Warp

Camera Raw

Photoshop Animation

Photoshop Video

Photoshop and Devices

Adobe Repoussé

HDR Pro

Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced Techniques
Training Adobe Photoshop CS5 Advanced Techniques

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Final Cut Pro X Advanced – 3 days

Class overview :

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This three-day, hands-on course teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create fantastic effects using filters creatively, color correct like a pro, and create complex audio mixes.

Class goals :

After completing this course, students will have learnt about:

  • Working with Compound Clips and auditions
  • Organizing projects with advanced Metadata techniques
  • Targeting specific areas to color correct with shape and color masks
  • Finetuning clips in the timeline with the Precision Editor
  • Working with Compressor
  • Creating custom effects and transitions
  • Finishing and final output

Content of Final Cut Pro X Advanced

Overview of Editing Basics

  • Review of Basic Editing Techniques
  • 3-point Editing Rule and Track Targeting

Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Smart Clip Loading
  • Using Match Frame
  • Using Replace Edit and Ganging Playheads

Trimming Basics

  • Basic Rolling
  • Extend Edit
  • and Splitting Edits

Advanced Trimming

  • Trimming from the Keyboard
  • Trim Edit Window
  • Dynamic Trimming
  • Multi-track Trimming and Asymmetrical Trimming

Audio Editing

  • Adjusting Levels on the Fly
  • Adjust Levels Dialog
  • Applying Normalization Gain
  • Using Audio Filters- sending to Soundtrack Pro and Using the Audio Mixer Window

Multicam Editing

  • Basic Multicamera Edits
  • Working with Multiple Angles
  • Editing Audio and Video Separately
  • Collapsing and Un-collapsing Multiclips
  • Match-framing Multiclips
  • Applying Effects to Multiclips and Multiclips and External Video

Compositing in Final Cut Pro

  • Basic Compositing Review
  • Creating Travel Mattes
  • Adding Graphics from a Layered Photoshop File
  • Keyframing Basics and Keyframing in the timeline

Mastering Filters

  • Customizing Filters
  • Understanding Filter Order
  • Filter Timing
  • Limiting Filter Effects
  • Creating Favoirte Filters
  • Hiding and showing Filter Controls and Working with Smoothcam

Nesting Sequences

  • Understanding Nested Sequences
  • Using Basic Nesting
  • Nesting in Place
  • Working Around Render Order
  • Mixing Sequence Sizes
  • Nesting as an Editing Tool
  • Nesting Master Filters and Unnesting

Preparing for Finishing

  • Nesting Sequences
  • Unnesting Sequences
  • Adding Widescreen mattes
  • Adding BITC
  • Managing Audio Outputs
  • Using the Media Manager and Exporting EDLs and XML Files

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Fixing Screen Direction Errors
  • Stealing Audio from Another Shot and Removing a Boom

Outputting

  • Sharing to Apple Devices
  • Sharing to DVD and BluRay
  • Sharing for the Web
  • Using Compressor
  • Outputting Audio
  • Exporting Still Frames and Exporting QuickTime Movies
Final Cut Pro X Advanced
Training Final Cut Pro X Advanced

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X – 3 days

Class overview :

This Apple Final Cut Pro (FCP 101) training course is a three-day, hands-on course that teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the Final Cut Pro user interface. In this course, you will cut a scene from the TNT television series Leverage, create a promo for Seaworld’s ‘Believe documentary’, as well as master filters and effects as you edit a segment of Playing for Change, the international music-creation event.

Class goals :

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Mark clips, using insert, overwrite and drag-and-drop editing
  • Trim edit points
  • Use Ripple, Roll, and Extend edits as well as the Slip and Slide tools
  • Apply filters and changing Motion properties
  • Edit audio and audio creation
  • Finish and final output

Content of An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Preparing to Edit in Final Cut Pro X

  • Exploring the Interface
  • Importing Footage
  • Organising Clips in an Event
  • Organising Optimising & Analysing
  • Organising Media with Keywords
  • Working in the Project Library
  • Working in the Event Library

Creating a Rough Cut

  • Building the Rough Cut
  • Performing Insert Overwrite & Connect Edits
  • Adding to the Storyline

Fine-Tuning a Rough Cut

  • Using the Trimming Tools
  • Replacing Clips & 3 Point Editing
  • Auditioning Clips
  • Adjusting Clip Timing
  • Creating Secondary Storylines & Compound Clips

Completing the Cut

  • Editing the Soundtrack
  • Applying & Modifying Transitions
  • Creating Hold Frames & Re-timing Video
  • Controlling Video Quality
  • Working with Music
  • Enhancing the Soundtrack
  • Adding simple titles

Applying Effects & Finishing

  • Adding Effects
  • Matching & Correcting Colour
  • Secondary Colour Correction
  • Working with Themes & Placeholders
  • Applying & Animating Titles
  • Transforming, Cropping & Distorting Images
  • Working with Generators & Backgrounds
  • Exporting and Sharing a Project
  • Publishing for web and devices
An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X
Training An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Paint Shop Pro 5 Series: Enhancing images – 2 days

Class overview :

This course shows users how to use advanced Paint Shop Pro 5 techniques to manipulate complex images like scanned photographs and graphics with multiple parts.

Class goals :

  • Use the Image Browser
  • Adjust an image’s brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, and lightness
  • Work with layers
  • Work with text and drop shadows
  • Print images

Content of Paint Shop Pro 5 Series: Enhancing Images

  • Using the Image Browser
  • Adjusting an Image
  • Introducing Layers
  • Working with Layers
  • Managing Layers
  • Working with Text and Drop Shadows
  • Printing Images
Paint Shop Pro 5 Series
Training Paint Shop Pro 5 Series

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Paint Shop Pro 5 Series: Working with graphics – 1 day

Class overview :

This course shows users how to create graphics using basic Paint Shop Pro 5 functions. It describes how to create, open, and save files as well as how to do simple image manipulations, such as cropping, resizing, and altering colors.

Class goals :

  • Open and save images
  • Zoom, crop, and resize images
  • Copy and paste image files
  • Select and rotate images
  • Work with colors
  • Create a finished image

Content of Paint Shop Pro 5 Series: Working With Graphics

  • Opening and Saving Images
  • Zooming, Cropping, and Resizing Images
  • Copying and Pasting Image Files
  • Selecting and Rotating Images
  • Working with Colors
  • Creating a Finished Image
Paint Shop Pro 5 Series
Training Paint Shop Pro 5 Series

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training InDesign CS6 Digital Publishing Suite for iPad – 1 day

Class overview :

In this Adobe InDesign for iPad class, you will learn to use InDesign, in conjunction with the tools in Digital Publishing Suite, to create interactive documents, complete with media and links, for publication to iPad. This course is geared toward experienced InDesign users who are familiar with basic features, such as style sheets, image placement and document management. To get the most out of this course, we suggest that you attend our Introduction to InDesign CS6 course first.

Class goals :

– Learn to set up articles as iPad documents in InDesign
– Learn to create native interactive elements in InDesign.
– Learn to use the Interactive Overlay Creator to add audio and video, and to create 360º rotations and other interactive elements.
– Learn to use the Content Bundler to create .folio files and manage articles within the folio.

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Training After Effects CC / Introduction – 2 days

Class overview :

In this Adobe After Effects training course, students new to After Effects CC will learn to create motion graphics and visual effects. It is packed with hands-on exercises so that students can learn by doing.

Class goals :

Get familiar with the After Effects CC work area.
Learn to create and understand Comps.
Learn to work with Keyframes.
Learn Layers, Effects, and Modes.
Learn to work with Masks and Mattes.
Learn to import and edit text.
Learn about type.
Learn to work with music in your animation.

Content of Training After Effects CC / Introduction

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Adobe Illustrator Level 2

You probably used Adobe® Illustrator® to create simple illustrations and logos. However, you may need to create complex illustrations, print documents without any errors or color mismatches, or prepare illustrations for the web. In this course, you will create complex, robust illustrations that go beyond those you could create using Illustrator’s basic tools.