Adobe After Effects for VFX

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TRAINING COURSE - Adobe After Effects for VFX

Target Group


This training is aimed at motion and vfx artists of all levels. From beginners to professionals, Helge Maus creates the optimal concept for expanding your Adobe After Effects know-how in a practical way. 

Helge Maus is Maxon Certified Lead Instructor, longtime beta tester for Maxon Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects and well-known author for 3D, vfx and animation.




Depending on your level of knowledge, you can learn the basics in these trainings or, based on them, the practical workflows for vfx, post-production or motion graphics. You are welcome to mix topics from the three trainings, so that you achieve the optimal learning success. Contact us!




  • Basic VFX concept
  • Working with masks
  • Keying with KeyLight
  • Cleaning of Keys
  • RotoBrush
  • LightWrap Techniques
  • Tracking Types
  • 2D Point Tracking
  • Mocha AE for Planar Tracking nutzen
  • Warp Stabilizer
  • 3D-Space (2.5D) in After Effects 
  • Camera-Tracking
  • Scene Reconstruction
  • Cinema 4D Lite / Cinema 3D-Integration
  • 3D-Passes Compositing
  • Color Correction
  • Fire & Destruction with Noises, Displacement & Particle Systems
  • Integration videoCoPilot Element3D Plugin
  • On request After Effetcs Plugins like Trapcode & RedGiant



Training Requests

All training contents will be adapted to your individual needs. A free analysis is the basis of a successful learning. Therefore take the chance and feel free to contact us. After a first talk on the phone, we create an individualized plan according to the goals you wish to achieve.


If you are interested in a training by pixeltrain / Helge Maus, you can reach us by phone +43.699.10669979 or email info(at) We will contact you as soon as possible for an informal talk.


Besides the training, we also provide a detailed, free advice before you buy a package, as well as consulting and project support during a production.





Adobe After Effects CC is the all-in-one solution for creating motion graphics and vfx in the field of film, TV and web video. As part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, After Effects has an excellent integration with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. 

With an impressive number of already integrated effects, it offers the beginner as well as the professional a perfect all-rounder solution for impressive moving-image compositions.