I’m very excited to be traveling back to Las Vegas this year to attend NAB 2011. I’ve been invited to speak at this year’s Post Production World Conference.

Here’s a list of the sessions I’ll be delivering at this years conference. I hope to see many of you there. If you’d like to book a place at my sessions, here’s a link to the website where you can find out about the special offers and discount packages.

Introduction to 3D in After Effects
Sunday, 4/10/2011 11:45 AM – 01:00 PM

This session will give you a solid and thorough grounding with the 3D features in After Effects. Views and Axis Modes, Working with the 3D Tools and Interface, Manipulating 3D Layers, Cameras and Nulls, Lights and Material Options.

Using Grouping Techniques to Simplify After Effects Workflow
Sunday, 4/10/2011 02:00 PM – 03:15 PM

There are times when it makes sense to group layers together into a single item, either to simplify complicated comps or to make editing, moving, or applying effects a whole lot easier. In this chapter we’ll look at several methods for grouping layers together.

Dynamic Text Animation for Motion Graphics with After Effects
Monday, 4/11/2011 11:45 AM – 01:00 PM

In this session, Angie Taylor will share an in-depth look at the options for working with text in Adobe After Effects. Angie will show examples of successful motion graphic designs and will discuss the components of design that make them work. In this session you’ll earn about the rules of typography and how to apply the rules of typography to your designs to make them easier to read and more dynamic. Angie will take an in depth look at the typographic controls available in After Effects and will also show you how you can use hand-drawn text to bring a unique aspect to your designs.

Strategies of a Successful Motion Graphic Artist

Monday, 4/11/2011 05:00 PM – 06:15 PM

Angie Taylor will take you on a journey through a typical video project, showing the entire process including the creation of sketches, brainstorms and storyboards, audio production and clean up, editing and producing the final project. Angie will also discuss how creative professionals can bring unity and clarity to complex creative projects. Aspects of automating time sheets, liaising with clients, auditing jobs and packaging final files for delivery will also all be explored within this session.

Audience: If you are interesed in a streamlined way to look at the digital video process including tips and tricks using various software tools that will help maximize the project complexities, then this session is for you!

From Storyboard to Final Delivery in Adobe Production Premium

Tuesday, 4/12/2011 02:00 PM – 03:15 PM

Witness the breakdown of a real-life animation project. In this session Angie will take you step-by-step through a real-life animation project that was created using Adobe’s Production Premium. She will show Drawing characters in Adobe Illustrator, Image editing in Photoshop, Storyboard and animatic production in Premiere Pro and then final animation and effects work in After Effects. Audio cleanup in Soundbooth and output via Media Encoder.

Combining Effects Creatively in Adobe After Effects

Tuesday, 4/12/2011 03:30 PM – 04:45 PM

After Effects provides you with scores of effects that you can apply to your layers, allowing you to create virtually any look or effect you like. Imagine being able to animate all of these over time and you get a real sense of the creative flexibility that After Effects can offer you. This session tells you everything you need to know to combine effects creatively.

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