For those of you who can’t make it to NAB 2011 in Las Vegas this year there’s some good news! I’ll be delivering some of my sessions from the NAB Post Production World Conference here in London at the Post Production World Conference“>Production Fiesta on the 5th and 6th of May.

There will also be some other great speakers there as well, including the legendary Barry Stevens (responsible for the remarkable and ground-breaking music video for Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody amongst many others). Apple Final Cut Pro expert and filmmaker extraordinaire, Jonathan Tyrell will also be speaking there as well as other experts in broadcast and production workflows.

You can register for a two day pass here and find out about the location, schedule and opening times. Here’s a list of the sessions I’ll be delivering;

Strategies of a Successful Motion Graphic Artist

Friday, May 06, 2011 at 09:00

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!

Combining Effects Creatively in Adobe After Effects
Friday, May 06, 2011 at 11:30

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.

From Storyboard to Final Delivery in Adobe Production Premium

Friday, May 06, 2011 at 13:30

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.

Dynamic Text Animation for Motion Graphics with After Effects
Friday, May 06, 2011 at 16:00

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.

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