Love watching movies for the effects? Ever wanted to be a part of that process? The Motion Graphics Assistant certificate program prepares students for entry level positions in the field of post-production for film and video. Students will be taught the basics of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator, and will work to develop a portfolio of material that integrates 2D and 3D design elements with live footage, audio, and visual effects.
Atlanta Technical College is a proud member of the Georgia Production Partnership, a coalition of companies and individuals who are active in the state’s film, video, music, and interactive game industries. Our goal is to do whatever it takes to help grow the industry in Georgia.Minimum Program Length: 3 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost $4,189
Gainful Employment Disclosure
- Must be 16 years of age
- Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
- Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the registrar
At a GlanceContact: Britt Pitre, Program Chair
This student success course is designed to transition, connect, and acclimate new students to Atlanta Technical College. The course creates an awareness of various campus resources and holistic skill sets necessary to achieve educational and career success. Through the nurturing of academic, personal, social, occupational, and technological talents, students develop the academic and professional skills necessary to be successful in college and the global community.
Covers the basics of computer terminology, operating systems, and input and output devices, file formatting, file management, and overview of software.
The course will teach students techniques in compositing video with visual effects which includes incorporating 3D elements and pre-keyed footage, applying digital lighting and shading techniques, and applying 3rd party plugins with the goal of creating realistic-looking visual effects.
In this course students will work closely with the instructor to develop complex, portfolio quality work that reflects his or her skill set in projects in production and/or post-production. Depending on complexity, the instructor may ask students to create a single project, or multiple projects. These may include, but are not limited to, works using motion graphics, visual effects, animation, editing, color grading, or post-production audio.