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April 27 – April 28, 2024

After Effects 101: Motion Collage with Juliet Miranda Rowe

As the digital become omnipresent within our culture this workshop offers photographic artists a hands-on introduction to After Effects (the go to motion design software). Over a weekend participants will create their own motion collage works using a combination of photography and video both their own and public domain.

Workshop Facilitators

Juliet Miranda Rowe is an artist and animator balancing time between personal and commercial endeavours. Outside of a creative practice Juliet is a sessional tutor at RMIT University, teaching Mixed-Media animation.


Date: 27 & 28 April
Time: 10am – 5pm (both days)

$550 (10% discount CCP members)

We cannot accept cancellations/refunds within 72 hours of the event.
Booking cut off date 20 April.

Further Details

What will I do in the workshop?

Participants will be learning about how to use After Effects (the industry standard software for motion design) through creating their own looping motion collage video.

This will involve:

  • Watching some examples of motion collage by notable artists.
    Being directed to online directories for sourcing any additional public domain imagery and videos.
  • Networking/ workshopping ideas with other participants.
    Pre- production methods, using photoshop to prepare/ enhance images as well as how to correctly structure folders and files for After Effects.
  • Production: Learning the basics of After Effects: from setting up a new project, getting familiar with the software interface, compositing photographic and video assets together. Introduction to a range of animation and effects techniques.
  • Post- Production: Learning about render settings and exporting our work our of After Effects.


No prior knowledge of motion design & animation theory is assumed or required. All levels are welcome to join. Some knowledge of ADOBE Illustrator and/or Photoshop would be beneficial.

Please bring:

A laptop/ computer with access to and the capability to run Adobe After Effects and Media Encoder 2023-2024.

What are the workshop outcomes?

Leaving with a basic understanding of the After Effects interface and key animation techniques. A more critical eye of how moving images are put together. In order to make informed decisions with further self directed study. A feeling of empowerment to explore motion collage or moving image within their future practice.