Intro to Sapphire Essentials Training

May 24, 2022

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Sapphire Essentials is taught by renowned LinkedIn Learning trainer and creative director Ian Robinson. The course includes 11 videos (4.5 hours of training), project files, and footage.

Note: The techniques are shown in an Adobe After Effects workflow but also apply to the other Sapphire-supported host applications including Premiere Pro, Avid, Foundry Nuke, Autodesk Flame, Blackmagic Resolve, and VEGAS Pro.

Each video includes a chapter list that breaks down each category into bite-size, easy-to-follow lessons.

  • Intro to Sapphire (this video)
  • Working in Builder
  • Lighting Effects
  • Lens Flare Tracking with Mocha
  • Using Stylized Effects
  • Exploring Distort Effects
  • Using Blur
  • Render Effects
  • Creating Transitions
  • Time Effects
  • Conclusion