Animation for Social Media in After Effects

Learn to make scroll stopping Social Media Videos that businesses actually want!

Last updated 3/2023 English

* Please use the WELCOME-20 Discount Code to enjoy 20% Off

Get your team access to top Uplyrn courses anytime, anywhere.


Hi guys!

My name's Ryan and I've been making social media videos professionally for nearly three years, and in this short course I'm going to help you learn what I do in After Effects to create awesome, Social Media projects!

Whether you are a complete beginner, intermediate animator or graphic designer wanting to make your designs move in After Effects, this course is for you.

Broken down in to four short, but quality projects, you'll learn the basics (and some advanced techniques) of After Effects, whilst creating real world projects! 

Who this course is for

  1. Any creative (Graphic Designer, Web Designer, aspiring motion video editors) who wants to learn the basics of After Effects so they can add motion video editing and animation to their skillsets
  2. Anyone interested in learning how to create compelling social media or motion video ads, logo animations and other short form motion video content
  3. Beginner to Intermediate After Effects users looking to expand their knowledge of after effects and learn how to use it in new ways.


  1. Great course I learned that simple is some times better ~ G Washington
  2. Had all of his course! always fantastic! very helpful! ~ J Paul
  3. It was very challenging at first but also really good for me to push myself. I have never tried animation before so this was a whole new thing for me! ~ P Smith
  4. It was a good match as I am a beginner and I felt Ryan taught the essentials to get one started on learning how to make short videos with effects ~ E Meraz
  5. So far this has been brilliant, Ryan does a great job in taking you through a range of essentials which are easy to follow along with. I have already found the things I've learnt on this course really useful in my personal projects ~ O Holland
  6. Fantastic course! Highly recommended ~ M Jackman
  7. I love it! I was able to start using the methods being shown in real-world applications! And I haven't even reached the middle of the course yet ~ J Cerna
  8. Perfect course for a quick start. Thank you for making this course! Definitely want to continue practicing After Effects ~ Daria

What you'll learn

  1. Taught by a professional Marketing Video creator, you will quickly learn how to create and animate your own instagram story, animate a web browser animation, create and animate "viral style" text boxes (the kind you see on social media videos), animate your own social media poster and much more! 
  2. Join a quickly growing, close knit community of editors, animators and entrepreneurs in the exclusive group - which you gain access to in the course!
  3. Learn the basic tools of AE with a simple Instagram Story 
  4. Learn to create popular "Viral Style" text boxes 
  5. Learn to screen capture a mobile phone or laptop, and then make a 3D presentation
  6. Learn to create and animate your very own social media poster!


All you need is a working edition of After Effects, and a willingness to learn. See you inside!

We work with trusted partners to collaborate, engage and connect with you.