Project Description

Do you like to publish videos to YouTube or create your own videos ? Our instructor will show students using Adobe Premier how to edit videos professionally. Turn raw footage into flawless productions with the industry-leading video editing software. Our professional video editing app features powerful creative tools for color, graphics, and audio, providing efficient workflows for creating original video content for film, broadcast, web, and more. After creating professional videos , you will want to add Special Effects. Use the power of Adobe Premiere and After Effects to edit clips into your own visionary experience, then add custom-made animations and special effects. It’s time to take your videos to the next level.

Mediums & Media/Programs Used

  • Graphic Pen
  • Digital Tablet
  • Adobe Premier
  • Adobe After Effects

Subjects Covered

  • Beginners Digital
  • Concept Creation
  • Design Basics



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Joe Zaffuto

3D Animation / 2D Animation & Gaming Instructor

Joe Zaffuto is a graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design, receiving a BFA in Computer Animation in 1999. I then obtained a MFA Degree specializing in Modeling from The Academy of Art University of San Francisco.

With over 14 years that span over a plethora of different projects from college instruction, movies, television, and video games. My true passion is for lighting, and art direction, but I also love to instruct, inspire and lead.

Tony Santo

Traditional Animation / Storyboarding / Foundational Drawing Instructor

Tony Santo has background in illustration, he is always eager to achieve new distinctions as an artist. Perhaps even more important is my commitment to provide the best visual solutions for my distinguished clients and the clearest instruction for my students.

Since 2009, I have been designing storyboards for History Channel (Vikings), WWE (Wrestlemania), Cartoon Network (Ben 10: Omniverse), Pepsi, Sports Illustrated,, Starz, Florida Hospital, HBO, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and others. With animatics, cinematics, video editing, illustration, and concept art, I have successfully presented campaigns for A & E Network, Microsoft, PHD, Carnival Cruise Lines, Budweiser, Henry’s Hard Soda, Sun Trust, Merck, Humira, and more.

I worked as a Clean-Up Animator on Disney films like Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo and Stitch, Brother Bear, and The Emperor’s New Groove. In addition, I served as Art Director on multiple iterations of the award-winning EA Sports games Madden NFL and NCAA Football.

As a Chartpak Art Ambassador, I find reward demonstrating and presenting art supplies and techniques for brands like Higgins, Grumbacher, Koh-i-Noor, Molotov, and others.

I currently reside in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, but my home is where my work takes me.

Monica Rodriguez

Digital & Traditional Instructor

Monica Rodriguez is a freelance animator and digital artist skilled in digital 2D animation, character design, 3D character animation, storyboarding, compositing, and video editing. Programs she works with are Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Animate, Premiere Pro, Audition, Toon Boom Harmony, Storyboard Pro, and Autodesk Maya.

Graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with an MFA in Animation and has worked on short films and promotional videos with many creative collaborators. She eagerly delves into storytelling or character performance, and not only loves to teach the craft but likes to learn from others experiences as well.