Animated GIF for Instagram: Fashion Communication level 1
Technical Workshop Descriptor
Animated GIF for Instagram
Technical Instruction Area:
Digital Design Studios
Duration of Workshop: Half day
Pre-requisites/Skill Levels/Workshop Preparation:
Students who intend to participate with any hands on exercises are expected to have a working copy of Adobe Photoshop installed on the computer the choose to work with, well in advance of the workshop. Adobe Photoshop can be downloaded using one of these links:
or sign in with your UWE email address here:
Some knowledge of the Photoshop interface, selection tools, and working with layers. To get the best out of the session students who have little or no experience of Photoshops should engage with the collection of short tutorials here:
If you do have little experience of using Photoshop I'd strongly recommend that you watch the first 6 videos. But please do watch all 12 if you have the time and inclination
Technical Learning Objectives:
Room Number: (0F14, 0F15, 0F16 or 0F17 )*
Maximum Numbers Possible: 13†
*This year the workshop will be delivered as an online session.
†As an online this workshop session can accommodate up to 30 students.
NOTE: If students intend to follow this session using a booked DDS computer the must bring their own headphones!!
Workshop Content and associated files for download:
Sample files for the workshop:
A very quick overview of creating an animated GIF:
Creating an Animated Gif from pre=prepared images:
Overview of dimensions for instagram videos: https://www.facebook.com/business/m/one-sheeters/video-requirements
How to post videos to Instagram:
Instagram: Stories vs Feeds