Course Outline | Motion 101 — Intro to Motion 5
This three-day, hands-on course will familiarize students with Motion, Apple’s revolutionary software for motion graphics design. This comprehensive course covers working with Motion’s Real-Time Design engine and interface, behavior-based animation, parameter behaviors, blend modes, advanced particle system design, advanced title animation, working with templates, chroma key techniques, masking methods, advanced 3D features, working with audio, keyframing, and integration.
Who Should Attend
This class is designed for students who are looking to learn more about creating motion graphics using Motion and who prefer hands-on, interactive instruction. Also desirable are an understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation.
What You Will Learn
- Understanding behavior-based animation and templates
- Working with blend modes
- Advanced particle system design
- Working with templates
- Masking methods
- Keyframing techniques
- Integration with other Final Cut Studio applications
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
- Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS
- Basic knowledge of motion graphics terminology is recommended