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Motion 101 - An Introduction to Motion 5

3 days

Apple Authorized Training for Motion 5 at FMC

Course Description

Create brilliant titles, transitions, effects, and more with Motion 5, the motion graphics companion to Final Cut Pro X. This hands-on course starts with motion graphics fundamentals and moves into compositing, animation, and the world of 3D. Explore new intelligent templates to quickly and flexibly create high-quality effects, titles, transitions, and generators as well as create rigs to adjust related parameters with a single control.

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.

What You Will Learn

  • Creating Smart Motion Templates and publishing them to Final Cut Pro X
  • Creating parameter rigs to quickly adjust related parameters with a single control
  • Understanding behavior-based animation
  • Using keyframes to create animation
  • Creating content with Generators, shapes and paint strokes.
  • Stabilizing and tracking media
  • Animating cameras and using advanced 3D features.

Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Lesson 1: Motion Fundamentals

  • Getting Around in Motion
  • Building a Composite

Lesson 2: Animation

  • Creating Animation with Behaviors
  • Animating with Keyframes

Lesson 3: Motion Graphics Design

  • Creating Content with Shapes, Generators, and Paint Strokes
  • Creating Text Effects
  • Working with Particle Emitters and Replicators
  • Using Audio

Lesson 4: Visual Effects Design

  • Speed Changes and Optical Flow
  • Keying and Compositing

Lesson 5: An Introduction to Publishing and Rigging

  • Publishing Smart Templates for Final Cut Pro X
  • Rigging and Publishing Widgets

Lesson 6: An Introduction to 3D

  • Building a 3D Scene
  • Animating Cameras and Using Advanced 3D Features

FMC Custom Course

Note: This custom-designed class is created and owned by Future Media Concepts.