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    Motion 3 Days | 9am to 4pm | $1099 PLUS TAX

    This three-day workshop gives students a solid introduction to Motion, Apple’s motion graphics application. The course covers interface fundamentals, particles, blend modes, layer organization, fundamental multi-layer editing techniques and advanced text effects. Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro editing course 

    Getting Started

    • » the interface
    • » creating and transforming objects
    • » controlling the timing pane
    • » setting essential preferences»
    • » customizing the keyboard
    • » smooth preview playback
    • » introducing markers and audio
    • » adding assets to a project
    • » using the library
    • » working with layers and groups
    • » using blend modes

    Animating with Behaviors

    • » adding and adjusting behaviors
    • » adding multiple behaviors
    • » trimming and sliding behaviors
    • » using custom presets to create a slideshow

    Keyframing

    » animating manually using keyframes
    » using the record button
    » using the keyframe editor
    » combining keyframes and behaviors

    Working with Text

    • » adding and formatting text
    • » using text styles
    • » the transform glyph tool
    • » animating text
    • » working with text on a path
    • » creating credit rolls

    Working with Video Footage

    • » match move: four-corner pin
    • » match move: transform
    • » stabilization
    • » retiming footage with behaviors

    Using Filters

    • » applying and adjusting filters
    • » applying multiple filters
    • » timing a style with filters

    Using Masks and Shapes

    • » creating and adjusting shapes
    • » using shape behaviors
    • » creating and adjusting masks
    • » creating masks with objects

    Keying Green Screen Footage

    • » compositing green screen footage
    • » refining a key
    • » refining a green screen composite
    • » color-correcting elements

    Using Advanced Creation Tools

    • » understanding generators
    • » applying text generators
    • » creating particle systems
    • » making adjustments to a particle system
    • » using particle behaviors
    • » creating paint strokes
    • » animating paint strokes
    • » using the replicator
    • » replicating video

    Working in 3D

    • » viewing a scene in different layouts
    • » working with lights
    • » adjusting lighting and reflectivity
    • » creating and adjusting shadows
    • » creating replicators in 3d
    • » creating particles in 3d
    • » creating text in 3D

    Controlling Cameras

    • » working with cameras
    • » creating depth of field
    • » using camera behaviors
    • » create interest with the focus behavior
    • » animating cameras with camera framing

    Working with Audio

    • » adding and adjusting audio
    • » adding audio markers

    Exporting and Sharing Files

    • » sharing files
    • » creating a pre-render
    • » archiving a project

    Working with Rigs and Templates

    • » creating drop zones
    • » setting up rigs: slider rigs
    • » setting up rigs: pop-up rigs
    • » making templates for motion
    • » making templates for final cut pro
    • Runs on request for 3 or more