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How many times have you seen a cool visual effect in a film or video and asked, “How did they do that?” Learn how to create impressive motion graphics using Adobe After Effects, while focusing on the concepts behind effective communication and quality design. Find inspiration from the rich motion graphics of film and TV and learn a workflow you can use for professional projects. Edit your work and finish with a showreel to impress future clients. 

Certificate Fee

$100, non-refundable

Certificate requirements

PMCG-507 Introduction to Motion Graphics
PMCG-602 Motion Graphics Portfolio


INTRODUCTION TO MOTION GRAPHICS
PMCG-507 

Take a survey and project-based approach to learning motion graphics while building a core set of skills in Adobe After Effects. Skills covered include keyframing, track mattes, 3-D space, particles, typography techniques, and more. You’ll finish with stunning motion graphics for your film, television, or advertising projects and a working understanding of the exciting field of motion graphics design. Prerequisite: PMCG-436 Adobe After Effects (recommended).

TUESDAYS
JAN 21–APR 7 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950  

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MOTION GRAPHICS PORTFOLIO
PMCG-602

Having an impressive portfolio of motion graphics pieces is key to your success in the industry. As a companion to Introduction to Motion Graphics, focus on creating projects that you may be asked to make in a professional setting. Add new projects and style to your repertoire. Build a solid selection of work to display to future clients; create a showreel Prerequisite: PMCG 507 Introduction to Motion Graphics.

THURSDAYS
JAN 23–APR 9 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950  

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ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS
PMCG-436 

Dive into After Effects’s tools to discover this powerful application’s potential for digital artists interested in 2D and 3D animation.

FRIDAYS
JAN 24–APR 10 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950  

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