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real students. real results.

I wish I had known about School of Motion a long time ago.

Curriculum

One of a kind
Motion Design
Training That Works

Let our industry pros teach you and your
peers the secrets of great work.

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Taught by Industry Pros
Taught by Industry Pros
A Friendly Online Community
A Friendly Online Community
Tactical feedback
Tactical feedback

Our Instructors are Industry Pros

EJ

Hassenfratz

Maxon Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D Basecamp

Jake

Bartlett

Adobe After EffectsAdboe IllustratorAdobe Photoshop
Explainer CampPhotoshop + Illustrator Unleashed

Joey

Korenman

Adobe After EffectsAdboe IllustratorAdobe Photoshop
Animation BootcampThe Path to Mograph

Mark

Christiansen

Adobe After EffectsAdboe IllustratorAdobe Photoshop
VFX for Motion

Michael

Frederick

Adboe IllustratorAdobe Photoshop
Design Bootcamp

Morgan

Williams

Adobe After Effects
Character Animation BootcampRigging Academy

Nol

Honig

Adobe After Effects
After Effects KickstartExpression Session

Sander

van Dijk

Adobe After EffectsAdboe IllustratorAdobe Photoshop
Advanced Motion Methods

Sarah

Beth Morgan

Adboe IllustratorAdobe Photoshop
Illustration for Motion

Zack

Lovatt

Adobe After Effects
Expression Session
Critique

Tactical feedback on your work

Sharpen your skills with encouraging critiques
from professional artists.

Our Teaching Assistants

Our teaching assistants are working artists, here to give you targeted, actionable feedback on your work, as well as technical and creative support throughout your journey.

Our Teaching Assistant's clients include:

Community

Don't Learn Alone

Our student community is welcoming, diverse, and growing rapidly.

Connect with Industry Pros

Connect with Industry Pros

Gain unprecedented access to professional artists at the highest levels of Motion Design.

Community

Don't Learn Alone

Our student community is welcoming, diverse, and growing rapidly.

Connect with Industry Pros

Connect with Industry Pros

Gain unprecedented access to professional artists at the highest levels of Motion Design.

Community

Don't Learn Alone

Our student community is welcoming, diverse, and growing rapidly.

Connect with Industry Pros

Connect with Industry Pros

Gain unprecedented access to professional artists at the highest levels of Motion Design.

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Community

Don't Learn Alone

Our student community is welcoming, diverse, and growing rapidly.

Connect with Industry Pros

Connect with Industry Pros

Gain unprecedented access to professional artists at the highest levels of Motion Design.

Join Our Vibrant Online Community
Join Our Vibrant Online Community
Join Our Vibrant Online Community
Courses
Courses

Our Curriculum

School of Motion is the best Motion Design school on the planet. Our courses will equip you to achieve your career goals in a custom-built training environment.

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Registration for Winter 2021 is Open

School of Motion is for artists who are invested in improving their motion design skills. We have courses for all levels of experience—from beginners just getting their start to experts in the field that want to strengthen their skills. To figure out what level course to start with we encourage you to check out our courses.

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Cinema 4D
Better C4D Renders - Lighting Beyond HDRIs

HDRIs can light your renders, but they can also make a scene look flat. Learn how to layer your lighting and guide your audience!

Cinema 4D
Better C4D Renders - Choose a Focal Length

Framing your renders means understand who to use your digital camera. David Ariew is here to help you choose your focal length.

Cinema 4D
Better C4D Renders - Moodboards and Storyboards

The best designs require planning. It's time to break out your storyboards and moodboards and learn to render better with David Ariew.

Cinema 4D
Better C4D Renders - Lighting Beyond HDRIs

HDRIs can light your renders, but they can also make a scene look flat. Learn how to layer your lighting and guide your audience!