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Cinema 4D
A Guide to Cinema 4D Menus - Animate

Pick up a few tips and tricks to speed up your animation workflow in Cinema 4D.

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Understanding the Principles of Anticipation

There are 12 principles of animation shared across the artistic disciplines. Today, we're taking a look at anticipation.

After Effects
Beyond the Basics of After Effects - Adobe MAX 2020

Senior Motion Designer Kyle Hamrick teaches preproduction & concepting, cross-app Adobeworkflow, and pro efficiency tips!

After Effects
So You Want to Animate (Part 3 and 4) - Adobe MAX 2020

Let's finish up some animations! Nol Honig is here from his Adobe MAX 2020 talk to show you the proper way to complete an animation.

PhotoshopAfter Effects
Understanding the Principles of Anticipation

There are 12 principles of animation shared across the artistic disciplines. Today, we're taking a look at anticipation.

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Cinema 4D
A Guide to Cinema 4D Menus - Animate

Pick up a few tips and tricks to speed up your animation workflow in Cinema 4D.

A Bright New Future for Holdframe

Holdframe has long been a site for learning and growth within the Motion Design community. Now it's time to take another bold leap forward.

Cinema 4D
A Guide to Cinema 4D Menus - Character

Rigging a character can be one of the most time-consuming parts of your C4D workflow. Let Luis Miranda show you a few tricks.

Which School of Motion Course is Right for You?

Take This Quick Quiz to Determine Which SOM Course is Right for You

After EffectsCinema 4D
VFX for Motion Breakdowns with alumni Nic Dean

We sat down with VFX for Motion alumni Nic Dean to talk about his breakdown reel, favorite compositing tips, and lessons learned from the co

An Insider's Guide to an Animation Career

Ever wondered what it's like to work inside the most famous studio in the world?

Cinema 4D
A Guide to Cinema 4D Menus - Animate

Pick up a few tips and tricks to speed up your animation workflow in Cinema 4D.

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UFO Invasion in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 1Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 1
  • Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 2Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 2
2 Tutorials
Motion Graphic Tips and Tricks
  • Amazing Expressions in After EffectsAmazing Expressions in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Make a Better Glow in After EffectsTutorial: Make a Better Glow in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 1Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 1
  • Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 2Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 2
6 Tutorials
30 Days of After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a Write-On Effect in After EffectsTutorial: Create a Write-On Effect in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Using Polar Coordinates in After EffectsTutorial: Using Polar Coordinates in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a Gear Rig Using Expressions After EffectsTutorial: Create a Gear Rig Using Expressions After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a 3D Scene from a Photo in After EffectsTutorial: Create a 3D Scene from a Photo in After Effects
30 Tutorials
Workflow Show: Motion Graphic Tool Reviews
  • Tutorial: RubberHose 2 ReviewTutorial: RubberHose 2 Review
  • Tutorial: Flow for After Effects ReviewTutorial: Flow for After Effects Review
  • Tutorial: Ray Dynamic Texture ReviewTutorial: Ray Dynamic Texture Review
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Making Giants: How to Create a Motion Graphic Short Film
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 1 | The IdeaTutorial: Making Giants Part 1 | The Idea
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 2 | The EditTutorial: Making Giants Part 2 | The Edit
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 3 | The SceneTutorial: Making Giants Part 3 | The Scene
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 4 | The BuildingTutorial: Making Giants Part 4 | The Building
10 Tutorials
Photoshop Animation Series
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 1 | BasicsTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 1 | Basics
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | TimingTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | Timing
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 3 | EasesTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 3 | Eases
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 4 | Splash AnimationTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 4 | Splash Animation
5 Tutorials