MoGraph Mastery starts here.

Our courses will educate, inspire, and challenge you to reach your Motion Design goals. You’ve never seen MoGraph training like this.

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The School of Motion Curriculum

Where should you start? What’s the right course for you? Check out our ever-expanding curriculum below, and click on each course for information on what you’ll learn and what you should know ahead of time.

  • Start Here

  • Build Strong Foundations

  • Hone your Craft

  • Apply your Skills

  • Dig Deeper

Our Courses

  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Jan 8, 2018
    Apr 9, 2018
    Jul 9, 2018
  • $597Payment Plan Available

After Effects Kickstart

If you want to learn Adobe After Effects from the ground-up in a few short weeks, this course has your name all over it. Welcome to the world of Motion Design.

Course Instructor: Nol Honig

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  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Jan 8, 2018
    Apr 9, 2018
    Jul 9, 2018
  • $897Payment Plan Available

Animation Bootcamp

This Course teaches you the art of beautiful movement. You’ll learn the principles behind great animation, and how to apply them in After Effects.

Course Instructor: Joey Korenman

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  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Jan 8, 2018
    Apr 9, 2018
    Jul 9, 2018
  • $949Payment Plan Available

Design Bootcamp

This Course shows you how to put Design knowledge into practice through real-world projects. You’ll be doing professional Style Frames and Storyboards in no time.

Course Instructor: Mike Frederick

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  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Jan 8, 2018
    Apr 9, 2018
    Jul 9, 2018
  • $897Payment Plan Available

Character Animation Bootcamp

To animate characters in After Effects, you’ll need to master Posing, Timing, and the Pose-to-Pose method. This course shows you the way to apply all of them.

Course Instructor: Morgan Williams

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  • Available Now
  • Jan 8, 2018
    Apr 9, 2018
    Jul 9, 2018
  • $897Payment Plan Available

Explainer Camp

Explainer Videos (aka Visual Essays) are a staple of the MoGraph industry. This project-based course throws you into the deep-end and gives you the training and tools to create a fully-realized piece from bid to final render.

Course Instructor: Jake Bartlett

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  • Available Now
  • Start Immediately
  • $297

Rigging Academy

After making it through Rigging Academy, you’ll be able to create After Effects character rigs for just about any style of artwork you can think up

Course Instructor: Morgan Williams

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  • Available Now
  • Amazon
  • $14.99Available for Kindle and in Paperback

The Freelance Manifesto

The Freelance Manifesto is a book that takes you through the entire process of finding, booking, and impressing freelance clients. Take control of your life and your career.

Course Instructor: Joey Korenman

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Instructors

We focus on recruiting the best in the industry to produce courses with us. Meet some of the School of Motion instructors.

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    Michael Frederick

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    Design Kickstart, Design Bootcamp

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    Morgan Williams

    Instructor

    Character Animation Bootcamp, Rigging Academy

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    Nol Honig

    Instructor

    After Effects Kickstart

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    Joey Korenman

    Instructor

    Animation Bootcamp

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    Jake Bartlett

    Instructor

    Explainer Camp

Our Teaching Philosophy

We obsess over every detail of our courses. We don’t just want you to learn, we want you to transform into a new and improved Motion Designer. Our teaching philosophy is built on three pillars:

Best-in-class Content

Best-in-class ContentBest-in-class Content

All of our courses are designed and produced to be the most effective training possible. Some courses are instant-access, but many are interactive, with near-daily content dripping out to give you the next piece of the puzzle. We mix video lessons, podcasts, project files and PDF guides to ensure you’re moving forward.

In-depth Critique

In-depth CritiqueIn-depth Critique

Learning without Doing isn’t very effective. So, we task you every week with fun, challenging exercises to test the skills you’re learning. Our staff offers detailed, personalized critique on your work and your fellow students nitpick and praise what you’ve done. You’ll thicken your skin and sharpen your skills through critique.

A Welcoming Community

A Welcoming CommunityA Welcoming Community

Most of our classes run 4 times a year in sessions, and each session is filled with a unique combination of students from all over the world. You’ll meet artists from different continents and backgrounds, and discover the camaraderie that makes our courses so unique. And that camaraderie stays with you once you’re part of our alumni family.

Schedule and Payments

Course SchedulesCourse Schedules

We run our courses 4 times per year, allowing you to join the Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall sessions of any course we run. We do have a small number of courses that are instant-access and available at any time, but most are session-based.

Check the information page for the class you’re interested in to find out the date of the next available session

PaymentsPayments

We accept all major credit cards and PayPal for our courses, and students can update payment information at any time. On some courses we offer payment plans to make it easier to afford our training. Not every course offers this, so check the information page for the course you’re interested to find out if payment plans are an option.

Thousands of students have gone through our courses. Here’s some of their feedback.

Sigrun HreinsAnimator / Designer - Hvíta húsið
sigrunhreins.com

I've finished the Animation Bootcamp, Design Bootcamp and Character Animation Bootcamp, and they were all fantastic. I can wholeheartedly recommend all three bootcamps, not only did they make me a much more competent animator and designer, but they also re-kindled my passion for animation and design. The lessons are fun and incredibly informative, and the teachers and TA's are very dedicated and helpful. But one of the best things is to watch your peers get better and better with each lesson and to witness the friendly atmosphere and camaraderie in the Bootcamp Facebook group. It's worth every penny.

Dorca MussebFreelance Motion Designer
dmusseb.com

I have taken courses elsewhere and nothing has compared to the experience I've had with School of Motion Bootcamps. It's not just the tutorials that help but also how responsive and engaging the classes are. Getting to talk to other students from around the world and getting their feedback and perspective make SOM bootcamps unique. The TA's are very knowledgable and extremely helpful in their feedback. The instructor was very hands on and technically experienced. He answered questions quickly and was truly engaged in all the projects and with all the students. This experience has broaden my knowledge as a designer and animator. It was worth every penny

Brandon Van AukenMotion Designer - Freelance
shadowgraphstudios.com

Simply put, these bootcamps have made me a more confident designer and animator.
The knowledge and confidence that I've gained absolutely shines thru when it's time to tackle client, agency and personal work. It is very clear that a lot of thought and love has been put into these courses and you'll see results within the first couple of weeks. Put in the hard work and participate with the great peers you'll meet and network with. You won't regret it. Believe the hype.

Melanie ArataniMotion Designer - Freelance
melaniearatani.com

School of Motion is an amazing education. Not only do you get the comfort of learning in your home, but you also get access to the expertise and feedback of professionals working in the industry. I've never experienced such vast improvement as quickly as I did in bootcamp.

Roberta SciallaArt Director - iVisionaria PreProPost Videomaking
robertascialla.com

Character Animation Bootcamp is the coolest course ever! It’s inspiring, challenging and fun. During and even better, after the course, I felt part of a family. Teachers are highly skilled and professional, always ready to answer any question and classmates are talented and enthusiastic. It’s the right place to learn every secret of Character Animation.

Ryan PlummerPost Production Specialist - GMC Financial
vimeo.com/greyn

Animation Bootcamp was a career milestone for me as a motion artist. I was already working in the video industry, but through this course I was equipped in ways I couldn't have imagined. I can now take ideas that are locked away in my brain, apply these well-taught principles, and bring them to full fruition. College may have opened up this world, but School of Motion saturated it with color.

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