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.


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.

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Our Courses

linkThe Path to MoGraph

The Path To MoGraph is a short online 10-day course where you’ll get an in-depth look at what it’s like being a Motion Designer. With so many options to explore in Motion Design you might be scratching your head wondering where to begin. We’re here to help you out.

Course Instructor: Joey Korenman

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linkPhotoshop + Illustrator Unleashed

Learn the skills you need to create your own artwork in Photoshop and Illustrator. By the end of this course you’ll know the tools and workflows that the pro’s use in these powerful programs every day.

Course Instructor: Jake Bartlett

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linkAfter 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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linkAnimation 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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linkDesign 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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linkIllustration for Motion

Learn the skills and foundations you need to develop your own illustration style. By the end of this course you'll be ready to create stunning illustrated work for Motion Design projects.

Course Instructor: Sarah Beth Morgan

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linkVFX for Motion

This course will enable you to seamlessly transition between the worlds of Motion Design and VFX, using advanced compositing techniques to add an entirely new dimension to your motion design work.

Course Instructor: Mark Christiansen

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linkExpression Session

This course will help you unlock the secrets of Expressions in After Effects. You'll learn how to use these powerful tools to automate tasks, build rigs and complete other tasks impossible with keyframes alone.

Course Instructors: Zack Lovatt and Nol Honig

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linkAdvanced Motion Methods

Take your Motion Design skills to the next level with this After Effects Masterclass taught by one of the top After Effects animators in the world, Sander van Dijk. You’ll be able to test your new skills on projects that mimic the work top studios create.

Course Instructor: Sander van Dijk

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linkCharacter 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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linkCinema 4D Basecamp

Ready to add Cinema 4D to your Motion Design arsenal? This course takes you from zero to C4D artist in just a few weeks. Learn 3D modeling, lighting, texturing, animation, the MoGraph tools, and compositing from EJ Hassenfratz. Every student receives a free non-commercial Cinema 4D studio license.

Course Instructor: EJ Hassenfratz

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linkExplainer 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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linkRigging Academy

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

Course Instructor: Morgan Williams

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linkThe 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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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


    Design Bootcamp

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    Morgan Williams


    Character Animation Bootcamp, Rigging Academy

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    Nol Honig


    After Effects Kickstart, Expression Session

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    Joey Korenman


    Animation Bootcamp, The Path to Mograph

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    Jake Bartlett


    Explainer Camp, Photoshop + Illustrator Unleashed

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    EJ Hassenfratz


    Cinema 4D Basecamp

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    Sander van Dijk


    Advanced Motion Methods

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    Sarah Beth Morgan


    Illustration for Motion

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    Mark Christiansen


    VFX for Motion

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    Zack Lovatt


    Expression Session

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


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

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

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

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

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

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.

Leigh WilliamsonSenior Motion Designer (2D/ 3D)

Coming from a digital design background, I used to think I was a great animator.
That’s until Animation Bootcamp knocked me off my pedestal with their vast knowledge - with the help of School of Motion I was rebuilt from the ground up.
I was so ashamed of my 17 years of portfolio work, that I canned the lot and replaced it with my course homework to start. The so called “master” had once again become a student and will forever remain a humble student of the motion arts.
Since then my thirst for growth has been unquenchable, completing Character Animation Bootcamp & Cinema 4D Basecamp.
I’m so excited about all the doors my new found skills have opened and my future in the motion industry thanks to School of Motion.

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