Brush up on your design & animation chops, master software, or learn a new technique.
Dive into the exciting world of motion design with a free 10-day animation course created exclusively for beginners.
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*Prices listed are for payment plan installments. A discounted full-pay option is also available. Full pricing information for each course is available on the course’s detail page.
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.
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...
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...
Take an essential step in your motion design journey by mastering the basics of Photoshop and Illustrator in this intro course from Jake Bartlett.
Learn the basics of the world's most popular motion design software in this After Effects intro course taught by Nol Honig.
Discover the hidden techniques behind organic motion design animation in this essential After Effects course from Joey Korenman.
Create incredible design work for animation projects in this course from Mike Frederick. Unlock essential storyboard techniques using Illustrator and Photoshop.
Test your After Effects skills in this advanced animation course taught by motion design legend, Sander van Dijk.
Journey into the exciting world of 3D in this Cinema 4D basics course taught by industry expert, EJ Hassenfratz.
EJ Hassenfratz returns for this fun, exciting course, which dives deeper into Cinema 4D and the fundamental concepts every 3D artist should know for that next level of work.
Explore the exciting world of illustration for animation projects in this drawing course from Sarah Beth Morgan.
Discover how to grow your Motion Design career in this free, instant access course.
From working with clients to animation in After Effects, this course will teach you how to craft professional explainer videos with the help of Jake Bartlett.
Learn how to create a demo reel aligned with your career goals AND market yourself to reach the audience that can help unlock the next step in your career.
Master cinematic concepts and learn the techniques that go into creating amazing renders in this advanced 3D cinematography course taught by everyone's favorite Octane artist, David Ariew.
Learn professional compositing techniques in this exclusive After Effects course taught by VFX expert, Mark Christensen.
This exciting course from Zack Lovatt and Nol Honig will teach you to develop advanced motion design techniques by tackling expressions in After Effects.
Learn the basics of character animation and rigging in this After Effects course taught by Morgan Williams.
Refine your character rigging skills in After Effects using DUIK Bassel in this self-paced course taught by Morgan Williams.
Take on industry-inspired projects while learning key design concepts that will elevate your design work right away in this course from Mike Frederick.
Our courses are much more than a bunch of videos.
Yes. Most people enroll individually during our registration period, and then submit their receipt to their employer for reimbursement. However, if your employer has a tuition budget and wants to pay for your course directly, you may complete this form to commence the employer payment process.
Nope! All our courses are offered online, so you can take them from anywhere in the world. All you need is a high-speed internet connection and the applicable software for your course. (For course-specific software or hardware requirements, refer to the respective course page(s).)
Of course. All of our course content is pre-recorded, so you can work and study on your own time. It's important to note, however, that most course content is released incrementally, so you can return to previous lessons but cannot skip ahead.
No. School of Motion is a professional development community, not accredited or formally recognized by any accreditation commission.
School of Motion has always been dedicated to providing you with the tools you need to achieve your Motion Design goals. It can be hard sometimes to articulate your skills in your demo reel, or in a series of bullet points on a resume. Starting now, School of Motion is offering web-enabled, verifiable SOM course credential through Credly.
If you complete and submit 70% of your homework assignments pertaining to the course content and is approved by your TA will be eligible for a Course Credential through Credly. With your Course Credential, you can share your accomplishments across your social networks, the blockchain, or to print out yourself.`
Forever! Once you complete a course, you’ll have lifetime access to the course and all its lessons and materials, so you can revisit them whenever you like. Also, if we make any changes to the course following your session, you’ll automatically receive access to the latest version.
Please note**:** Video critiques change with each session, so you’ll only have access to this content *during* the session.
Our new classroom environment can be accessed from within your course! Simply click the Classroom Icon inside of your course overview or inside of a specific week of content, and the classroom will appear on the screen. It’s not required for you to participate in the classrooms, but now that they are integrated with the courses, it’s much easier to get engaged! This is where you can share your work, ask course questions to your classmates and TAs, and participate in some contests!
We don't recommend it, since all our courses are fast-paced, content heavy and intensive, requiring 10 to 20 hours of dedicated time per week. Plus, our courses are designed to build off each other, so taking more than one at once could limit what you gain from each.
If you see that registration is closed for a particular course, it either means that we're between enrollment periods or that specific course has sold out. During enrollment, we suggest contacting our support team for recommended alternatives to sold-out courses; if the enrollment period has ended, you'll have to wait until the next session. We offer four sessions per year.
For individuals, we offer two payment methods: