Your free introduction to the world of Motion Design
Your Journey Starts Here
The field of Motion Graphics, or MoGraph for short, is a growing industry that's pretty much everywhere. You can see the work Motion Designers do in commercials on TV, or during the opening credits to the latest blockbuster film, and even in the animations on your favorite apps and so much more.
If you're looking for a rewarding career that's creative, challenging, and fun then you've come to the right place. 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.
Explore Your Options
The Path To MoGraph is a short 10-day course where you'll get an in-depth look at what it's like being a Motion Designer. We'll kick things off by giving you a glimpse into the average day at four very different Motion Design studios. Then you'll be ready to check out the process of creating an entire real world project from start to finish; showing you the software, tools, and techniques that you'll need to know to break into this industry.
What will you learn in The Path To MoGraph?
A Day In The Life
See what it's like to be a Motion Designer first-hand.
See how to take a piece from concept to final delivery.
Tools of the Trade
Which software tools do the pros use to do Motion Design?
Advice from Top Artists
Start your career off right with tips you can use now.
Check out some incredible work from the best in the biz.
Where do I start?
What options do you have to get an education in Motion Graphics.
Prior to starting School of Motion, Joey was the Creative Director and Lead Animator at Toil in Boston, MA. There he lead projects for clients like Subway, McDonalds, Progressive, Saucony, and many other high-profile brands. He has also freelanced extensively for studios and agencies, working on network rebrands for Speed, Discovery, HBO, and SyFy. He's been using After Effects for close to 20 years and is one of the baldest dudes you'll ever meet.
Joey's Clients Include:
Every day learn a little bit more
This course is jam-packed with videos, audio, PDFs, and more. By the end, you’ll know what it looks like to be a professional Motion Designer, and you’ll have the knowledge to continue down the path if you choose. Each day we’ll unlock more content until you reach the end. And the best part? The course is yours to keep after the 10 days are up.
Polished Video Lessons Packed with Valuable Info
A picture is worth a thousand words, and a moving picture is worth a million. We work hard to put together some of the best training in the world for Motion Designers. To start you on your Path to MoGraph you’ll get to see what it’s like to work in this industry, gaining tips and valuable insights to start you off on the right foot. You’ll even get to see what a real job looks like from concept to finish, packed with tips and tricks so you can start learning right away.
Valuable Insights Straight Into Your Ears
Every one of our courses features a podcast series that fills in the gaps in your knowledge and keeps you inspired. You’ll get access to podcast episodes packed with some of our best advice on breaking into the growing field of Motion Design.
PDFs Packed with Inspiration and Tips
We’ve curated some of the best resources around for Motion Designers and packed them into a series of handy PDFs that are filled with valuable information to help inspire and guide you on your Path to MoGraph.
We're Here to Help You
Need help choosing what to do next? We’re here to help you. You can reach out to our staff at any time and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible with our best advice to help you on your journey.
Day 1: A Day In The Life
We'll take a trip to four studios that tackle very different kinds of work to give you an inside look at what it's like to be a Motion Designer.
Day 2: Tools of the Trade
You'll get a brief overview of how MoGraph is made, checking out the different techniques and software that you'll need to know to be a success. Don't worry, you don't need to learn it all at once.
Day 3: The Path to Success
Find out what a career in Motion Design looks like and how to be successful while avoiding some pitfalls along the way.
Day 4: Dabbling in Design
Get a feel for what the design side of being a Motion Designer is like. You'll get to see a concept come to life right before your eyes in the software that the pros use, plus some design tips that you can start using right away.
Day 5: Advice from the Pros
Take a listen to a podcast packed to the gills with valuable insights from some of the top Motion Designers in the field.
Day 6: A Method for Motion
It's time to get animating. You'll get to look over Joey's shoulder as he animates the intro for The Path to MoGraph. Take in the sights and sounds of what it's like to work in After Effects laying down keyframes.
Day 7: The Learning Landscape
In an industry as fast paced as Motion Design you're going to need to keep your training up to snuff. There are a lot of ways you can get an education in MoGraph and today you'll explore some of those options.
Day 8: Final Touches
Let's wrap up that intro that you've been watching Joey work on. Today you'll get to check out how sound can make or break a piece, along with adding a few other finishing touches to bring it all together.
Day 9: More to MoGraph
Motion Graphics is more than just 2D animation programs. There are so many other options to explore, like 3D and VR. Today you'll get a brief look at other software that Motion Designers use in their workflow.
Day 10: Join the Community
The Motion Design industry has an amazing community full of people inspiring one another and helping each other create amazing work. Today you'll learn about how to break into this community and start making your own connections.
What's included with the course?
The Path to MoGraph is jam-packed with lessons and content delivered to you in measured doses so you can explore a little at a time.
The Path To MoGraph contains
- Over 4 hours of video instruction.
- Class podcast with insights from your instructor and industry professionals.
- In-depth PDFs to support your learning.
- Tons of links and resources to dig through.