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Motion 101: Introduction to Motion 5

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  • 16 and older
  • $1,195
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  • 39 W 38th St, New York, NY
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What you'll learn in this motion training:

This three-day, hands-on course starts with motion graphics fundamentals and moves into compositing, animation, and the world of 3D.

Create brilliant titles, effects, transitions, and more with Motion 5, the motion graphics companion to Final Cut Pro X. Explore new intelligent templates to quickly and flexibly create high-quality effects, transitions, titles, and generators as well as create rigs to adjust related parameters with a single control.

Who Should Attend: This class is designed for those who are looking to learn more about creating motion graphics using Motion and who prefer hands-on, interactive instruction. Those interested should be familiar with Final Cut Pro X and looking to use the features of Motion to complement their existing skills.

What You Will Learn
  • Creating Smart Motion Templates and publishing them to Final Cut Pro X
  • Understanding behavior-based animation
  • Creating parameter rigs to quickly adjust related parameters with a single control
  • Using
  • Stabilizing and tracking media
  • Creating content with Generators, shapes and paint strokes
  • Animating cameras and using advanced 3D features

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
  • Knowledge of basic computer navigation (Mac and/or PC)
  • Basic knowledge of motion graphics terminology is recommended
  • Basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro X is required. Level One Final Cut Pro End User certification is preferred. Ideally, students will have attended an FCP 101, FCP 102 or FCP 200 course.
Course Outline

Day 1
  • Getting Around in Motion
  • Building a Composite
  • Creating Animation with Behaviors
  • Animating with Keyframes
  • Creating Content with Generators, Shapes and Paint Strokes
Day 2
  • Creating Text Effects
  • Working with Particle Emitters and Replicators
  • Using Audio
  • Speed Changes and Optical Flow
  • Stabilizing, Tracking and Keying
Day 3
  • Publishing Smart Templates for Final Cut Pro X
  • Rigging and Publishing Widgets
  • Building a 3D Scene
  • Animating Cameras and Using Advanced 3D Features
  • Certification Exam (Optional)

Refund Policy

A. A student who cancels within 7 days of signing the enrollment agreement but before instruction begins receives all monies returned

B. Thereafter, a student will be liable for tuition liability as of the student's last date of physical attendance.

Tuition liability is determined by the percentage of the program offered to the students.

The failure of a trainee to notify The Training Farm Inc. in writing of withdrawal may delay refund of tuition due, pursuant to section 5002 of the Education Law.

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