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Motion 101 - An Introduction to Motion 5

at Future Media Concepts

Learn to create stunning motion graphics, titles, and effects with Motion 5 in this hands-on course at Future Media Concepts. Dive into the world of compositing, animation, and 3D as you explore intelligent templates, parameter rigs, and advanced 3D features. Perfect for those looking for interactive instruction in motion graphics.

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Price $1,595
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Location Live, interactive online classroom
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Class Level All levels
Age Requirements 18 and older
Average Class Size 8
System Requirements

PC Hardware

  • Intel Pentium III 1GHz or faster 
  • 128MB or more of RAM 
  • Operating System: Windows Vista (32-bit) / Windows XP (Service Pack 2) 
  • Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 7 or later OR 
  • Firefox 2 or later 

MAC Hardware

  • PowerPC G3 500MHz or faster 
  • Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor 
  • 128MB or more of RAM 
  • Operating System: Mac OS X v10.4, 10.5 (Intel) / Mac OS X v10.4 (PowerPC) 

Recommended Web Browsers: Firefox 1.5.0.3, 2.x or later OR Safari 2.x or later


Internet Speed: Most internet connections are fast enough for online courses. There is an easy way to test your internet speed using speedtest.net. As long as your download speed is .75 Mb/s (megabits per second) or faster, you're all set!


You must have Adobe's Flash Player plugin installed on your computer. The player must be version 8 or higher.


You will need the software being taught in the course already installed on your computer.


If your course requires course materials, they will be provided to you through the mail or an online link within five to ten days before the class begins. The courseware will also include any media files required for exercises.

Class Delivery FMC Online uses state-of-the-art desktop sharing technology to connect our leading Certified Instructors to students in a virtual classroom. Students are able to fully participate live by viewing application demonstrations, completing hands-on exercises, and asking questions by chat. Additional information on how to log into the online environment will be provided after purchasing the class.

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Description

What you'll learn in this motion training:

Create brilliant titles, transitions, effects, and more with Motion 5, the motion graphics companion to Final Cut Pro X. This three-day, hands-on course starts with motion graphics fundamentals and moves into compositing, animation, and the world of 3D. Explore new intelligent templates to quickly and flexibly create high-quality effects, titles, transitions, and generators as well as create rigs to adjust related parameters with a single control.

Who Should Attend: This class is designed for students who are looking to learn more about creating motion graphics using Motion and who prefer hands-on, interactive instruction.

What You Will Learn:

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

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Lesson 1: The Basics of Illustrator Objects

  • Overview of object types (i.e. Flare & Graph)
  • Advanced understanding of Illustrator Objects
  • Using your layer panel for objects
  • Converting one object into another object -When to expand
Lesson 2: Rethinking Construction

  • The Eraser Tools & the Blob Brush
  • Working with the Live Paint
  • Using Image Trace
  • Aligning, Joining and Averaging
  • Draw Behind and Draw Inside
  • Compound Shapes & Compound Paths
  • Live Shapes and Path Editing
  • Pen Tool & Reshaping Paths
  • New Pencil Settings (for other tools)
  • Rapid Reshaping with Shape Builder
  • Building with Multiple Construction Modes
Lesson 3: Symbols (1/2 Lesson)

  • Starting the lesson
  • Working with symbols
  • Using existing Illustrator symbol libraries
  • Editing a symbol
  • Working with dynamic symbols
  • Creating a symbol
  • Duplicating symbols
  • Replacing symbols
  • Breaking a link to a symbol
  • Working with Creative Cloud Libraries
  • Adding assets to CC Libraries
  • Using Library assets
  • Updating a Library asset
Lesson 4: Perspective Grid (1/2 Lesson)

  • Working with the perspective grid
  • Using a preset grid
  • Adjusting the perspective grid
  • Drawing artwork in perspective
  • Selecting and transforming objects in perspective
  • Moving planes and objects together
  • Drawing artwork with no active grid
  • Adding and editing text in perspective
  • Moving objects in a perpendicular direction
  • Moving a plane to match an object
  • Bringing content into perspective
  • Editing symbols in perspective
  • Releasing objects with perspective
Lesson 5: Espressive Strokes

  • Width Tool and Stroke Profiles
  • Expanded Stroke Panel
  • Brushes
  • Raster Brushes & Auto Corners in CC
  • Stroke Variance
  • Brushes & Washes
  • Painting Inside
  • Pattern Brushes
Lesson 6: Color Transitions

  • Color & Swatches panels
  • Global Colors
  • Gradients
  • Gradient Mesh
  • Live Color
  • Unified Gradients
  • Gradient Paths
  • Blending Mesh
  • Transparent Mesh
  • Recolor Patterns
Lesson 7: Reshaping Dimensions

  • Warp & Envelopes
  • 3D Effects
  • Perpective Grid
  • Free Transform
Lesson 8: Mastering Complexity

  • Pattern Making
  • Transparency
  • Opacity Masks
  • Blends
  • Clipping Masks
  • Combining Complexity
  • Layered Patterns
Lesson 9: Combining Apps

  • Combining artwork
  • Placing image files
  • Placing an image
  • Scaling a placed image
  • Placing a Photoshop image with Show Import Options
  • Placing multiple images
  • Applying color edits to an image
  • Masking images
  • Applying a simple mask to an image
  • Editing a clipping path (mask)
  • Masking an object with text
  • Creating an opacity mask
  • Editing an opacity mask
  • Sampling colors in placed images
  • Working with image links
  • Finding link information
  • Embedding and unembedding images
  • Replacing a linked image
  • Packaging a file
Lesson 10: Exporting Assets

  • Illustrator to non-Adobe Programs
  • Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop
  • Illustrator & Adobe InDesign
  • Illustrator, PDF & Adobe Acrobat
  • Creating Pixel-Perfect Drawings
  • Aligning new artwork to the pixel grid
  • Aligning existing artwork to the pixel grid
  • Exporting artboards and assets
  • Exporting artboards
  • Exporting individual assets
  • Creating CSS from your design
  • Setting up your design for generating CSS
  • Working with character styles and CSS code
  • Working with graphic styles and CSS code
  • Copying CSS
  • Exporting CSS
Lesson 11: Create Your Own

  • Create your own based on instructor’s directive


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Cancellation Policy:

  • If notice is given 16 or more business days before the start of a class, the student may receive a full refund less a $100 administrative fee.
  • If notice is given less than 16 business days no rescheduling or refunds are permitted.
  • Clients who commence a master class may not cancel and are responsible for the entire Master Class fee.
  • Any exam cancellations will be accessed a $50 administrative fee.

All cancellations and registration changes must be received in writing. Please e-mail to [email protected]. Attendee substitutions may be made for any student without penalty or additional cost at any time until the class begins.


Rescheduling Policy:

  • If notice is given 16 or more business days before the start of the class a student may reschedule.
  • A student can reschedule a class up to two (2) times. Additional reschedules will not be allowed.


No Shows:

If a student does not attend a scheduled session, there will be no refund or rescheduling permitted. Payment is forfeited. The school reserves the right to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment or in other circumstances. We will endeavor to give as much advance notice as possible of any change to the schedule. We shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential loss arising whatsoever.


In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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In 1994, Jeff Rothberg and Ben Kozuch launched Future Media Concepts as the world's first Avid Authorized Training Center. Over the years, FMC expanded its curriculum to become the nation's premier digital media training center representing the leading software manufacturers, including Adobe,...

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