Motion Graphics II

2013 / Santa Fe Univ. of Art and Design

Course description

This course explores advanced topics in Adobe After Effects and contemporary motion graphics. Course content integrates personal exploration with real- world design problems and includes the use of Cinema 4-D (3-D software). The course also investigates motion graphics firms and historical designers in order to present a more robust view of contemporary motion graphics.

Learning objectives

  • Advanced use of Adobe After Effects
  • Proficiency with Cinema4D software
  • Development and refinement of a creative process
  • Understanding of visual storytelling
  • Ability to prepare professional-level files (proper aspect ratios and frame rates)
  • Ability to analyze and critique work, even when that work is your own Knowledge of the contemporary motion design scene (who’s making what)