Learn how to create awesome 3D explosions and composite them with live-action footage using the free compositing software Fusion 7.
Learn how to create Hollywood-style movie trailer title sequences with CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Create awesome sci-fi laser gunfire and realistic set damage inside After Effects.
Learn how to build a polished documentary using Final Cut Pro X 10.1.x and a few essential editing techniques.
Create a polished, effects-driven commercial in Final Cut Pro X 10.1.x.
Shows filmmakers and film editors how to present their vision dynamically with Final Cut Pro X 10.1.x.
Learn how to composite a 3D animated flag into a live-action shot using After Effects and CINEMA 4D.
Learn how to composite a 3D-animated flag into a live-action shot using Nuke and CINEMA 4D.
Put your web motion skills to the test in this final project of the series, which uses Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Edge Animate to create an animated banner ad.
Learn how to create a dynamic ESPN-style animated graphic using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Learn how to add a custom, motion-tracked logo to your show openers with After Effects and CINEMA 4D.
Learn how to add a custom, motion-tracked logo to your show openers with Nuke X and CINEMA 4D.
Learn how to create animated 2D elements in 3 dimensions, using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Learn how to digitally extend a set with After Effects. Create a missing wall in the composite and add a moving scene outside windows.
Explore how to create complex physics simulations inside After Effects, such as letters suspended from strings and connected, randomized spheres.
Use the shape tools in After Effects to create animations that are elegant, render quickly, and scale beautifully at any size.
Use CINEMA 4D's Dynamic module to animate falling coins that bounce and collide realistically, in this project-based course.
Recombine render-pass sequences of a space scene from Maya and add special effects in After Effects.
Create 3D objects in CINEMA 4D and seamlessly composite them inside a 2D project in After Effects, using the CINEWARE plugin.
Learn how to animate and render a professional-looking 3D space scene with Maya.
Learn to build a parallax motion effect using Google Web Designer, Flash CC, and Edge Animate, and add depth and motion to your web projects.
Add an animation to your web projects with a CSS sprite sheet, in this quick, project-based course.
Learn to create a simple web banner with motion and interactivity.
Get an overview of the planning and creation process behind web-based motion graphics.
Learn to rig and animate a 3D robotic arm in CINEMA 4D.
Create animated 3D type with a cracked and smoking look, using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Create exciting and complex camera movements with the combined power of After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and C4D Lite.
Model and animate a stylized 3D flower that grows and blooms over time, using the combined power of CINEMA 4D and Adobe After Effects.
Learn to create rope, cable, hair, and string-like effects that lead to realistic motion and elasticity with C4D's Dynamics module.
Learn to create Harry Potter–style smoke, fire, and explosions with particle systems in After Effects.
Learn how to use the CINEMA 4D MoGraph module to control and morph particles.
Create a product endpage for a commercial that combines live-action footage and 3D animation in After Effects and CINEMA 4D, in our latest motion graphics course.
Learn to destroy a building with a fireball, using an After Effects 3D environment, Maya dynamic simulations, and matte painted elements.
Create custom animated GIFs for your websites, mobile applications, and other interactive projects in Photoshop.
Learn how to create a high-energy, engaging soundtrack for an Internet or TV commercial that underscores your client's brand and visual message.
Learn to creatively compose short-form advertisements in Adobe Premiere Pro and create spots that market a brand as well as sell a product.
Shows how to create a bumper graphic and an identity spot that are animated to music, and transition the tools and techniques to your own projects.
Learn to add motion graphics and color effects to your footage, and retime the results.
Create a polished, effects-driven commercial in Final Cut Pro X.
Tell a more compelling story in Edge Animate with an animated infographic.
Remove an unwanted building from a live-action plate and replace it with a new matte painting that is motion-tracked.
Harness the power of the CINEMA 4D MoGraph module to create complex animations with only a couple of keyframes.
Shows how to build complex composites with After Effects and mocha, where motion graphics are mapped to live-action footage of an actor's face.
Simulate a large crowd using live-action footage of a small group of people, 3D renders, and Photoshop artwork.
Introduces essential storytelling concepts and creative editing techniques for creating a narrative short film with Premiere Pro, from selecting shots to placing cuts.
Guides video editors through the process of crafting various types of scenes using narrative editing and storytelling techniques in Avid Media Composer.
Shows filmmakers and film editors how to dynamically present their vision with Final Cut Pro.
Find out how to build a polished documentary using Final Cut Pro X and essential documentary editing techniques.
Find out how to build a polished documentary using Avid Media Composer and essential documentary editing techniques.
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