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Course Description

Establish solid storytelling and conceptual skills as the foundation for creating powerful and moving motion graphics and video clips. This concept-based course teaches the language of time-based storytelling, with a focus on the skills needed to build a strong drama and highly effective visuals for use in film, video, and digital motion projects. Students learn how to sculpt ideas and stories into well-paced, high-impact motion graphics using timelines and frames.

Learner Outcomes

  • Technical and conceptual fundamentals necessary for telling visual stories with moving images
  • Basic theoretical and working knowledge of how to create timelines for motion-based graphics
  • How to conduct efficient research, mindmaps and the distillation of stories from the improvisational through final concept stages, through creative synthesis of ideas
  • The importance of drawing skills in motion concept development
  • How to create storyboards for a variety of motion-based projects
  • The art of collaboration and critical analysis
  • The fundamentals of content creation and copyright norms/protections

Additional Information

Benefits:

  • Greater fluency in the communication of concept and the skill of unfolding a story in moving imagery, with impact, drama, and the delivery of strong messages
  • Working understanding of how motion graphics are created from the concept through all stages to the final finished clip or film
  • Confident analytical and critical verbal skills, including the development of one’s own artistic voice
  • Both technical and traditional design skills, through both analog sketching and becoming familiar with industry standard software tools
  • Glean industry knowledge from a professional working instructor

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Storytelling with Motion Graphics and Animation
Type
Online
Dates
Jan 19, 2021 to Mar 28, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $814.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $814.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 22, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 12, 2021
Instructors
Section Title
Storytelling with Motion Graphics and Animation
Type
Online
Dates
Mar 01, 2021 to May 09, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $814.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $814.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 04, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 01, 2021
Instructors
Section Title
Storytelling with Motion Graphics and Animation
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 07, 2021 to Aug 08, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $814.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $814.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 11, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2021
Instructors
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