215 – Get Started with Apple Motion 5.3

215 – Get Started with Apple Motion 5.3

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Whether you use Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, or any other video editing software, you can create high-quality motion graphics using Apple Motion. So, this week, we start at the beginning and discover how to use the newest version of Motion. (First in a 6-part series.)

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Presented: Mar. 1, 2017

Several times each month, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here.

Duration: 54:21
Download file size: 580 MB (Downloaded ZIP file)
Format: QuickTime movie (HD: 1280 x 720)

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is the first part in a 6-part series examining Apple Motion 5.3.x.
Here’s the link to our six-part Motion Bundle that contains this episode.

Whether you use Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, or any other video editing software, you can create high-quality motion graphics using Apple Motion. However, the interface to Motion changed dramatically with the 5.3 release. So in this webinar, we start at the very beginning to learn how to use the latest version of Motion.

Whether you are new to Motion, or just want help figuring out where everything moved, this session is for you. This session covers:

  • Motion Basics
  • Create a new project
  • Explore the interface
  • The Library
  • Add elements to a project
  • Behaviors and Animation
  • Add / Style / Animate Text
  • Save / Export a Project
  • Questions and Answers

AUDIENCE LEVEL

This is a beginning-level session, designed to introduce Motion to Final Cut Pro X and other video editors. You don’t need to own Motion to watch this training.

SPECIAL FEATURE

To help you quickly find the information you need, we included chapter markers in the download version for easy navigation. Click here to learn how to display them in your download.

CONTENT OUTLINE

  • Goals for training
  • Motion Basics
  •  – Motion vs. After Effects
  •  – How to attract the eye
  •  – Essential keyboard shortcuts
  •  – Define key terms
  • Create a new Project
  •  – Explore the Project Browser
  • The Motion 5.3 Interface
  •  – Library & Inspector pane
  •  – Layers pane
  •  – Timeline pane
  •  – Viewer pane
  •  – Display Safe Zones
  •  – Change Project settings
  •  – The Mini-Timeline
  •  – Timecode Display
  •  – Change key preferences
  • Using the Library
  • Add Elements to a Project
  • Behaviors and Animation
  •  – Add a behavior
  •  – Use HUD to set values
  •  – Drag elements to make copies
  •  – Add outlines or feathering
  •  – More Behaviors
  •  – Align elements
  • Add / Style / Animate Text
  •  – Create new Groups
  •  – Adjust opacity
  •  – Add text
  •  – Revise the text
  •  – Style the text
  •  – Animate the text
  • Save or Export a Project
  • Summary
  • Audience Questions