Basic Motion Tutorial

Learn the basics of how to use Motion, one my favorite pieces of software and a perfect companion to Final Cut Pro X. | taught by Izzy Hyman Watch Intro Video

Course description

I'm a huge fan of Apple's Motion software. Every time I use it, I feel like I'm playing, but it's not a toy because you can create some amazing results with it.

I created this basic Motion course to help you get comfortable using Motion. If you're a brand new user, this will help you get up and running. If you have experience with Motion, you might pick up some new tricks.

This tutorial includes:

  • 26 training videos, more than 3.5 hours total
  • Downloadable project media, so you can work on the same content you see me using in the videos

My basic Motion Course guides you through creating three complete projects in Motion.

Money Back Guarantee

If you’re not happy with the course, send me an email within 7 days of your purchase. I’ll refund your money, and we can still be friends.

Questions and Answers

Q: Are the videos downloadable?
A: Yes, each video in the course can be downloaded and saved to your computer.

Q: How long will you have access to the course?
A: Your access doesn't expire, so you will have access as long as the course is available on my site.

Q: What version of Motion did I use in the videos?
A: I recorded the videos using Motion 5.1.2 (the current version as of March 2015), but if you have any recent version (since version 5), the videos should still apply. You might find small changes here and there, but the basics of using Motion haven't changed that much. When new versions come out in the future, if the differences are big enough, I'll likely record supplementary videos or possibly record the whole course again.


Izzy Hyman
Izzy Hyman

Course Content

Getting Started
10:38
1. Welcome
Download Practice Media
Download Course Videos
2. Making Preparations
3. The Project Browser
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The Basics
15:34
4. Transforms
5. Shapes
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Shapes and Particles
47:06
6. Bezier Shapes
7. B-spline Shapes
8. Particles
9. More on Particles
10. Export Background
11. Custom Generator
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Project 2
39:33
12. Filters
13. Replicators
14. Sequence Replicator
15. More on Replicators
16. Text
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Project 3
55:42
17. Audio Markers
18. Generators
19. Timebars
20. Keyframes
21. Scene 1 Text
22. Substitution
23. End Title
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3D
45:02
24. 3D
25. 3D Transform Tool
26. Position Groups
27. Animate Camera and Conclusion
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