100 episodes

A show for MoGraph artists by MoGraph artists. We interview Designers, Animators, Producers, and other folks related to our industry. We get deep into the geeky world of Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Photoshop and Illustrator. We talk about the business and art of Motion Design. Dig in.

School of Motion Podcast School of Motion: Design & Animation Training for MoGraph Artists

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 55 Ratings

A show for MoGraph artists by MoGraph artists. We interview Designers, Animators, Producers, and other folks related to our industry. We get deep into the geeky world of Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Photoshop and Illustrator. We talk about the business and art of Motion Design. Dig in.

    Working for the Foo Fighters - A Chat with Bomper Studios

    Working for the Foo Fighters - A Chat with Bomper Studios

    Imagine if you had the chance to work with one of the greatest bands of the modern age. How hard would you work to get there...and what did it take? Bomper Studio’s Emlyn Davies and Josh Hicks challenged their team to learn how to produce high-end character-driven work, and that effort directly led to a contract...with the Foo Fighters.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    From GSG to Rocket Lasso with Chris Schmidt

    From GSG to Rocket Lasso with Chris Schmidt

    Chris Schmidt is a really good 3D artist. He was one half of the wacky Greyscalegorilla team back in the early days of the site, and quickly gained a reputation for his MacGyver-like ability to rig things up in the most clever ways imaginable. Some of his tutorials were instant classic, and helped many artists learn their way around Cinema 4D. Now, we're talking to him about his new site, Rocket Lasso, and the future of 3D art and design. Check it!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    We Need to Talk About NFTs

    We Need to Talk About NFTs

    Even if you don't pay close attention to industry news, you've likely heard of NFTs. Crypto art, led by a growing list of pioneering artists, is revolutionizing not only our industry but art as a whole. However, there have been some valid concerns raised over the viability of the market and the environmental impact of cryptocurrency. That's why we gathered to grapple with this topic and share our observations...plus what we’ve been hearing from artists and studios.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    From Concept to Reality with Max Keane

    From Concept to Reality with Max Keane

    What do you do when you get a great idea? Not just something you enjoy thinking about, but a brain worm that burrows deep and won't let go. Even when we're confident that we have a handle on something great, the road ahead can be so daunting that we just give up. Today we're joined by Max Keane, creator of the new Netflix animated series Trash Truck, to hear about his journey from concept to reality.

    • 37 min
    Getting Real About Reels with Laura Porat

    Getting Real About Reels with Laura Porat

    Demo reels aren’t just a reflection of your past—they’re also a signpost to your future. The work you show can directly connect to the jobs you'll land...which adds all sorts of pressure to an already stressful task. We're getting real about reels and talking to Laura Porat, a freelance motion designer with a seriously impressive client list. In this conversation, we cover her most recent (and magnificent) reel, which was hyper-focused on the work she wants to find in her future. 

    • 28 min
    Mastering Marketing with Motion Hatch

    Mastering Marketing with Motion Hatch

    No matter where you are in your career—whether you're just starting out, freelancing like a boss, or running a studio—marketing is a key to your success. It's easy to say, "Have a social media presence," but what does that actually mean? Our dear friends at Motion Hatch have been helping artists and designers find their paths forward, and now they want to share actionable tips on mastering marketing. You don't want to miss this one!

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

Rrtuuyt ,

Sparked an interest I didn’t know I had

Prior to discovering this podcast I didn’t even know motion design was a thing - I only started listening to this podcast by chance after I randomly stumbled upon an episode with an artist I follow.

Fast forward a few weeks and I’ve now listened to about 90% of all episodes, and I have developed a burning desire to get into the motion graphics world. Really looking forward to taking my first course - from The School of Motion!

MunMod ,

Favourite motion graphics podcast!

Recently started listening and its so refreshing to hear from the multiple guests on the show because it gives so much invaluable info/wisdom/knowledge. Really appreciate this podcast!

@tom_motion ,

Treat your ears and school your brain.

I can't praise Joey and team more at School of Motion they really do an incredible job at providing on point content! Keep it coming guys I need more! The podcast is a fantastic asset for any motion designer or creative and I highly reccomend you tune in and subscribe. I've been in the industry for over 5 years now and studied design at University but I can honestly say I've learnt just as much again from listening to this podcast. I wish I had this before I got into the industry as it's second to none. It's also a brilliant way of keeping in touch with the community and discovering new talent and much more.

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