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Motion Hatch is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by veteran motion designer Hayley Akins, discussing the business side of animation and motion design that so many creatives struggle with.

Offering quality practical advice and insight for freelance, full-time or aspiring animators, illustrators and motion designers, hear from a wide range of voices within the industry, including how leading animators started out, tips on managing your business and career advice.

For more info on how to take control of your motion graphics career and to join our community of amazing, talented designers, head over to http://motionhatch.com.

Motion Hatch: Helping Motion Designers Do Better Business Hayley Akins

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    • 4.9 • 71 Ratings

Motion Hatch is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by veteran motion designer Hayley Akins, discussing the business side of animation and motion design that so many creatives struggle with.

Offering quality practical advice and insight for freelance, full-time or aspiring animators, illustrators and motion designers, hear from a wide range of voices within the industry, including how leading animators started out, tips on managing your business and career advice.

For more info on how to take control of your motion graphics career and to join our community of amazing, talented designers, head over to http://motionhatch.com.

    How to scale your income through productized services w/ Brad Hussey

    How to scale your income through productized services w/ Brad Hussey

    Brad Hussey is a web designer, online educator and digital marketing consultant based out of Canada. Brad has taught more than 600,000 indie designers, developers and professionals how to get better at their craft and make a living doing work they love. In this episode we explore how you can use a productized service model to scale your motion design business.

    • 54 min
    How to make passive income as a motion designer w/ Justin Archer

    How to make passive income as a motion designer w/ Justin Archer

    Justin Archer is a freelance motion designer who also makes passive income selling templates for final cut pro editors. He has almost 22k sales from Envato alone! In this episode we explore how he started making money through After Effects templates and how you can still be successful even if a market is saturated.

    • 35 min
    094: How to get signed by a motion graphic design agent w/ Drew Melton

    094: How to get signed by a motion graphic design agent w/ Drew Melton

    For some people, the idea of having an agent seems like a dream come true. But how do you actually get signed by a motion graphic design agent? What are the benefits? And once you’ve been signed, how do you make sure you get the most out of the relationship? Find out in our latest episode!

    • 39 min
    How to work effectively with difficult clients w/ Ryan Koral

    How to work effectively with difficult clients w/ Ryan Koral

    Ryan Koral has spent the past 13 years telling brand stories through video storytelling. In that time, he’s learned a thing or two about working with all different kinds of clients. Join us as he shares his top takeaways on how to build a great working relationship, no matter the brief or project.

    • 47 min
    How to use brand strategy to grow your motion design business w/ Melinda Livsey

    How to use brand strategy to grow your motion design business w/ Melinda Livsey

    Melinda Livsey is a former graphic designer turned brand strategist. In this episode, she’ll teach you how you can use brand strategy to grow your motion design business and how to price your projects based on the value they’ll provide.

    • 47 min
    How to grow a motion design studio and become known for your signature style w/ Cabeza Patata

    How to grow a motion design studio and become known for your signature style w/ Cabeza Patata

    In this week’s episode, we talk to Katie Menzies and Abel Reverter from Barcelona-based studio Cabeza Patata. Their studio is famous for its quirky, unique character design and animations. Learn how to grow your own studio and get clients because of your signature style.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

RealJoeWalker ,

Mograph Staple

Motion Hatch is THE place to start building your career as a motion designer. The podcasts are always on point with guests that speak directly to the industry where it needs it the most — business. Definitely turn on notifications for new episodes because they’re always gold.

rovertinator ,

Incredible

Great advice for anyone interesting in learning more about the motion design industry.

kloy328 ,

Motion Hatch Rocks!

Hayley is the real deal! So much good info regarding all aspects of motion design, creativity and business advice. A great part of the movement to equip and empower creatives.

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