In this tutorial you will use Motion to create a Kinetic Typography treatment of an old Merrie Melodies cartoon. Along the way, you’ll learn how to sync type to markers; animate characters or entire words; work with a 3D Scene Camera and use Shapes and a Replicators to create supplemental graphics.
Look Mom, no Keyframes!
Motion’s Sequence Text Behavior will make your text perform incredible feats. You’ll learn how a simple adjustment on a character will define the movement of an entire word or phrase without the use of a single keyframe.
Fly Around Your Type with a Camera
Kinetic Typography is the perfect playground for adding a 3D camera. With it you can move from one part of your type to another as if the text was part of a physical scene.
This tutorial is a beginning to intermediate Motion 5 tutorial. Graphics designers, animators, video editors, digital content producers or anyone needing to synchronize animated text to voice over (or music) will find this tutorial enlightening. Users who are new to Motion 5 should purchase Getting Started in Motion 5 before working through this tutorial.
Software Version: Motion 5.0.1-5.2.3.
Run Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Project Media: The tutorial includes project files for following along in Motion 5.
Steve Martin is the creative force behind Ripple Training and has been using and teaching Final Cut Pro since 1999. Since Final Cut Pro's introduction, he has introduced thousands of people to Final Cut Pro through his classes, workshops and training products. He has consulted and/or trained for Apple, Adobe, Disney, Canon, Walmart and other companies. He is also a writer, producer and avid photographer.Full Bio
Jump into the director’s chair as you set up 3D projects, then frame, sweep, dolly and create fluid camera movement throughout your scenes. Learn how to control the camera’s angle of view and focal plane to create cinematic depth of field effects.
Designed as a companion tutorial to our best-selling Warp Speed Editing in Final Cut Pro X, you’ll learn how to quickly create effects and dynamic visuals to enhance your story while creating maximum viewer impact.