Apple Motion Professional Training series 08- Replicators

Learn the basics of building replicator systems in Apple Motion.

In this lesson learn about replicators, How they work, create a background using simple shapes, and lastly how to animate replicators using the Sequence Replicator behavior.

What are Replicators?
How is a Replicator different than an Emitter?
How to make and work with Replicators
Creating a background using Replicators
Sequence Replicator behavior

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Apple Motion Professional Training series 07- Emitters

Learn the basics of building emitter systems in Apple Motion.
All emitters contain emitter cells, and a source for the cells, and the emitter system layer. Learn how to set colors, and emitter shapes, as well as opacity over life in this intro to emitters.

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Animating titles in Apple Motion.

Apple Motion Professional Training Lesson 5 part 2
Animating titles in Apple Motion.

This is a 2 part lesson.
In Part 1 we deconstruct the design of one I recently created for a show on broadcast, and design it from the ground up.
Learn the basics of lower third design that can be used for titles or Q+A type graphics on your productions.

In part 2 We use behaviors, Keyframes and Masks, to create an animated lower third with a reveal.

You can use this with dropzones to make a variety of different graphics using your own Logo.

Download the Lower third in this project at:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1T5Y7baDzA2OWFaakp3Ui13Vlk/view?usp=sharing

Special thanks to Travis Watson for the suggestion.
If you have something you want to know how to do in Motion, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, After effects or other programs, send me a message or leave a comment. If it’s something many people can benefit from I’ll most likely cover it.

Learn the basics of FCPX for free.

Im a video professional, and as part of my work I spend a lot of time training people and companies in different tools.  In 2015 I’ve been fortunate o train people at MGM grand Resorts International, Kohls, Wells Fargo, TMJ-4 Milwaukee, Jockey International and a few others.

I’m in the process of developing some great classes for professionals but in the meantime, I wanted to release a bunch of tutorials to get people up and running with FCPX.

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MotionVFX mObject tutorials

A collection of mObject tutorials.

The reality is clients want and expect eye catching 3D graphics nowadays.  In After Effects you are limited to using the raytracer which sucks, using Cineware which can be time consuming, or springing for Element3D.

But what if you dont want to pay a monthly fee to Adobe?

Apple Motion is a one time payment that offers full 3D text out of the box with reflections and shadows.

And if you want to spring for MOTIONVFX mObject, it works very similarly to element 3D!

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