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Apple Motion 5

Video Description

In this video training course for Apple Motion 5, expert trainer and Apple Certified Trainer Matt Schalk takes you through the ins and outs of this image effects software package from Apple. You will learn how to create titles, animations, transitions, and other effects to make your video and broadcast productions come to life!
The tutorial begins with an exploration of the user interface, and an overview of setting up and managing your Motion projects. Once the basics have been covered, Matt jumps right into the application of these tools with a lesson on basic compositing. Continuing on you will learn how to apply and modify behaviours, use keyframing, masking, and work with particles, replication and text. You will also learn how to use tracking, filters, stabilization, and much much more. There is even a chapter on working with Final Cut Pro X and rigging. Finally you will learn how to output the results of all your hard work.
By the conclusion of this training video, you will be fully versed using Apple Motion 5 to enhance your own video productions. This computer based training video comes complete with extensive working files to allow you to work alongside the author as he trains you on Apple Motion 5.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:01:16
    2. Motion Specific Techniques 00:01:50
  2. Interface
    1. Project Browser And Workspace Overview 00:02:24
    2. Adding Files To The Project Pane 00:05:12
    3. Timing Pane 00:06:49
    4. The Canvas Viewing Preferences And Expose 00:22:18
    5. HUD And The Inspector 00:10:54
    6. The Library 00:09:28
    7. Preferences 00:09:53
    8. Gestures Trackpad Vs Wacom 00:02:43
    9. Toolbar Tools 00:02:43
    10. Toolbar Objects And Effects 00:05:22
    11. The Paint Stoke Tool And Shapes 00:09:15
  3. Project Management
    1. Project Browser Blank Projects And Presets 00:03:18
    2. Working With Templates 00:03:48
    3. Saving And Archiving 00:01:54
    4. Creating Templates 00:02:37
  4. Basic Compositing
    1. Layers And Groups 00:05:47
    2. Layer Properties 00:02:53
    3. Blending Modes And Opacities 00:04:54
    4. Clone Layers And Reflections 00:05:54
    5. Editing On The Timeline 00:09:11
    6. Working On The Timeline 00:07:35
    7. Mini Timeline 00:04:01
    8. Group Tracks 00:02:23
    9. Markers 00:03:43
  5. Behaviours
    1. Behaviour Overview 00:03:16
    2. Applying Behaviours 00:04:58
    3. Modifying Behaviours 00:08:58
    4. Timing 00:05:41
    5. Simulations And Stop 00:09:05
    6. Offset 00:01:30
    7. Parameter Behaviours 00:09:08
    8. Custom Behaviours 00:02:42
    9. Converting Behaviours To Keyframes 00:02:31
  6. Keyframes
    1. Keyframe Overview And Recording 00:03:43
    2. Keyframes In The Timeline 00:03:48
    3. Keyframe Editor 00:08:03
    4. Curve Sets And Curves 00:06:03
    5. Mini Curve Editor 00:01:27
    6. Animating On The Fly 00:03:28
    7. Keyframing Thinning 00:03:41
  7. Masking And Keying
    1. Mask Basics 00:04:25
    2. Mask Editing And Image Masks 00:09:38
    3. Chroma Keying 00:07:26
    4. Luminance Keys 00:04:01
    5. Mask And Key Project 00:18:23
  8. Particles
    1. Particle Anatomy 00:02:28
    2. Library Particles 00:02:34
    3. Parameters Emitters 00:10:25
    4. Parameters Particles 00:19:42
    5. Multiple Particles 00:07:25
    6. Particle Effects Masks Behaviours 00:08:39
    7. Custom Particle Systems 00:02:21
  9. Replicator
    1. Replicator Overview 00:04:15
    2. Library Replicators 00:06:10
    3. Replicator Parameters 00:14:33
    4. Creating Replicators 00:06:26
    5. Sequence Behaviour - Chapter 9 00:09:37
    6. Masks Filters And Behaviours 00:04:23
    7. Managing Custom Replicators 00:01:55
  10. Working With Text
    1. Creating And Formatting Text 00:11:15
    2. Advanced Formatting 00:11:45
    3. Glyph Tool 00:03:23
    4. Type On And Off 00:08:11
    5. Sequence Behaviour - Chapter 10 00:15:12
    6. Scroll And Crawl 00:04:01
  11. Generators
    1. Generators 00:06:24
    2. Text Generators 00:05:55
  12. Filters
    1. Rasterization 00:01:50
    2. Adding And Creating Filters 00:04:42
    3. Filter Demo 00:06:06
  13. Motion Tracking And Stabilizing
    1. Motion Tracking Basics 00:07:47
    2. Parameter Tracking And Match Move 00:09:15
    3. Two Point Tracking 00:11:37
    4. Four Corner Pinning 00:13:21
    5. Shape Tracking 00:11:25
  14. Audio
    1. Working With Audio 00:04:55
    2. Keyframing Audio 00:05:19
    3. Audio Behaviours 00:03:11
    4. Audio Parameter Behaviour 00:06:10
  15. Working With FCP X And Rigging
    1. Rigging Intro 00:03:12
    2. Checkbox Widgets 00:04:46
    3. Popup Widgets 00:09:12
    4. Slider Widgets 00:05:25
    5. Project Snapshots 00:04:33
    6. FCP X Filters 00:05:53
    7. FCP X Generators 00:03:33
    8. FCP X Transitions 00:04:09
    9. FCP X Titles 00:05:53
    10. FCP X Template Locations 00:02:20
  16. Sharing
    1. Share Menu 00:08:09
    2. About The Author 00:01:26