Learn video editing, motion graphics, and special effects by mastering two of the most powerful pieces of software: Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. By the end of this certificate, you'll showcase what you've learned by creating a motion graphics demo reel.

Learn Video Editing

Learn how to edit music, voiceover, and dialogue, timing out video clips and adjusting their placement, speed, and color.

Animate Motion Graphics

Learn how to add animation to layered Photoshop and Illustrator files, photos and videos. 

Learn Visual Effects

Learn greenscreen removal, background replacement, rotoscoping and cell-phone screen replacement.

Create a Demo Reel

You'll leave with a portfolio-ready demo reel, so that you can showcase your skills for prospective clients.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator. Basic knowledge of video timeline editing and basic design skills are helpful, but not required. 

This Motion Graphics Certificate is held at our design school, Noble Desktop, in Midtown.

The Motion Graphics Certificate includes

Premiere Pro Bootcamp

You’ll learn how to organize and import footage, exporting options, how to use the Timeline, create titles, work with PSDs, use audio tracks, and more. Then, we'll dive into more advanced features including multicam editing, color correction, speeding up footage, and stop-motion loops. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to add Adobe Premiere to your design repertoire, and you'll have some portfolio-worthy projects under your belt.

After Effects Bootcamp Level 1

Get comfortable with After Effects by creating standalone videos, animations, special effects, animated titles, and more. Make professional videos for web and TV broadcast in no time at all.

After Effects Bootcamp Level 2

In this intermediate/advanced After Effects course, we’ll master motion graphics workflow to create advanced projects, from initial design to final delivery.

Motion Graphics Portfolio Development

Learn the essential motion design concepts from a leading motion graphics professional who has produced animations for a wide range of clientele including CNBC, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network. You'll walk away with an impressive portfolio to show prospective clients.