Motion
Academy

Gain a solid understanding and cutting-edge proficiency in video creation, editing, and animation while having fun! Learn Adobe Premiere and After Effects inside-out to set yourself up for success in a sought-after field.

Premiere Pro and After Effects

(+ the business skills
to jumpstart to start your career)

Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator required

I'd love to thank Design Alive; I took the Motion course, and I have been given the opportunity to become successful in the field today, working in Pinpoint Media as well as freelancing in my own business Blitz Media.
My teachers are always ready to help out and their advice is priceless.

Peri Glick

Design Like a Pro, Alongside Our Exceptional Students!

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Complete this course,
having accomplished the following

Knowledge

Skills

Confidence

Knowledge

Skills

Confidence

I am beyond impressed with the skills that Design Alive has equipped my employees with!  What’s also great is that many of my employees keep in contact with their Design Alive instructors if needed. 
When hiring a Design Alive graduate, I’m confident that they’ll have the skills needed to succeed.

Rasha Nockenofsky 
NockOut Media

company

You are the perfect fit for this course if you are a

Digital Marketing Pro
Supercharge your campaigns with visually stunning animations and videos, you'll captivate audiences like never before, leading to increased engagement and a standout presence in the digital realm.

Story-Driven Animator
If you're driven by the desire to bring stories to life, a motion graphics course equips you with animation techniques that breathe life into your narratives, captivating your audience like never before.

Filmmaker Enthusiast
Create narratives that transcend traditional filmmaking, engaging audiences on a profound level and leaving an impression and has been dabbling in PowerPoint until now.

Customize your learning
experience to fit your schedule

 Live Learning  Self- paced learning
icon_small When Course starts in November 
with 2 classes per week You are able to begin at any point during the year. 18 months to complete
icon_small (1) Classes 2 classes per week 
Live EST- American eve hours 4.45-6.45 pm EST 9.45-11.45 pm UK.
Complete in your own time and at your own pace 
icon_small (2) Perfect for someone who needs Real-time interaction with instructors and classmates, structure and accountability. Starting point any time during the year, and want to complete the course at your own pace.
icon_small (3) Advantages Interact in a classroom setting, learn from lecturers, and establish real-time relationships. Start whenever you need, create a personalized schedule, and work at your own pace to complete the course.

Registration opens July 22, 2024 >>

Live Learning

When

Course starts in November 
with 2 classes per week

Classes

2 classes per week 
Live EST- American eve hours 4.45-6.45 pm EST
9.45-11.45 pm UK.

Perfect for someone
who needs

Real-time interaction with instructors and classmates, structure and accountability.

Advantages

Interact in a classroom setting, learn from lecturers, and establish real-time relationships.

When

You are able to begin at any point during the year. 18 months to complete

Classes

Complete in your own time and at your own pace 

Perfect for someone
who needs

Starting point any time during the year, and want to complete the course at your own pace.

Advantages

Start whenever you need, create a personalized schedule, and work at your own pace to complete the course.

Meet your instructors

Adina Cahn

Adobe After Effects

Meet Adina, a creative powerhouse and a seasoned instructor who has taught over 650 students. Whether you're joining the live, cohort course or opting for the self-paced options, Adina is here to mentor and guide you to help you discover your design capabilities and to boost your design skills.

Chaya Schvarcz

Adobe Premiere Pro

Meet Chaya a highly experienced Video Editing and Motion Graphics Designer. For over 8 years, Chaya has been working for media companies worldwide and is a freelance Video Editor. Her classes have a particular focus on the practical aspect so you can come away with the clarity and confidence to create your own masterpieces!

Guest Lectures

Moshe
Schindler 

Mint Media LLC

Blyu
Wertheimer

Slingshot Media 

Avraham
Kohn 

Laibel Media

Moshe
Schindler 

Mint Media LLC

Blyu
Wertheimer

Slingshot Media 

Avraham
Kohn 

Laibel Media

Your Syllabus

Adobe Premiere Pro

Zero to Hero in a couple weeks

Gain fluid familiarity and control over all Premiere Pro’s tools

Master more than just Editing

From match cuts to transitions, controlling sequences to combining audio track, you’ll become a skilled editor in everything!

Learn how to go about different projects

Basic editing, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, parties, company promo, shuirim, social media and much more.

Understand how to control mood and feel

Learn the depth behind color, sound and storyboarding to bring your clients vision and emotions to life

Fundamentals of After Effects

Exploring the Powerful software for motion graphics, animation, and visual effects.

It’s all in the movement

Mastering Keyframes while covering the 12 main principles of animation- the hows and whys of how things move.l become a skilled editor in everything!

From start to finish

Learn to think animation, follow a workflow and create a stellar piece of animation down to handing it to the client

Showtime!

Emphasis on producing compelling audio- visual presentations for events, websites, social media and more

Zero to Hero in a couple weeks

Gain fluid familiarity and control over all Premiere Pro’s tools

Master more than just Editing

From match cuts to transitions, controlling sequences to combining audio track, you’ll become a skilled editor in everything!

Learn how to go about different projects

Basic editing, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, parties, company promo, shuirim, social media and much more.

Understand how to control mood and feel

Learn the depth behind color, sound and storyboarding to bring your clients vision and emotions to life

Fundamentals of After Effects

Exploring the Powerful software for motion graphics, animation, and visual effects.

It’s all in the movement

Mastering Keyframes while covering the 12 main principles of animation- the hows and whys of how things move.l become a skilled editor in everything!

From start to finish

Learn to think animation, follow a workflow and create a stellar piece of animation down to handing it to the client

Showtime!

Emphasis on producing compelling audio- visual presentations for events, websites, social media and more

Bonus Section

It’s
3D Time

Full Cinema 4D Lite bonus course!
Master the skill of animating in  3D and knock your projects up 100%!
Learn the in’s and out’s of creating 3D primitives (shapes), basic modeling, Become Fluent with the Cinema 4D Lite interface, Understand Text, Cameras, Lighting, Animating, Integrating into After Effects and More!

The Art of
Storyboarding

Learn to draw storyboards that will bring your idea to life. Break down scripts by learning to identify, isolate and pinpoint the key story elements Delve into the technical part of projects aspect ratios, layout, characters, shapes, cuts and camera movements.

LinkedIn and
Business

Setting up Linkedin- Learn to connect with industry professionals, expand your network, and display your Designs and portfolio for your own professional career.
Learn essential business fundamentals, such as invoicing, pricing, and client management.

It’s
3D Time

Full Cinema 4D Lite bonus course!
Master the skill of animating in  3D and knock your projects up 100%!
Learn the in’s and out’s of creating 3D primitives (shapes), basic modeling, Become Fluent with the Cinema 4D Lite interface, Understand Text, Cameras, Lighting, Animating, Integrating into After Effects and More!

The Art of
Storyboarding

Learn to draw storyboards that will bring your idea to life. Break down scripts by learning to identify, isolate and pinpoint the key story elements Delve into the technical part of projects aspect ratios, layout, characters, shapes, cuts and camera movements.

LinkedIn and
Business

Setting up Linkedin- Learn to connect with industry professionals, expand your network, and display your Designs and portfolio for your own professional career.
Learn essential business fundamentals, such as invoicing, pricing, and client management.

Check out what our grads are creating now

Why Choose Design Alive’s Motion Academy

No upsells, complete education tailored for landing a job

The Motion Course is awesome, fun and totally enjoyable!

Join a community of like minded peers with job posts and support

Earn credits with our recognised college level courses

Testimonials

Employment opportunities  

As the world increasingly embraces video, this field continues to expand.
Our graduates are successfully creating motion graphics for businesses who need:

FAQ

You need to know the basics of Adobe Photoshop  and Illustrator. 

No background? No worries. You can sign up for the alternative option, the Motion course that has PreMotion bundled with it. and it’ll give you everything you need.

25-week course / 2 classes per week / 50 classes in total

There is so much to learn and 1 year is the minimum amount of  time it takes to kickstart your career as a motion designer.

Between the lessons and homework assignments, expect to spend about 5-10 hours a week, plus more before project deadlines.

Students will build a portfolio/ reel that they are able to send to future employers. The portfolio will be made up of many different projects.

Yes. Upon successful completion of all projects and program tests (including regular attendance), students will receive a widely recognized Diploma from Design Alive and will have comprehensive audio-visual projects and animated web-banners to use in your portfolio.

This course is recommended for credits by the by the NCCRS (12 credits)

In general, students will be expected to participate in all lessons. However all classes are recorded and can be caught up in time for the next class.

Live learning option– All classes and feedback is live.  The course starts in October-July, students learn in a class structure, and learn at the pace of the class

Self Paced option – Students begin at any time during the year. The course is completed at the students own pace. Homework, grading homework,  and correspondence is all done over email between teachers and students.

Yes, you can pay for the course over 12 payments.

The course is built around the Jewish year with a winter (Chanukah) vacation and vacation during the month of Nissan. A course calendar will be emailed to all students after registration.

Yes. Upon successful completion of all projects and program tests (including regular attendance), students will receive a widely recognized Diploma from Design Alive and will have comprehensive audio-visual projects and animated web-banners to use in your portfolio.

This course is recommended for credits by the by the NCCRS  for 12 credits.

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