Motion Graphics Exercise
Create a 8 - 12 second keyframe-based
animation using Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.
Design a short motion graphics segment using keyframe based
animation. Begin by creating a graphic in Photoshop with the visual elements
on separate layers. Import the layered PSD file into Final Cut Pro. The
file will show up as a new sequence and the sequence layers will correspond
to layers in the original file. You can now edit, animate, and filter
those layers like you would with normal video.
Examples of a short motion graphics segment could be an
Outro to Commercial for a television show (Coming Up Next....) or a short