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Motion Graphics & Animated Content Course

Creative communication comes to life.

Creating impactful and entertaining visuals for digital platforms is a skill that’s in demand today. This course is designed to give you the theoretical grounding to understand audiences and the practical application of 2D animation and motion graphics to create delightful animated visuals that lead to greater engagement. You’ll learn to create in-demand content like how-to videos, intro videos, explainer videos, animated infographics, and more to use on social media and websites.

“Everything worked perfectly. The weekly chats were great and insightful. The way the course is laid out is also really good and clear. The videos to explain and provide more information really helped a lot.”

Kirsten Lisa Carlson

General Manager – Africa at Omnicom Media Group

Bring creative communication to life through motion

This course is perfect for graphic designers wanting to develop more marketable skills, and digital marketers or content creators looking to expand their toolkits with future-proof skills. This course will teach you to persuasively communicate creative ideas with audiences, develop lively and engaging videos, and elevate your content with animation. You’ll be able to explain concepts simply and effectively and drive sales for your products or services.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand when and why to use animation in your digital media
  • Understand and apply animation principles
  • Create short animation videos
  • Develop animation skills in After E­ffects

You’ll Learn How to:

  • Persuasively communicate creative ideas with an audience
  • Create lively and engaging videos
  • Elevate and di­fferentiate your content with the use of animation
  • Explain concepts simply and efficiently
  • Use animation to sell products and services

This course is perfect for:

  • Graphic designers who want to develop more marketable skills
  • Digital marketers wanting to expand their toolkits
  • Content creators who want to create more engaging content
  • Anyone who wants to future-proof their skills for an ever-evolving industry

Important Prerequisites:

  • You will need at least a basic understanding of Illustrator or Photoshop.

Studying this course will equip you with the skills to bring a variety of content to life through motion.

Our lecturers nurture our students, resulting in them winning awards for their creative work.

This course is ideal for people who want to build their careers with their own unique creative viewpoint.

Be recognised with an industry centric Red & Yellow certificate, giving you a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills.

Red & Yellow courses are made to future-proof your career

Our courses are designed to accelerate opportunities and give a boost to your CV. Top businesses across industries recognise Red & Yellow graduates as having the practical skills and the theoretical background to hit the ground running with confidence and creative flair.

  • An industry-sought-after Certificate of Completion from Red & Yellow
  • Original, relevant, and constantly updated content
  • An interactive online learning experience that includes videos, live chat sessions, forum discussions, and more

Our courses are both current and relevant to the South African context.

Applicable, practical assignments:

  •       So that you can apply what you’re learning to your everyday work life, and your specific business challenges.

Discussion Forums and Chat sessions:

  •       Helping you develop your professional network.
  •       Hosted by your coach, lecturer, or subject specialist.
  •       Ideal opportunities to discuss the content and get answers to all your questions.

Personalized feedback:

  •       Tailored to your individual strengths, and opportunities for personal improvement.

A dedicated team:

  • Acting as your “virtual” support crew whose only focus is to help get you over the finish line.

Course curriculum:

Meet your team:

This course was created by, and benefits from, our full-time lecturers’ years of experience in the field – both in lecturing and in industry. They know how to nurture talent and bring out the best in students, resulting in many award-wins over the years.

Carmen Schaefer
Head of Academics

  • 20 years in education
  • Academic Team leader at Red & Yellow
  • Authors the annual employability report

Bruce Sherwell
Head Tutor

  • 15 years industry experience.
  • Projects: motion graphics, music videos.
  • Specializes in VR, motion capture, 3D.
Red & Yellow Creative School of Business

About Red & Yellow

Creative thinking is the most important skill. Artificial Intelligence and robots are going to replace some of the jobs we know today.

Red & Yellow is the business school where talented people go to develop the career skills they need to thrive in this digital world.

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