Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction, Overview, and Exercise files

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Intro to the Essential Graphics Panel

    • Overview of the Essential Graphics Panel, (the EGP)

    • Adding and Adjusting a Template

    • Using After Effects and Adobe Stock Templates

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Creating Basic Titles

    • Creating and Manipulating Text

    • Creating and Manipulating Shapes

    • Creating a Lower Third with External Images

    • Reusing Graphics and Creating Templates aka MOGRTs

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Animating and Controlling Text and Graphics

    • Animating Graphics and Text with Keyframes

    • Adding Effects and Masks

    • Lock in Timing with Responsive Design - Time

    • Using Templates in Projects with Different Aspect Ratios

  • 5

    Chapter 4: More MOGRT Action

    • Designing a Callout

    • Animating a Callout

    • Creating Scrolling Text

    • Saving and Sharing Graphics and Text as Motion Graphic Templates

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Creating Simple MOGRTs in After Effects

    • Overview of the After Effects Interface

    • Designing a Lower Third in After Effects

    • Animating a Lower Third in After Effects

    • Exporting an AE MOGRT with Controllable Parameters to Premiere

Meet Your Instructor


Jason Cox

Jason has spent most of his life in and around the nation's capital. He has been a certified trainer for Apple and Adobe for more than a decade. In addition to his full time gig as lead Video Producer at tech startup Homesnap, he's authored training books, online courses, and writes articles for various post-production sites. Jason has also presented seminars at NAB, the Government Video Expo, and Pluralsight Live. In his spare time, Jason loves to drink chocolate milk, play old school video games, attend concerts, and travel near and far by train, plane, and motorcycle. Follow him on Twitter at @jasontcox and visit him on the web at`