13/09/14 | Essential Production Skills for Motion Graphics


Animation Skillnet are delighted to team up with the Institute of Designers in Ireland on this upcoming Motion Graphics course.

Course Content:

This one day course focuses on the production of Motion Graphics using After Effects. It discusses essential and “must know” production techniques for creating and delivering motion graphics for TV.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Preparing and Importing Footage
  • Project Workflow
  • Sharing Projects
  • Getting Creative
  • 3D Camera
  • Keying
  • Exporting


Participant Profile:

This workshop is aimed at recent graduates and Motion Graphics professionals. Participants should have a competent understanding of After Effects having completed professional or personal projects using After Effects.


Tutor Info:

Amy Gilsenan (http://amygilsenan.com/wordpress/) draws upon her range of unique production experiences as a Motion Graphics Designer and After Effects Animation Compositor for over 15 years. She currently works as a Graphic Designer at RTÉ, Previously working at 360 Productions, Jam Media and Caboom. Her TV credits for After Effects Compositing include:

Baby Jake Season 2 -Ceebies

Tilly and Friends – Ceebies

Roy Season 2 – cbbc

Factiomania – BBC Worldwide

Gift Grub Live Tour – Blue Elf and Caboom

Special 1 TV- BBC Three, Blue Elf and Caboom

Monster High Season 2 – Wild Brain/ Mattel

RTÉ One Docs On Call

RTÉ One Christmas Promo

RTÉ One Late Late Toy Show Promo


Date & Times:

Saturday 13th September from 9.30am – 4.30pm.



Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor’s Lane, Dublin 8. http://gec.ie/directions-and-map



IDI Members: 50 Euro, Animation Skillnet Members: 50 Euro, Non Members: 75 Euro. Companies and freelancers can become members of Animation Skillnet by sending a request to animationskillnet@gmail.com. Payment can be made by credit card online through PayPal (a link will be sent to you).


Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an expression of interest by email to: animationskillnet@gmail.com


Deadline for Applications:

Thursday, 11th September.

Course Information


Course Instructor

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