Kinetic Typography: Make Engaging Motion Graphics Videos Now

Create title sequences, animations, motion graphics, music videos and more! Learn in After Effects: no experience needed
  • Lectures 28
  • Video 4 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Course Description

Have you ever wondered how to make those sweet kinetic typography videos that you see on youtube, in music videos, and in professional films? Looking to make great title sequences for your business videos? Now is your chancewith this Kinetic Typography Tutorial!

This course teaches you all the basics to get started and the advanced effects to make your work stand out! Whether you're making your own kinetic typography project or you simply want to make a sweet title/intro graphic for your video, this is the course for you.

There are over 3 hours of content which will engage and inspire you. Each lesson is an easy-to-follow screen cast with video/audio narration from myself.


  • Introduction to kinetic typography
  • Basic movements and transitions
  • Practice sessions
  • Advanced effects
  • Polishing your projects

Even if you have never touched After Effects,you will learn all you need to know in this Kinetic Typography after Effects course. I'm always here if you have any questions or want more lessons. Thank you for checking out this course!

Download a free trial of Adobe After Effects by clicking here!

What are the requirements?

  • Adobe After Effects for Windows or Mac
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Those who know After Effects welcome!
  • Free Trial of After Effects available in course description!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 28 lectures and 3.5 hours of content!
  • Learn the basics of After Effects
  • Learn advanced Kinetic Typography techniques
  • Be able to make your own amazing kinetic typography videos
  • Expand your motion graphics skills

What is the target audience?

  • Video Editors
  • Artists
  • Graphic Designers
  • Video Makers
  • Creatives

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
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Lifetime access

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Section 1: Basic Kinetic Typography
Here is the introductory lesson for this Kinetic Typography course. We'll go over the key concepts of this course.
A quick overview of the After Effects program. Learn the different areas in this editing software including:
  • Project Window
  • Composition Window
  • Effects Tabs
  • Timeline
  • Tools
  • and More!

Why does story matter in kinetic typography? What is your story? What is my story? These are a few of the questions I answer in this lesson the Kinetic Typography course.
This lesson will go over how to add text to your after effects compositions.
Fonts are very important to kinetic typography. Choosing the correct font makes or breaks your video. This lesson goes over how to choose the right font as well as making changes to your fonts within After Effects.
Learn about the basis of every kinetic typography project. Keyframes allow you to create motion and many other cool effects and we will go over them in this lesson!
In this lesson, we'll learn how to deal with all of the After Effects keyboard shortcuts. 

Watch this video to learn more about changing keyboard shortcuts:

Adding motion to you text with keyframes. This lesson covers this basic process that is very important for creating great kinetic typography.
Learn how introduce new words, images, or video with a change in size transition (grow/shrink).
Section 2: Advanced Kinetic Typography
We begin our practice sessions. Philip goes step by step through a kinetic typography project using the skills learned so far. This is part one of five that will surely inspire you to make great projects on your own!
We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
We continue our practice sessions, taking the next line of our sample and introducing the words in a new way. Follow along with Philip as he goes step by step to explain all the details.
In this lesson, we will go over adding backgrounds to your after effects projects. Learn how adding different backgrounds can dramatically increase the quality of your videos.
Learn how adding music and sound effects can enhance your kinetic videos. What is the best music choice? What sort of sound effects should I use? These are just a couple of the questions that we will answer in this lesson.
Learn how to export from after effects so that you can show the world your projects!
Section 3: Advanced Transitions for Kinetic Typography
In this lesson you will learn an advanced way to introduce new text via the mask transitions. Reveal and hide your text with cool swipes and mask transitions. Enjoy!
In this lesson you will learn an advanced way to introduce new text via the path transition. Create your own path for you words and letters to follow. Enjoy!
Learn how to create awesome 3D transitions with this lesson!
Learn how to create awesome text transitions using the preset effects within After Effects.
Learn how to use After Effect's Camera tool to enhance your kinetic typography videos!
Learn more ways to use the camera tool to enhance your kinetic typography videos!
Section 4: Kinetic Typography Wrap Up
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I hope you enjoyed this course! Please give me a good rating if you did or let me know if you have any problems! Thanks for taking part!
Section 5: Course Materials
Here is the audio needed to work along with the class projects.

Check out this project, and play along!

Instructor Biography

Phil Ebiner , Best Selling Instructor, 100,000+ Students, Video Creator

My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I've been creating things (videos, photos, businesses, projects) since I was a young child. I've created (produced, shot, edited) thousands of videos over the past five years. Now it is time to teach you!

What would you like to learn?

Would you like to learn motion graphics in After Effects?

Would you like to learn how to shoot & edit videos like a pro?

Would you like to take better photographs?

Would you like to make money teaching online courses like I do?

Would you like to design better presentations, create a great resume, colorize black & white photographs, brew beer, adopt a cat, edit photos in Lightroom, launch a freelance career?

If you want to do any of these things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. And I'm always improving my courses so that they stay up to date and the best that they can be. Check them out, and enroll today!


I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat.

In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my Video School Online brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day.

I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.

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    • Marquita

    good course

    good course

    • Ams BM

    Great for beginners

    This course is a good start of understating the basics of after effects and kinetic typography.

    • Scott Buendia


    Hey there, I'm not a beginner in kinetic typography, but I found this course useful. The one thing I did not know how to do in After Effects was paths. It is in this course. If you are a beginner who knows nothing about making these kinds of videos, then this is for you. The only thing I want to know is how to make the arrows that elongate through a video. You could probably use the path option, but I'll think about it/look into it later. At any rate, I think this is a great course and everyone should have it.

    • Randy Hendricks

    Incredible course. Crammed with content and practical application. Sorry for the mess, but my mind just exploded from all the great information Phil has crammed into it!!!

    • Alma Rhoden

    great instructor!

    The instructor really does well addressing the questions of other students and being communicative via course announcements. Great tips on Kinetic Typography and a nice introduction to AfterEffects and keyframing in general!

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