Motion graphics for learning with Paddy Selman

Posted on Jun 21, 2017


Motion graphics

Paddy Selman is a Motion Graphics Designer at Sponge where he creates a variety of animations and video assets for learning programmes.

We talk through the strengths of motion graphics, some of the processes that he uses to create them and why they're so useful for engaging learning.

The questions are provided so you can skip back and forth to learn more on a specific subject:

  • 00:17 - What makes a training subject suitable for a motion graphics approach?
  • 02:04 - How do you work with learning design and visual design to maintain a consistent look and feel across a learning programme?
  • 03:50 - Are there any graphical styles that are much harder to add motion to than others?
  • 05:15 - What are the common challenges when creating motion graphics for learning?
  • 06:23 - Do you often create more than one piece of motion graphics for a course, and can they stand alone?
  • 07:35 - What tools do you use to collaborate with colleagues within Sponge?
  • 09:35 - How important is the audio in a motion graphic sequence?
  • 11:35 - What are your favourite examples of motion graphics for learning?

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