Graphic motion designer

The discipline enables you to design and produce content for mobile devices or for any new communication medium and to organise your messages conveying the 3 components of Motion Design :

  • animated picture
  • moving typography
  • and sound design (in videos, teasers, …).

The course is delivered in English.


  • 2 years of studies completed in audiovisual art, graphic art or visual arts
  • No age limit to participants

Professional certification « Graphic designer in Motion Design » accredited by French Ministry of Industry [code NSF 132g, 322t level 6 - registered in the RNCP by decree of 25/02/2016 - 17/03/2016 publication in the JO)

  • Motion designer
  • Graphic designer 2D/3D
  • Art Director
  • Creative technologist
  • Illustrator
  • Designer and animator for shows

Written and oral exams counting towards the final grade/ECTS.

60 ECTS to get a diploma.

Tuition fees

  • For European national : €12.500 per year (+€300 if paid by installment)
  • For non European national:  €14.950 (+€300 if paid by installment)

Scholarships opportunities (through CROUS, GOBELINS, Odon Vallet, BMW Group…)

Admission process

Admission process:

  • Pre-selection based on graphic file
  • Oral interview

Application opening date: 17 November 2022

1st session

  • Deadline for applications: Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • Admissibility notification:  Tuesday, April 4, 2023
  • Interview dates: From 11 to 20 April 2023

2nd session

  • Deadline for applications: Thursday, April 27, 2023
  • Admissibility notification:  Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • Interview dates: From 5 to 9 June 2023

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Key essential teachings:

  • introduction to animation,
  • Motion Design and credits concepts,
  • typography,
  • law,
  • management

Practical classes/workshops:

  • software learning for Motion Design (Adobe,After effects Cinema 4D, Animate…),
  • feature films production,
  • animation techniques (from script to post production: Storyboard, sound design…) in various situations and through different medium (web, cinema, TV, videomapping, VR)
  • Analyse and comply with clients’ specifications
  • Design and produce the creative intentions
  • Design and produce visual contents in professional settings
  • Adapt to diverse professional circumstances.
  • Master graphic design softwares
  • Master the tools for creating motion design videos (2D, 3D, sound design)
  • Pitch a project according to the client’s instructions
  • Understand the technological and cultural trends in the field

Projects based pedagogy, opportunity to work on real projects commissioned by clients (non-profit organization, museum, company…) allowing to promote the students’ talents.

Ex: Giacommetti Foundation, Orsay Museum, Publicis, FDA….

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