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.



1 year

Pace of study



Paris Gambetta

  • 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 : €9.500 per year (+€300 if paid by installment)
  • For non European national:  €15.000 (+€300 if paid by installment)

The school offers some very selective scholarship opportunities which are not guaranteed. We encourage applicants to secure their own funding plan for their studies.

Admission process

Admission process:

  • Pre-selection based on graphic file
  • Oral interview

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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….

FAQ Graphic Motion Designer

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Timeline of selection process


Registrations are extended subject to availability.

Online registration


Start of the course

September 2024

End of the course

June 2025

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