Nathan Tillett
Assistant Professor of Animation

Film Title and Motion Graphic Inpsiration

When I host workshops in Photoshop and After Effects I also get a number of students asking me where I get my inspiration from. The first site I refer them to is Art of the

What kind of sites do you refer students to for inspiration?

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • After Effects

    Create motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video, and web.

  • Illustrator

    Create beautiful vector art and illustrations.

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Dan Ross

Posted on 2/7/18 2:25:24 AM Permalink

​There are some great links here! Thanks to everyone who shared!

Tony Bolder

Posted on 5/12/14 1:08:06 PM Permalink

With regards to workshops and these programmes, I find that is a great site for both inspiration, and the video tutorials to support what is being created there.

Rhitt Growl

Posted on 3/12/14 12:51:26 AM Permalink

Rhitt Growl

Posted on 2/25/14 12:18:41 PM Permalink

For AE/VFX inspiration we also look at the ILM YouTube Channel and of course Video Copilot.

FilmmakerIQ is another good one... there are a lot of articles on there about the history of filmmaking techniques and how they apply to modern filmmaking. They also have some free tutorials on their site.

Nathan Tillett

Posted on 2/20/14 9:38:00 PM Permalink


Wow those are some really great links. Thanks for sharing. I had totally forgot about I just checked out Post Magazine and Computer Graphics World and signed up for subscriptions. Thanks again!

Rhitt Growl

Posted on 2/20/14 8:19:52 PM Permalink

The Art of the Title is a good one. Another one for title sequences is Watch The Titles (

I also find a lot of inspiration from ( I get a daily emails from them and they usually send out some some good examples, articles, and resources.

I have a subscription to Post Magazine and Computer Graphics World. They are free for teachers and I think some of my past students have gotten subscriptions for free too.