TOP 5 Motion Design Project Ideas For 2024!

Are you a motion designer who's trying to figure out what to create next? How about a 90's style commercial, or a futuristic logo animation made with smooth animations and glow effects between each transition? Keep reading to discover 5 more creative motion design project ideas that are sure to get your creative juices flowing.

November 5, 2023
TOP 5 Motion Design Project Ideas For 2024!
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You were probably just searching google for ideas on what motion design project to create next. If you've run out of ideas, in this article I (an experienced animator of 7+ years) will provide you with some innovative motion design project ideas to help you elevate your skills and captivate your audience.

5 Best Motion Graphic Ideas For Beginners & 

With the rise of social media and video content, motion design has become an essential part of any marketing or branding strategy. Coming up with unique and creative motion design project ideas can be challenging. In this article, we'll explore 5 motion design project ideas that are sure to inspire you and take your skills to the next level. All of these ideas are from the motion design subreddit known as r/motiondesign. Check it out for more creative inspiration on your next project!

Modern Ad For A 3D Generated Object

You can use a combination of After Effects alongside 3D models created in either Blender or Cinema 4D to create something similar, but with your own style. Pay close attention to the smooth animations, color switches and effects the creator has used. Try to re-create something similar in your own version. That's what makes Apple's MacBook & iPhone advertisements so appealing and engaging.

Humorous/Engaging After Effects Timeline Video

Check out what this creator has done with a screen recording of his timeline in After Effects.

15FPS Lyric Video Style

This 15FPS Lyric Video Style is a new video trend that showcases the lyrics of a song in a visually engaging manner. The videos made by this artist typically features synchronized lyrics that appear on the screen in time with the music. He used a variety of fonts, text styles, and colorful backgrounds to create a unique visual aesthetic that complements the overall theme of the song. However, due to the lower frame rate, the animation and movement is slightly choppy or jerky.

Character Animation

This is a great example of a character animation motion design project made in After Effects. To create something similar on your own, you'll need to a character from scratch or using pre-made assets. Also note that the animation uses complex movements when the character is walking, which will take some time to manually animate.

Learn To Animate Fluids In Motion Using After Effects

What a helpful skill to have! The ability to realistically simulate the flow of liquids based on external motion can be used in a range of After Effects Projects.

Final Thoughts On Mo-Graph Project Ideas

Motion design projects present a world of possibilities to explore and experiment with. Experimenting with different project ideas not only helps you grow your skills but also helps you build an impressive portfolio. By showcasing your expertise and creativity through a diverse range of motion design projects, you can attract potential clients and establish yourself as a reliable and skilled motion designer. With each project, you have the chance to grow your skills, unleash your creativity, and expand your portfolio. So, whether you are a beginner or an experienced motion designer, don't be afraid to try new things and push your limits, as there's always something new to discover in the world of motion design.