Make a map with an animated line in Motion 5

Published on April 22, 2014

Want to know how to draw an animated line on a map to show a path of travel? These are great for vacation videos or documentaries where you need to show where people visited.

You can easily do this in Motion 5, and this video shows an example of how you might do it.

You'll see things like:

  • Where to get a map that you can use
  • How to animate a line on the map
  • How to move the camera to give the project additional visual interest

Personally I think this mini project is a great example of how you might use Motion in your videos. It's simple to make motion graphics projects like this and then add them to your videos in Final Cut Pro X, or wherever.

By the way, the membership library contains plenty of Motion videos like this one.

Anyway, I hope you find this video helpful.

This article was last updated on May 17, 2017


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