Places around the web to connect with other motion designers.
- The Motion Exchange – A social network for motion designers & a place to find someone to fill that job. Started by Harry Frank of graymachine.
- mograph.net – Great community of motion designers who will help answer your questions and give brutal honesty about your work.
- Creative COW – Got a question? Someone here most likely has the answer.
Keep up with the industry.
- SqueezeME.tv – Aggregator of many of the top motion graphics news sites.
- mographnews – User submitted motion graphics news site. Similar to Digg.
- Motionographer – Blog posting some amazing work & news.
- Keyframe TV – A semi-regular show about motion graphics & animation.
- QBN – Not motion graphics specifically, but design news from around the world.
Some helpful tools to improve your workflow.
- Expression Toolbox – Keep all your expressions in one place.
- Post Haste – Organize your post-production assets before you start your project.
Good places to keep learning.
- Luxx – By Tim Clapham, formerly HYPA.tv. Great posts on Cinema 4D.
- Greyscale Gorilla -By Nick Campbell. Mostly a video-blog with tutorials & interesting rants.
- Motionworks – Hosts the popular “Unplugged” series of interviews among other great tutorials & posts.
- aeTUTS – The quality of the tutorials can vary a bit, but some great ones none-the-less.
- Maltaannon – Plenty of useful tutorials on this site.