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Tumult Hype and Pro Intro
Hype and Hype Pro by Tumult are Mac OS X applications for creating keyframe-based HTML5 animations and interactive content which can be used on desktops, smartphones and iPads. Most of the time, one thinks of using Hype to create website interactivity.

Snow Flurry Emitter in Apple Motion
One of the great features in Apple Motion is the Particle Emitters, which has fully customizable parameters to achieve just about any effect. Let's use a Particle Emitter to add snow to our Winter Berries clip. Because the scene is a closeup of the berries, we need large and fluffy snowflakes.

Background Clips in Apple Motion Project
After creating a mockup in Motion for the basic scenes of our Winter Wonderland template, we can start to build the three animated background clips for the template. Remember that our mockup had four scenes, with a different background image for each scene 1 through 3.

VideoHive Project Requirements
Below is a summary of the requirements for submitting a project to Envato VideoHive.com. There are many requirements from the folder structure to the preview video.

Envato VideoHive Basics
Once you create your motion graphic or template project to sell on VideoHive, there are a few rules to follow when packaging the project into a zip file. Envato has a help section with a lot of instructions you need to follow. Here I have tried to summarize the information into a concise article.

Creating Project Templates with After Effects
Are you considering making your own After Effects templates for sale. This lynda.com course entitled Creating Project Templates with After Effects by Angie Taylor will give you a good foundation for your next project.

Envato Market Overview
You can sell many types of downloadable files at Envato Market but I was mostly interested in selling motion graphics. Here is a general overview what I found when I did a little research about selling Apple Motion templates and Motion Graphics on VideoHive.

Apple Motion Defocus Filter
In this lesson, we will begin working on the scenes for our Winter Wonderland opener, by adding the effects that will animate the scenes. For the first scene, we will use the Defocus filter, which will act as a nice beginning transition. Let's apply this filter to the Scene 1 group.

Winter Wonderland Opener - Image Import
In this lesson, we will set up our new project and import the photos that we have chosen to use in our Winter Wonderland holiday opener video, in preparation to add the effects that will animate the still images.

Apple Motion Cheat Sheet
Need to find out how to do something fast! Here are the steps to performing the most basic tasks in Apple Motion.

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