2022-2023 College Catalog

Motion Graphics Assistant TCC

Motion Graphics Assistant TCC (Major Code: MG21)- Not currently offered.

Program Description

Love watching movies for the effects? Ever wanted to be a part of that process? The Motion Graphics Assistant certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of post-production for film and video. Students will be taught the basics of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator, and will work to develop a portfolio of material that integrates 2D and 3D design elements with live footage, audio, and visual effects.

Atlanta Technical College is a proud member of the Georgia Production Partnership, a coalition of companies and individuals who are active in the state's film, video, music, and interactive game industries. Our goal is to do whatever it takes to help grow the industry in Georgia.

Career Information


Producers and Directors

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 7.1% nationally and 7.6% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $35,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Karen Shacham

Director, Design and Media Production

Academic Building C1110V



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms

Credit Hours: 32

Estimated Program Cost: $4,526

Required Courses


Occupational Courses (24 Credits)

DMPT 1000Introduction to Design


DMPT 1005Vector Graphics


DMPT 1010Raster Imaging


DMPT 1055Introduction to Media Technology


DMPT 2605Introduction to Video Compositing and Broadcast Animation


DMPT 2600Basic Video Editing


Occupational Electives (8 Credits)

DMPT 2610Intermediate Video Compositing and Broadcast Animation


DMPT 2650Visual Effects


DMPT 2660Special Projects


Total Credit Hours: 32


Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will be able to incorporate traditional/fundamental design skills and concepts in the creation of visual media.
2. The graduate will be able to incorporate new media skills in the creation of visual media.
3. The graduate will be able to apply basic computer operation skills.
4. The graduate will be able to produce digital media projects choosing appropriate media technologies.