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Motion Hatch: Helping Motion Designers Do Better Business

By Hayley Akins: Freelance Motion Designer | Animator

Motion Hatch is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by veteran motion designer Hayley Akins, discussing the business side of animation and motion design that so many creatives struggle with. Offering quality practical advice and insight for freelance, full-time or aspiring animators, illustrators and motion designers, hear from a wide range of voices within the industry, including how leading animators started out, tips on managing your business and career advice. For more info on how to take control of your motion graphics career and to join our community of amazing, talented designers, head over to motionhatch.com.

  1. 1.
    072: The Future of the Motion Design Industry w/ Ryan Summers09/22/2020
    44:07
  2. 2.
    071: How To Go From Freelancer To Studio Owner w/ Karl Doran09/08/2020
    1:10:48
  3. 3.
    070: Why You Can’t Find Consistent Clients07/07/2020
    12:30
  4. 4.
    069: How to grow your freelance motion design business with Erica Gorochow06/23/2020
    48:42
  5. 5.
    068: How to charge for motion design with Kyle Hamrick and Hayley Akins06/09/2020
    42:40
  6. 6.
    067: Make money with animated gifs w/ Annie Wong AKA Headexplodie05/26/2020
    44:13
  7. 7.
    066: How to get motion design clients using your personal work w/ Nick DenBoer AKA Smearballs05/12/2020
    52:59
  8. 8.
    065: How to use Instagram as a motion designer w/ Sam Burton04/28/2020
    48:50
  1. 9.
    064: How to price your work as a motion designer w/ Blair Enns04/14/2020
    47:07
  2. 10.
    063: How to deal with anxiety during uncertain times w/ Dr Anna Symonds03/31/2020
    35:49
  3. 11.
    062: The number one thing that changed my motion design career w/ Hayley Akins03/17/2020
    12:45
  4. 12.
    061: How to get into the tech industry as a motion designer w/ Sharon Harris03/03/2020
    29:55
  5. 13.
    060: How to use partnerships, strategy and content to get more clients w/ Philip Van Dusen02/18/2020
    52:20
  6. 14.
    059: How to use YouTube to grow your motion design business w/ Ben Marriott02/03/2020
    48:06
  7. 15.
    058: How to build a sustainable career in Motion Design w/ Brian Gossett01/21/2020
    1:00:51
  8. 16.
    057: VR in motion design w/ Colin and Rosie01/07/2020
    46:10
  9. 17.
    056: Leveraging teamwork to make passion projects a reality w/ Zac Dixon12/17/2019
    53:05
  10. 18.
    E55: 7 reasons not to freelance w/ Michael Jones12/03/2019
    49:37
  11. 19.
    054: How to promote and market yourself as a motion designer w/ Nick Campbell11/19/2019
    1:09:20
  12. 20.
    053: How to become a motion graphic designer in 11 Weeks w/ Chris Field11/05/2019
    53:45
  13. 21.
    052: 3 tips to help you achieve your motion design career goals w/ Hayley Akins10/22/2019
    21:40
  14. 22.
    051: The power of in person motion design meetups and events w/ Allison Butler10/08/2019
    42:03
  15. 23.
    050: How to create the freedom to work on personal projects w/ Beeple09/24/2019
    1:22:21
  16. 24.
    049: How to boost your motion design career with side projects w/ Kyle T. Webster09/10/2019
    46:07
  17. 25.
    048: How to be an Art Director for Motion Design w/ Nidia Dias08/27/2019
    50:52
  18. 26.
    047: Why pre production is important to us and our clients w/ Evan Abrams08/13/2019
    1:14:54
  19. 27.
    046: How to get unstuck when you’re feeling overwhelmed w/ Jess and Christopher07/30/2019
    42:52
  20. 28.
    045: Why you don’t need a formal education to be a successful motion designer w/ EJ Hassenfratz07/16/2019
    1:05:26
  21. 29.
    044: Change your mindset and build an intentional career w/ Sander Van Dijk07/02/2019
    53:18
  22. 30.
    043: How to turn your Motion Design skills into smart income with YouTube w/ Premiere Gal06/18/2019
    59:51
  23. 31.
    042: How to attract your ideal client with content marketing w/ Andrew & Pete06/04/2019
    43:12
  24. 32.
    041: Parenting as a freelancer w/ Doing it for the kids05/21/2019
    1:03:11
  25. 33.
    040: How to use social media to get more clients w/ Golden Wolf05/07/2019
    40:32
  26. 34.
    039: How to get better clients and scale your business w/ Greg Hickman04/23/2019
    45:32
  27. 35.
    038: Getting started as a freelance motion designer w/ Donna McAvoy04/16/2019
    30:42
  28. 36.
    037: Making Money in Mograph Part 6 w/ Hannah Jacobs04/09/2019
    33:06
  29. 37.
    036: Making Money in Mograph Part 5 w/ Victoria Nece03/26/2019
    41:09
  30. 38.
    035: How to Network and Make Industry Friends w/ Marsha Shandur03/12/2019
    47:28
  31. 39.
    034: Making Money in Mograph Part 4 w/ Matthew Encina02/26/2019
    46:52
  32. 40.
    033: Making Money in Mograph Part 3 w/ Jake Bartlett02/12/2019
    42:12
  33. 41.
    032: Making Money in Mograph Part 2 w/ Zack Lovatt - Technical Director01/29/2019
    40:02
  34. 42.
    031: Making Money in Mograph Part 1 w/ Adam Plouff - Battleaxe01/15/2019
    52:55
  35. 43.
    030: One year of Motion Hatch what we have learned so far01/01/2019
    26:02
  36. 44.
    029: How to use LinkedIn to get direct clients w/ Mair Perkins12/18/2018
    42:28
  37. 45.
    028: How to make sure you're on the right track in your career w/ Joe Donaldson12/04/2018
    53:54
  38. 46.
    027: How to work from anywhere and follow your passions w/ Laura Peña11/20/2018
    48:21
  39. 47.
    026: How to create habits that will help your career11/06/2018
    21:13
  40. 48.
    025: How to get hired by companies like Facebook as a motion designer w/ Sabrina Curry10/23/2018
    31:16
  41. 49.
    024: A legal crash course for motion designers w/ Jamie Lieberman10/09/2018
    32:23
  42. 50.
    023: How to find & grow community as a freelancer w/ Jorge Canedo AKA Jr.canest10/02/2018
    44:35
  43. 51.
    022: Art school vs online courses: The pros & cons w/ Dorca Musseb & Ryan Summers09/18/2018
    1:06:52
  44. 52.
    021: How to shape the life you want through your freelance business w/ Tom Davis09/04/2018
    42:06
  45. 53.
    020: 6 tips to avoid burnout and achieve your goals06/19/2018
    13:45
  46. 54.
    019: How to use your network to move your career forward w/ Caitlin Cadieux05/29/2018
    37:57
  47. 55.
    018: When is the right time to make a career turn? w/ Michelle Higa Fox05/15/2018
    47:19
  48. 56.
    017: What Is GDPR And Why Do You Need To Know About It? w/ Silvia Baumgart05/01/2018
    48:42
  49. 57.
    016: How Niching Down Can Help You Get More Clients w/ Jess Peterson04/17/2018
    56:36
  50. 58.
    015: How To Protect Your Work As A Motion Designer w/ Silvia Baumgart04/03/2018
    25:10
  51. 59.
    014: What You Need To Know About Intellectual Property & Contracts As A Motion Designer w/ Silvia Baumgart03/20/2018
    48:44
  52. 60.
    013: How To Think About Sound Design & Music As An Animator w/ Wesley Slover03/06/2018
    54:36
  53. 61.
    012: How To Make The Leap From Full Time To Freelance w/ Mitch Myers02/19/2018
    45:00
  54. 62.
    011: How To Transition From Freelancer To Studio Owner w/ TJ Kearney of Oddfellows & Instrument02/06/2018
    50:03
  55. 63.
    010: How You Think Of Your Freelance Business Matters w/ Chris Do01/23/2018
    1:11:41
  56. 64.
    009: What You Need To Know About Accounting As A Freelancer w/ Emily Coltman of FreeAgent01/09/2018
    34:01
  57. 65.
    008: The Most Important Freelance Lessons From 2017: Christmas Special w/ Austin Saylor12/19/2017
    47:14
  58. 66.
    007: What You Need To Know Before Starting A Creative Partnership w/ Wednesday Studio12/05/2017
    32:39
  59. 67.
    006: How To Build A Motion Design Career That Works For You w/ Joey Korenman of School of Motion11/28/2017
    1:20:47
  60. 68.
    005: How To Balance Personal With Paid Work To Be The Best Designer Possible w/ Irene Feleo11/21/2017
    42:03
  61. 69.
    004: Why Collaboration Is The Best Investment You Can Make w/ Andrew Embury11/14/2017
    32:36
  62. 70.
    003: How To Travel The World As A Freelancer w/ Magoz11/06/2017
    47:11
  63. 71.
    002: What You Need To Be Asking Potential Clients Before Starting Work w/ Lilian Darmono11/06/2017
    43:41
  64. 72.
    001: Weathering The Ups & Downs of Life as a Freelancer w/ Lilian Darmono11/06/2017
    30:45
  65. 73.
    000: Introducing Motion Hatch11/03/2017
    2:13

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