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Maya for Motion Graphics

Create 3D motion graphics with Maya

New motion graphics toolset from Maya

Adding to an already robust toolset for modeling, animation, lighting, and effects, Maya® software now has a fully integrated 3D motion graphics toolset. Based on the MASH plugin, the new 3D motion graphics toolset in Maya makes it easy and fun for motion graphic designers and artists to create 3D motion graphics. Try Maya free for 30 days

See how it works

Maya for motion graphics

Learn more about the new motion graphics toolset in Maya, and how it works, in this detailed demonstration. (video: 12:59 min.)

3D Type

3D Type allows artists to create easily editable, non-destructive, multi-line, deformable type. (video: 11:04 min.)

Improved vector graphics support

Now you can import or copy/paste SVG files into Maya. Enhanced SVG support enables interoperability with vector-based 2D design applications. (video: 7:16 min.)

Learn how to create motion graphics in Maya

These tutorials will show you how easy it is to get started with the motion graphics toolset in Maya animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software.

Maya tutorials playlist from Mainframe

This Vimeo playlist has motion graphics tutorials for Maya by the creators of MASH, Mainframe.

Maya Learning Channel

View the motion graphics playlist from the official Maya Learning Channel on YouTube. 

Motion graphics workflow with MASH

Watch motion graphics designer Scott Pagano in this Lynda.com tutorial. He covers the main nodes, one by one, and shows examples with particles and dynamic 3D type. 

Free motion graphics presets

Here are just a few of the 3D motion graphics presets that are available for free on Creative Market

BeatBox sphere

Abstract designs using the motion graphics toolset in Maya, created by world renowned visual and design director Bradley G Munkowitz aka GMUNK. Download now.

Broadcast in motion

A variety of animation using different nodes in the motion graphics toolset in Maya. From Jeff Sargeant. Download now.

Future UI fun, vol. 5

Fun futuristic UI using the motion graphics toolset in Maya, created by Klaudio Ladavac. Download now.

How Mainframe uses Maya to stay ahead

Mainframe, a UK-based VFX and motion graphics studio, created the 3D motion graphics toolset in Maya. Watch Mainframe’s presentation from NAB 2016 and find out why they’re so excited about the new motion graphics toolset.

Try free for 30 days

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Subscribe to Maya

Get the latest software updates, 1-on-1 technical support, and more. Choose a monthly or annual term. Single-user subscription is available for Windows and Mac OS X.

Download presets

Create your characters and scenes in Maya with models, textures, and more from Creative Market.