Futuristic User Interfaces for Movies and Games

A course by Ernex , Motion Designer

Motion Designer . Barcelona, Spain.
Joined May 2006

Learn to design, render, and animate a detailed fictional universe for films or video games using Illustrator and After Effects.

  • 93% positive reviews (15)
  • 1497 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to design, render, and animate a detailed fictional universe for films or video games using Illustrator and After Effects.

A course by Ernex

FUIs are fictional user interfaces, which can encompass fantasy or futuristic aesthetics, and are typically created for video games or films. Whether it's creating an immersive world for a sci-fi film, or designing the universe for a video game, Ernex has created FUIs for productions like Star Wars, Avengers, Call of Duty, and Valorant.

In this online course, Ernex explains his process for creating a fictional user interface, from the brief to the last render. Take a deep dive into the ideation, design, and animation of your very own FUI, and build your portfolio along the way.

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What will you learn in this online course?

67 lessons & 33 downloads

The Mood Board 1
8 minutes, 44 seconds
Style Frames 1
16 minutes, 48 seconds
Common UI Elements 1
17 minutes, 3 seconds
Widgets 1
13 minutes, 46 seconds
The Hero Element 1
11 minutes, 16 seconds
Project Setup 1
18 minutes, 58 seconds
Rendering 1
9 minutes, 2 seconds
  • 93% positive reviews (15)
  • 1497 students
  • 67 lessons (17h 54m)
  • 33 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Develop an original FUI screen design using Illustrator and After Effects.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in the process behind all the futuristic computer interfaces that we see in movies and video games.

Requirements and materials

A basic understanding of After Effects and the concept of working with layers on a timeline is helpful.

To take this course, you need Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, or similar.

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


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1497 Students
15 Reviews
93% Positive ratings
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Ernex

A course by Ernex

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Motion Designer

Ernex is a director and motion graphics designer from Spain. His work revolves around FUIs (fictional user interfaces) and screen design for films and video games, as well as animation, art direction, 3D, illustration and video composition.

His career spans over two decades, during which he’s worked on all sorts of projects for national and international clients. He’s collaborated with a variety of renowned studios on many projects, from feature films like Kingsman, Spectre, and Star Wars to video games like Call of Duty, NBA2K, and Need For Speed.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    The First Steps: Conceptualization

    • The Briefing 1
    • The Briefing 2
    • Building a Mind Map 1
    • Building a Mind Map 2
    • The Mood Board 1
    • The Mood Board 2
  • U3

    Style Development

    • The Style Proposal - Basic Index + PinDown - Image Selection
    • The Style Proposal 2
    • The Style Proposal 3
    • Sketches and Storyboard 1
    • Sketches and Storyboard 2
    • Style Frames 1
    • Style Frames 2
    • Style Frames 3
    • Style Frames 4
    • Style Frames 5
    • Style Frames 6
    • Style Frames 7
    • Style Frames 8
  • U4

    The Screen Design

    • Common UI Elements 1
    • Common UI Elements 2
    • Common UI Elements 3
    • Common UI Elements 4
    • Widgets 1
    • Widgets 2
    • Widgets 3
    • Widgets 4
    • Widgets 5
    • The Hero Element 1
    • The Hero Element 2
  • U5

    The Animation

    • Project Setup 1
    • Project Setup 2
    • Project Setup 3
    • Project Setup 4
    • Project Setup 5
    • Project Setup 6
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 1
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 2
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 3
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 4
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 5
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 6
    • The Internal Animation: Common Elements and Widgets 7
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 1
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 2
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 3
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 4
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 5
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 6
    • The Internal Animation: Trackers and Windows 7
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 1
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 2
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 3
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 4
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 5
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 6
    • The External Animation: The Main Elements 7
    • The External Animation: Secondary Elements and Details 1
    • The External Animation: Secondary Elements and Details 2
    • The External Animation: Secondary Elements and Details 3
    • The External Animation: Secondary Elements and Details 4
    • The External Animation: Secondary Elements and Details 5
    • Rendering 1
    • Rendering 2
    • Rendering 3
  • FP

    Final project

    • Futuristic User Interfaces for Movies and Games

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Futuristic User Interfaces for Movies and Games. 3D, and Animation course by Ernex

Futuristic User Interfaces for Movies and Games

A course by Ernex
Motion Designer . Barcelona, Spain.
Joined May 2006
  • 93% positive reviews (15)
  • 1497 students