Learn how to get consistent clients as a motion designer.

Are you looking for consistent motion design clients and projects you can be passionate about?

Introducing Client Quest! A 9-week online course to help you create a system for finding your ideal clients consistently.

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    Stop worrying about where your next project is coming from! 

    Say no to work that doesn’t align with your values! 

    Find the freedom to do your best creative work!

    We will guide you through the chaos and confusion of the freelance universe. You will be supported on each level of your journey with video lessons, assignments and weekly live calls to help you create a clear system for getting consistent motion design work without feeling overwhelmed.

    So grab your spacesuit and come on a journey with us to discover a whole new galaxy of clients!

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      Client Quest will help you…

      • Create a system for gaining consistent clients – No more worrying about where your next paying project will come from.
      • Develop an effective social media strategy – Learn about where to focus your energy when it comes to social media and how to make it work as a tool for getting your ideal clients. Reduce time wasted on platforms that don’t give you any return on your investment.
      • Feel confident in communication – Reaching out to potential clients can be daunting, but we make communicating with prospective clients easy! We'll give you email templates and frameworks designed for direct to client and agency work.
      • Maintain client relationships – The course will provide you with a system for keeping in touch with old clients and converting them into raving fans.
      • Get more referrals – How can you get your past clients to help you land more gigs? In Client Quest, we’ll show you how to gain more referrals for your ideal projects.


      How much does it cost?

        Join us for the Beta before the price goes up.


      ($487 approx)

      Get £100 off when you sign up today! 


      ($360 approx)

      Collect Virtual Voyager Badges and Achievements.

        As you complete the lessons in Client Quest you will be awarded virtual badges so you can celebrate your achievements and monitor your progress!

        Course Curriculum

        Module 1 – You and Your Work.

        Lesson 1 – Changing Your Mindset About Business.

        Lesson 2 – How Do I Know If My Work Is Good Enough?

        Module 2 – Who Are Your Clients?

        Lesson 1 – Where Are Your Clients Now?

        Lesson 2 – Who Do You Want To Work With? Part 1

        Lesson 3 – Who Do You Want To Work With? Part 2

        Module 3 – Getting Your Clients Attention.

        The 4 A's Freelance Funnel.

        Module 4 – Gaining Consistent Clients

        Lesson 1 – How To Gain Consistent Clients

        Lesson 2 – The Motion Designer CRM (Client Relationship Manager)

        Lesson 3 – Outreach & Avoiding Dips

        Module 5 – Awareness – Make Clients Aware of You.

        Lesson 1 – Do your clients know who you are?

        Lesson 2 – Social Media

        Module 6 – Attraction – How to Attract Your Clients.

        Lesson 1 – Attracting Clients

        Lesson 2 – Creating Case Studies

        Lesson 3 – Getting Testimonials

        Module 7 – Action – Contacting Clients & Agencies.

        Lesson 1 – Using Cold Emails for Gaining Clients

        Lesson 2 – Finding Clients Emails

        Lesson 3 – Direct Clients vs Agencies

        Lesson 4 – Emailing Agencies & Studios.

        Lesson 5 – Emailing Direct Clients.

        Module 8 – Advocacy – Converting Clients into Advocates.

        Lesson 1 – Why You Need Advocates

        Lesson 2 – How to Do Smart Referrals

        Lesson 3 – Feedback & Retrospectives

        Lesson 4 – Strategic Partnerships

        Module 9 – Recap

        Lesson 1 – What Have You Learnt?

        What's included in Client Quest?


        Self Paced Video Lessons


        Easy to digest video lessons with missions (assignments) to complete each week.

        Motion Hatch Alumni Slack


        You can ask questions, interact with other motion designers and build your network. You can even find an accountability partner for this course. We actively encourage you to partner up! We love accountability.

        Live Office Hours with Hayley

        Our weekly live Zoom calls give you the opportunity to ask questions and get advice. You can pop in when you like and all of the Office hours are recorded so you can go back and look at them later.

        What our students say about Client Quest: 

        “I got a client who is making a documentary series via Instagram thanks to the advice in this course. Thanks for encouraging me”
        - Alixe Lobato

        “Having a concrete plan with easily actionable steps is huge. Understanding that there is a process to (client) outreach is really valuable. “
        - Tony Agliata

        “My confidence has been BOOOOOOOSTED massively. I don't feel like I'm stumbling around in the dark as much anymore.”
        - Ploy Boal

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          Your Instructor

          Hayley Akins

          Hayley is the founder of Motion Hatch and the host of the Motion Hatch podcast. Her aim is to provide the motion design community with the knowledge and resources they need to build businesses they care about and do work they love.

          On her podcast, Hayley talks to influential motion designers about their lives, careers and how they run their businesses. She also speaks with entrepreneurs, accountants and lawyers to get their tips and advice on best business practices for freelance motion designers.

          Hayley has worked in motion design for 10 years, her clients have included Google, The Gates Foundation and the United Nations. 

           Frequently Asked Questions

          When does the course start?

          Our next enrolment starts 14th July 2020. The course starts on the 27th of July 2020. You must join by Sunday 26th July before registration closes.

          How long do I get access to the course?

          This is a self-paced course but we do it in 9-week sessions so we recommend you follow along with our session and access our office hours for Q&A over the 9 weeks. Each module will drop on a weekly basis. You will have access to the Alumni Slack during this time. We do have the right to withdraw access to our Slack Channel any time after the 9 weeks. We usually give you continued access but we can't say forever. That's a very long time. 

          Are there payment plans?

          Yes! You can join us for £150 and then pay another £150 after 30 days. Just click the button underneath our pricing tables that says “Join now for £150”. The price is £287 for our second Beta. This will be the cheapest price you can get the course before our official launch.

          What makes Client Quest different from other resources?
          Client Quest is the only online freelancing course that combines video lessons, client management tools, downloadable PDFs, and access to the Motion Hatch community. You'll connect with other Motion Designers and get your questions answered by Hayley via live video Q&A. It's the perfect way to kickstart your freelance career.
          Does Client Quest Work for All Countries?
          Yes! The techniques outlined in Client Quest are designed for you to handle local and worldwide clients no matter where you live.
          Is now a good time to go freelance?
          The techniques outlined in the course can be used for both part-time and full-time freelancers. So whether you are looking to quit your day job or simply want to grow a side business, the techniques outlined in Client Quest will help you achieve your Motion Design goals.
          Should I reach out to clients during a pandemic?
          Definitely! This season has proven that remote freelancers can offer HUGE advantages over in-person employees. This is a great season to create new contacts and grow your freelance business from home.
          Will Client Quest work for me?

          If you are a freelance motion designer or want to jump into freelance and you want more consistent and better clients then it will work for you. The lessons in this course are based on Hayley's own experience as a freelance motion designer but it's also based on helping hundreds of motion designers find success in our Mograph Mastermind Program and from interviewing guest experts on our podcast. 

          How much time do I need to dedicate to this course?

          The videos are short. We respect your time and only give you the content you need. There are assignments but you can easily fit them into your workday. We think 2-3 hours a week would be enough.

          Who is this course for?

          This course is for people who want to go freelance as a motion designer or who are already freelance and want a step by step guide to build a system for getting consistent clients. We cover how to reach out to direct clients as well as agencies. 

          Can't I just enroll in this next time?

          You can enroll at a later date. But after this first public beta launch, so the price will increase for our official launch.

          How do I join Client Quest?

          Click the enroll button and make the payment and you will get instant access to the course, upcoming office hours, and our Alumni Slack Channel.

          I’ve got other questions, where can I find answers?

          You can email us at hello@motionhatch.com if you have more questions.

          Tech requirements for this course.

          You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Course. You should use your own virus protection software.

          Slack (Desktop):

          Operating system Requirements
          Mac OS X OS X 10.10 or above
          Windows Windows 7 or above
          Linux Fedora 28 or above
          Ubuntu LTS releases 16.04 or above
          Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 or above

          See here for more details on Slack's requirements

          Zoom Requirements

          System Requirements

          • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
          • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
          • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in
          • Or, an HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

          Processor or Ram Requirements


          Processor – Single Core 1Ghz or Higher

          RAM – N/A


          Processor – Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)

          RAM – 4GB

          Note: Linux requires a processor or graphics card that can support OpenGL 2.0 or higher

          See here for more details about Zoom Requirements


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