WordPress Themes for Animators and Motion Graphic Designers

Motion graphic design is a great field of work to get into.  In fact, that’s what I was doing before I discovered how cool WordPress is.  Whether you’re a stop motion animator, a motion graphic designer, a 3d artist or something else entirely, you need a fantastic portfolio to help promote and sell the fruits of your labor.  Or perhaps you’re simply looking for a great portfolio to help showcase what you’ve created for your showreel?  No matter what you’re looking for, we’ve got a great WordPress theme to help get the job done.  If you don’t see what you were looking for in this collection, don’t worry about it, we’ve got a massive collection of the best WordPress video themes to help you out.

VLog WordPress Video Blog Theme

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Vlog is a powerful and well crafted portfolio theme for your videos.  Whether you’re self hosting your own video files, or using a service like Vimeo, Twitch, Daily Motion or YouTube, Vlog is a wonderful theme that has what it takes to be a perfect portfolio page for your work.  You can built a personal video blog, a complicated magazine based around video clips and more.  Building a website with a lot of tutorials?  They’re going to look incredible on Vlog, displayed in a very unique and pleasing way that’s simple to set up and even easier to use for both front and back end users.  How about sharing your viral videos or maybe even humor videos?  They’ll look great too, because Vlog is such a perfect solution for your video blogging needs.  Your content has never looked better.

What are some of the features of Vlog?  You can organize your videos into distinct playlists, thanks to the incredible ‘Series’ plugin.  For multi-part content like video podcasts or tutorials, it’s an ideal way to keep things organized.  This theme automatically detects thumbnails too, so you won’t need to upload a separate thumbnail for every video clip you post.  There’s a ‘watch later’ mode and a cinema mode, for distraction free viewing.  Over two hundred post layout combinations make Vlog a fantastically flexible design too.  But it’s not so bulky that Vlog doesn’t load and run incredibly fast, this theme is perfectly optimized for speed and that helps rank higher, helping you build your traffic.

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Themeum Presents Moview Live Demo Buddypress

This video and movie centered theme, called MovieW, offers a pile of fabulous options like powerful theme customization, great support and intricate documentation, multiple beautiful, responsive layouts, front end video submission and premium plugin support. MovieW is like any of the high powered video database themes in this collection, it’s simply one of the best.  This theme is sleek, flexible, feature filled, gorgeous and unique for any kind of news or entertainment site, tutorials website, video journal, video news magazine or Vblog. MovieW allows you to create a site similar to IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes, with reviews and ratings system, you can swiftly create a database of films.  Pretty cool.  You can totally embed your clips from the biggest sites like Netflix, Daily Motion, Youtube, Vimeo or Hulu or even host your own videos.  This WordPress video newspaper, magazine, periodical, journal or blog theme is engaging, modern, beautiful, easy to use and well designed because it is powerful, well designed, modern, professional and bug free. The design is elegant, sleek, fashionable, crisp and modern and it has many amazing features, among them the ability to make a database of recent DVD releases, theatrical releases, Blu-Ray movies as well as catalog TV shows with reviews.  This theme is a BuddyPress template and if you’d like to see more WordPress BuddyPress Themes, check out our full collection.

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Supernova WordPress Video Portfolio

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Gravity is a fantastic theme for your next portfolio project.  We love the transparent menus, parallax scrolling effects, the advanced font editor and the ability to export and import site content.  That way, if you’re moving an existing video portfolio site to a new theme, you don’t have to re-create all of your hard work.  There are like buttons for portfolio images, so you can get handy feedback on your work, full width multi-column portfolios and more.

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Theme Trust presents Hero, a next generation Video Theme for WordPress.  Highlight your video portfolio with this responsive, WPML compatible theme, change up the look with a wide array of theme options.  The filterable portfolio is incredibly helpful as well, so your visitors can, with a single click, filter portfolios by keyword.  Pretty handy.  Hero has a nice design, simple enough to allow for easy navigation, but with enough interest to look like  really professional theme.  For more WordPress minimalist themes, try our full collection of slick, sweet, clickable themes.

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Orion Press WordPress Video Magazine Theme

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The Orion Press Theme, made by WP Galaxy, is a specially designed theme for those who want to build a news and magazine type of website. The theme’s main feature is its responsive and retina display ready design. As a magazine theme, the Orion Press Theme also includes .mo and .po translation files. This way, any user can easily translate the theme’s headers without having to modify php files.

The Orion Press Theme also includes an automatic page builder called Visual Composer. This allows you to easily create post layouts by just selecting from a list of options found in the Orion Press Theme’s dashboard. Other features includes are: seven different built-in shortcodes, drag and drop page builder, footer style options, Taygem Review System Plugin, sticky navigation menus, Google Web Fonts, built-in Related Posts plugin, full screen backgrounds, customized social media widgets, different page and post layouts, different media post formats, different page templates, different drop-down menu options, Google analytics compatibility, layered PSDs, and different color options.

As a premium WordPress magazine theme, Orion Press will help showcase your news and blog updates while maintaining a clean and well-curated site design. This theme is compatible to major web browsers and is updated up to the latest version of WordPress.  If you’re looking for a different type of portfolio theme, check out our collection of WordPress portfolio themes.  You’re definitely going to find something you love there.

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Invicta Powerful WordPress Video Template

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Invictus is a Fullscreen Image and Video WordPress Theme for photographer or creatives.  Invictus is so easy to use, super versatile and has a fully responsive design! With it’s flexible theme, page and post options Invictus is very intuitive to use and completely ready to operate out of the box.The possibilities are endless! We have build Invictus with latest HTML5 & CSS3 and a lot of love and care went into this theme making it a such a fun to use. Invictus brings you an awesome way to showcase your portfolio in a special way! Invictus can be used for any type of portfolio, but was mainly build for photographers, creatives or video artists.  I think all of that makes this theme ideal for motion graphic designers.

With some WordPress video themes, the focus is solely on multimedia display.  Not so with Invictus, this is a fully multipurpose theme.  Invictus is equal parts WordPress video blog, multimedia journal, newspaper or magazine theme is engaging, and it’s well designed, modern, easy to use and beautiful because it is well designed, powerful, professional, bug free and modern. The design is easy to navigate, simple to use, trendy, cool and refreshing and it has many amazing features. This multimedia WordPress theme is dynamic, simple to use, powerful, modern and flexible for any sort of video website, video blog, video magazine, viral site or entertainment blog. You can totally embed clips from big sites like Youtube, Daily Motion, Hulu, Vimeo or Netflix or self host your videos.

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Wunderkind Video WordPress Themes

Wunderkind Motion Graphic Designer WordPress Theme

Choose one of the eight premade layouts packaged with the Wunderkind WordPress theme for superfast site launch, or use the included Visual Composer plug-in to change layouts however you want. This combination of options allows you to create amazingly attractive web pages that can fit any type of content with ease, but I really like the concept of a video portfolio theme website using Wunderkind. With Wunderkind you do not need to know any coding or design techniques. The intuitive redux theme options panel guides you through the process of unique site creation. If you do know some HTML5 or CSS3, this WP theme comes complete with child theme capabilities. Both full width and boxed page structures are available. Other benefits of using the Wunderkind theme include full integration with hundreds of Font Awesome icons, Google Web Fonts and full app development capabilities for mobile usage. You can even attract international customers and clients with ease with the WPML translation plug-in that turns your Wunderkind WordPress theme into a global phenomenon.

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Roua WordPress Video Portfolio Theme

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If you’re a freelancer, running a creative agency like an advertising agency or videography company or you’re a cinematographer, motion graphic designer, animator or any other creative in a similar field, the Roua theme is a fantastic choice to help build your online portfolio showing off your video, motion graphics, animated clips and other creative pursuits.  Roua is minimal in style, but it has a lot of features that belie that simple design setup.  You have the creative freedom to make an impactful and dynamic website from scratch.  If you want to show your viewers your newest videos, youtube highlights and other types of media, give Roua a shot.  This responsive theme looks great for displaying illustrations and graphics too.  Who says a minimalist theme has to be boring?  Roua is a balanced and broad reaching template, great for any creatives who want a simple theme that also offers great fundamental design.  The one click demo install is a handy way to ensure that this theme gets your site up and running fast.  If you’re a beginner, this really helps to get the site cranked up fast with no muss and no fuss.

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VideoGo WordPress Multimedia News Magazine Theme

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When your magazine concentrates on having a lot of great, high quality video content, you need a magazine theme that really helps accentuate that content. VideoGo is one such magazine theme.  VideoGo is the ideal WordPress multimedia newspaper, blog, magazine, periodical or journal theme.  It’s beautiful, modern, well designed, easy to use and engaging because it is clean, fresh, feature filled, strong and well made from the design to the code to the tech support and everything else in between.

The design is modern, fashionable, sleek, crisp and elegant and it has many great features, like Visual Composer for page building, Mega Menu for easy navigation, multiple blog and post format layouts to ensure that your content is framed the way it needs to be framed, no matter what the subject matter.  This WordPress video theme is well organized, well coded, very beautiful, very powerful and well designed for any sort of tutorials website, news or entertainment site, video news magazine, video journal or Vlog. Another cool feature is that you can set up a different layout for each and every type of page or post.  Pretty flexible.  You have the ability to embed your clips from all the big sites like Daily Motion, Vimeo, Youtube or Hulu or host your own video files. You’ll have a lot of terrific functions you’ll love, like powerful theme customization options, great support and documentation, front end video submission, premium plugin support and multiple beautiful, responsive layouts.  Give VideoGo a shot, you won’t be disappointed.

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Okay, so that’s the end of this collection.  We hope you’ve enjoyed it and stay tuned because we’ll be back to update this collection often.  Have a great day and if you see a theme you think is perfect for motion graphic designers of animators, let us know in the comments!  Thanks for reading!

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