In this download, I used drawing shapes and animations to put my own motion graphics spin on a traditional timeline. Built on a single slide, this simple project uses layers and timeline triggers to lead the viewer through a quick, animated tour of key events spanning four decades of history.

View this project in action (note: there's audio in the demo!)

This project is easy to customize with your own event content and color scheme—and there's ample white space to add images or graphics of your own.

Note: The demo uses free music from and a free mouse click sound effect from, but those audio files aren't included in the .story download. This project also uses the free Google fonts Righteous and Oswald

This download will work for folks using Storyline 360, the continuously updated version of Storyline included in Articulate 360. Want to try it out? Get a free 30-day trial of Articulate 360 right here.

Trina Rimmer

Hi Janice. Glad to hear that this project came in so handy for you! You can search for my name and use the filters on the left of the search results to narrow down to downloads if you'd like. Or, you can bookmark my E-Learning Heroes user profile: Unfortunately, Storyline doesn't offer an easy way to play audio throughout a project. As you pointed out, my example works because it's all happening on one slide. This is a popular feature request we're tracking, but I don't have any updates to share at this time. Another alternative may be to follow the workarounds linked in this forum post: Expand