Adding animation to the lower-third graphic


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Adding animation to the lower-third graphic

Now I know you're thinking animating a lower third graphic seems kind of easy. And I got to tell you, it's sort of is as long as you watch out for a few small things like title-safe and readability. Let's look at our composition here. Scroll down to the bottom of your Timeline and you'll notice I have a background layer, Falls_CU.mov. Let's turn on the Visibility and you'll notice I dropped in some of the footage we've been using earlier in the title. This is really important when you're creating a lower third graphic.

You want to make sure you have a background that looks kind of similar to the show so you can see exactly how the lower third is going to appear on the page. Now I love the realistic kind of tattered effect that I'm getting from our matte, but I don't like the fact that it's not really popping off the background. So to make things pop let's go ahead and add a Drop Shadow to our Textured Background. Select layer 6 and just Ctrl...

Adding animation to the lower-third graphic
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Adding animation to the lower-third graphic provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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Video
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After Effects
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