Animating the title


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Animating the title

I press the Zero on the numeric keypad to RAM preview my main title and Hero footage composition. I have to say that even though things are nicely arranged and indeed following the camera movement in the scene, it's a bit boring. I think I need to add some excitement to this, maybe some impact for when HEART ATTACK comes on the screen. Well, when I want to add impact and excitement, quite often I'll start by trying to synchronize things to music. So I'm going to go back to the Final Comp composition, select our final Beat Wave soundtrack and copy it.

I'm also going to note where the camera move happened in this final composition. It starts one marker before the cymbal marker and ends on the cymbal crash. I suspect that coordinating to that camera move would be a good first step to also time our title, it would be particularly nice if it landed right here at this major crash. So I'll return to my Hero + Title composition and paste the soundtrack into this comp, all my...

Animating the title
Video duration: 7m 41s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Animating the title provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

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Video
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