Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a detailed credit roll, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
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…The key to building a detailed credit role has to do…more with your ability to manage data, than actually create beautiful graphics.…And I know you know, it kind of kills me to say that but, it's true.…Whenever you've worked on a large production there…are hundreds of people in that production, and the…worst thing you can do is misspell somebody's…name, or leave them out of the credits completely.…So, I really recommend.…Using an external source like a Word…document, that's been approved by everybody whose worked…on the project, and then just copying that document and pasting it into your project.…
Now I generally don't recommend pasting…text directly into After Effects because sometimes.…It can create some rather unwieldy data.…What I do recommend doing is to actually paste…it into an Illustrator document or a Photoshop document.…I tend to prefer Illustrator, because it's vector based.…And it's really easy for After Effects to render.…And also, it makes it easy for me to make changes.…And then, once I save that file just.…
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- Exploring the emotions of animation
- Choosing type for legibility
- Creating a visual hierarchy
- Working with text animation presets
- Animating cameras
- Creating high-energy animations vs. subtle, smooth animations
- Animating multiple lines of type