Create Video Subtitles in Adobe After Effects


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Creating the subtitle

Now that we have our main title set, let's go ahead and set our little subtitle 'Surviving A' and place it above our main title. Now you can indeed mix and match fonts, different sizes, etcetera, in one text layer. But to maximize my control over arranging these two layers, I think I'm going to create a brand new text layer. I'll make sure nothing is selected in my composition by pressing F2, then double-click my Text tool to start a brand new text layer. Type 'Surviving A' and press Enter.

I don't think I really like it being in the same font as 'Heart Attack'. I might set a different font just to de-emphasize it a bit more. Make sure you don't turn your titles into ransom notes by using too many fonts, but this is a case we're going to something contrasting like maybe an italic font might help add some interest to this title. Now again, you can use whatever font you want to. I'm limited to what ships with After Effects just because I...

Creating the subtitle
Video duration: 4m 3s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Creating the subtitle 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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After Effects
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