Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Delivering a package, part of After Effects Apprentice: 16 Creating a Medical Opening Title.
When you're delivering something such as an opening title for a client, …quite often just the opening title is not enough.…They may need other elements that complement that opening title, …and we refer to this as a package, a set of graphics that your editor or client can use…throughout a program that have a unifying visual theme.…Inside the Comps_Finished folder is a folder called Package that gives an idea…of what some of these elements may be.…A real common element is a Lower Third Design.…Elements of a Lower Third typically include text using fonts that complement…each other and match the opening title, and which have been nicely sized for…readability and for artistic balance.…
And some sort of bar or other element that helps it stand off against the background.…And hopefully that bar element also ties into elements in your opening title.…In this case I've chosen same colors, same type of translucency and beveling…that we used inside the frames for our videos.…The client can then duplicate this Comp and use it as a template whenever they…
The After Effects Apprentice series was created by Trish and Chris Meyer. These tutorials are designed for After Effects CS4 through CC, and can be used on their own or as a companion to the Meyer's book, After Effects Apprentice.
- Animating to music
- Arranging layers in 3D space
- Performing time stretches
- Working with 3D camera tracking
- Typesetting and animating text
- Adding effects like drop shadows and motion blur
- Creating and animating shape layers
- Building and delivering a broadcast package
Skill Level Intermediate
After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layerswith Chris Meyer2h 20m Intermediate
The Creative Spark: Title Case, Typographic Artisanswith Jessica Hische28m 31s Intermediate
1. Roughing Out the Spot
2. Building the Hero Shot and Title
3. Creating Video Frames Using Shape Layers
4. Dressing Up the Background
5. Finalizing the Proof
6. Delivering the Results
7. Idea Corners
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