Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Dynamic linking between After Effects and Premiere Pro, part of Premiere Pro and After Effects: Creating Title Graphics.
Now in my After Effects compositions I have these clips that I've been using for…reference, but I don't need to bring these clips back into Premiere I already…have my edited clips in my Premiere sequence.…Well there is a great trick in After Effects known as Guide Layers.…I'll right-click on a clip and enable the switch for Guide Layer.…This tells After Effects render this layer only in this composition, but don't…render it elsewhere, including not in Premiere.…Unlike that a Guide Layer, choose little icon with blue guides that indicates…as the Guide Layer, and go back to the Claudia, right-click on her and also…choose Guide Layer.…
And I'll switch back to Premiere, go to its Project panel and do File>Adobe…Dynamic Link> Import After Effects Composition.…I navigate to the project I've been working on.…It shows me all of the compositions I've created inside that project.…These are the two I was working with. I hold Command or Ctrl to make a…discontinuous selection and say OK.…Once I've done that I now have clips inside Premiere Pro, they're actually based…
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