Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a title graphic, part of Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements.
Your movie needs a name, and to announce that name to the world, we need to make…what's called a Title Card.…In this case, I envision a fairly simple piece of text, put over this nice…abstract orange image at the beginning.…Let's get that going.…Now we have generated our initial title, and I want to type in…the title of our piece.…Now I want to adjust the style.…I often sort of use a hybrid approach here, picking one of these pre-made styles…and then tweaking it so it works even better for me.…
I want to find one with a nice drop shadow, because I think that's going to help…it stand out over this orange image. That's a bit too much.…Okay, I like that drop shadow, but now I'm not happy with the font. So I want to…adjust that, something kind of classical, kind of simple, kind of like Times.…And then I think I want to go bold.…Yeah that's pretty close to what I envision.…
Now I want to position it better.…Of course, I am staying inside these guide markers, which is…what they're there for.…Okay, that's the look I want, but the timing down here on the timeline is not…
- Importing and evaluating footage
- Planning the edit
- Marking and adding clips to the timeline
- Creating cover shots with video tracks
- Trimming clips
- Adding and refining transitions
- Adding a title and a lower third
- Incorporating still images
- Setting audio levels
- Creating a DVD
- Posting to YouTube
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Organizing and Ingesting Footage
2. Assembling Footage on the Timeline
Trimming interview shots2m 48s
3. Refining the Cut
4. Titles and Graphics
5. Finishing Steps
6. Digital Distribution
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