Creating titles in After Effects


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Creating titles in After Effects

As mentioned, one of the most common uses of After Effects for Premiere Pro users is to create titles because well, let's just be honest with ourselves, the Titler in Premiere is somewhat lacking and gosh awful. So, what I did is I created some black video and I dynamically linked it to After Effects as we talked about in the last movie. So, I am going to hop over back to After Effects, and we have Black Video here. Let's go ahead and create some type, shall we? Go to the upper left-hand corner of the screen. You will see the Horizontal Type tool, go ahead and click that.

And then click on the main area of the canvas here. I am going to just go ahead and type 'Coming Soon' and actually my type is formatted really weird. So, I am going to click-and-drag to select that the same way you would in Microsoft Word. And then I'm going to make sure that this little square, the left one, is in front. I am going to click white and I am going to click the background swatch with th...

Creating titles in After Effects
Video duration: 5m 39s 5h 38m Intermediate

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Creating titles in After Effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Video
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Premiere Pro
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