Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 31, 2010
Duration
58m
Description

In this After Effects tutorial we'll learn how to composite a text title into background footage. This is a common task for show openers or to add extra information into your shot. We'll begin this tutorial by importing our background plate and creating the text we'll integrate. Then we'll track the background plate and attach our text to the track. We'll then learn about the uses of pre-composing and how to combine various effects to make our text look more three dimensional. We'll then learn how to take elements from our background and layer them into our text to create the illusion that the text is in the scene. We'll finish the tutorial by doing a quick color correction and render out our finished shot! Software required: After Effects CS4 and up.

About the author
About the author

Chris is a VFX author at Pluralsight. Along with creating and recording training, he also manages the support team and works closely with the production development team. He began his career working freelance and quickly realized that he wanted to find a company where he could use his talents to help people succeed in the CG industry.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello. I'm Chris, with digital tutors and Adobe Authorized training Hard in this series of lessons will learn how to composited textile into background footage. This is a common task for show openers or to add extra information into your shot. We'll begin this project by importing our background plate and creating the text will integrate. Then we'll track the background plate and attach our text to the track. Well, then learn about the uses of pre composing and how to combine various effects to make our text look three dimensional. Well, then learn how to take effects from our background and lay the Montavo our text to create the illusion that the text is in the scene will finish by doing a quick color correction and runner out are finished shot. This series of lessons shows how after effects going to use to composite text into your footage. This will allow us to integrate and composite text into our scenes quickly and with higher realism and visual appeal. So with that, let's go ahead and get started