Make After Effects Template for Premiere

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show how to make an editable template in After Effects for use in Premiere Pro.

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Steps

  1. 1
    We open After Effects CC.
    In this video, we have the "Lower Third" composition that shows "Name" and "Title". We want to make sure that the text fields are editable in Premiere Pro.
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  2. 2
    We click "Composition" in the top menu.
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  3. 3
    We click "Composition Settings..."
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  4. 4
    We click the "Advanced" tab.
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  5. 5
    We make sure that "Template" is checked.
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  6. 6
    We click "OK".
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  7. 7
    Since the composition is part of a larger composition, we click "Comp 1".
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  8. 8
    We click "Composition".
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  9. 9
    We click "Composition Settings..."
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  10. 10
    We click "Advanced".
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  11. 11
    We make sure that "Template" is checked.
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  12. 12
    We click "OK".
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  13. 13
    We save the file.
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  14. 14
    Now, we open Premiere Pro.
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  15. 15
    We import the "Lower Third" file.
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  16. 16
    We click "Import".
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  17. 17
    We click "Comp 1".
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    Now, we click the imported item and drag it onto the timeline.
    We will see "Name" and "Title" showing up on the timeline. The effect is animated if we play the video.
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    To change "Name" and "Title", we click "Comp 1".
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  20. 20
    We click the "Effect Controls" menu.
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  21. 21
    We click "Master * Comp 1/Lower Third.aep".
    It is on the left-hand side.
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  22. 22
    We double-click the text box for "Name".
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  23. 23
    We fill in the "Name" field.
    In this video, "Michael Holmes" is typed.
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  24. 24
    We fill in the "Title" field.
    Let's type "Video Editor".
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  25. 25
    We press "enter".
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  26. 26
    We play the video.
    The entered name and title will be shown whenever we play the video.
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