Make After Effects Template for Premiere

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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Steps

  1. 1
    We open After Effects CC
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    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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    We click "Composition" in the top menu
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    We click "Composition Settings..."
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    We click the "Advanced" tab
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    We make sure that "Template" is checked
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    We click "OK"
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    Since the composition is part of a larger composition, we click "Comp 1"
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    We click "Composition"
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    We click "Composition Settings..."
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    We click "Advanced"
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    We make sure that "Template" is checked
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    We click "OK"
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  13. 13
    We save the file
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    Now, we open Premiere Pro
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  15. 15
    We import the "Lower Third" file
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    We click "Import"
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    We click "Comp 1"
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    Now, we click the imported item and drag it onto the timeline
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    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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    We click the "Effect Controls" menu
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    We click "Master * Comp 1/Lower Third.aep"
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    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
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    In this video, "Michael Holmes" is typed.
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  24. 24
    We fill in the "Title" field
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    Let's type "Video Editor".
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  25. 25
    We press "enter"
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    We play the video
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    The entered name and title will be shown whenever we play the video.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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