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What are After Effects templates?

29th February 2016 - By 
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Perfect for beginners, handy for professionals

Whether you’re a seasoned motion graphics designer or just starting out in video production After Effects templates are enormously helpful in getting the job done quickly.

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Why Adobe After Effects?

22nd February 2016 - By 

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What’s so good about After Effects anyway?

When I first encountered After Effects, as part of Adobe’s Creative Suite (around 2004) I was staggered by how much you could create inside the program itself.

The name ‘After Effects’ suggested it would only be useful for applying effects on top of (after) video video footage had been produced. Though, with a little exploration I found it housed some of the best text/object animation tools, plus a totally intuitive non-linear Timeline (the simplicity of the Timeline was a revelation to me as I was, at the time, struggling with Flash’s finicky animation techniques!).

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Quick Lower Thirds in After Effects

15th February 2016 - By 

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Here’s a great tutorial for speedy lower third elements

Simple lower third After Effects templates are all the rage right now and you can see packs of these elements becoming popular on template sites such as Enchanted Media.

But how easy is it to create this sort of thing from scratch?

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