Chapter Three. Using Premiere Pro and After Effects Together

If you’re unfamiliar with After Effects, you should know that the program is a gold mine of content, particularly motion backgrounds and text effects. In addition, for many key functions, including chroma key, variable slow motion, color correction, and scaling, After Effects has more features than Premiere Pro and produces much higher output quality.

Most importantly, you should know that you don’t really need to master After Effects to retrieve these gold nuggets. Understand a few simple concepts about how the program works, and you can use it to quickly and easily improve the quality and variety of your videos and DVDs. This chapter starts with these concepts.

Then you’ll learn the ...

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