Title Sequences in Motion

Animated title sequences are the prelude to a film or television show. They can engage an audience by hinting at what is about to happen. Good compositions arrange visual elements into a harmonious whole. This chapter explores how compositing layers and adding visual effects in After Effects can provide a sense of the genre for a film or television show and can focus the audience’s attention to the significant area of interest in a shot.

At the completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

    Discuss how effective title sequences engage and excite an audience

    List where title sequences can be positioned within a movie

    Incorporate design principles into compositions

    Simulate three-dimensional movement ...

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