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 ...