12 Titles

As you continue building your story, you should consider text as a tool that can help you communicate your message and relay important information. Text, in the form of titles, is an essential part of any project. There are many different kinds of titles, and they serve different functions in a production. In addition to the main title of the show, there are the opening and closing credits, identification titles (lower thirds), subtitles, and copyright information.

Usually you add titles when you are nearing the end of the editing process. This is because, if you’re still making a lot of changes to your sequence, your titles can easily get out of sync and drift away from the images they belong to. So, wait to add titles as late in the ...

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