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Creative Motion Graphic Titling by Yael Braha, Bill Byrne

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FAMOUS MOVIE TITLE TECHNIQUES

The Sopranos-Style Wipe

The memorable title sequence for The Sopranos features a very subtle but effective type animation. In this tutorial we will recreate that motion.

Tutorial: Creating the Sopranos-Style Wipe

1 To match the look and feel of the Sopranos intro, I am using treated footage from the New York/New Jersey area, and the title of this project is displayed in Franklin Gothic Bold. Move The Narrows off-screen to the left side.

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2 With the type layer still highlighted, go to Text | Animate | Property | Position. Start a stopwatch for Position where you’d like it to begin. I started mine at 3:00.

3 Fifteen ...

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