Chapter 12. Creating Titles

Although Premiere can accept graphic files created with other applications, no editing system would be complete without a title-creation tool of its own. At the very least, most videos require an opening title and end credits. But titles and graphics are far more pervasive than that. Titles can identify the on-screen speaker in a documentary, show the company logo in a commercial, list important concepts in a business presentation, or subtitle foreign-language footage. Even narrative projects may use titles within the program, for example, to identify a change of scene or time: “Cape Kennedy. July 1969” or “33 Years Later.”

You may be surprised to learn that the venerable Title window—which saw few enhancements over ...

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