Chapter 9. Creating Titles

No single aspect of a movie makes it seem as finished and polished as a simple title. An opening title fills viewers with anticipation; the closing credits give them a sense of satisfaction. But titles and graphics can serve a great many other uses. Titles can identify the onscreen speaker in a documentary, highlight the company logo, list important concepts in a 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: “The City on the Moon,” or “500 Years Later.”

Sure, you can create titles in another program and add them to your project. But as usual, Premiere Elements makes your life easier by including a built-in ...

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