Create Animated Titles with Trapcode in Final Cut Pro

Studio Monthly by Sean Safreed For years, we’ve seen sophisticated title treatments for spots, trailers, teasers and more created with Adobe After Effects and plug-in tools from Trapcode. Now you can use them right on your Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and Avid AVX timeline. STEP 1: Set up Your Logo Type The first step is to set up the logo type and the background. On video track one, place a Custom Gradient Generator (Effects (tab) > Video Generator > Render > Custom Gradient) and create a simple background. I chose a dark red-to-black background. On video track two, do an overwrite edit to place your logo type on top. In this case, the imported image is a TIFF file with embedded alpha channel. Read More...

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