If you are using Premiere Pro and want to start learning how to create titles or lower thirds for your projects in After Effects, then this is exactly the right tutorial series for you. In this part 1 we create a text overlay with a subtle and elegant animation. You learn how to bring a clip from Premiere Pro to After Effects using Dynamic Link, how to create texts in After Effects and animate them easily with the extension Squash and Stretch. You also learn how to add effects and use keyframes to animate the text overlay.

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The footage used in this tutorial is kindly provided by Stefan Möhl