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 two we create a lower third using text and shape layers. You learn how to work with shapes in Ae, how to use matte layers to clip animated texts and how to animate in After Effects using the extension Squash & Stretch. In just a few minutes we create the entire lower third from start to finish - even including sound effects! And you also get some useful design and layout tips on the way.

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