This mini-tutorial shows how to quickly create a glitchy type animation that can be composited on top of other footage.  Great for title sequences or mal-functioning computer displays.

Final Result


Tools used in this tutorial

Data Glitch

SFX:  Digital Insecticide Glitcher (from Audio Jungle)

Video: Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Download project files

Glitchy Type Tutorial Project (Requires After Effects CS5)