Creative Titling with Final Cut Pro / Edition 1

Creative Titling with Final Cut Pro / Edition 1

by Diannah Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578202256

ISBN-13: 9781578202256

Pub. Date: 01/03/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Final Cut Pro has revolutionized the world of desktop video editing. Now it's set to do the same for title sequences.

Overview

Final Cut Pro has revolutionized the world of desktop video editing. Now it's set to do the same for title sequences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578202256
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/03/2004
Series:
DV Expert Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A lot can happen in eight seconds6
Why use titles?8
Opening titles10
Titles, straps, and graphics12
End titles and credits14
The role of audio16
Chapter 1The art of title design18
What is design?20
Good and bad title design22
Design trends and design hype24
Constraints and convention26
Layout essentials28
Using space, thinking ahead30
The importance of timing32
Motion and transition34
Chapter 2Creating a title in Final Cut Pro36
Basic title tools38
Basic types of title40
Creating simple titles42
Adding dissolves46
LiveType48
The LiveType timeline50
Introducing LiveFonts52
Using LiveType54
Adding graphics, animation, and video60
Templates and effects70
Controlling motion78
Custom fonts and templates88
Creating templates92
Exporting from LiveType96
Chapter 3Boris Calligraphy98
Introducing Calligraphy100
Calligraphy in action106
Chapter 4Working titles on the timeline112
Titles on the Final Cut Pro timeline114
Keyframes and color correction118
Adding opacity and dissolves120
Adding and modifying layers122
Adding video effects and working with keys124
Chapter 5Photoshop and Final Cut Pro138
The killer combination140
Creating simple backgrounds for Final Cut Pro142
Using type and layer effects144
Working with video images in Photoshop148
Working with Photoshop layers152
Photographic backgrounds in motion155
Chapter 6The full effect158
The power of sound160
Working with audio162
Instant soundtracks166
Exporting, checking, and revising168
Showcase: dynamic titles172
Showcase: subtle effects180
Glossary186
Index189
Acknowledgments191

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