Cinematic Intro in After Effects - No Plugins
Here’s an after effects tutorial on how to create a Cinematic ‘Intro Animation’ in After Effects without using any plugins.
This tutorial will also cover several other topics of After Effects like how to create a professional, cinematic, elegant etc intro logo animation.
Like always this after effects tutorial is available on YouTube with free access, detailed, simple and easy to follow up guidance.
This tutorial is inspired by this ‘Videohive Template’.
The downloadable project file of this motion graphics tutorial can be accessed using the link below.
Download the file and watch the video to learn how to make changes as per your needs accordingly.
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Q. What is an ‘Intro’ in videos?
Intros are the part of a video that is used to give a brief introduction about the content of the video or/and to promote the brand by displaying some logo animations for viewer retention and easy recognisability, it is a part of branding.
You can check out more After Effects Tutorials on Intro Animation on our YouTube Channel.
Q. What is ‘Gradient Ramp’ in After Effects?
We’ll be using Gradients in this After Effects tutorial so have a look at what it is: The Gradient Ramp effect creates a colour gradient. You can create linear or radial ramps, and vary the position and colours of the ramp over time. Use the Start Of Ramp and End Of Ramp properties to specify the start and end positions. Use the Ramp Scatter control to disperse the ramp colours and eliminate banding.
Q. What is ‘Pre-Composing’ in After Effects?
If you want to group some layers that are already in a composition, you can precompose those layers. Precomposing layers places them in a new composition, which replaces the layers in the original composition. The new nested composition becomes the source for a single layer in the original composition. The new composition appears in the Project panel and is available for rendering or use in any other composition. You can nest compositions by adding an existing composition to another composition, just as you would add any other footage item to a composition. Precomposing a single layer is useful for adding transform properties to a layer and influencing the order in which elements of a composition are rendered.
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