Premiere Pro Tutorial: Using the ‘Set Matte’ Effect to Create Badass Titles in Seconds

Adding titles may not be the most exciting of your post-production process, but that’s not to say that you shouldn’t spend some time taking your titles to the next level. Anyone who’s ever wandered over to the fantastic blog Art of the Title knows that titling can not only play an integral role in defining the aesthetic and themes of your film, but that the titles themselves can be a standalone piece of art. Of course, some of the astounding title sequences on that blog take months, even years, to create. However, with a few clicks and two minutes of time, you can take your titles from bland to visually stimulating. Here’s a quick tutorial from GeniusDV which shows you how to put video inside of your titles inPremiere Pro CC.

There are numerous ways to use the Adobe suite of tools to create eye-catching titles, and themost recent update of the software saw some of the titling features, once only available in After Effects, integrated directly inside of Premiere Pro. However, none of these new tools are necessary for creating the simple effect of having a layer of video playing behind (or inside of) your text. That’s exactly what this tutorial shows you how to do in the most simple and effective way imaginable:..

Watch Premiere Pro Tutorial: Using the ‘Set Matte’ Effect to Create Badass Titles in Seconds, originally found on nofilmschool.