After Effects: Make 11 Fun After Effects Video Titles
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After Effects: Make 11 Fun After Effects Video Titles

Learn how to create your own video titles and graphics in Adobe After Effects with this fun project-based course.
4.4 (39 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
11,957 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2016
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Current price: $20 Original price: $50 Discount: 60% off
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Become proficient in After Effects
  • By the end of the course, you'll be able to create 10 professional lower thirds titles.
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  • After Effects on a Mac or PC
  • CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6 are all fine!
  • Free Demo of After Effects available on the Adobe website

You're here because you want to make fun graphics for your own videos, right?

It's great to have you here. I LOVE MAKING MOTION GRAPHIC TITLES!

Maybe you've used a little bit about Adobe After Effects, or maybe you've never opened up the program. 

Bring your videos to life with this great course on creating amazing lower thirds. 

This course is perfect for you if you want to create more advanced lower third titles and enjoy learning by doing, by following along with templates and project files.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Phil and I'm a professional motion graphics artist and video creator. Plus, I'm the creator of some of the world's most popular video editing courses - with over 150,000 students and thousands of 5-star reviews like these ones from this course:

I started adding these after effects to my home videos and now they look like documentaries edited on Michael Moore’s budget! Best of all, you made it fun! I received a great compliment from my friends on my first video. They asked, “Who did you pay to make this”! Learning how some of these effects increased your own profits as a wedding videographer… Who knows, I might just start a new career… Thanks Phil! - Michael Golliver

Philip makes it fun and easy to wanna learn this stuff. I have always been interested in learning how to use various programs to make graphics and videos and this course was a great asset to little things that make your videos that much more enjoyable to watch. - Joshua Templeton

My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

I want to make this the best course on how use Adobe After Effects to make great lower thirds. So if there is any way I can improve this course, just tell me and I'll make it happen.

What's this course all about?

A lower third is one of those cool titles that shows up on the bottom of a video screen - usually during an interview. It tells the viewer who is speaking and gives them credibility with more information. The professional titles found in this course are similar to top notch news broadcasts, music videos, and oscar-winning documentaries!

You'll learn how to make 10 specific lower thirds with perfectly paced step by step lessons. Use the skills learned in this course to create your own professional titles. There are an infinite number of possibilities.

As a bonus, you'll receive the project files for all 10 lower thirds so you can easily customize them without even having to know After Effects!

Using Adobe After Effects (either on Mac or PC), this course is great for beginners as well as professional video creators. Things we'll be covering include:

  • Special Effects
  • Motion Graphics
  • Using Keyframes
  • Custom Transitions
  • Title Placement
  • And So Much More!

With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!



Who is the target audience?
  • Video Editors
  • Video Makers
  • Youtubers
  • Anyone interested in making videos
Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
1 Lecture 05:13
In this lesson, we'll go over the basics of this course and what to expect.
Preview 05:13
Project File + Instructions
2 Lectures 05:39
Here is a zipped folder with the After Effects project files (AE CS5 or CS5.5). I apologize if the project files don't work with your after effects version.
Project File

In this lesson, I go over how to use the project file to create quick custom lower thirds.
Working with the Project File
Lower Thirds Tutorials
12 Lectures 02:29:39
In this lesson, we'll go over the particle vortex lower third.
The Particle Vortex

Here's a quick message from Phil about leaving a review for this course.

Important Message About Udemy Reviews

In this lesson, we'll go over the digital titles lower third.
Digital Titles

In this lesson, we'll go over the sunburst lower third.

In this lesson, we'll go over the sports fan lower third.
Sports Fan

In this lesson, we'll go over the bubbles/underwater lower third.
Bubbles/Underwater Lower Third

In this lesson, we'll go over the business lower third.

In this lesson, we'll go over the Clean and Simple lower third.
Clean & Simple

In this lesson, we'll go over the Colorful lower third.

In this lesson, we'll go over the 5 O'Clock News lower third.
5 O'Clock News Title

In this lesson, we'll go over the paper burn lower third.
Paper Burn

In this lesson, I'll teach you how to make a fun lower third in After Effects that is beer-themed!
Preview 16:52
Course Wrap Up
4 Lectures 12:58
In this lesson, we'll learn how to export your lower thirds with a transparent background.
Exporting from After Effects with Transparent Background

Thank you for taking this course! You are amazing!
Thank You

Here's a little more information about me:

  • Who am I?
  • How did I get into filmmaking?
  • How did I get into making lower thirds?

Preview 05:52

This lecture contains some amazing discounts to other courses that you might be interested in to further your knowledge.

Bonus Lecture: What's Next for You?
About the Instructor
Phil Ebiner
4.5 Average rating
29,136 Reviews
331,399 Students
76 Courses
Best Selling Instructor, 300,000+ Students

My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I love learning new skills, and since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. Through my online learning business, Video School Online, I create courses that teach you how to become the better version of yourself with all kinds of skills.

What would you like to learn?

Would you like to make money teaching online courses?

Would you like to build your own 6-figure business?

Would you like to learn motion graphics in After Effects?

Would you like to learn how to shoot & edit videos like a pro?

Would you like to take better photographs?

Would you like to design better presentations, create a great resume, colorize black & white photographs, brew beer, adopt a cat, edit photos in Lightroom, launch a freelance career?

If you want to do any of these things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. And I'm always improving my courses so that they stay up to date and the best that they can be. Check them out, and enroll today!


I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat.

In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my Video School Online brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day.

I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.

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