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Today, in this video, I am going to tell you how you can make a brilliant intro for your social media.


After installing, you must come into the "Titles." From here, you've to add a "Default Title" to your timeline. And from here, you've to keep its length to 3 seconds.


Double-click on the text, and from here, you've to change its font. The font we're going to keep is "Bebas Regular." And from here, you've to increase its size. We're keeping it at 150. Here we're going to set the text to be “Trailer.”


Now navigate into "Advanced" settings. Afterward, you've to come into the "Type" option and click "Image Fill" from here. And after clicking the image from here, you've to add the image. And after clicking text from here, we will add another text and keep its font the same as the last one. And after double-clicking the text, we will write “New.” We will reduce its size a little. After this, click “OK” from here.


Now, from here, you've to copy this. And from going here, paste it on next. And upon double-clicking it, we will write its name as Design. And press “OK” from here. Now again, you’ve to copy this text from here, and by going here, you’ve to add it onto the next timeline and keep its time duration to 2 seconds.


And after double-clicking on it, here we will write “Filmora” on Design. After coming into the "Advanced” setting, write “In” on the New. Click "OK" from here. Again you've to copy it from here and then paste it here. After double-clicking on it, we will write 11.6, where Filmora is written. After coming into the "Advanced" setting, remove “In” from here, and increase its font from here. After it, click “OK."


For adding further effects into it, move into "Media," and after clicking here, we will add all our files. And then, add it to the timeline, and cut it according to the length of your first title. After that, double-click on the image.


Here, you've to set its "Blending Mode" to "Multiply." Afterward, set its “Scale” at 70. Press "OK" after that. Now, we'll copy it from here and paste it where our further videos exist. We will double-click on our last video and change the “Scale” to 50. Afterward, click "OK" from here.


Afterward, we'll add our second image and set it according to the length of our video by cutting it. Then here, you've to double-click on it and apply the same setting to it as the first image. After this, we'll set its "Blending Mode" to "Overlay." Click "OK" from here. And same you've to copy this image, paste it and keep its setting like the image below. And after clicking on the end size of the image, set the “Scale” to 50. Now our video is ready from here.


We'll click on "Export." So here you've to export your video in a high-resolution. Now we will delete all our files from here, and we will import the file that we exported. After this, add it to the timeline. After this, I will apply the cut to the video in 3 seconds. After this, in 6 seconds. And the last one we will apply will be on 8 seconds. After this, by double-clicking on the video, we will change its “Blending Mode." So here, we will keep Blending Mode to "Screen." After this, click "OK” from here. And you'll also double-click on next and set its Blending Mode to “Screen” by clicking.


Now, here, we will add some background and files. So now, we will add the background to our timeline below, and by right-clicking it, delete its music. After this, whatever the length of the video would be, we will apply a cut according to it. Now, what we will do is move the videos a little away from the frame. We will copy the background from here and paste it onto the next.


Now, we will apply keyframes to the text. To activate this, we have to double-click, and after coming into "Animation," click the "Customize" and click the "Add" button from here. And here, we’ll keep its “Scale” to 200. Move 10 seconds forward, and again we will add a keyframe here. After this, we’ll keep the “Scale” at 130.


After coming a little more ahead, we will again click on it, and we will keep its frame. “Scale” at 100. Then, press “OK” and continue. And from here, we will extend the keyframe till the ending length of the video. Now again, what we will do is whatever clip we have here, we will apply the same keyframe setting to them that we did here. We will double-click, and after that, click "Add" from here and set the scale at 200.


Now, friends, the clip which is at the end, we'll set its “Scale” to 300 here. And after going 10 seconds further from here, we will set its frame to 130, and by again going a little further; we will set its “Scale” to 100.


Friends, now, to provide real effects, we will add effects to our timeline. You've to double-click on the effect, and from here, set its “Blending Mode" to "Screen." After this, we will increase its scale to 200 and change its position. Then do it “’OK” from here. After this, same we have to add Blending Mode into the effects. We will double-click on it, and by coming into "Animation" and clicking "Customize," we have to add the same scale here that we added below.


So what we'll do is add some effects into this. Thus, move into "Effects." After that into "Frame" and search "Cinematic 21:9” from here. After this, we’ll bring it onto the top layer, and we’ll adjust it according to the length of the video.


Now, we'll add background music to it. So the music that we added here, its length is more. Hence, what we'll do is adjust our clip here according to the length of our music. And for the text we have here, we'll reduce its speed a little slowly.


Now, our clip is fully ready. Thus, let's export it from here. Write its name as Intro. Afterward, select a location from going here. And from going here, set its resolution. And export it from here. Let me remind you one more thing before exporting, whenever you’ll edit any video using this software and export it, so watermark of their software will appear.

Guide On How To Add Cinematic Title Animation in Filmora


What you need to prepare:

  • A computer (Windows or macOS)
  • Your video materials.
  • Filmora video editor
Step 1

Implement Text Title to Project

Click the "Titles" tab from the top of your screen, navigate into the "Titles" category from the left side, and select "Default Title." After selecting, move the text title to the project timeline below, and set its length according to your requirements. Let's say you kept at 3 seconds.

add title add set duration
Step 2

Modify the Text Layout

Double-click on your text track from the timeline, and a window will open up. You can write whatever you want in your text title. If needed, you can also adjust the text’s font, style, color, size, margin, etc. For example, write “Trailer” as your text.

If you want to add an image to the text, click the "Advanced" button, choose the "Type" category, and select "Image Fill." You’ve to press the image icon, select the image, and the image will automatically be added to your text. You can also edit this text as required.

change text layout settings
Step 3

Copy Text Track in the Timeline

You’ve already applied editing effects to your title track. Now right-click on it, select "Copy," take the playhead to the ending point of this track, and again right-click and choose “Paste” this time. Thus, your second title track is ready, and you can set its duration as per requirements.

If you want to edit it, double-click the second track, and again you can customize the text layout from the given window. You can also click “Advanced” for advanced editing. If you want to add more text animations to your video, continue repeating this step.

add more title tracks for video
Step 4

Apply Background Image to the Video

If you want to apply your background image, navigate into the “Media” tab from the top left side of your screen, click "Import Media," and ultimately import your desired image from the device. If you don't have your image, press the “Stock Media” tab from the top of your screen, select "Photos," and choose a ready-made choice from the available options.

After selecting your image, drag it to the timeline below and set its duration similar to the video length or as required.

add background image and set duration
Step 5

Edit the Background Image for the Video

If you want to edit the background image, double-click on its track from the timeline. A window will open, where you've to navigate into "Image," then "Basic," and you'll see multiple customization options like “Transform,” “Compositing,” “Chroma Key,” etc.

You can select the desired customization, and within that, you can also set further adjustments like opacity, rotation, and scale. Make sure to copy and paste the image in the same track according to the number of text animations you have.

For example, if you have 4 text animations, right-click on your first background image, select "Copy" from the options, and choose "Paste" ahead of that background track. Continue this process two more times after this. If you want to apply other images to your text animations, you've to add them first in the timeline and then repeat the entire process just like the first background.

edit the image settings
Step 6

Export and Delete Tracks from Timeline

Click on the "Export" button from the top, and select your desired location to download your animation video. After this, delete everything from the timeline. To do this, select all your tracks from the timeline, press right-click and choose "Delete" from the options.

delete all tracks from timeline
Step 7

Import the Video to Filmora Again

Now you’ve to import your exported video to Filmora. For this, move into the "Media" tab and then click the "Import Media" button. After importing, drag and drop the video into the timeline.

 import exported video to timeline
Step 8

Integrate Splits into Video

If you need to divide your single video into different parts to add multiple text animations, move the playhead and click its “Scissor” icon for the split. Your video is split into parts, and therefore by double-clicking on every part, you can edit it as required from the editing window.

split video accordingly
Step 9

Add Further Backgrounds to Visualize

If you want to add a specialized background to your new video, click the "Media" tab from the top-left and then press the "Import Media" button to import desired background. If you don't have your background image, get it from the "Stock Media" tab after navigating into it.

include more background images
Step 10

Use Keyframing for Text Animations

Double-click on your video from the timeline, and a window will appear from where you've to select "Navigation," continue to press "Customize," and finally click the "Add" button to add a keyframe to your video. You can also edit the keyframe animation with scale, position, and opacity customizations. Move your playhead further, and apply keyframes as required in your video.

add keyframes to text track
Step 11

Utilize Effects Styling

Move into the "Effects" tab from the top of your screen, and select your desired effect from the given options. You can search and choose “Cinema 21:9”. Add the effect to the timeline below and set its duration according to the length of your video.

include effects into timeline
Step 12

Add Music for Video Engagement

If you don't have your music to use, click the "Audio" tab from the top, select the required audio from the given options, and add music to the timeline. If the music length is more than the length of your video, delete the exceeding part of the music track by using the "Scissor" icon on the playhead.

add music and adjust tracks
Step 13

Preview and Export Title Animation

Click the "Play" icon under the screen, and enjoy your video animation. If satisfied with the effort, click the "Export" button, select the file name, set file location, and set resolutions from the "Settings" menu, click "OK," and finally again press "Export."

 export final video with custom settings

Cinematic title animations are a perfect form of visual content in terms of marketing perspectives. After all, this text not only delivers a message but also delivers that unique detail and style which grabs attention at first glance. For social media campaigns, using cinematic title animations is common. With this tutorial of Filmora, cinematic video editing is now easier.

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