Your title sequence has the ability to capture the imagination and to set the tone for the whole production. It also has the potential to put people off, so it’s important to get it right. In this article, we take a look at 18 After Effects title templates from Envato Market and Envato Elements to get your creativity flowing and your production started off right.
3 Top Cinematic Intro Templates for After Effects From Envato Elements
The Deep Abyss works as a trailer or movie opener and title sequence. There are nice placeholders, but it’s easy to add more; graphic elements are included and the snowflake animations and colours are customisable.
Cinematic Titles for After Effects has plenty going on to create an opener that makes an impact: flying particles, flare, explosions… it has it all!
Packed full of drama, this After Effects template makes use of the popular glitch effect combined with a minimal style, creating the perfect balance for an effective title sequence.
15 Top Creative and Cinematic Title Sequence Templates for Adobe After Effects from Envato Market
Dramatic and Cinematic Titles
You’ll need the Element 3D plugin to use this download, but with seven text holders and a dazzling light and particle display, Cinematic Trailer Titles will give your production a professional polish.
With the rebooting of some of our favourite sci-fi franchises like Star Wars and Alien, we can’t get enough of these Epic Space Titles. For use with After Effects CS5 and above, you’ll find this easy to customise.
As the title suggests, Steel & Fire can be used as a creative title sequence, trailer or teaser. The download is full HD and comes with nine title holders, as well as seven placeholders for photo or video.
With 13 text placeholders and two for media, this dramatic title sequence will give you plenty of room to add style and glamour to your film.
Steampunk is a unique and detailed animation containing letters and environment. You have the option of ‘automatic’ mode, where you can kick back and let the software to do the work, and ‘manual,’ which gives you a much greater control over the individual elements.
Everyone loves a good glitch effect and here, you get 25 of them, in 4K! With sound FX included and 25 titles to choose from, you can create something modern and edgy in minutes.
Modern and Sleek Titles
7. Frame Titles
Frame Titles is a fresh and modern download. Change the colour, text and duration easily, and the font is included in the download, so you’ll have everything you need to get started.
This After Effects Template comes with 25 animated titles and in full HD resolution. The style is sleek and contemporary, with an emphasis on minimalism.
Motion Titles 2.0 is, as you’d probably expect, an updated version of Motion Titles. There are eight new animations included and all are in full HD and are easily customisable.
10. Corporate Titles
Coporate Titles for After Effects add professionalism to your production. With 21 animated tiles and a link to the free font included, you’re sure to make a great impression with this download.
This is a template with a slight difference as it contains a whopping 75 animated titles, all in ultra HD, 4K definition. With the updated version you can now add zoom to your titles, too.
Stomp is a minimalist, typographic opener with a modular structure and universal expressions. Just replace the text and insert your own images!
Retro and Vintage Titles
13. 80's Title Pack
Back to the Future, Tron, Miami Vice… these are all clear inspiration in this 80s Title Pack download. Transport your film back to the days of awkward hair and terrible fashion, but pretty cool TV.
14. Vintage Titles
Vintage Titles is a dreamy, nostalgic download and will add a touch of class to any production. 20 animated titles make use of nice fonts which you can download from the link provided.
A modern take on an old style, Retro Graphics Title Sequence is reminiscent of Mad Men, Catch me if You Can and even classics like Bewitched.
More Top Title Inspiration
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