First you need to track the objects you want to apply the animated text to.
Second you need to create some animated text. There are all kinds of distortion effects that can distort text. The example you posted looks like simple cell (drawn by hand) animation.
Third, apply the tracking data to the animated text.
If you want to perform this exact type of text animation I'd suggest you either convert your text to shape layers and then apply some of the modifiers, experiment with distortion filters, or just create a multi layers Illustrator comp with one layer for each frame then import as a comp and sequence.
Are you a novice?
yes i have been using final cut for a few years and am familiar with key framing and stuff and have just recently got AE yesterday is there anything else you would reccommend to achieve this exact same look
If you just got AE, you need to take a step back and start here. AE may seem similar to NLE's like Final Cut, but there are many "gotchas" that you need to be aware of and a lot of things that are different. Without a solid foundation, you will be nothing but frustrated.
yea its cool i understand i will need to learn all the basics but ok did you see how a lot of the text had like moving trail effects it didnt see any of this effects in AE
That's because not everything in AE is done with effects. You also use TECHNIQUES.
As an FCP user myself, I'm here to tell you that there are virually NO similarities between it and AE. And you shouldn't expect any -- they may both work with video, but they do two very different things.
Szalam's right: you can't expect to jump into the deep end of the pool right now. You'll drown. You need to learn how AE works, or you'll face nothing but frustration. So follow his advice and his links: the gent knows whereof he speaks.
Fight the temptation to jump right to the cool stuff. Learn the basics. In the long run, you'll be happier.
ok so what your saying is once i am familiar with the basics, how to do something as complex as this would be just a matter of putting together a couple different steps i learned along the way that would lead to this i.e. tracking text to shape and etc .. i can definitely understand that because thats pretty much how i learned to edit video based off of those principals, I'm just trying to give myself something to come back and look at it when its time to move up because honestly im trying to have something like this usable by september for a project that will huge... as an amateur/pro cinematographer i have garnered millions of youtube hits in the music field, and now I'm trying to build some more unique skills that would rival some of the best.
ps im a fast learner so don't hesitate to drop anything on me i might not be ready for because even if... i will take a step like you suggest and come back with a better mind set to comprehend the information
If you're a fast learner, then it won't take you too long to breeze through the basics. Ask your questions then.
Mind you, I'm NOT trying to be a wet blanket. The regulars in this forum know a whole lot about AE, but I don't think there's a single one who can claim they know EVERYTHING. I certainly don't, and I've been using it since 1996.
ricky porter wrote:
so what your saying is once i am familiar with the basics, how to do something as complex as this would be just a matter of putting together a couple different steps i learned along the way that would lead to this i.e. tracking text to shape and etc