There comes a point in every video project when you should consider how you’ll use text graphics.  Maybe you need lower thirds to fill the audience in, or an eye-popping titles sequence to establish your project’s mood.  Solving how to add text to a video can be overwhelming.

We’re here to help.  Today’s blog post will dissect current trends of how text graphics are used in films, TV and online today.  We’ve combed through many examples — including different types of fonts, kinetic typography, and lower thirds — to show how they’re used.

By the time you’re done reading, you’ll know the current trends in text graphics and which projects used them well.  Prepare to be wowed by the written word, and to capture some typographic inspirations for your own designs.

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