Exercise 09.12: My Type of Person


To under­stand how type pre­sets influ­ence view­ers emo­tional inter­pre­ta­tion of sub­ject matter.


Use type effects to give the impres­sion an type object has emo­tion or personality.



Using the text effects in After Effects, select 12 emo­tional words and an appro­pri­ate accom­pa­ny­ing effect for cre­ate 12 five (5) sec­ond ani­ma­tions, for a total of a one minute movie. Use black and white only, though greys and effects are per­mis­si­ble. Sound is optional.

Cre­at­ing and uti­liz­ing sep­a­rate comps for each word will allow flex­i­bil­ity to rearrange the flow of the clips prior to final com­po­si­tion and export. Please label each effect or pre­set in lower left cor­ner with ade­quate mar­gin, and a plain type­face of appro­pri­ate size.

Technical Specifications

Cre­ate the ani­ma­tions at the fol­low­ing settings:

  • File Size/Export Set­tings: HDTV 1080, 29.97fps
  • Ren­der Set­tings: Best and Out­put Mod­ule: H.264
  • 44.1kHz, 16 bit, 2 chan­nel audio
  • File name: xyz_art378_exer00_part00.mp4


  • The fol­low­ing rubric posted on D2L will deter­mine exer­cise score: Exer­cise Grading


sto­ry­board, sketch­ing, shoot­ing, editing


paper, pen­cil, cam­era. edit­ing software


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