Scrolling credits is a great way to finish off a production and give thanks where it’s due. Premiere Pro has recently come out with an update which makes this a whole lot simpler. With the inclusion of roll, you are just a few clicks away from getting this to work. Note, your Premiere Pro version must be 12.0 or higher (2018) for this to work. Let’s go over how to create scrolling credits in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 with the Roll Feature.
How to Create Scrolling Credits in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 with the Roll Feature.
- Start with a sequence where you want to add the text in.
- Go find the text tool and click on it. Go to the spot where you want to add the credits.
- Now click one time in preview panel. Do not click and drag, this will create a text box that you have to scale. A single click will scale on its own.
- Now it’s time to enter your names. I would recommend doing this in another program, then copying and pasting them in to the text box.
- Go to your text box and hit ctrl+a to select everything within the text box.
- Go to the essential graphics panel. Use the “graphics” workspace, or go up to window->essential graphics to open it up.
- Make sure you have the text selected. Go down to the text setting in the essential graphics panel, switch the text to center aligned. Edit the text to what you want.
- Now we need to unselect everything. So go up to the text layer in the essential graphics panel and select beneath it. This will deselect everything.
- Now a different set of properties will show up.
- We want to check the “Roll” property.
- Now our text box scrolls. Dragging the graphics layer longer or shorter will speed up or slow down the scrolling.
There you have it, scrolling credits in premiere pro with the roll feature. You have a couple more options in the roll that you can play around. Some of them allow some time before and after the scroll, which might be helpful.
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