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Comedic Kinetic Typography

Comedic Kinetic Typography

Warning: some of these videos contain profanity.

I watch and listen to a lot of comedy podcasts and specials. As a personal project, I decided to take some of my favorite bit and apply kinetic typography to them using AfterEffects. My goal was to use typography and motion to amplify the comedy of the bit, without overdoing or overshadowing anything.

The movement of the typography was used to not only communicate the tone of voice and way of speaking of each person, but also to provide emphasis. Ideally, someone could mute the video and still understand when people stuttered, made a side comment, elongated their speech, etc. Though, I do recommend listening at least once to the audio, since it's pretty funny.