Track 1 - Simple Text white on black (eg "2015")
Track 2 and Track 3 each have a copy of your video.
Change the composite mode of track 1 to Multiply(Mask)
Now you will see the video showing through the text in a black background.
Parent track 2 to track 1.
Now you can see the whole video. Add a composite level envelope to track 3, start it at 0 and fade it in.sample.jpg
Perhaps someone clever than me can explain how to attach a photo such that it doesn't shrink it o a ridiculous size (I've uploaded the above png at 3.5MB and 770KB but it redices it to what you see above)
Last edited by TimStannard; 11-21-2015 at 09:23 PM.