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1 Z Depth Fog in AE Tutorial

Create Fog for CGI Renders in After Effects!

Fog and atmosphere always look awesome, but rendering them is still a pain. Noise, trouble with lights and lack of control (and of course slow rendering speeds) make us dread rendering fog scenes. Our approach is to add fog in post-production as often as possible using a depth pass. This trick is cheap and easy! […]

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VFX Artists: Self Teach or Online Education?

We have half a dozen VFX artists working at ProductionCrate, with our education ranging from completely self-taught to entirely curriculum based. For new and prospective VFX artists, there eventually comes a time in your educational journey to choose between taking online classes, or to be entirely self-taught. Our artists are very familiar with this fork […]

4 Download Free 3D Models

Download Free 3D Models for VFX Artists

We released our biggest 3D Pack ever, the Modular Kingdom Pack. Download this Free 3D Collection of castle, buildings, walls and structures to use in your Visual Effects and filmmaking projects. RenderCrate  is a library full of free and Pro 3D models that you can download. Anything not marked with a star is 100% free! […]

5 projection mapping after effects

Free Camera Projection Script for AE

Projection mapping is a powerful and extremely useful trick for motion design and visual effects. While the concept is relatively simple, the execution can be extremely difficult with native After Effects tools. That is why we built the Crate’s Camera Projection Script. This Free Adobe AE script allows you to easily follow the guided steps […]

6 How to Use Cloud VDB's in Blender, Cinema4D, 3ds Max and more

How to Use Cloud VDB’s in Blender, Cinema4D, 3ds Max and more

Download high-resolution VDB clouds, wisps and atmosphere effects here. Part of our growing library of 3D assets includes VDB files. But what are VDB files anyway? Developed by DreamWorks, VDB’s are the CGI industries’ solution to storing three-dimensional grids of data. Each grid cell can contain a range of information, such as temperature, density, velocity […]

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Ground Atmosphere Effects

We have 8 new 4K atmosphere effects available for our Pro Users! These atmosphere effects are CG, enabling us to create atmosphere effects that would be difficult, or even impossible, in real life. The ability to have the atmosphere generate from the ground plane makes them perfect for compositing as mist, smoke or snow. See […]

8 Learn how to get more views on youtube

Over 1 Billion Views – ShutterAuthority Interview

    A lot of us talk about the good old days of ‘Early Youtube’. We like to look back five or ten years and remember the ridiculous sketches, mind-blowing short films, awkward music videos and the initially unique but now tired gimmicks.   There were also the early VFX legends inspiring new waves of […]

9 Video Effects pro Jared Rowe

Interview with Jared Rowe – VFX Artist and Motion Designer

I came across Jared’s work not so long ago and was instantly impressed by his style and skill. Jared was kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions for us. If you’re looking to enter the field of Visual Effects or Motion Graphics then this interview is a must-read. Jared’s answers were […]

10 Debris and Destruction Movie VFX

Download Debris and Destruction VFX Assets

Download the HD/4K Debris VFX Elements here. Destruction is one of the cornerstones of action VFX. While destroying things in real life may be fun, the movie-making industry has been shifting towards the CGI approach. We’re here to help you do exactly that. ProductionCrate has just released a collection of professional-quality 4K debris explosion assets. These […]