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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 […]

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Free Castle 3D Model Kit – Download Now

Download the free photorealistic 3D castle kit for your 3D projects here. For a limited time, you can access an incredible 3D castle kit to use in your projects with no price at all. With over 60+ unique modular 3D assets, this pack provides an unlimited degree of freedom to create the perfect medieval empire. […]

5 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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Hand Drawn Anime Fire Effects

We’ve been getting into some classic Hand Drawn Effects recently! Adobe Animate is a powerful tool, and also happens to be a lot of fun. We’re taking our doodling skills from high-school (maybe the only thing we’ve remembered from those times) and using them to create awesome transitions, fire effects, lighting and more. Here’s a […]

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Meteor VFX Breakdown – Quick Tutorial

No disaster movie is complete without an apocalyptic meteor effect. This Davesplanation breaks down the steps we went through to create our very own asteroid impact using VFX! This was built using a variety of software and ProductionCrate assets, including: 3D Photoscanned Meteor Model – A high-quality photorealistic asteroid that had been digitally scanned from […]

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Download Coronavirus Video Effects, Overlays and Backgrounds

Download loopable COVID-19 backgrounds, overlays and effects for your videos here. We have recently received many requests to help editors create their videos covering the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In response, we created a brand new collection of assets and stock footage that will help you create your information videos, PSAs, news reports, infographics and more. […]

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5 New Storm Cloud Effects

We have 5 New Storm cloud effects available for download. These overlay style effects are built with compositing in mind. Instead of containing an alpha channel (transparency) as most of our VFX assets do, these storm clouds come with a black background. Black backgrounds make it easier to adjust color and luminosity channels to fit […]