Entries by Chris Kelly

Free Loop Script for After Effects!

Looping in After Effects has never been easier. There are tons of looping expressions and different ways you can get your footage or keyframes to loop. Remembering all the techniques can be tricky, so we decided to make the Crate’s Looper Script   Download the 100% Free Crate’s Looper Script Here   You must be […]

Preview Videos Feature Update

We’re always looking for ways to improve your workflow and speed up your process. Time is a valuable thing, especially with deadlines. One of our users had the fantastic idea of adding Navigation Arrows to our Video Previews on FootageCrate. These allow you to browse search results or bundles a lot faster and more efficiently […]

Super Slow Motion Tutorial

We have always loved the super-slow motion scenes of Quicksilver in the X-Men films. A lot of creators have attempted to create their own version of the effect, we thought it was past due for us to try the same. Check out our results and the tutorial below! We used a variety of practical effects, […]

Download 5 Action Music Tracks!

We love our action scenes! The pacing of the edit, the looseness of the shooting and of course the music to drive the sequences make them some of the more fun projects to work on. SoundsCrate.com is a great place to find your action music. Our Action Category on SoundsCrate has been a consistently used […]

New High Resolution Sky Textures

Sky Replacement requires both work and the right ingredients. Keying out the sky is the first step, a nice blue sky will provide you with an easy key, or enough contrast between the sky and the foreground elements will let you pull a luma-matte. Whatever technique you go with, you’ll still need to have the […]

Water Swell SFX

Stylized, magical, dreamlike and unique, these new Water Swell Sound Effects are a must-have for your audio armory. We used them recently in our Water Bending VFX Tutorial There are over 20 in total, Pro Users can download the entire collection here These are wonderful for sound designing your motion graphics projects or adding some […]

Monthly Crate Update & January 2019 Contest

What an awesome month! We announce the final winner of 2018 and the last trophy we are going to give out. Check out all the awesome content and the new 2019 contest below. Enter the Contest Here Find the Water Swell Sound FX Here See all of our New Years VFX Find the new Money […]

How to add realistic camera shake in After Effects – Crate’s Camera Shake

Download Crate’s Camera Shake script here (Available for Pro Members) There’s something unnatural about the well-known wiggle expression. It’s fair to say that this sort of shake is too perfect. If you watch over a hand-held video recording, you’ll be quick to notice the immense differences between handheld footage and the go-to wiggle expression. While the […]