Substance Painter is a powerful tool, now provided from Adobe, that let’s you texture your 3D assets with ease! This insane software is incredibly fun to use, but can be a little intimidating if you don’t know where to start. Thankfully, Mellow Mike is here to save the day. Check out this incredibly fun tutorial […]
About Chris Kelly
Founded FootageCrate, which later became ProductionCrate, in 2009. VFX Artist, Editor, and San Diegan.
Entries by Chris Kelly
We have amazing scripts, many of them completely free, for After Effects. Crate’s Camera Shake, the Hologram Generator, Crate’s Chromatic Aberration and tons of other useful tools are available for download on ProductionCrate. Accessing these amazing products is now easier than ever before. With our free Crate’s Toolbox, you can download and install our After Effects […]
Download this incredible Retro Technology Pack with a Computer, Laptop, Computer Mouse, Printer and Floppy Disk! These amazingly detailed 3D assets come with PBR textures for ultimate realism. Use these 3D assets for your motion design, NFT project, Youtube videos and films! Get instantaneous realistic results with minimal effort. This is just the latest […]
David came up with this fantastic trick for texture-mapping in After Effects! This is a powerful technique which will allow you to utilize the power of our high intensity simulations and renders in your composites at a whole new level. Check out his quick tutorial showing you can pull off this technique.
If you’ve ever done matte painting in AE, you may have come across this annoying issue. All your layers are looking great, your matte painting is some of your best work ever, and now all you have to do is position your layers in 3D space to add a little camera movement. Then comes the […]
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 […]
We’re happy to release our latest extension, the HUD Generator from ProductionCrate! Make sure to log in to your Pro Account to download this tool. 4-13-20201 Our HUD Extension has received an important update! This includes UI improvements, an option to reset where your HUD elements are located, 20 new HUD Assets, and a plethora […]
Our new Dust Overlays are impressively versatile. We’ve worked hard to bring you the best assets for the job. Choose from Gusts and Looping options to add dust, snow, ash or pollen to your scene! We currently have 15 for you to choose from, with 4 free for anyone to use. Here is a quick […]
Practical lights have always made visual effects far more believable. We use them all the time. As fantastic as they are, we’ve never been able to use them like this before. Our latest After Effects Script will let you measure color and luminance values in your shots. Whether it’s the sun, scene lights or 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 […]