Entries by Chris Kelly

Paint Stroke Effects in Adobe Premiere!

PremiereGal teaches us some really awesome techniques in this Jessica Jones intro inspired tutorial! Using brush stroke assets from FootageCrate PremiereGal has developed some motion-graphic tricks that you can use in your own videos. After dropping on a vignette and playing with the colors, PremiereGal applies the Turbulent Displace effect (which is included in Premiere Pro) Refine […]

the ‘Search New’ Feature

The easiest way to find the latest content on FootageCrate, SoundsCrate, GraphicsCrate, and RenderCrate is the semi-secret ‘Search New’ feature. Simply typing and entering ‘New’ into the search bar will show you the latest 100 assets added to those libraries. If you want more detailed descriptions and updates on content, you can always visit the Content […]

Use Forced-Perspective to Make a Giant!

30fps x  √X = 96fps Where 30fps is our desired final frame-rate and 96fps is what we will be shooting in. The next step is to divide both sides by 30 – 30/30 x √X = 96/30 to get √X = 3.2 the final step is to just find the square of that number √X² = 3.2² […]

MotionCrate Script – Realistic Motion Reaction!

Download the MotionCrate Script and give your stock VFX assets some life. This is the BEST script for creating realistic fire in After Effects. Unarchive the .ZIP and install the MotionCrate Script into your After Effects>Scripts folder. Launch the script in AE by going to File>Scripts and selecting MotionCrate Here’s what you will see – The script […]

New Front-Facing Shockwaves!

We have 20 Pro 4K Shockwaves and 3 Free shockwaves available for download! You asked for them, so we made them. These shockwave assets are absolutely amazing. There are a huge variety of styles to choose from. We’ve used them in our logo animations, super-hero landings, SciFi Weapons and so much more. Many of the […]

Download Over 40 New SciFi Sound FX

SciFi Sound FX are some of the most versatile elements you can use in your sound design. If you’re trying to spice up your title animation, give life to your spacecraft or add energy to your transitions then these assets are perfect for you. 40 of these Sound FX are Pro, 10 are free. Blasters, […]

Put a Gun Through a Hand in After Effects!

Inspired by Deadpool 2, we wanted to challenge ourselves with getting this effect to look as realistic as possible. We failed at our first attempt; trying to build the effect purely in post. After going back to the drawing-board we realized the best technique would be to have 2 identical guns, but one sawed in […]

Broken Spine Tutorial

Using a dummy, a jumpsuit and some VFX magic we were able to re-create this fun effect from Deadpool 2. We dropped the dummy from the top of the staircase a few times. When we had a fall we liked, we locked the camera down. We took a reference photo with a phone and then […]

Animated Hand Gestures

We have new animated hand-gestures, find them here Pro Members can also download the easily customizable AE Template These are perfect for Call-to-Actions, app videos, promotional videos, explainer videos and much more. These assets are all pre-matted and retain the alpha channel, so you can just drag and drop! The phone screen asset is chroma-key […]

5 New Hip-Hop Beats

We have 5 new tracks added to our Hip-Hop category. These Hip Hop tracks are perfect for commercials, tutorials, and vlogs. These steady beats are perfect to match up voice-overs and cuts in your edit. Find them all here. Simple Loop Beat (Pro) Is basic, easy to use and loop indefinitely. Borderline positive-vibes with a […]