Entries by David Blaker

Zombie VFX Compositing Tutorial!

Download HD pre-keyed zombie VFX assets here Continuing from a recent post showcasing our zombie effects, it’s time to put them into action with a quick tutorial! For the readers who have just joined us, welcome! FootageCrate has a bundle of truly extraordinary stock footage of green-screened and pre-keyed HD zombie effects. This means that […]

Zombie VFX Extras

With Halloween approaching, it’s time to make your videos extra spooky! ProductionCrate has now made it possible to create your own zombie apocalypse movie with a near-zero budget. You don’t need hundreds of extra actors, in fact, you don’t need any at all. Instead, we have a huge collection of 4K pre-keyed (and green-screen) zombie […]

HD Blood VFX Collection

Download HD blood impact VFX assets here Halloween is approaching, which is the perfect time to think about the spooky areas of VFX, like blood! It has always been very close to our hearts when working in special effects. Producers tend to want to keep their actors alive, and so studios must find ways to recreate […]

Nuclear Bomb VFX Tutorial

A few days ago we covered creating a missile launch VFX shot. But now it’s time to take a look at the receiving end of the attack and build out one stunning looking explosion! If you’re new around here, welcome! ProductionCrate is your friendly-neighbourhood source for creative assets, ranging from VFX, sound, music and motion graphics. We have […]

Backgrounds

One easy and quick way you can make your presented videos more exciting is to have a great background! We’ve built out one of the largest libraries of HD backgrounds you can find, all ready for you to download from our motion-graphics category today, with some of them even being completely free! Use them in […]

Missile VFX Tutorial!

While most special effects created practically do look incredible, not every studio has the budget to launch an inter-continental ballistic missile. But fear not! Your perfect shot of the nuclear apocalypse kicking into action can be created harmlessly using our missile VFX assets that you can download for free! This tutorial will work in pretty much any […]

Adding Magic VFX to your Film

Magic and wizardry is some of the most enjoyable forms of VFX for an artist, and are often the first thing new users are eager to try out when learning. Conjuring these effects into your videos do not require any dark magic, just a ProductionCrate account and willpower! We have an entire catalogue of spectacular […]

Dust and Smoke VFX Collection

Download your HD Smoke and Dust VFX here One thing that completes any VFX shot is dust and smoke. They bring a truly gritty atmosphere to any action sequence, and shall forever be a must-have for any serious film producer! There are two ways you can become a pyrotechnic expert and blast your shot into […]

Using our Puddle Maps!

If you’re reading this, there’s a chance you’ve stumbled upon our puddle map collection and wondered, “What on Earth are these for?”. You’re not alone! If you’ve had some experience with 3D design, you may be familiar with “glossy maps” or “reflection maps”. These are textures which can tell rendering software how “shiny” an object […]

New Bullet Hole Assets!

Download HD bullet hole impact VFX assets here! Too often do we overlook one of the must-have features of a gunfight in our VFX. Bullet holes! I’ve seen a lot of fight scenes involving a shootout simply focus on the muzzle flashes, but seemingly jumping over the fact that for every bullet shot, there is […]