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41 using vfx you can't see

Hidden Visual Effects

Story: The Great Unseen Equalizer in VFX There is an art to using VFX as an unseen tool. So much consideration goes into the curating of what you, the viewer, see at any given moment, that it is easy to forget about what you don’t see in a shot. But more often than not, what […]

42 bullet impact effects prekeyed

Creating Bullet Impact VFX Assets (Download)

You can download these HD bullet impact effect here It’s been a while since we last added bullet impact effects to our FootageCrate VFX library, but this update has been worth the wait! 12 incredible new impact assets are a part of our latest collection, with 3 being completely free to download now. You can find […]

43 get more youtube subscribers

How We Increased Our Youtube Subscriber Count

We started our Youtube Channel in 2009, 10 Years ago. ProductionCrate’s subscriber count is just around 68,000 today. In the last 365 days we have grown by 44,369 subscribers, about 65% of our entire subscriber count. That’s about 9 years of little to no growth, and then an awesome turn of events. Now, don’t get me […]

44 8 bit after effects tutorial

How to Make an 8-Bit Effect

8-Bit is back! You’ve probably noticed the growing popularity of this retro style. We’ve seen it in titles and openers, logo animations, indie games, VFX Shorts and many more. Let’s take a look at how to achieve this style. We’ll be using After Effects but if you’re a Hitfilm User you can find an awesome […]

45 top NLE

the Unexpected Dominance of Premiere Pro

In 2009, at the peak of its powers, FCP 7 was replaced with FCP X. A 2007 SCRI study reported that Final Cut Pro made up 49% of the US pro editing market and Avid at 22%. A published survey in 2008 by the American Cinema Editors Guild placed their users at 21% Final Cut Pro, […]

46 The Composers behind SoundsCrate

The Composing Team behind SoundsCrate

The team at Suite Tracks produces your exclusive music at SoundsCrate Their tracks are unique, from the hard-hitting Hip Hop tracks to the fear inducing Suspense category you will find music you couldn’t ever find anywhere else. Suite Tracks takes pride in creating non-generic content for the Crate Community. Gerardo Garcia Jr. and Isabelle Engman are a composing team […]

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Destroy a Plane Wing with VFX!

In just two minutes, this quick video will take you through the steps we took to create an epic plane breakup shot! Whether you’re producing a disaster movie, or want to try to create your own CG viral video, now you’ll know where to start when creating these effects. The tools we used included 3ds […]

48 best computer specs for VFX Work

Building the best computer for VFX Work

In my day-to-day, I interact with many different types of artists, who have vastly different technological needs. They constantly ask “How can I best configure my personal computer for VFX like the one I have at work?” Here’s a quick guide to figuring out what kind of computer you really need to edit and render […]

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Pro Showcase – Carlos Milite

Welcome to the Newsroom Carlos! What can you tell us about yourself and the work you do? I’ve been making short films since I was 14. I love what I’m doing and I do it with passion. My love for art is what keeps me going. I’m as fascinated as frightened by the world I […]

50 What to do at NAB (National Association of Broadcasters)

What to do at NAB (National Association of Broadcasters)

Every industry has its yearly, go-to event, a time when the movers and shakers convene on the new-ness of talent or product. In comics: Comicon. For VFX and computer graphics: Siggraph.  Gaming: E3. Consumer electronics: CES. I could go on — But have you ever heard of NAB? The National Association of  Broadcasters trade show […]