BY MICHAEL MAHER, Premiumbeat
After Effects has long been in the hands of everyday consumers now, and the software is behind countless commercials, films, and motion design projects all over the world.
To celebrate the milestone, Premiumbeat has rounded up our favorite free After Effects assets. Here, you’ll find tons of free animations like icons and transitions as well as presets, templates, and overlays.
Download over 120 free sound effects, and use them in any commercial or personal projects! Explore these collections and get your free SFX packs now.
Do you need some free sound effects for a video you’re working on or an app you’re developing? We’ve rounded up all of our best free packs for you to download now — no matter what you’re working on.
What’s the catch? Nothing. No catch. You are free to use all of these sound effects in any commercial or personal project. You only agree not to resell or redistribute these free sound effects. That’s it!
Find the right free sound effects pack you need below, then simply click the button to visit the proper page to download each free SFX pack.
Download over 120 free video elements, assets, and sound effects for your next project. Good for personal or commercial use. Get your PB Freebies now!
The third annual PremiumBeat Free Week has come and gone, but you can still download over 120 free video elements that we gave away with these 5 new PB Freebie packs.
Download and use these free SFX and video elements in your next project, good for personal and commercial use. Download all five packs now!
Now is your chance to download 21 free 4K fog overlays to use in your videos and with your motion graphics. These overlays were all shot in a controlled studio environment and captured organically with real fog and haze. The only way to get a more realistic look is to shoot on a foggy day.
Download 100 more and read a lot more, here…
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Over 1,000 Free Video Assets, Plug-ins, LUTs, SFX, and More!
Every editor should have a variety of video assets, plug-ins, presets, and music at their disposal. Build up your video editor toolbox with all these free assets and plugins. From overlays and LUTs that change the look of your image, to transitions and plug-ins to help you edit more effectively — here are over 1,000 free video assets you can use on nearly any project.
The role of a colorist is evolving, and more often video editors are color grading and color correcting footage themselves. With that in mind, here are a few ways you can easily adjust the overall look of your project in minutes.
Before you start color grading your clips, you need to white balance the footage. This lets you maintain a consistent look, especially if footage was shot on different types of cameras or in different formats. Here are three quick ways to white balance footage in Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, and DaVinci Resolve.
- How to White Balance in Final Cut Pro X – PremiumBeat
- How to White Balance in Premiere Pro using Fast Color Corrector – RocketStock
- How to White Balance in DaVinci Resolve – PremiumBeat
Instantly tweak the look of your footage with this collection of 52 stunning free color grading presets.
Looking for some instant color grades to change the overall look of your next project? These free color grading presets work great in Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.
PremiumBeat put together fourteen free movie-inspired Lumetri Looks for Premiere Pro. You can easily apply these to your standard footage and get the look of popular films like The Martian, Saving Private Ryan, and Blade Runner. Take a look at a few of the looks in this highlight video from PremiumBeat.
and a few dozen more here to download and read about…
Get free wedding video contract templates, light leaks, name badges, and much more. These complimentary assets are perfect for every wedding videographer and editor.
In an effort to help those starting their journey as wedding videographers, PremiumBeat has put together The Ultimate Guide to Producing Wedding Video. This all-encompassing resource offers everything you need to know to shoot wedding videos, edit cinematic masterpieces, and run a successful wedding video business.
This extensive guide offers tons of information and includes 26 free wedding video assets to get your wedding video business started. Take a look …
This curated guide for wedding filmmakers will not only show you how to shoot and edit wedding videos, but how to run a successful wedding video business.
October 27, 2015
It’s been five years since Apple last updated Final Cut Pro 7. Let’s take a look at how video production and other NLEs have changed since.
Five years ago, Apple released 7.0.3 — the final update to Final Cut Pro 7.
That year, the BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and WikiLeaks dominated news headlines. Apple released the iPhone 4. Inception was the most talked about film, and independent videographers were all getting their hands on the Canon 7D.
Even with all the advancements in camera technology over the past five years, there are still plenty of users editing on Final Cut Pro 7. I’ll admit it… even I still use FCP7 on an occasional project. I had absolutely mastered Final Cut Pro over the years, but with the release of FCPX I was left with a void. Since then, I have dabbled in most of the other NLEs, but I could just never get myself to fully breakaway from FCP7.
Now that we are entering an era where most cell phones will shoot 4K footage, and 360 degree videos can be watched on YouTube and Facebook, it’s time to let FCP7 die. The software just can’t handle production needs anymore. Let’s take a look at some of the available options for video editors still caught in NLE limbo, here.
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September 25, 2015
Download dozens of free production elements!
Get free After Effects elements, sound effects, Photoshop templates and more!
Last week (see September 15th blog) , PremiumBeat gave away original production elements for readers to use in their own productions. All of the elements are still available for download!
With PremiumGrades, quickly apply color grading presets to your footage in After Effects. These 20 Free After Effects presets will add style and tone to your project.
The effects presets were designed to be dragged and dropped into your layers in After Effects. Take a look at all 20 presets in action in this demo:
All the rest, here!