This course is made for beginner and intermediate animators who want to bring their skills to the next level, start animating professionally in After Effects By the end of this course, you will not only be a great animator but also a professional animator. We will start the course with secrets of great motion graphics. How to create a Motion Graphics template (.mogrt) It’s super easy to create a Motion graphics template from your composition in After Effects. In After Effects v14.2 or later, open “Essential Graphics” and select the composition you want to create a template for from the dropdown. To perform After Effects motion tracking text, follow the steps below. Step 1: Turn On Motion Tracker Firstly, drag and drop your video clip to the software’s left. Your source for After Effects tutorials, resources, and more. The #1 knowledge base for new to advanced visual effects and motion graphics artists!
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We crafted these assets and elements in-house, just for you, and they’re completely free for any personal or commercial projects.
Whether you’re a rookie or an experienced video content creator, these elements and effects are easy-to-use, accessible tools that will absolutely increase your production value.
So, let’s just get into this, shall we? Here are 355 free assets for you to use however you want (and a few extras).
These assets are free for all personal or commercial use. By downloading, you agree not to redistribute these assets.
35 FREE Prism Bokeh Overlays
Like most of our freebies, we shot these bokeh overlays in house on a Blackmagic Ursa Mini with different translucent objects, from spheres to prisms. The pack comes fully customizable to pull off whatever look you’re going for. The clips come in .mp4 and H.264 format.
5 Free Cinematic LUTs
Part tutorial, part freebie, our very own Lewis McGregor walks you through how to make your own cinematic LUTs in DaVinci Resolve. On top of this, he also gives you 5 FREE cinematic LUTs to use in your next project.
FREE Animated Text Typeface
This animated typeface is perfect for any motion graphics-heavy work. Each asset is fully customizable to fit whichever aesthetic you’re going for. This easy-to-use typeface is even easier to integrate into your timeline.
10 Free Motion Graphics Templates for Premiere Pro
What more to say other than animated titles will never go out of style. You often have the time to make them yourself, and why pay for them when you could download this customizable pack right now! When we say customizable, I mean you can tweak almost every single element in this pack to fit your style and color scheme.
5 FREE Film Grain Overlays
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Want to add an instant vintage look to your footage? These free film grain overlays vary from 8mm-35mm course grain — as well as 35mm fine grain. These assets were organically captured using real film stocks and film cameras. Applying these overlays is one of the most simple-yet-visually-appealing effects you can pull off.
9 Free Rounded Titles
This is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Free rounded titles that give your motion graphics and video that extra kick it needs. Tweak the colors to fit whatever look you’re going for, and don’t be afraid to use these as lower-thirds, graphics, or titles.
We’ve also released several freebies for design and photo-related projects:
70+ Free Action Compositing Elements
This giant pack of action hits is an essential part of your next thriller or sci-fi project. Choose from practically created dust hits, sparks, fantasy elements, muzzle flashes, and much more. These elements will fit in perfectly with your next big action sequence, and they’ll improve your motion graphics in new, creative ways. Hold nothing back from your production value with these easy-to-use elements.
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25 Free Vintage Sound Effects
In almost every video editing project I’ve been involved with, there was always a need for more sound effects. Just like working with footage, you can never have enough sound effects. The more filled out your video or film is, the more production value it has. These vintage sounds are perfect for any static, swells, or scratchy analog sounds you might need.
21 Free Motion Graphics
The biggest draw of these motion graphics is that you never have to open After Effects. The Essential Graphics Panel claimed it was here to make all of our lives easier, and this makes good on that promise. Whether you need a tittle, lower third, or animated quote, this pack has everything. And did we mention all the assets are completely customizable?
40+ Free Footstep Foley SFX
This is perhaps our most useful pack yet. How many times have you needed some realistic footstep effects, and all you could find was complete trash? Well, here is a perfect way to help your future self. Foley effects like this always come in handy, and they make the scene more believable.
40+ Free Space Textures and Elements
In addition to the fantasy and action hits, here are over 40 space textures and elements for your next science fiction epic. You’ve seen effects and sequences like this in big films like The Tree of Life, Interstellar, or The Fountain. As with all the other freebies, cinematic science wizard Todd Blankenship created these elements practically in the PremiumBeat Effects Lab (our studio).
If you want more space-themed elements for your next intergalactic odyssey, check these out.
17 Free Anamorphic Lens Flares
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Captured with Atlas Orion Lenses on a Panasonic AU-EVA1, these lens flares are as organic as they come, giving your shots vibrance and life. Compatible with any NLE out there, these flares are easily customizable, so they’ll complement whatever aesthetic you’re trying to create.
More Free Stuff
Rather than explain how rad some of our other free stuff is, I’ll just list it out for you. Mind you, some of these freebies are for older versions of Premiere, After Effects, etc., but they’ll still add vibrance and professionalism to your projects.
- Totally Free Music on PremiumBeat
- Online Music Subscription on Shutterstock