The Kinetic Action Editing of Mad Max: Fury Road

Few films in the history of cinema are as vivid, bold, and elegantly chaotic as George Miller’s modern action masterpiece Mad Max: Fury Road. With its potent fusion of post-apocalyptic design and explosive automotive stunt-work, it’s the kind of film that makes the audience wonder, “How did they get away with that?” Mad Max bucks the modern Hollywood trend of quick, disorienting edits that excite but confuse the audience. Even so, much of the critical discussion around the film has surrounded its experimental action-driven narrative, … Read more about The Kinetic Action Editing of Mad Max: Fury Road

Say Happy Father’s Day with Footage

This Father’s Day, dads everywhere will reign supreme over the acts of fishing, shaving, and making children feel weightless—further cementing their status as everyday heroes. It’s only right that we honor them the best way we know how: through the art of film. Please enjoy our heartfelt tribute to just a few of the things that make dads heroes, courtesy of stock footage. Thanks, Dad—and Happy Father’s Day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OSNSZWazf8 Make your own tribute to Dad with our collection of great Father's Day … Read more about Say Happy Father’s Day with Footage

Stock Makeover: The Simpsons Edition

Mmmmm . . . stock footage. What better way to illustrate the versatility of our library than to recreate The Simpsons intro entirely from royalty-free footage? From heavenly blue skies to nostalgic nuclear power plants, hazardous plutonium rods, sidewalk skateboarders, and “saxomaphone” soloists, we’ve reconstructed the show’s classic title sequence scene by scene in high-definition footage. https://youtu.be/92tYsmmoi3s Inspired to create a royalty-free Springfield of your own, you can Try VideoBlocks FREE for 7 Days. Mmmmm . . . free … Read more about Stock Makeover: The Simpsons Edition

Stock Wars: Now Witness the Best Stock Footage in the Galaxy

In celebration of #StarWars and #MayThe4th, we partnered with the duo behind SoKrispyMedia to find out what happens when stock footage strikes back. Begun, the Stock Wars have . . . Spoiler alert: the following video contains charitable Stormtroopers, Tie Fighters, and massive CGI destruction. https://youtu.be/rInudcuYFxU If you’re looking to bring balance to your footage, joining VideoBlocks will make you a more powerful filmmaker than ever before—with access to two royalty-free footage libraries built to save you time and … Read more about Stock Wars: Now Witness the Best Stock Footage in the Galaxy

One Subscription to Rule Them All: The Unlimited Library + The Marketplace

From enjoying unlimited downloads to buying direct from filmmakers and saving 40%, we’ll walk you through two ways our subscribers can use VideoBlocks as their one resource for every stock footage need; check out the video below to learn how to maximize your membership thorough our Unlimited Library and our new Marketplace! https://youtu.be/oRbFn1dXokE With two members-only libraries designed to save filmmakers time and money on every project, a VideoBlocks subscription has never been more powerful. And, if you’re not yet a member, … Read more about One Subscription to Rule Them All: The Unlimited Library + The Marketplace

NAB 2015 Recap – VideoBlocks Marketplace, Fancy Pants, and more!

It's been a little over a week since the end of NAB 2015 and the VideoBlocks crew is still riding the momentum of a successful event in Vegas! We had so much fun connecting with our fellow creative professionals and officially launching our new Marketplace. Our Fearless Leader Joel is all smiles talking about Marketplace   In addition to our Unlimited Library, the Marketplace gives VideoBlocks subscribers access to an additional 200,000  hand-selected clips. Content creators are able to keep 100% commission on Marketplace … Read more about NAB 2015 Recap – VideoBlocks Marketplace, Fancy Pants, and more!

Introducing the VideoBlocks Marketplace

Last year, we reached out to many of our customers to ask what the stock industry was missing. Your answers were clear, consistent, and powerful. You asked for a single solution to all your footage needs—one place to save both time and money. So that’s exactly what we built. In addition to a bigger, better, fresher Unlimited Library, you will soon be able to purchase discounted clips from our new members-only Marketplace. Before we launch, we wanted to take a moment to tell you a bit more about why we decided to build the Marketplace and … Read more about Introducing the VideoBlocks Marketplace

The Future of Resolution: 8K Reasons 4K Is Here to Stay

When they write the history of resolution, they will say the reign of 4K began in 2010, but that 2015 was the year the fog cleared and the majority of people stopped fighting. They will also say it was Google who fired the first real shots against standard high definition, citing its early support of 4K streaming on YouTube as the green light that ignited the ultra-high-definition revolution. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait a while yet to read that book—and, in the interim, put up with some lingering fog that seems to suggest 4K is already … Read more about The Future of Resolution: 8K Reasons 4K Is Here to Stay