Create Your Own Universe With VideoBlocks

Create Your Own Universe With VideoBlocks Carl Sagan was a brilliant author, astronomer, cosmologist and science popularizer. Airing in the fall of 1980, he co-created and hosted “Cosmos”. The 13-part PBS television series that ultimately reached and influenced hundreds of millions of people worldwide. The New York Times described it as "a watershed moment for science-themed television programming." March 4th, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will present a follow-up series produced by Seth MacFarlane for the FOX Network. The personal … Read more about Create Your Own Universe With VideoBlocks

Behind the Scenes of the Epic San Diego Aerial Clips

Behind the Scenes of the Epic San Diego Aerial Clips At VideoBlocks, our mission is to provide high quality content that companies like NBC are proud to use, but at a price point that even casual video-editing enthusiasts can afford. These epic San Diego aerial clips were captured with an ARRI Alexa camera using a Canon 14.5-60 Cinema zoom lens. For super fluid cinematic footage, our cinematographer utilized a Cineflex 5-axis gyro-stabilization system. This system can be operated from inside the helicopter, with … Read more about Behind the Scenes of the Epic San Diego Aerial Clips

Make your own Kanye parody – just like Rogan and Franco

Make your own Kanye parody - just like Rogan and Franco A hilarious parody of Kanye West's Bound 2 music video was posted on Seth Rogan's Facebook page.  The  “This Is the End” star bared his (hairy) chest as he played Kim Kardashian to James Franco's Kanye West.  The friends and co-stars were bored during some free time while shooting Rogan's next movie, The Interview, and decided to remake their favorite new music video.  The parody tries to match the original "Shot. For. Shot." [embed_youtube src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/nRckgn36lzY" … Read more about Make your own Kanye parody – just like Rogan and Franco

Video Blocks Focuses on 4K Footage

4k footage was a big theme at NAB. We were thrilled to be in an arena where we were surrounded by the industry's best 4k technology. After talking to many of our customers, we realized there is a great need for 4k footage, so we're making it a top priority this year! As a result, we purchased our very own Scarlet X! We'll be using it to bring you a whole new library of amazing 4K content. Not familiar with the camera? Here's some info on what this powerful little machine can do. The Scarlet-X The Scarlet-X is part of the Red Digital Cinema … Read more about Video Blocks Focuses on 4K Footage

Top 10 Best Animated Voice Over Performances

The biggest movie news of the day seems to be Disney and Pixar's announcement that Finding Dory, the long awaited Finding Nemo sequel, has been officially slated to release in November of 2015. The push for the film was greatly spearheaded by Ellen Degeneres, the voice of Dory. There's no debating that her comedic character voice acting was one of the highlights of recent Pixar casting. That got us thinking...what are the very top animated movie voice over performances of all time? Here's what we narrowed it down to:   10. Anika Noni … Read more about Top 10 Best Animated Voice Over Performances

Video Blocks SXSW Recap

Video Blocks hit the road over the weekend to check out SXSW for the first time. We met some great people...some who are already on the Video Blocks bandwagon, others who were hearing about us for the first time! Check out some of our pictures below so you can see what we were up to! And don't forget, we're going to be at NAB in Las Vegas this April (in those same outfits!), so you can stop by and meet us then, too! [button link="http://content.videoblocks.com/clip-download/?id=download-a-free-stock-footage-video-clip" color="#2216a7" … Read more about Video Blocks SXSW Recap

Video Blocks Reaches 100,000 Clip Milestone

VideoBlocks.com is excited to announce that its online media archive now offers over 100,000 hand-selected clips spread across a wide variety of content types, including footage, motion backgrounds, production music, sound effects, special effects, After Effects templates and more. “We are dedicated to providing our members with an archive of content that continually grows while maintaining the highest standards of quality,” says Video Blocks Founder and CEO, Joel Holland. “Investing in our library is important, because ultimately our goal … Read more about Video Blocks Reaches 100,000 Clip Milestone

How SoulPancake is Mastering Online Video

If you like to peruse the world of online video like we do, chances are you've been coming across more and more videos by SoulPancake these days. This creative production powerhouse is a side project conceived and developed by Rainn Wilson, better known as Dwight Schrute from The Office. Most recently they've created the viral sensation best known as Kid President, which aims to inspire adults through the mind of a child. But what is it that makes these videos so delightfully addicting? How is SoulPancake using the online video to present their … Read more about How SoulPancake is Mastering Online Video