Toolkit: Under the Sea Stock Footage and Audio

As that classic children’s film says, “we got no troubles, life is the bubbles, under the sea!” With the arrival of warmer weather, crowds flock to the waterside for a break from the heat and some cool, wet fun. But the underwater world has always been and continues to be an area of poetic and scientific mystery—not to mention a marvel to the filmmaking world. (Just ask James Cameron.) Explore the ocean depths yourself with our new Under the Sea Toolkit featuring VideoBlocks underwater stock video and sounds from our sister site, … Read more about Toolkit: Under the Sea Stock Footage and Audio

Top 20 Beach Video Clips to Help You to Zen Out

Repeat after us: Ommmm. Ommmm. Whether you’re already enjoying clear blue skies and warm breezes or just daydreaming of beaches, the promise of summer is right around the corner—and just in time to help us all relax! In just a couple short weeks beach season will be well underway and dreams of relaxing ocean-side will finally become reality. In the meantime, inspire your audience to get their beach zen on by including some of our peaceful, relaxing video clips of beaches around the world. We’ve rounded up 20 of our most popular beach clips … Read more about Top 20 Beach Video Clips to Help You to Zen Out

15 After Effects Photo Slideshows for Your Next Family Fête

As the weather slowly but surely turns to spring and warmer weather, our friends, family, and neighbors begin to come out of hibernation and start sending out invitations to all of the events! That's right, folks! It's almost the season of barbecues, weddings, showers, and reunions. Make your party stand out by using our After Effects photo templates to make your retirement party, graduation dinner, or gender reveal luncheon a smashing success. Our AE templates can personalize any party or gathering you’re holding, and helps you place your … Read more about 15 After Effects Photo Slideshows for Your Next Family Fête

The Future Is Now—20 Tech Lifestyle Clips That Prove We’re Living in The Jetsons

Humanity continually strives for excellence in innovation, and for most of human history our imaginations have far outpaced our technological capacity. Sci-fi shows like Star Trek and even The Jetsons have captured our hearts and minds for generations, tantalizing our imaginations. But you don’t need to use fictional footage to awe your viewers with the incredible possibilities of technology—instead, download stock footage from our technology collection to showcase humanity’s amazing advancements while inspiring your viewers to bring … Read more about The Future Is Now—20 Tech Lifestyle Clips That Prove We’re Living in The Jetsons

Get Featured in Our June Collection

Photo credit: Kevin Klopper / Visualmagic   This June, we’re celebrating creators with a special campaign and curated collection to share with our members. We’ll be selecting work to match the collection theme and we want to give you a chance to participate! Enter our submission challenge to showcase your best lifestyle shots featuring artists, creators, and creative or animated templates with an artistic spin. The challenge opens today! To enter, simply send up to ten clips representing this theme to submissions@videoblocks.com by … Read more about Get Featured in Our June Collection

Top 20 AE Backgrounds for Live Events

Come one, come all! Planning a live event can be a challenging and stressful task—after finding a venue, entertainer or DJs, and date, all that's left is attracting the crowds. Sounds easy enough, right? Maybe if you like long nights spent wracking your brain for marketing strategies, then yes, it’s easy. Luckily, finding crowd-pleasing and mesmerizing visuals for your event’s promos or backdrop doesn’t have to be stressful. Our After Effects video template library includes a wide array of creative graphics to make a big splash. The … Read more about Top 20 AE Backgrounds for Live Events

Master the Art of the Business Video: 13 After Effects Templates That Seal the Deal

It can be difficult to stand out in the digital world. Luckily, our After Effects business templates can save you time and add that little extra something that’ll give you an edge. From impressing your board with elegant templates to capturing the attention of consumers on Facebook, we have all of the templates you need to get your brand the visibility it deserves. You don’t need to be a Fortune 500 company to afford elegant videos-- our Membership Library and Contributor Marketplace have AE templates for every occasion, so that you can … Read more about Master the Art of the Business Video: 13 After Effects Templates That Seal the Deal

‘Is This the Real Life?’ Take a Look at This YouTuber’s Literal Translation of “Bohemian Rhapsody” with Stock Footage

With countless musical covers of Queen’s beloved hit song “Bohemian Rhapsody” perpetually inundating YouTube, one YouTube creator made a video that took the song in a completely different direction—what if the song’s lyrics were an actual story? With a stock footage assist from VideoBlocks, the crew over at Corridor Digital took the narrative within the song and brought it to life. Using only the lyrics as the script, the video follows the narrator as he confesses to his mother that he “just killed a man” and ends in a spectacular … Read more about ‘Is This the Real Life?’ Take a Look at This YouTuber’s Literal Translation of “Bohemian Rhapsody” with Stock Footage