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

Stock Footage of the Week: There’s Nothing Like Miami Heat

Welcome back to our Stock Footage of the Week series, where we discuss trending content and the latest events. The sun is shining and things are starting to heat up—but for most of us, summer is still a distant dream. That is unless, of course, you’re lucky enough to live in the Sunshine State. As we continued to wait for that ever-elusive beach weather, we were inspired by last weekend’s Ultra Music Festival in Miami to bring you this sizzling stock footage reel highlighting the city’s unique landscape. Whether you’re a student ready … Read more about Stock Footage of the Week: There’s Nothing Like Miami Heat

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

Top 20 After Effects Opening Animations Filmmakers Can’t Get Enough Of

Video is in demand now more than ever—it seems like everyone from your boss to your grandmother is sharing videos with the world. But what about you? Do you want to or need to create stunning videos? Whether you’re uploading them for work or play, no video is complete without a killer opener. After all, it’s the first thing your audience sees—if it’s boring then they aren’t going to watch it from start to finish. That’s where AE animations can help. We’ve rounded up 20 of our favorite After Effects openers for all kinds of … Read more about Top 20 After Effects Opening Animations Filmmakers Can’t Get Enough Of

Top 20 Multidimensional Templates: After Effects Animations That Will Transfix Your Audience

“Always leave them wanting more” is a great philosophy for both entertainers and advertisers—and when you’re working with video projects, using 3D After Effects templates is a great way to make a lasting impression and intrigue your audience. You can use After Effects to give your commercial, presentation, or documentary a more polished and finished look. After Effects can even be used to unnerve and alarm an audience—if that’s your goal—or define a visual style. Whether you’re looking for an adventurous and inspiring animation … Read more about Top 20 Multidimensional Templates: After Effects Animations That Will Transfix Your Audience