Stock Footage of the Week: Beachy Summer B-Roll

Beach season is finally here. Our wintry day-dreams of sun and sand, frozen beverages, and the nostalgic smell of coconut SPF have finally become reality—and you know what that means. From summer romances to seasonal film projects, it’s time to start heating things up. Find inspiration for your next enterprise with our collection of sun-soaked b-roll. To get you started, we’ve highlighted a few of our favorites below!   Download this b-roll footage of a person jogging on the beach at sunrise   Purchase this b-roll … Read more about Stock Footage of the Week: Beachy Summer B-Roll

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

A Beginner’s Guide to Shooting VR/360° Footage: Tips from the Pros at SubVRsive

VR isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. With film giants such as Steven Spielberg, Guillermo Del Toro, and Jon Favreau rallying behind the technology, it’s fair to say we can expect VR and 360 footage to reach new heights in the coming years. This seismic shift in video tech presents a brave new world for filmmakers and videographers—one which allows creatives to stretch the limits of their storytelling while presenting new and often intimidating challenges. Our partners Austin Mace and Ryan Thomas from SubVRsive have spent years … Read more about A Beginner’s Guide to Shooting VR/360° Footage: Tips from the Pros at SubVRsive

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

Digital Media Is Changing, See What the Creative Future Holds

Our lives may not look like the Jetsons or Back to the Future, but we are entering a new era for art and tech. Evolving technologies are changing the way our community creates and connects, pushing us beyond the limits of the analog years to a time when the average person can afford incredibly advanced creative tools. That’s what inspired us to launch our new Future of Creativity collections— stock footage, images, and music that reflect the changing landscape of digital media. We recently surveyed 3830 creatives from all over world … Read more about Digital Media Is Changing, See What the Creative Future Holds

Stock Footage of the Week: Videos and Templates to Fill Your Pot O’ Gold

Welcome back to our Stock Footage of the Week series where we discuss trending content and the latest trends. This week we’ve gathered a few of our favorite St. Patrick's Day footage clips and animations to get you in the carnival spirit. You see it happening already. "Kiss Me I'm Irish" shirts are swarming store displays along with green sequined hats and beads. Chalkboards outside the local pub are advertising specials on traditional Irish fare, and leprechauns dance through commercials more often than usual. You know what this … Read more about Stock Footage of the Week: Videos and Templates to Fill Your Pot O’ Gold

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Marketplace Awards

Here at VideoBlocks, we believe that “When the community wins, we win.” This means that we live and breathe for our creative community of filmmakers, artists, and contributors—we are a stock footage company founded by creatives for creatives, and we’re always looking for new ways to celebrate the talent, innovation, and artistry of our contributors. That’s why this year we’re introducing the first ever Marketplace Awards. Our video Marketplace is the fastest-growing on the internet, with filmmakers uploading and selling their footage from … Read more about Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Marketplace Awards

Stock Footage of the Week: Holding Your Ground

“No tree becomes rooted and sturdy unless many a wind assails it. For by its very tossing it tightens its grip and plants its roots more securely; the fragile trees are those that have grown in a sunny valley.” -Seneca the Younger   Welcome to the third installment of our new series, where we bring you stock footage to inspire your work week—and beyond. This week as we were browsing our top performing stock footage clips we came across a video of a tree growing from a steep and rocky mountainside. Even though we weren’t … Read more about Stock Footage of the Week: Holding Your Ground