Designing True Detective: The Hidden Subtext Behind TV’s Smartest Series

HBO’s newest cult hit delivers more than mystery and entertainment. Try symbolic genius. Technology Evolves, Audiences Follow Technologically, the film and television industries are advancing at breakneck speeds. While networks struggle to accommodate the demands of 1080 HD downloads, filmmakers have already begun shooting in 4K UHD—capturing four times the pixel resolution in every graphic. Cable and Internet networks might be evolving at slower rates (unless, of course, you’re living in an area unshackled by Google Fiber), but … Read more about Designing True Detective: The Hidden Subtext Behind TV’s Smartest Series

New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks

New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks You think 4K Ultra-HD is cool? We here at VideoBlocks raise you 6K! It's an eye-popping, amazingly detailed pixel resolution that's ten times greater than 1080p HD footage. You can visualize the difference in high-definition resolutions here: The main benefit of 6K is being able to compose your own 4K export from a larger canvas, not to use full 6K -- TVs can't even play 6K yet! To obtain the momentous Video Blocks 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection, our cinematographer used a RED Epic … Read more about New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks

Free Tutorial Series: How To Edit With Windows Movie Maker

Free Tutorial Series: How To Edit With Windows Movie Maker Windows Movie Maker is a free video creating and editing software application from Microsoft designed for Windows Me, XP and Vista. The application also works with latest Windows 7 & Windows 8, enabling you to create home movies and slide shows on your computer. A Windows Movie Maker project can be as simple or complex as you would like. Whether you’re new to digital video editing or just new to Windows Movie Maker, this tutorial takes you through the basics for creating a … Read more about Free Tutorial Series: How To Edit With Windows Movie Maker

Video Creation Is Exploding Infographic

Video makers often incorporate stock media to improve their final creations. As a result, trends in stock video tell us a great deal about the state of video creation. For example, from September 2010 to September 2013 the daily download volume on VideoBlocks.com grew by nearly 3000 times. VideoBlocks is unique in allowing the users unlimited downloads of aerial, time lapse, 4k footage, effects and lower thirds, Apple Motion Templates, and Adobe After Effects Templates! We upload to the library consistently and all clips provided on … Read more about Video Creation Is Exploding Infographic

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

Free Tutorial Series: How to Edit with Apple iMovie

Free Tutorial Series: How to Edit with Apple iMovie iMovie is a free application for Mac products used to create and edit videos. An iMovie project can be as simple or complex as you would like. This tutorial takes you through the basics for creating a project in iMovie using VideoBlocks. VideoBlocks.com provides members with unlimited downloads of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music, sound effects, special effects, After Effects templates and much more. Once loggin in, you can browse contents and search categories - … Read more about Free Tutorial Series: How to Edit with Apple iMovie

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

VideoBlocks Site Tutorial

Are you a new subscriber to VideoBlocks—or simply searching for the ultimate resource for all things stock footage? This quick video will walk you through the two members-only libraries we’ve built to save you time and money on every project. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP2n7FG05qc All content in both footage libraries comes royalty-free for use in all types of projects: The Unlimited Library Subscribers enjoy unlimited downloads from a $10MM collection of curated videos, After Effects templates, backgrounds, and more—all free … Read more about VideoBlocks Site Tutorial