Shooting a cookery video is a great way to engage an
audience, share new ideas and recipes, and to build a loyal, following. We’ve
curated five of our favourite pieces from Envato Elements to
help you create the perfect food broadcast.
Explainers are a great way to get your message
across in a fun way. The Food & Hands Explainer is a modular pack for Adobe
After Effects with 40 arm animations, eight transitions, ten title animations and
A cool and elegant template for After Effects,
Food Broadcast Package is a ready-to-go bundle for your cooking or food
channel. With logos, lower thirds, transitions and even special recipe
elements, it’s got it all!
Cooking Show Bumper is a template for Adobe Premiere Pro, but is also available
for After Effects. It’s easy to customise the colour of the background and text
and turn elements off and on to suit your project.
The Broadcast Cooking Package for Adobe
Premiere Pro is a bright and lively motion graphics bundle with titles, text
placeholders and much more.
You might occasionally want to include stock footage in your
cookery show. This footage of flour being spread across a surface would make a
great transition between segments, or even just as a great addition to a bakery
asset here is from Envato Elements, where you can download
unlimited resources for a monthly subscription.
Tuts+ Tips for Food Photography and Video
aware of your lighting, you want it to be bright but soft, otherwise your
food might look a little too stark and unappetising!
- Clear the work-space. Clutter is a no-no, but conversely,
remember to dress the set if the background is visible. One or two well-placed
props can make all the difference.
distracting clothing on your chef or host. The focus should be the food—think clean and neutral.
- Film everything and edit later. If you can, use two cameras.
Remember to pick
up some B-Roll: you might need to go through some of the steps a few times
in order to get everything you need.
- Mic up your host if they’re talking about the steps.
Shotgun mics are great, but if your chef is baker is chatting away while moving
around the workspace then better to have
a lav mic on them.