Top 5+ New After Effects Projects for Creative Video (February 2018)
New Templates, Kits, Elements, Scripts, and Footage to Give Your Productions a Boost
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting into video, it’s tempting to stick to what’s already popular. But watch out: if you spend too much time looking at what’s already tried and true you can miss out on new possibilities!
In this monthly series we cover five exciting new After Effects items for video creators, including templates, kits, elements, scripts, and stock video footage—anything we think might be just the ingredient to give your production a boost.
Our first new item is a fun and fresh template by xHiiro. You don’t need any additional plugins for this download as it’s 100% After Effects. It boasts a fast render time, and with 64 placeholders for either video footage or images, there’s no shortage of options for you to create your perfect project.
This comprehensive pack of lower thirds by LinaAe includes a whopping 45 options. You can change the colours easily to suit your project and there’s a PDF tutorial included with the download in case you get stuck. There’s also a link to the font used, so you can re-create exactly what you see in the preview.
At number three, we have Opener by ever-popular x_studio. This opener is perfect for something modern like a fashion broadcast or music promotion. It’s glitchy and packed with so much edge you’ll be lucky not to cut yourself on the download. There are links included to the font, music and video used in the preview.
A quick and creative After Effects template by LLmotion, Intro is animated with dynamic transitions and unique animations. Perfect for promoting your broadcast, be it sport, fashion or an event. The template doesn’t have a set length, so you can create until your heart’s content!
Give your logo a lift with piktufa’s Minimal & Fast 3D Logo. Work with any logo, easily changing the background colours to suit. The download offers simple customisation without needing any plugins, and there’s a video tutorial included to help you get started.
Last Month’s Top 5
In case you missed it, here again are our top five new items from January 2018:
This is a beautifully animated, full HD title set by heyalisa. Elegant and stylish, this is a well organised project that won’t require any extra plugins to use. The fonts are free and there’s a link included with the download, as is a handy video tutorial to guide you through using the project.
Logo Intro is our number 3 this month, created by Gimho. Jazz up your logo by giving it the intro it deserves. The Logo Intro download comes in 4k and Full HD resolution and includes 5 different options. Sound effects are included and there’s a colour controller for shapes, so you can adapt to suit.
A fast-paced and modern opener made by BLAQMATRIX. There are 39 placeholders for text and 15 different scenes to choose from, so you’ll have plenty of options to make your project look just how you want it. You don’t need any plugins to be able to use this download and it comes with a PDF help file in case you get stuck.
An easy to customise slideshow by motiongray, Watercolor Ink Opener is perfect for a promotional video, photo album or simply to show off a portfolio. There are 24 media placeholders and 20 for text and you won’t need any plugins to use this download.