Entries by David Blaker

Adding Magic VFX to your Film

Magic and wizardry is some of the most enjoyable forms of VFX for an artist, and are often the first thing new users are eager to try out when learning. Conjuring these effects into your videos do not require any dark magic, just a ProductionCrate account and willpower! We have an entire catalogue of spectacular […]

Dust and Smoke VFX Collection

Download your HD Smoke and Dust VFX here One thing that completes any VFX shot is dust and smoke. They bring a truly gritty atmosphere to any action sequence, and shall forever be a must-have for any serious film producer! There are two ways you can become a pyrotechnic expert and blast your shot into […]

Using our Puddle Maps!

If you’re reading this, there’s a chance you’ve stumbled upon our puddle map collection and wondered, “What on Earth are these for?”. You’re not alone! If you’ve had some experience with 3D design, you may be familiar with “glossy maps” or “reflection maps”. These are textures which can tell rendering software how “shiny” an object […]

New Bullet Hole Assets!

Download HD bullet hole impact VFX assets here! Too often do we overlook one of the must-have features of a gunfight in our VFX. Bullet holes! I’ve seen a lot of fight scenes involving a shootout simply focus on the muzzle flashes, but seemingly jumping over the fact that for every bullet shot, there is […]

New Rubble and Debris VFX!

Many artists try to avoid the deep end of the pool with their projects. Setting yourself up with an overly demanding goal will always push you to your limits, a goal such as turning your scene into a war-ravaged battleground! But now, you can dive into the deep end will full confidence! We’re happy to […]

HD Mountain Set Extensions

Download HD Mountain Set Extensions for your Matte-Painting scenes here! It’s time to take Middle Earth to your front lawn with our epic mountain asset collection! Matte-painting with these HD set extensions makes the process of large-scale terraforming as simple as a click! Just take a look at this before and after using the mountains from […]

HD Planet Textures for your Space Scenes

Download your HD realistic planet textures here! Planets are the unchallenged champions of establishing shots, with the power to transport a viewer to the other side of the universe in an instant. This is why some of the most iconic imagery in cinema history has featured these planetary spacescapes. Think of almost every opening scene […]

Free Aspect-Ratio Plugin (Premiere & After Effects)

  Finally, one-click aspect-ratio bars for Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. Download Windows Version Here or Download Mac Version Here AutoCinemabar is the free alternative to using aspect ratio templates to give your video the cinematic edge you need! Stumbling through hundreds of different pre-made templates has always been the least exciting part of an editors […]