Cutting Edge: Five
Exciting New Items for Video Artists, by Video Artists
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting into
video, it’s tempting to search for what’s already popular. We all do it! But,
looking for what’s already proven, you can miss out on new possibilities.
In this series we show you brand new items for video
creators: templates, kits, elements, scripts, or footage to give your
productions a boost. The artists behind these items are blazing a new trail,
why not you too?
This month, as you’d expect, Christmas items are
really popular—so if you’re looking to make something special for family,
friends or clients, look no further!
You can also check out the full rankings
over on Envato Market any time.
1. This is
Slideshow for Adobe After
Our first new item is a clean, modern
slideshow by D-Music. With 4K resolution and fully customisable, you’ll
love how easy this project is to use. Change out the placeholders for either
images or video and if you’d like to keep the featured font, there’s a link to
the free download included.
Not a Christmas template, but this item caught our attention as it shot up the new-item charts with 100 sales in less than a month. One to watch!
Now on to the Christmas videos!
2. Christmas — Animated Holiday Opener
Flasheasy has created a beautifully animated short
here that would be perfect as a promotional tool for a company, product or
service. The animation is deceptively flexible: you can switch out the sky,
Santa’s clothes, and control the snow and particles too. All this, plus a fast
render time will guarantee you a holly, jolly Christmas.
3. Christmas — Cinematic Holiday Opener
Christmas, a warm and classic cinematic greeting card, was
created by MotionPhysix. Type in any text you like,
include your logo, and you’ve got the perfect marketing tool to score you some
serious brownie points with clients or potential clients. There are eight unique
scenes to choose from and the download comes with a PDF help file in case you
Slideshow — Video Display Template
A lovely, festive download created by F-I, Christmas Slideshow offers four different duration choices. As the length increases, so do the placeholders, so you can choose
as much or as little content as you like to suit your project. There’s a link
included to the free font, as well as the music used in the example.
5. Christmas — Video Card Template
has created a slick, richly coloured greetings card, which rounds up our
rather festive five quite nicely! Easily
change text, colours, lights and particles without needing any extra plugins.
There’s a font link included in the download and a PDF tutorial to guide you
through making the perfect greeting.
See You in a Month for More New
We hope you enjoyed our roundup this month and
found some great new projects to try. Remember to pop back next month and see
what new gems we’ve discovered on Envato Market.