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Why Stock Video Is Perfect for Companies with Small Budgets

Let’s face it. A lot of companies are stuck in the past. They think airing multi-million dollar commercials on television is the only way to get their name seen and recognized by the masses. But today, that’s no longer...

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7 Iconic Opening Credits Sequences That Use Stock Footage (And one End-Credits Sequence)

There are many ways to create a great opening credits. Their role is to introduce the themes, locations, characters or problems that will be covered and encountered in the film or TV show they introduce over a short span...

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7 Creative Ways to Use Stock Footage in Music Videos (And 1 Creative Way to Source It)

Dating back to the 1950s, music videos are perhaps one of the oldest – and certainly one of the most enduring – forms of video marketing. With production budgets ranging from shoestring to several million dollars, creating a good...

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Finding Free Stock Footage: Our Glossary of Terms

Anyone who’s scoured the web for videos and audio to use in their project will know that there is a myriad of words, phrases, and legal jargon surrounding stock footage and similar resources. These can be difficult to get...

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Stock Footage is Changing: The Rise of Authenticity

From 2011 to 2015, stock footage sales increased by a whopping 40%. But as the industry balloons, how does what is being sold change? Early in 2017, industry giant Videoblocks crunched the numbers in their search data for the...

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Using Stock Footage for Website Backgrounds

The New Age of Web Design: Video Backgrounds and Headers They say a picture paints a thousand words. If that’s true, then what about video? In this article we explain the benefits of using stock footage to add a video background...

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Green Screen: How to Chroma key with Adobe Premiere Pro

What is chroma key? Chroma keying, green screen, and chroma compositing are all words for the same thing; which is separating and layering different videos or images to create a final composition that is made up of these media....

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The 5 Best Free Video Converters

If you have ever been faced with a message like the above when playing stock footage then this article is for you; it will outline some of the best free fixes for this issue. Codec is a portmanteau of...

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Shot Types You Need to Know For a Successful Marketing Video

A successful marketing video answers three briefs: Why should someone watch your video? How do you ensure they keep watching? And what will they do next? To achieve these goals, your marketing video needs to communicate three things. Firstly:...

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10 Reasons Why Iceland is Always a Good Idea

In April of 2018 we visited Iceland for the first time and, to be honest, I didn’t really know what to expect. The first thing that came to mind were the geysers. And that it would be cold… freezing...

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