Are you looking to create some fantastic video productions in 2021? Let us help you along with with 50 of our favourite ready-made Adobe After Effects templates. In this article, we're covering the top After Effects templates for these categories: broadcast packages, elements, infographics, logo stings, openers, product promos, titles, and video displays.
The following projects come from Envato Elements, where you can download as many templates as you like for one low monthly subscription. I've also found great options from Envato Market, where you can pay as you go for assets.
Top Broadcast Kits and Channel Packs for After Effects
Having continuity across all elements of your broadcast is important. It looks more professional, but it also makes it easier to watch for your audience. A broadcast package is a simple way to make sure your various graphics, text styles and animations have continuity and complement one another.
What's happening in the world is always changing and shifting. The modern News Channel Pack reflects that well. This is a cool and fast-paced broadcast package that features dynamic effects. It includes an opener, quotes, special reports, lower-thirds, and much more. It’s easy to customize and add to your project.
Everything you need for a weather-based broadcast, this forecast toolkit is professional and easy to understand.
The Trap YouTube broadcast pack is visually interesting and can be customized to suit your channel's unique style.
My TV is a modern and minimal broadcast package for After Effects, with bags of style.
Urban Broadcast is too cool for school, as well as being easy to set up and use; perfect!
6. Broadcast Package (Envato Market)
Includes the broadcast standards of openers, transitions, lower thirds and so on, but also with 11 social icons to help you cross-promote your channels.
Create a stunning-looking cookery show with the Cook With Us package, complete with fruit and veg bumper; cute!
Top Design Elements for After Effects
Where would we be without the people who create the things we just don't know we need... until we need them! No matter how great we get at titles or lower thirds, creating specific graphic elements can just be too big an ask. It's handy to be able to choose from templates that already exist and can just be customized to suit.
One of my favourite ever templates, Audio Visualizer has super-cute animations reacting to music. Just add your audio, logo and change colours to create something fun and unique. Best of all, there are six animation ‘monsters’ to choose from.
This animated healthcare-themed project can help make tough topics easier to understand for your audience.
The Design and Development Animation template features multiple elements for all types of video projects made in After Effects.
In this case, yes, it is a typo. This lower-thirds bundle has something for everyone, and features customizable options that are filled with energy.
12. Earth Horizon
Take an Earth Horizon and sprinkle it with optical flares, sunrise/sunset options and throw in some continents.
13. Infinity Tool - The Biggest Pack for Video Creators (Envato Market)
Shapes, speech bubbles, countdown clocks, call outs, film credits... you name it and it's likely this huge elements pack has it!
Top Data Visualization Templates for After Effects
Displaying data is a tricky balance between getting your information across and keeping your audience awake! Infographics are a great visual tool for showing off facts, figures and statistics in a way that will interest a viewer. Inform them with these templates.
A heads-up display (HUD) is a way to share useful data without taking up too much space. This After Effects template takes that approach to get your information across in style. The flat design is unique and modern, and is also easily customizable.
Corporate looks cool with this infographics pack. Mix and match 90 compositions for modern, professional results perfect for business presentations.
Show off regional stats in style with this data-driven After Effects template.
17. HUD Builder
HUD Builder has a hi-tech, futuristic appeal, great for science or tech productions.
Really useful for sharing financial data, including growth and fall, Trading Infographics has a number of different style options.
Enjoy 150 business-themed animations, with some bonus engineering infographics included too!
20. Infographics (Envato Market)
This mega bundle has over 350 elements and scenes, so you'll be all set to create your explainer video or presentation.
Top Logo Animation Templates for After Effects
The reveal is part of the brand. Many production houses change their logo reveal slightly depending on the style of film they're making. It's a great way to be creative and relevant to your current project, while still displaying your all-important logo.
21. Blueprint Burn
The Blueprint Burn logo reveal is a sleek, stylish template. It's suited to projects centered around architecture, but it could also work well for real estate videos or graphic design companies. You can customize the logo and colours with this template.
Create suspense with this dynamic but minimal logo reveal for Adobe After Effects.
This cool Digital DNA Logo Reveal is nicely made and features three unique animations and color themes.
Power Fitness is a high-impact logo reveal designed for extreme sports and gym activities.
Something a little different, Conceptual Logo Art is a nice piece for a festival or expo video project.
Bright rays of light burst from your logo’s position before revealing it in full, with the Cinematic Light Rays Logo Reveal.
27. 80s Retro TV Logo (VideoHive)
Who doesn't love a splash of nostalgia, and replicating an 80s look is very 'on trend' right now!
Top Opener Templates for After Effects
The opener is your first chance to pique your viewer's attention and impress them. Try opener templates that fit your genre of movie or video and quickly add professionalism and style to the production.
Your film project can use this Dramatic Historical Opener. Its layered look adds depth to your subject. Share dates, historical facts, and period related photos with this template.
Try the Fast Glitch Opener for your tech, gaming or cinematic project.
30. Stomp Intro
Stomp Intro is an easy to use dynamic After Effects opener template. Just drag and drop your media into the placeholders to create artistic effects coupled with modern design.
Grungy with pops of colour, this After Effects template is dynamic and fresh.
Sci-Fi Movie Opener has all the drama and style of a real cinematic production.
33. Rhythmic Opener (Envato Elements)
Fast-paced and with high accuracy music synchronisation, this template is great for high-energy projects.
Top Product Promo Templates for After Effects
Showing off your product in a professional, creative way is an integral part of marketing. Using a slideshow means you can choose something that looks great. Using these templates is as easy to use as dragging and dropping your product images or video into the placeholders provided.
Simply place your media into the template to create an impressive ‘explainer’ video. It’s easy to customize and quick to render, so you’ll be able to create great projects in no time at all. There’s even a step by step tutorial included to help you get started. It's perfect for car rental or rideshare services.
This easy to use Fast Food Restaurant promo is perfect for showing off your menu and services.
This unique 2-in-1 product promo template is well designed and highly customizable for your needs.
Have people lining up to visit properties by showing what your agency can do.
Bright and fun, this Social Media Titles Bundle is a great way to promote any product.
39. Product Promo (Envato Market)
A nice generic promo template that would suit a wide range of businesses.
Top Title Templates for After Effects
Consistency is key with titles, but you don't want them to be boring either. A great titles template is one that offers a recognizably uniform style but offers the flexibility of subtle changes like colour, so that you can make it right for your video.
A modular and well-organized template, Glitch Title Animation Presets Pack is an entertaining way to introduce your project. There are six unique glitch animation styles with 70 animated text styles. Mix and match to create a unique titles set for your project.
The Premium Typography Pack makes your titles stand out with bold, modern fonts.
Keep your project lowkey with these dynamic, minimal After Effects titles templates. Minimal Titles Pack includes 80 options for you to choose from.
43. Wedding Titles
Wedding Titles for After Effects will be a modern, elegant addition to your wedding video or special event.
44. Modern Titles
Modern Titles have a sense of luxury about them, making them perfect for anything from product promotion to event video.
45. Neon Sign Kit (Envato Market)
Realistic neon effects await you with this After Effects template: just type your text, add details and you're good to go.
Top Templates for Video Displays (Including Slideshows)
If you're showing off images or video in a slideshow then why not do it with one that's themed to the style of your project? A video display template is a time-saving way to display your wares and make a nice-looking show to boot.
46. Dynamic Fashion
Here's a nice alternative to the usual fashion slideshows. Dynamic Fashion is all about energy and flair. Animations are fast and upbeat, and you can easily add in images and video to this After Effects template.
47. Curves Slideshow
Curves Slideshow is a fun presentation with a unique way to display your content. It features vibrant colors, fun frames, and a lot of depth!
This Architect Slideshow for Adobe After Effects plays with animation, depth, and blueprints to bring your photos to life.
Creative Slideshow is really versatile. Try it for a personal presentation like a birthday, or use it to demonstrate your portfolio.
50. Film Slideshow (Envato Market)
A cinematic, high-drama slideshow which is simple to customize to fit your project.
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