Great openers stick in your mind and really help to cement your brand in the minds of your audience. Openers are, arguably, the most important part of your broadcast: your chance to make an impression and grab the attention of your viewer and excite them for what’s to come.
Here are ten openers—including news, sports, and general interest—for Adobe After Effects from Envato Market that we think will get you off to a great start.
Top After Effects Opener Templates for News Video
This HD Sports Opener includes the pre-render motion work and gives you the ability to change all text and colours within the template. There's a link to the music used in the demo, in case you can't get it out of your head!
At nine seconds, Digital Identity is a stylish and snappy opener. For those of you with a little more to say; there’s also a 14 second ID included.You won't need any plugins to use this and it's quick and easy to customise.
The Multi Logo Intro V2 has 13 placeholders, with the option to add more if you need them. There are two versions included and you won’t need to install any plugins to use the template.
A timeless and classic template, Political Events can be used for so much more than politics. The download includes transitions, bumpers and lower thirds as well as an opener.
This really is the full sports package, with an impressive, 11 different sport openers included and a multitude of other useful bits like backgrounds, team bumpers and transitions.
Triangles, cubes, bubbles and pictures will all dazzle your viewers in this download. Uncomplicated and stylish, Openers will give your project a great start.
This well-organised and easy to customise download is a great news package that will add a professional and high-quality look to any broadcast. It's pre-rendered to help you get going even faster.
This is an impressive, short opener for an American Football related broadcast. Stun your audience with a striking 3D reproduction of a football stadium.
Green Energy – Eco Intro is a fun opener with a serious message. Great for a broadcast piece on the environment, renewable energy spots and even as an exhibition opener.
A modern and elegant opener for After Effects, this download offers 25fps and full HD resolution. Great as a roundup for what’s to come, with easy to edit sections to create something bespoke.
Make an Impression
Hopefully, you've found something on the list that sparks your imagination. If not, there are tons more items on Envato Market to just do that. Give your broadcast the best chance of grabbing and keeping its audience by really putting some thought into your opener; it's just as important as your content.
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