In this article we showcase ten professional templates from Envato Elements and Market that give you great colour grades, titles, transitions, openers, as well as lower-third options for your skateboard videos.
5 Top Skate Video Templates from Envato Elements
Youtube has changed the game for skaters and the skateboarding industry. By representing themselves skaters have the power to build their own reputations, companies, and careers—and to inspire others to do the same.
No matter your project, from branding a skate vlog to building a channel of skateboarding how-to videos, Envato Elements can help you save time while improving the quality of your final product; the templates here will all make creating skate videos a little bit faster and easier. A subscription to Elements gives a huge library of templates, stock video, and music, graphics, and courses to help keep your workflow moving efficiently and the quality of your work top-notch.
Here are five template picks from Elements to make top skateboarding videos.
1. Ultra Color
Ultra Color is a well organized template that consists of 100 LUT options divided into 10 tidy categories. It has a user friendly design allowing you drag and drop as well and he ability to preview the look without rendering.
The use of a lower third is a classic way to display someone's name. Inspiring Lower Thirds are well designed, stylistic, and minimal. This template has wonderfully simple in/out animations that grab attention without distracting from the skateboarding magic on screen.
When used in moderation and at the right moment Zoom Transitions can be the perfect tool to connect two clips that weren’t feeling right with a classic jump cut. This pack is loaded with fifty great options and features an easy-to-use drag and drop system. And watch the tutorial at the bottom of this page on how to use a related technique, speed ramping, that works perfectly with zoom transitions and skate video.
Titles will always be a nice tool to have on hand. Even in a skate film. Creative Titles offers 25 unique title styles to choose from, and with easy customization over the parameters you’ll be able to fit this in. I’d recommend it as alternative to using lower thirds.
Glitch Logo Intro is a great way to add a simple flair to your skate video. Just add your already existing logo, edit to your liking and you are off!
5 Top Skate Templates for FCPX from Envato Market (Pay-as-You-Go)
If you'd rather buy your templates as-you-go, check out these highlights from Envato Market:
Urban Glitch Opener is a stylish and modern template filled with awesome glitch effects and transitions. This Final Cut Pro X template gives you total freedom. Change the speed, duration, position and much more.
This template might not be suited for a standard skate video, but would work wonders with a how-to-skate tutorial. With Minimal Callout Pack you can easily explain the nuances of foot positions as well as other important information you want to display with style.
The Light Leak Transition pack is filled wonderful transitions that are bright and modern. This pack features a simple drag and drop method to add transitions to your timeline and offers you over a hundred transitions to choose from. With tools that are easy to use you can customize the parameters such as intensity and saturation that help you balance the effect to your taste.
The simple design of the animated titles in this template are beautiful. This would work amazingly to highlight the skater's names featured in the video. It comes with helpful video tutorial to get you going.
5. VHS Opener
Though not every opener is suitable to be used in a skateboard video, VHS Opener has some nice charm to it and can easily be used to create a teaser video for an upcoming release.
How to Create a Speed Ramp in Final Cut Pro X
In this short tutorial learn how to create a speed ramp, which is a method of slowing down or speeding up video to accentuate a segment. It's a simple and quick technique that can work well with skate video: speed ramping lets you slow down or speed up the motion of a movement for emphasis or creative effect.
I hope you've enjoyed this list! Here are some great articles geared towards FCPX that will help along your way!
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- FlyersHow to Create a High-Contrast Skateboard Flyer in Adobe PhotoshopLaura Keung
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