In this article we check out top Final Cut Pro templates for IGTV, to help you get the most from this powerful part of Instragram.
Video Templates for IGTV
In recent years Instagram has opened up to allow users to work with more than its original vertical video and 1980x1080 resolution and eased restrictions on video duration.
IG Stories was a response to Snapchat: they are quick updates that
disappear after 24 hours, and are packed with visual effects and in-app stickers to
help you add a personal touch.
Just like how Stories are a response to Snapchat, IGTV is a response to YouTube. IGTV is a mobile-first platform that handles vertical and landscape video, longer-form video content-up to 60 minutes for verified accounts (15 minutes for those of us with a standard account). Instagram has it set up so that IGTV can work independently or in tandem with your existing account. Unlike posting a quick story to update your followers, the longer form gives you the opportunity to share a more in-depth or personal video to your account.
Top Video Templates for IGTV
These templates are from Elements, Envato's unlimited-download subscription service with a giant catalogue of video templates, stock video, music, photos, and graphics, and Envato Market, the marketplace for creative assets where you can buy templates one-by-one if you just need a few. Here are our top picks for IGTV in Final Cut Pro:
This opener is made for those who love Instagram. There are tons of text and media placeholders, resolutions for square (600x600, 1080,1080) and IGTV and you’ll be able to use any font you wish. A great way to tease your upcoming projects.
A mouthful of a name, this is a giant utility pack for social media users is a essentially a jack-knife of templates, and useful for a variety of effects you’d like to accomplish from wonderful typography, motion graphics, to lower thirds that are easily customizable.
Similar to Modern Opener mentioned earlier on this list, this opener has tons of text and media placeholders, resolutions for square (600x600, 1080,1080) and IGTV and you’ll be able to use any font you wish. All with a well-made RGB split and glitch layer. A helpful video tutorial will help get you set up.
This is a great starter package! Easily combine assets to create something original or use them as a stand alone effect to bring excitement to your work.The templates in this kit make the hassle of creating dynamic transitions and effects from scratch a breeze.
VHS Opener for FCPX is a trendy opener filled with ready to use nostalgia inspired transitions, effects and titles. This isn’t the most customizable template, though it can be further edited with Motion 5, but it is a great starting point for testing out a template for the first time. It also comes with a helpful video tutorial to walk you through the process.
Be heard even in silence! Use Cartoon Callouts to bring some fun colour and bright life to your videos. Callouts to help communicate the most important ideas from your content, at any volume.
Lyric videos are a great way to easily create way to video content for your music without all the hassle of filming a traditional video. Though this template seems like its used a sole purpose, try repurposing this great template with its fun text and packed sound effects to engage your audeince.
FCPX Light Leak Transitions features a simple drag and drop method to add transitions to your timeline. This packs offers you over a hundred transitions and the tools to customize the parameters such as intensity and saturation that help you balance the effect to your taste.
Creative Titles pack is made with social media content creators in mind. Well organized, stylish, with smooth animation and wide range of customization that allows you to get the look you’re after.
Use a story to help get your IGTV video views! If you use Instagram as a platform to sell your brand and reach more people, this is your complete Story kit, made with vertical stories in mind. These highly engaging and easily customizable elements will give your stories a huge edge to help separate yourself from the and crowd, letting you to connect with more people!
Helpful Tips for Using IGTV
While shooting a video for IGTV consider that some viewers may not want to bother with changing to landscape view to take advantage of the never-ending-scrolling nature that is Instagram.
Pop-up text is a simple touch that allows you to call-out attention to important points whether or not your followers as watching on silent mode.
Change is good
Keep things consistent, but allow some room for change. Try shooting with multiple sets, use establishing shots, and fun lighting, and of course try using a variety of templates to help you make the best video possible.
More Final Cut Pro Resources
If you'd like to learn more and see what else we have to offer, here are some suggestions to get you started:
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