The title sequence is your chance to get viewers excited for the upcoming feature. If you'd like to impress with your documentary titles then try using a professionally-made motion graphics template.
On this page we take a look at ten top DaVinci Resolve graphics templates for documentaries available from Envato: we review premium templates from Envato Elements and Envato Market, plus two free templates from Mixkit.
Top DaVinci Resolve Title Sequence Templates for Documentaries
Featured Title Template for Documentaries from Envato Elements
A simple but elegant title sequence template for DaVinci Resolve that works really well for documentary films. Impress your audience with cinematic style and tasteful animations.
This template was created by Envato Elements author Atamotion.
Titles Elegant Cinematic 2 for DaVinci Resolve is easy to use. The project is well organised and highly adaptable, with 21 animated title and credit scenes to choose from. You can up-scale or down-scale video overlays for new looks, and advanced controls let you change text colours and alter positions for a highly customised look if needed. Rendering the animations is quick.
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More Top Templates for Documentaries From Envato Elements
If the above template isn't quite your style, no worries! Here are some great alternatives.
For templates of a similar calibre to this pack but with a different look, Motion Titles has a cinematic feel with cool glitching features. Give Big Titles a try for a bold and colourful look. Fantastic Cinematic Titles has floating waves and particles, smooth animations, full colour control and 4K resolution. New Project Movie Titles features an abstract style that would suit serious documentaries that have a dramatic edge, like crime.
Fresh Templates for Documentaries on Envato Market
If a subscription isn't your speed, with DaVinci Resolve templates from Envato Market you can buy only what you need and keep your work on a budget — without skimping on design. Here are three Resolve title template picks for documentaries from Envato Market:
Typewriter Titles — $15
This powerful DaVinci Resolve template lets you create dynamic, animated text titles for your documentary. Full control of typing speed plus in and out animation styles.
Catchy Titles — $16
A great pack of animated titles that also work well as documentary lower-thirds. It's easy to customise, fast to render, and there's a video tutorial included in case you need a little extra help. Includes 12 text placeholders.
Dynamic Minimalism — $18
19 title animations to choose from with this Resolve template. Enjoy full colour, text and duration control, plus a link to the free font.
Free Resolve Templates
For free documentary title templates, try these DaVinci Resolve templates from Mixkit:
Fast moving text animation with space for your logo at the end. This could be used as a title template or as a quick way to brand your documentary video.
Simple but effective and free template for DaVinci Resolve, featuring text that shows video within it using masking.
More Resources for Documentaries
Learn Documentary Video Production with Envato Tuts+
Documentary Video FAQs
- How Can I Make a Storyboard For Video?
- How do I Interview for Documentary?
- How do I Edit my Documentary Video?
If you'd like to improve or add to your filming and video knowledge, then Tuts+ has free resources to help you out. If you're in the process of creating a movie—whether feature length or short—why not try learning How to Create a Memorable Trailer for Your Film to get your audience excited for what's to come.
If your video editing process includes making use of stock footage, then be sure you're doing it the right way with our guide, Copyright for Film and Video: How to Safely Use Stock Footage.
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If you'd like to include drone footage in your film, why not give our free course, Learn Drone Video Production a try? You'll learn how to setup and shoot with a drone step-by-step, and perhaps most importantly the course covers some of the legal aspects you'll need to be familiar with before you get started.
More Resources From Envato
Envato has lots of resources to try:
- PlaceIt lets you make high quality motion graphics in your browser, no software needed
- Envato Studio connects you with creative talent for your projects
- Reshot has free photos, icons, and graphics
- Twenty20 has a diverse library of stock photography and thoughtfully curated collections
- Give your brand's channel a boost with our comprehensive guide to video marketing for content creators
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About This Page
How We Picked
We looked at projects and considered all kinds of variables, including organization, complexity, experience required and overall difficulty, minimum hardware specifications, included versions and options, formats, resolution, file size, dependencies and required plug-ins (if any), language options, software versions supported, style, design, and cost. You can read more about how we select items at How We Pick Video Templates to Feature on Envato Tuts+.
About the Authors
Marie Gardiner is a writer and photographer from the North East of England. After gaining her degree in Film and Media, Marie worked in the media industry, before leaving to set up the business she runs with her partner: Lonely Tower Film & Media. As well as writing about visual practices like photography and video, Marie is also the author of Sunderland Industrial Giant (The History Press, 2017) and Secret Sunderland (Amberley Publishing 2019). Her photographic work focuses on landscapes and industrial ruins, particularly those of the North Pennines as she continues to work on her long-form documentary project, Changing Landscapes.
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