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10 Awesome After Effects Templates to Take Your Project to the Next Level


Pond5 has thousands of After Effects templates that can be easily adapted to fit your projects. From more basic Lower Thirds, Intros, and Logo Animations to complex Trailers and Slideshows, we have it all. Of course, sometimes searching through more than 14,000 templates can be a bit overwhelming, so we rounded up ten of our favorite recent submissions here for your convenience and viewing pleasure.

Square Video Kit

Easily create eye-catching video for your social-media accounts like Facebook and Instagram with this template. Just drop in your footage, choose one of the several transitions provided, edit the text, and you’re good to go. You can even apply a set of color filters to your clips.

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Universal Presentation

This template is just clean and simple. It’s perfect for those who need to create a professional-looking presentation, whether for personal or business use. It’s modular and properly organized, so it’s also easy to edit.

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67 Photo Fast Positive Slideshow

This template gives you up to 67 placeholders for your photos, so you can produce a quick and fun presentation. It’s highly customizable, so even if you have fewer photos, editing this template is a breeze.

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Dynamic Opener

Suitable for videos and photos alike, this very dynamic template works great if you like to get that modern feel for your video without the distracting glitch effects.

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Empty Streets (Opening Titles)

Built for suspense and horror videos, this template will definitely catch your viewers’ attention. It comes with footage too, so all you need to do is add music and edit the text.

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Dynamic Colorful Slideshow

This template cleverly plays with shapes and color, which makes if fun, light, and engaging. It’s great as an opener, whether it’s for fashion, teen, or sports videos.

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New Cinematic Trailer 2017

Need to launch a new service or product? Or simply want to pique the interest of everyone? This template will get attention. It’s exciting, dynamic, simple, and straight to the point.

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19 Title Animations

A collection of 19 elegant and clean title animations, this template is also very light and easy to use. Plus, most of the animation is applicable for almost any type of video.

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Calm Typography Titles Pack

A relaxing set of typography animation, this was created using AE’s vector shapes, so it’s scalable and won’t loose quality even if you rescale it. It also comes in full HD and 4K resolutions.

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Film And Media Marketing Pack

This template comes with a number of laurels and credit blocks, this will surely help you showcase awards or nominations of your film. It also comes in HD and 4K resolutions.

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These are just 10 of the best templates we’ve seen so far in 2017, and of course, we have tons more! Browse our full collection to check them all out.