Applying some run and gun effects to your edit is a great way to add more production value to your project and to impress your clients.
Rampant Design Tools creates easy to use stock content for artists and editors of all skill levels. Rampant was founded by Visual Effects Artist Sean Mullen. He has over 60 credits in feature film and television. He has shot and created VFX elements for network shows, feature films, private Hollywood libraries and has created content for many of the major stock companies out there.
Mullen shows us how to use animated mattes to instantly stylize our video. The company offers some great tutorials for the different NLEs and this is a particular one that teaches us how to use the mattes in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
Use Animated Mattes to Stylize Your Edit in Adobe Premiere Pro from Rampant Design Tools on Vimeo.
These tools are really useful and are designed to get the job done more quickly and efficiently. The Rampant Design Tools offers more than 400 VFX in 2K, 4K and even in 5K resolution. You can use those in every NLE system as long as it is capable of reading quicktime .mov files.
Rampant Studio Mattes™ is designed to save you time and money. Powerful drag and drop animated mattes for editors. Easily add a slick and modern look to your video. Studio Mattes™ consists of 407 Quicktime movie files and is compatible with any Editing or Compositing software that can read Quicktime movies like Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro 7, FCPX, Sony Vegas, Apple Motion, Nuke, Media 100 and many more. Studio Mattes™ is compatible with both Mac and PC Operating Systems running Quicktime. Perfect for editors, motion graphics, compositing, visual effects, titles and more.
You can download and test a bunch of the 4K mattes for free.
The Rampant Design Tools also offers a whole set of other different visual effects like Anamorphic flares, smoke and fog effects, dust, sparks and embers effects, bokeh, optical lights and flare overlay effects and many more.
The products are in the $69 to $379 price range. The price depends on the resolution of the product you choose. They offer 2K, 4K and 5K download options of each product they have created. Many of the company products are shot with Red Epic and Blackmagic Cinema Camera.