Shutterstock Elements

Shutterstock Elements is a collection of over 3000 high-quality special video effects that can be added to your video project in post-production. These effects are created in-house on cinema-grade cameras. They work with all major video editing programs and every pack comes with it's own tutorial video to help you incorporate the effects easily into your project.


How much does a pack of elements cost?

Pack prices range from $79 - $199 USD, depending on the production complexity of the effects within the pack.


What is included in a pack?

Each pack consists of 60-500 individual effects and is organized by theme and style. Packs include VFX, lens flares, overlays, transitions and much more. Each pack includes its own tutorial video. All tutorials are in English, but closed captioning is available in multiple languages.


How do I purchase a pack of elements?

Elements can only be bought and downloaded as individual packs. You can not add multiple elements to a shopping cart or add them to other video purchases. Simply click the “Buy Now” button on the pack detail page and you will be guided through the purchase flow. Once purchased and downloaded, elements will appear in a separate tab on your Download History page. You can always re-download a previously purchased pack by clicking the “down arrow” . Clicking the thumbnail of the pack will take you back to the detail page, where you will be prompted to purchase.


How can I use the special effects?

Elements can be purchased under the Standard Footage License. Learn more about the usage covered by the Standard License.

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