Apart from it being a relatively simple animation, I also think that the whole glass concept isn’t going to work. You need to create all the lower thirds in After Effects, and most of the time people just want a alpha pre-rendered animation to use in Premiere or Final Cut. But like everyone else says, don’t get discouraged just see it as a motivation to make it better.
You basically need to ask the question your self, would I buy this template? In other words is it useful. The other thing is that if you bought a template you don’t want people to see immediately that it’s a template. That’s why I think that the “simple” clean slideshows sell pretty good, because the animation is simple but you can make it look great with your own content.
Well I can understand there is some confusion, but than again usely when I am purchasing something I make sure I know what i’m buying. I mean it’s not really cleaver to purchase something and than think how can I use it.
Don’t you think making a thread like this is just as unprofessional? Although I totally agree with you, there have been way to much of those threads lately.
But there are also people who are freelancers and doing this to pay there bills. How much I agree with you that the pleasure in creating new things is great and always deserves respect, it also has the risk in not selling well. And when you see a logo sting that has over a 1000 sales which proves it has a lot of people asking for such a template, why would you ignore that?
I do however think that your template shouldn’t be a 1 on 1 copy in name, music, and camera movements.
Best thing to do is to contact support. I don’t know if they’ve send you an email about this, if so maybe you can respond to that.
Why didn’t you try to do something different with the technique? I mean you used social media icons, when you knew there was already a file like this. You could have gone a whole different way with this.
Also before submitting, be criticial. If you used a file for inspiration you really have to look good at it and decide wether or not it’s the same.
Now back to the drawing table because you have great other projects in your portfolio
For me motion graphics started in 2008 when I started to realize I wouldn’t be learning the stuff at school. Started with CS3 . In 2004 however I started with editing, back than Premiere Pro was to complicated for me so I did it with Sony Vegas, 7 or 6 can’t really remember. Than I switched to Premiere Pro 2.0.
A lot has changed since than
I like this idea. I think there are a lot of different authors here who can think of other things than you.
Although I do hope it will be different than ThemeForest, there it’s just people who don’t understand why there theme wasn’t accepted. Even though it sometimes is pretty obvious why.