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We’ve created a few explainer video templates and miscellaneous resources to help you make the most amazing custom animated video possible. Looking for help writing your script? Or creating your storyboard? This article includes links to all of the free explainer video templates and resources we have created.

Explainer Video Template & Resources For Scriptwriting

Writing the script is the foundation for your entire explainer video. You can save time and money on production by creating the script yourself. Even if you aren’t confident with your writing, you can still save money by using our explainer video scriptwriting template to write the first draft. Then, we can help you polish it and make it production-ready! Download our free scriptwriting template below and check out our explainer video scriptwriting resources.

Download our free explainer video script template here:


Download our free scriptwriting explainer video template.

Download our free explainer video scriptwriting template.


Free Explainer Video Scriptwriting Guides:

– How to write a script for an animated explainer video?

– 7 Tips to help you write a great explainer video script for your animated video.

– Examples of explainer video scripts and how to write them.

Explainer Video Template & Resources For Storyboarding

The storyboard is like the blueprint for your animated video. It tells the illustrators and animators what to create. By downloading our explainer video storyboard template, you can easily create your own storyboard using Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote or Google Slides. This will help you save 1-2 weeks off your production timeline and can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars off the cost of your custom animated video.

Download our free explainer video storyboard template here:


Download our free storyboard explainer video template.

Download our free explainer video storyboard template.


Free Explainer Video Storyboard Creation Guides:

– What is a storyboard?

– How to create a storyboard for an animated video?

– Extra tips to help you build a great storyboard for an explainer video.

VoiceOver Resources

VoiceOvers are included in almost every explainer video (but not always!) If your animated video includes a voiceover, you can save money on your production budget by recording your own voiceover at home. In the video linked below, we show you (at 1:31) how to record your own professional sounding voiceover at home for free – without needing to buy any fancy equipment or expensive software.

Free Animated Video Voiceover Resources:

Where to get a voiceover for your animated video and how to record a professional voiceover for free?

Soundtrack Resources

Sound enhances the experience of watching your animated explainer video. The right soundtrack can make (or break) your whole video. It’s worth spending an hour or more looking for various tracks you can test with your animation. Check out the resources below to learn where to find soundtracks for your explainer video and how to pick the right one for your project.

Explainer Video Soundtrack Resources:

How to pick the right animated video soundtrack for your explainer, where to buy them and where can you find free, legal music to use in your explainer video?

How to Hire an Animator?

Selecting the right animated video producer is a key decision in the animated video production workflow. While there’s no template for hiring an explainer video producer, these resources will help you figure out the right animation producer and animation style for your timeline and budget:

– 9 Things to Look For When Hiring An Animator to create an explainer video.

– How to outsource an animated explainer video project?

– How to hire an animator?

– Pros and Cons of Different Animation Styles

– What’s the difference between hiring an animation studio, a freelance animator and Video Igniter?

– What goes into production cost of an explainer video?

– Learn the types of online animated video makers.

– Need your video fast? Learn about rush delivery.

– What is Video Igniter Animation?

Sales & Marketing Templates & Resources

Is your explainer video being created to support a business objective? If so, the following templates and resources will help you maximize the impact your explainer video has on your business outcomes:

– 6 Ways to get high viewer engagement for your animated videos.

– How to use animated videos to improve your sales and marketing efforts.

– 7 Tips for using and improving your business’ explainer video.

– How to grow your business with visual content marketing.

– Learn how to interpret your video’s viewer stats to see if it needs improvement.

– How to use a sales animation video to increase sales.

– A/B Test variations of your animated video to improve its conversion rate.

– How to use animated videos to generate leads.

– Learn how an animated sales video can improve your bottom line.

– What are the benefits of using animated videos for digital marketing?

Pre-Production Resources

Some things to think about before you hire an animation studio, freelancer or Video Igniter to create your explainer video:

– Learn about the different styles of animation.

– Pick the right visual style for your animated video.

– Review our explainer video tips.

– How to figure out the right pricing option for your animated video.

– 9 Things to look for when hiring an animation studio, freelancer or Video Igniter.


Thank you for looking at our explainer video templates & resources!


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Explainer Video Success Stories and Testimonials

“Video Igniter came to us with a number of creative and engaging ideas and were able to create an exciting, impactful video in a short period of time. And the best part was that it cost much less than other options of similar quality. The video they made is a great marketing tool for us.”

Alex Raymond – Founder, Kapta Systems

“Video Igniter offered us the critical combination of creative value, clear communication, and patience with stakeholder feedback. We ended up with truly high-quality design assets for our video series largely due to the extra level of commitment — and the right balance of efficiencies with flexibility in the process when called for.”

Larry Schlessinger – Sr. Creative Program Manager, Amazon Web Services

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