10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

Choosing the right lower thirds for your broadcasts might seem like a small detail, but it’s actually a graphic that can make a big difference. How do you choose something that has professional impact whilst also being understated enough so as not to overshadow your content?

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

Here, we’ve put together ten great sets of lower thirds from ThemeKeeper Market that are perfect for your broadcast.

10 Top Lower Thirds Templates for Broadcast

1. Lower Thirds

Smart and simple, this lower thirds set contains over 50 options and  two logo animations. You won’t need any plugins to use this and there’s a detailed tutorial included.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

2. Discreet Business Lower Thirds

With three discrete lower thirds, you can draw attention to your information without the graphics being overpowering or taking away authority.

3. Glass Lower Third

A sparkly but still serious lower-third set adds just a touch of informality to your broadcast. Glass Lower Third is available in 4 colours and comes in full HD.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

4. Clean Lower Thirds

Clean Lower Thirds is a clean and professional looking project, with the colours easily changed in one simple step. You won’t need any prior knowledge of After Effects to use this and the download comes with a step by step video tutorial in case you get stuck.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

5. Elegant Lower Third

This template comes in here separate files (one for each colour) and last 20 seconds, so they’re ideal for broadcasts. Alpha channel is included, so you just need to overlay your material and away you go.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

6. Light Lower Third

A shiny, semi-transparent lower third with a light flare and soft sweep that will add a touch of class to any project.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

7. Modern Lower Thirds

Change colour and opacity quickly and easily with the Modern Lower Thirds template. The download comes with a tutorial and you shouldn’t need any prior knowledge to get started.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

8. Simple Lower Thirds

This updated version now contains 40 lower thirds (an increase of 20 on the previous download), so you’ll have plenty of options when it comes to styling your broadcast.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

9. Broadcast News Lower Thirds

This project is easy to customise with any colour or font. It includes five pre-made lower thirds and an optional breaking news tab. You won’t need any extra plugins and if you get stuck, there’s a handy walk-through video.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

10. Foxy Lower Third & Bug

The Foxy Lower Third is a modern and glossy lower third, whilst maintaining a professional tone essential for broadcast news. Easy to customise and comes with email support should you need it.

10 Easy Pieces: Lower Thirds After Effects Templates for Broadcast News

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