Create spooktacular videos with our complete Halloween scare kit

Posted by Naomi Linford on September 30, 2020
Naomi Linford

The smell of pumpkin spiced lattes is in the air, vampire fangs are appearing in stores and we've got a craving for candy corn... it can only mean that Halloween is near! October 31st offers lots of opportunities to boost your business, have fun in class or just enjoy the spooky season. 

While less of us will be out trick or treating this year, more people are planning to decorate their house than ever with 72% of celebrants buying themed decor for their home. Last year, decoration sales hit $2.7 billion. Plus, more of us are planning to visit a haunted house or spooky attraction, up from 18% in 2019 to 22%. While most of this year has been pretty scary already, it's clear we still have an appetite for thrills so don't miss out on this opportunity to engage your audiences.

To help you get involved in the action, we've created a complete Halloween video scare kit. That's right, it's packed with everything you'll need to create terrifyingly captivating Halloween videos, from brand new templates to themed drawing hands and a whole host of spooky images. 

All of these assets are ready and waiting for you in VideoScribe. If you already have a VideoScribe subscription, just login and click ‘Template Scribes’ on the left-hand side to access our templates or 'Add New Image' to explore our graphics. Or if you’re new to VideoScribe, start a free 7-day trial to use them. 

You can find further help and advice on accessing and using our templates here. Read on to see our Halloween video scare kit in action and get ideas for how to use them, or click the button below to start using them 👇

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Wicked Wishes video template

If you want to wish your friends, family, colleagues or customers a fantastically spooky Halloween, our brand new template has you covered. The bold colors and images pack a punch and stop those thumbs scrolling in their tracks. With this video there's no missing your email or social posts! 

Want to know the best part? We've done all the hard work for you. All you have to do is open the template and click the download button. It honestly is as simple as that. If you want to take it up a gear, try editing the text to add your own gravestone message like 'Click the link for a treat...' or maybe adding some extra images. You can customize our templates as little or as much as you like. 

Ghoulish Greeting video template

Looking for something a little more personal? Our Ghoulish Greeting template allows you to switch out the faces of our skeletons for photos of you and your friends, colleagues or family! Nothing screams Halloween like custom dancing skeletons right...?! 😂

You can learn how to upload your own images here.

Now not only is this template a lot of fun but as always you can edit the text and add your own logo too. Making it perfect for sharing with customers, friends and family or your community to put a smile on their face!

Spooky Savings video template

If you're running a Halloween promotion, sale or competition this year, our Spooky Savings template is the one for you. The first scene is designed to grab attention by creating intrigue, encouraging viewers to stay hooked on your video to learn exactly what you'll be offering. 

Don't forget you can use VideoScribe videos in so many ways. Download it and share as an mp4 on your social channels or website, convert your video into a GIF to share in your emails, or embed it in a PowerPoint presentation to brief colleagues. 

Haunted Halloween drawing hands

To amp up the scare-factor, let's talk hands. Our drawing hands are a key part of what makes VideoScribe the most popular whiteboard animation software. So it was only right we created a full set of suitably spooky hands to draw your Halloween animations. 

From witches and ogres to skeletons and monsters, there's something for every ghoul! Take a peek at them in action in our video above. 

To use these hands in your video, click the 'Default Scribe Hand' button in the top right-hand corner and select the 'Seasonal' option. Or click the 'Element Properties' of an individual image or piece of text to change the drawing hand of that specific asset. 

For full instructions on changing the drawing hand, check out our tutorial.

Frightfully captivating Halloween images 

Now it wouldn't be a full scare kit without a whole host of truly terrifying images and graphics. We have a range of Halloween themed images ready and waiting for you in the VideoScribe library, covering everything from vampires and witches to candy corn and tombstones. You can get a glimpse of them in our video above.

To use these images, simply click the 'Add New Image' button in the bottom right-hand corner of your VideoScribe screen and type 'Halloween' in the search bar. Just like that you'll see our full range of spooky images that you can add to your seasonal videos this October. 

That's our full Halloween scare kit! Which template or image is your favorite? Comment and let us know, we love hearing your thoughts and feedback. 

To get started using all the templates, images and hands we shared in this blog, simply log in to VideoScribe or start a free 7-day trial (no credit card needed) by clicking the button below.

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