Greyscalegorilla 4K Dust Elements


Greyscalegorilla 4K Dust Elements
Greyscalegorilla 4K Dust Elements

Captured live in studio, these 4K dust elements are the perfect assets for video editors, compositors, and VFX artists.


Shot on professional Super 35 digital production cameras in a controlled studio environment, 4K Dust Elements offers you twenty-five 4K overlays to use in After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, and other non-linear editors.

What are 4K Dust Elements?

The 4K Dust Elements pack includes a curated collection of 25 high-resolution video overlays captured live in a production studio environment.

  • 25 video elements
  • 4K resolution
    • ProRes 422 (20 GB)
    • H.264 (533 MB)
  •  Focal Length / Category
    • 12mm
      • Intense
      • Slo Mo
    • 35mm
      • Full Speed
      • Intense
      • Slo Mo
      • Subtle
    • 85mm
      • Slo Mo
    • Bokeh
  • 20-second clips

Where can I use 4K Dust Elements?

These 4K ProRes and H.264 dust elements are compatible with major non-linear editors and compositing software, including:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Avid Media Composer
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Hit Film
  • Vegas Pro

How to these elements work?

Simply import the 4K dust assets into your project, then scale and adjust the blend mode to achieve the best look. You can even duplicate, blur, add motion tracking, masks, adjust color, or even add multiple dust elements to any shot.

What’s the difference between ProRes and H.264?

The ProRes 422 clips are lossless, giving you professional control of these elements in post production. The downside is that ProRes files can be large, averaging 1 GB per dust element. ProRes should be used in high-end projects that will likely be compressed multiple times before delivery.

H.264 dust elements are compressed elements that still offer high-resolution 4K overlays in a more compressed file format. The H.264 dust elements are perfect for a variety of projects, from web to broadcast. The benefit is a much smaller file size, averaging 24 MB per dust element.

When compositing these elements, the blend modes will remove all the black background leaving only the floating dust elements. Depending on the type of project, you may find the H.264 files to be more helpful, allowing you to work faster with smaller files. H.264 elements will likely be more than enough for daily renders, web videos, desktop and mobile streaming.

Do these 4K Dust Elements work in Cinema 4D?


For motion designers looking to add dust to their renders, we suggest using 3D Dust Particulate. The 3D dust pack includes Alembic files that are Cinema 4D compatible and easy to add to 3D scenes.

If you need both 4K Dust Elements for compositing, and 3D Dust Particulate for renders, get both and save money with the Greyscalegorilla Dust Elements Bundle.

  • File format: ProRes MOV, H.264 MP4
  • File size: 21 GB
  • Requirements: Non-Linear Editor or Compositing Software