You need a ten second video of someones moving their hand(or something else of your choice).
Use dirpy.com or mediaconverter.org to capture flames.
Or you can grab fire from the "Fire Folder" in the Public Folder on my Staff Server.
Energy Ball Tutorial:
You need a video of someone bouncing a pretend ball.
3D Text Tutorials
You need a ten second clip of anything that you want to shoot lightening.
You need a ten second wide shot to do this tutorial.