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Danny Greer

Danny Greer is the Director of Communications at Premiumbeat.com.  He’s a seasoned video editor, blogger, website developer and has a passion for all things media and tech.

Danny brings his years of professional video editing experience to Premiumbeat’s communication and marketing efforts.  His formal education coupled with real-world experience allows him to provide personal insight on the video production and post-production industry.  As a professional video editor he worked with a wide client base that includes such international brands as Frito-Lay, Pepsi and Brinker International (Chilis/Maggianos).  Today, you’ll find Danny as a frequent voice on Premiumbeat’s blog and social media channels.  He loves hearing from customers, so be sure to say hello!

June 21, 2011 Author:

Although Final Cut Pro X is packed with lots of exciting updates, many editors have already begun scrutinizing the application for leaving out important features that were present in earlier FCP versions. In this post, we’ll take a look at what’s missing from FCP X and what we can anticipate seeing in future updates. Read More

Final Cut Pro X: The Missing Features

  • June 9, 2011

    Final Cut Pro Shortcut: Enabling/Disabling Clips in the FCP Timeline

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    Enabling and disabling clips using a shortcut in Final Cut Pro is a quick way to speed up your edits! By turning shots “on and off” in the timeline you can instantly create different iterations of a sequence, as well as choose specific clip audio channels. Read More

  • June 7, 2011

    Saving Color Grades Using Final Cut Pro’s 3-Way Color Corrector

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    Final Cut Pro’s 3-Way Color Corrector is a simple, yet robust, filter that allows you to accomplish basic color correction work right from within the application. In this post we’ll look at how the ability to save color grades from the 3-Way Color Corrector is a great way to speed up your time in post and keep your project’s color consistent. Read More

  • June 5, 2011

    WAV, MP3, AIFF: Which Audio File Types Are Best For Final Cut Pro?

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    What type of audio file you use within Final Cut Pro will make a big difference in terms of sound quality and integration within the application. In this post we’ll explore the major audio formats (WAV, MP3 and AIFF) and how they work within FCP. Also, learn how to convert files for optimum FCP playback using Final Cut Studio’s Compressor software. Read More