The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

January 5, 2012 Author:

Reality TV production giant, Bunim/Murray, joins a growing number of high-profile professionals to return to Avid from Final Cut Pro. Read More

Bunim/Murray joins growing list of FCP-to-Avid converts

  • December 6, 2011

    Video Editors Respond to CNN’s Layoff of 50 Editors and Videographers

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    CNN recently announced layoffs of about 50 of its editors and videographers, stating that because cameras and editing equipment were so plentiful in the hands of the masses, they would begin relying more heavily on user-generated content, rather than professional content. Professional editors have had a chance to respond to this news, and we’ve followed this conversation. Read More

  • December 2, 2011

    Using Event Manager X to Control and Troubleshoot Events in Final Cut Pro X

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    In this post we’ll take a look at Event Manager X, an application that allows you to choose what events and projects show up in your FInal Cut Pro X interface. A timesaver and organizational tool, Event Manager X fills a gap in FCPX file management. Read More

  • November 28, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Use the New Find Tool in Avid Media Composer

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    As we continue our video tutorial series on the new features in Media Composer 6, we thought we’d highlight the new Find Tool (which was technically introduced in Media Composer 5.5). Its powerful metadata searching capabilities will allow you to burrow deep within your bins, scripts and even the text in your Timeline and monitors to find exactly what you’re looking for. Read More