The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

December 6, 2011 Author:

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

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

  • November 18, 2011

    AIFF, MP3 and WAVs — What’s the Best Audio Format for Video Editing in Final Cut Pro?

    Author:

    Learn which types of audio files work best in Final Cut Pro! Avoid the common mistake of integrating low resolution files into your projects. Instead, learn how to convert your audio files to FCP (and FCPX) friendly formats! Read More

  • November 18, 2011

    Christmas Royalty Free Music: It Came Upon The Midnight Clear — 4 versions Available

    Author:

    If your production requires a reflective holiday mood, “It Came Upon The Midnight Clear” may be the perfect Christmas stock music for your project Read More

  • November 16, 2011

    An Interview with Avid: Talking about the launch of Media Composer 6

    Author:

    Avid Media Composer 6 is officially available and ready to test drive! I interviewed Angus Mackay, Avid Segment Marketing Manager of Professional Video, about the launch—and he had some great things to say about the new release. Read More