The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

August 27, 2013 Author:

In this post, we dig into Luca’s Visual FX – an assortment of visual effects, transitions and filters for video editors. More than just a review of the effects, we’ll show you how to install and tweak them in your video editing projects! Read More

VFX Effects for Video Editors: Hands on with Luca Visual FX

  • August 26, 2013

    Create Custom Vignettes for Premiere Pro

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    In this video editing tutorial, we show you how to combine the tools in Adobe Speedgrade and Premiere Pro to create a customized vignette you can save for use in multiple projects in the future! Read More

  • August 23, 2013

    Color Grading Tutorial: LUTs in DaVinci Resolve

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    What are LUTs and how can they improve your color grading workflow? In this post, we take a look at how LUTs are used in high end color grading work and share a tutorial for getting started with LUTs in DaVinci Resolve! Read More

  • August 23, 2013

    Video Editors: Avoid The Temp Music Trap

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    All too often directors, producers and even lowly editors get too attached to their temp music. Here are a few thoughts on how to avoid that trap. Photo from Flickr Temp music, or temporary music, is the score you’re editing with until the final or ‘real’ music replaces it. Many editors get into the trap of using [...] Read More

  • August 20, 2013

    Using the Channel Mixer for a Better Black-and-White

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    Give your black and white video footage more punch by customizing the monochrome with the channel mixer. In this quick tutorial we give the After Effects channel mixer a spin and see what effect is has on our sample shots. Read More

  • August 19, 2013

    Free Vintage Paper Textures

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    Check out these pack of 30 free vintage textures perfect for video editing and print design projects. Read More

  • August 19, 2013

    Video Tutorial: Watercolor Reveal in Adobe After Effects

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    In this video tutorial, learn how to give your footage an organic watercolor look in After Effects – complete with paint-in/paint-out reveal! Read More