The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

February 4, 2013 Author:

As an editor, the key to shaping the story hidden amid the footage is to understand the fundamentals of scriptwriting. The two tweets below got me inspired to put together a post on scriptwriting and storytelling for editors and creatives alike.  If you’re like me and keen to beef up your story structure skills, these scriptwriting tips [...] Read More

Improve Your Editing – Understanding Scriptwriting

  • January 31, 2013

    Lessons in Creativity from Pixar

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    Learning how to be a better creative is crucial to all creative professionals regardless of what field you’re specifically in. Check out these great resources from the folks at Pixar on how to be a better creative. Read More

  • January 30, 2013

    Using Wiggle to Create Random Movement in Adobe After Effects

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    Create cool effects in less time with After Effects expressions. In this post we show you how to apply an AE wiggle expression to your motion design and video editing projects. Read More

  • January 29, 2013

    Smoke ConnectFX: The Paint Node

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    Learn how to paint with images and how to get the most out of the Paint Node inside Autodesk Smoke. I am not an artist…I freely and honestly admit that. But the Paint Node in Smoke, gives me the power to paint with pictures and create some artistic images. The Paint Node is often misunderstood and [...] Read More

  • January 29, 2013

    Clips, Tracks and Audio Effects in Premiere Pro CS6

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    With Premiere Pro CS6 you can add audio effects not only to clips, but also entire tracks! In this post we share several ways to use the audio effects within Premiere Pro. Read More

  • January 28, 2013

    Creative Inspiration: Directors on Directing

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    Learn from the best! In this post, we’ve rounded up some of the best advice from leading Hollywood directors. Read More

  • January 25, 2013

    Keying Fundamentals in Adobe After Effects

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    Need to pull a green screen key? After Effects provides the tools to give you clean keys and in this blog post we’ll show you how. Read More