The Importance of Creating a Sizzle Reel

by Tanner Shinnick, PremiumBeat.com (This is an excerpt.) Typically, a sizzle reel is a three to five minute summation of your story’s main plot points, narrative approach, direction, and introduction to your main characters. Unlike a stylish, marketing-motivated trailer or demo reel, a sizzle is a cohesive, narrative visual approach that gives your audience an ultra-clear look […]

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Free Epic Sound Effects for Film & Video Trailers

By Danny Greer, Premiumbeat Download this collection of high-quality sound effects for your films and videos. We’ve curated this collection of free SFX to give your trailers MAXIMUM impact. It’s the hallmark of every action trailer: driving music and booming sound effects, building in intensity and power toward a pivotal climax. With the Trailer Construction Kit (Lite Version) from PremiumBeat, […]

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The Best Services for Creating an Online Video Portfolio

December 16, 2015 by Danny Greer, Rocketstock Creating a landing page to showcase your video business is easier than you might think. The following website builders are simple and affordable options for presenting your video portfolio. Whether you’re a freelance video professional or leading the marketing effort for a production company, it’s imperative that your online presence positively reflect […]

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Need Some ‘Reel’ Inspiration?

August 19, 2015 by Vimeo and Premiumbeat The Best Showreels & Demo Reels Our favorite showreels from around Vimeo. Representing the best in cinematography, color grading, motion graphics and video editing. Need music for your demos or videos? Check us out: premiumbeat.com.  And click here for almost 600 inspirational video reels. For example:   and […]

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The Best Showreels & Demo Reels

June 3, 2015 by PremiumBeat.com Maybe it’s time to create an updated reel entitled “Mid-2015?”  Or perhaps you’re a recent grad ready to put together your college/intern reel to land a bigger fish? PremiumBeat created a channel in 2014 with their favorite showreels from around Vimeo representing the best in cinematography, color grading, motion graphics […]

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