BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat No matter the genre or style you’re looking for, this pack of FREE LUTs has everything you need. Over the years at PremiumBeat, we’ve given away several LUT packs for free, as well as other assets any video editor or filmmaker might need. Our latest addition to the Freebieverse (I’ve decided to name it) […]Read more "FREE Cinematic LUTs for Your Next Film"
BY LOGAN BAKER | Premiumbeat From cinematographer to editor, here are ten YouTube channels worthy of your subscription that will help you learn more about your craft. It’s no secret that the amount of jobs and productions actually running since the pandemic started last March have slowed way down, sometimes to a standstill. But, things will […]Read more "The Best YouTube Channels to Follow for Filmmakers"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat These five FREE audio editing programs will help you create the next great podcast, interviews, and narration. So, if you’re more on the beginner side of things, there’s really no need to pull your wallet out just yet. No matter the type of content you’re going to be editing—whether it’s podcasts or just general narration/VO—you […]Read more "5 Best Free Audio Editing Programs"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat Easily give your videos the cinematic cropping they deserve with these free high-res letterbox templates for video editing. Despite having the ability to export footage in virtually any resolution, filmmakers and video producers are still limited to showing their work on screens with a very specific aspect ratios. Because of this, exporting your footage with letterboxes is […]Read more "352 Free Letterbox Templates for Video Editing (8K, 4K, HD & More)"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat From vintage sound effects to custom animated transitions, here’s everything… I think we can all agree that one of the most tedious (and annoying) things you can do as a video editor is take time (that you don’t have) to create assets yourself. Sure, we’re always going to need them, but we rarely have […]Read more "100+ FREE Assets for Your Next Video Project!"
BY TODD BLANKENSHIP, Premiumbeat These free hand-painted animated fonts were painstakingly painted frame by frame to give your titles and design a fun, energetic feel. This FREE pack of animated fonts includes the following: 26 pre-keyed thick letters (.mov) 26 pre-keyed thin letters (.mov) 1 After Effects project file for easy use Download the Free Hand-Painted […]Read more "FREE Hand-Painted Animated Fonts!"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat From vintage sound effects to custom animated transitions, here’s everything we released during this year’s Free Week. I think we can all agree that one of the most tedious (and annoying) things you can do as a video editor is take time (that you don’t have) to create assets yourself. Sure, we’re always going […]Read more "100+ Hot (and FREE!) Assets for Your Next Video Project"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat Ready to start shooting your own horror film? Here are 400+ horror-themed assets that will add thrills and chills to the project. Over the past couple years, we’ve written and created an enormous amount of content about Halloween and horror-themed filmmaking. So, I figured: Why not round it all up and breakdown every […]Read more "400+ Free (and Paid) Halloween-Themed Assets"
BY TODD BLANKENSHIP, Premiumbeat This is “Cinematic Atmospheres.” A collection of over 80 extremely versatile music textures and sounds for your films and editing. Finding music is easy (especially when you have a PremiumBeat account, wink wink). What can be a lot more difficult is finding the right tones and sounds to fill the spaces in […]Read more "80 cinematic atmospheres, including music textures"
BY DARIN BRADLEY, Premiumbeat A well-written logline is an effective tool for selling your film project. A bad one, however, can stop it in its tracks. Here’s what you need to know. A logline is a simple descriptive sentence that identifies the inciting incident (motivation and/or risks), the protagonist, the primary action, and the antagonist. This straightforward sentence reduces all the […]Read more "The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Logline"