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"
BY JOE FREDERICK, Premiumbeat From writing to starting your own YouTube channel, here are 3 ways to diversify your revenue stream with a new side hustle. Make sure you develop a second source of income alongside editing, and make it something that links to your existing skill set. If you’re a freelance video editor, check out […]Read more "Three Side Hustles That Are Perfect For Video Editors"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat In this video tutorial, learn how to create a retro VHS look entirely with Adobe Premiere Pro. Includes free VHS effect presets! This nostalgic style was one of 2019’s biggest creative trends, and it remains just as popular today. Most VHS look tutorials rely on After Effects, and then sending your footage back […]Read more "Free VHS Effect Presets and Tutorial"
BY LEWIS MCGREGOR, Premiumbeat Here’s a handy, up-to-date roundup of some of our very favorite motion graphics freebies. Look, everyone loves free content and assets. How could you not? But over the last few years, outlets have realized that advertising free assets is an easy way to generate traffic. As a result, we’ve seen an increase […]Read more "Free Design Elements for Motion Graphics Artists"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat Use these movie-inspired color grading presets to create dramatic looks for your projects. Applying looks and LUTs — it’s the ultimate footage glow-up. Whether you’re using the assets to create your film’s all-encompassing grade or treating them as a fast reference for a look you’ll build in the edit, these one-click solutions […]Read more "Go Hollywood with Dozens of FREE Premiere Pro Lumetri Looks!"
by Caleb Pike, PremiumBeat.com Having worked as a director, cinematographer and editor I learned very quickly how important it is to shoot your film not only for the narrative that you are building in the present, but for the narrative that you, or your editor will build in post. Lucky for us, our friend Caleb Pike with DSLR Video […]Read more "7 Tips for Better Shooting"