Duration: 3 days
Time: 10am - 6pm
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Color Grading and Finishing with Davinci Resolve 101
In this three-day course, you'll get a thorough overview of the interface, tools, features, and production flow for Davinci Resolve. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice to introduce you to Davinci Resolve software, a revolutionary 64-bit Color Correction application. This class will teach students how to view the world of color correction from the perspective of a colorist. Students will learn the foundations of contrast and color balance and quickly begin to explore that many professional features Resolve has to offer in the post production workflow. Students will understand how to balance, create continuity and develop styles and looks which bring mood and tone to moving images and the storyline.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who'd like to become familiar with Davinci Resolve software and its use in post production.
Instructor in Action
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
- Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
- Basic design/drafting procedures and terminology
Course OutlineNote: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Resolve
Lesson 2: Understanding system configurations
Lesson 3: Formats and Codecs
Lesson 4: Importing sequences and images
Lesson 5: Basics of Contrast Adjustments
Lesson 6: Basics of Color Balance Adjustments
Lesson 7: Working with scopes
Lesson 8: Primary Corrections and Curves
Lesson 9: Overview of Secondary Corrections
Lesson 10: Power Windows
Lesson 11: Tracking
Lesson 12: Working with Mattes
Lesson 13: Keyframing
Lesson 14: Sceme Detection
Lesson 15: Creating looks and Styles
Lesson 16: Versions and the Gallery
Lesson 17: Scene Continuity
Lesson 18: Rendering and output
Lesson 19: Resolve Workflows