Speedgrade Complete: An Overview to Speedgrade CC

2 days

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FMC is an Adobe Authorized Training Center

Course Description

This 2-day course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, tricks, and tips for using Speedgrade CC. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice.

Who Should Attend

Editors who want to deliver balanced color and distinctive, vibrant looks for any type of video production.


Course Outline:

Note: 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: An Overview of Adobe SpeedGrade CC

  • Grading in Adobe SpeedGrade
  • The SpeedGrade workflow
  • Touring Adobe SpeedGrade
  • Getting around your project

Lesson 2: Adobe SpeedGrade Workflows

  • Importing media
  • Moving projects into SpeedGrade
  • Using Scene Change Detection

Lesson 3: Primary Corrections

  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Using the Primary controls
  • Adjusting contrast
  • Adjusting color
  • Making detailed adjustments
  • Using a control surface

Lesson 4: Mask Corrections

  • Using masks
  • Tracking masks

Lesson 5: Secondary Layers

  • Adding a Secondary layer
  • Single-component keys
  • Inside/outside adjustments
  • Limiting secondaries
  • Legalizing problem colors

Lesson 6: Scene Balancing

  • Managing grades
  • Balancing a scene
  • Working with Grade Tracks
  • Using Annotations

Lesson 7: Keyframing and Pan & Scan

  • Keyframing grades
  • Keyframing a mask
  • Using Pan & Scan controls

Lesson 8: Creative Techniques

  • Using custom Look layers
  • Creating stylistic looks
  • Utility Look layers
  • Adding a look to all clips

Lesson 9: Stereographic Workflows

  • Creating a stereo project
  • Monitoring stereo Timelines
  • Matching the left- and right-eye media
  • Controlling convergence
  • Grading stereo projects

Lesson 10: Rendering and Export

  • Rendering graded media
  • Setting Output options
  • Exporting an EDL