DaVinci Resolve Editing & Color Grading Workshop at Trichy on Aug-12

  1. Introduction to DaVinci Resolve: Overview of the software’s interface and key features for editing and color grading.
  2. Essential Editing Techniques: Learning the basics of importing, organizing, and editing footage in DaVinci Resolve.
  3. Advanced Editing Tools and Workflow: Exploring advanced editing techniques, such as multicam editing, dynamic trimming, and timeline management.
  4. Understanding Color Theory: A comprehensive guide to color theory and its application in visual storytelling and emotional impact.
  5. Color Grading Fundamentals: Introduction to the primary and secondary color grading tools in DaVinci Resolve, including primary color correction, curves, and color wheels.
  6. Creative Color Grading Techniques: Exploring advanced color grading techniques like creating cinematic looks, stylized grading, and color grading for different genres.
  7. Matching Shots and Creating Consistency: Techniques for achieving shot matching and creating visual consistency throughout a project.
  8. Color Grading for Different Formats: Understanding the nuances of color grading for different formats, such as cinema, broadcast, web, and mobile.
  9. Advanced Node-Based Workflow: Leveraging the power of DaVinci Resolve’s node-based color grading system for complex grading setups and creative effects.
  10. Delivering the Final Product: Exporting, rendering, and finalizing the project for various delivery platforms, including cinema, broadcast, and online distribution.

DaVinci Resolve 3days Residential Workshop at Coimbatore on 22,23,24 Dec 2022

DaVinci Resolve course Details

DAY – 1

Edit Preparation and Organization

  • Backing Up Source Files,  
  • Importing Metadata, Renaming Clips with Metadata
  • Searching Using Metadata, Using Automatic Smart Bins
  • Smart Bins for People (Studio Only)
  • Creating Custom Smart Bins. Power Bins
  • Creating Proxy Files for Editing, Saving Project Presets

Editing in the Edit Page

  • Setting Up a Project, Creating Bins
  • Exploring Viewing Options, Creating the First Assemble
  • Trim Edit Mode, Adding Music
  • Shuffle Insert Edits, Trimming to Duration
  • Finessing the Edit, Audio Mixing
  • Adding Transitions, Adding Fusion Titles
  • Continue Cutting

Multicamera Editing

  • Starting a Multi-Camera Project, Switching Angles in the Timeline
  • Editing a Multi-Camera Music Video, Real-Time Multi-Camera Editing
  • Adjusting the Multi-Camera Edit, Adjusting a Multicam Clip

DAY – 2

High-Speed Editing with the Cut Page 

  • Setting Up the Project, Reviewing Clips Using Source Tape
  • Assembling the Soundbites, Refining the Timeline Clips
  • Changing the Order of the Clips, Adding the B-Roll
  • Smart Insert, Using Extra Tracks
  • Trimming the B-Roll, Adding Other Camera Angles with Source Overwrite
  • Using the Sync Bin with Source Overwrite
  • Adding Music, Effects, and Titles

Color Correcting a DaVinci Resolve Timeline 1 

  • Balancing Footage Opening a Resolve Archive
  • Setting Up Project Backups, Understanding the Grading Workflow
  • Setting Tonal Range and Contrast, Balancing Colors
  • Understanding Log Controls and Primaries Wheels
  • Creating Color Continuity Building a Shot-Matching Strategy
  • Organizing Shots Using Flags and Filters
  • Applying Shot Match, Matching Shots Using Stills
  • Comparing and Matching Shots Manually

Correcting and Enhancing Isolated Areas

  • Controlling the Viewer’s Eye, Sharpening Key Elements
  • Tracking Obscured Objects, Fixing Overcast Skies
  • Warping Color Ranges, Enhancing Skin Tones with Face Refinement
  • Adjusting Skin Tones Manually

Round Trip & Conforming an XML Timeline

  • Importing an XML Timeline
  • Maximizing the Dynamic Range

Delivering Projects

  • Using Lightbox to Check Timelines Before Delivery, Understanding the Render Workflow and Presets
  • Creating Custom Renders and Saving Presets, Configuring a Timeline for Digital Cinema
  • Exploring Advanced Render Settings