ScreenSkills HETV DaVinci Resolve Finishing for Avid Online Editors

ScreenSkills HETV DaVinci Resolve Finishing for Avid Online Editors

All places for this course have now been filled.

Age: 18+
Number of Places: 15
Career Stages: Experienced, Expert
Funding: Fully Funded
Course Type: Central London Classroom Only
Closing Date: 5 April or when places fill.

This Funding is for Avid Online Editors looking to start Finishing in DaVinci Resolve. This course does not focus on Colour Grading.

This programme is supported by ScreenSkills HETV skills fund with contributions for UK High End TV productions.

This Training is to support 15 Online Editors from across the nation looking to transfer their Online Editing skills to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio. If you are a suitable candidate, you will receive for FREE:

  • 2 Days Hands-On DaVinci Resolve Training from an Industry Experienced Certified Blackmagic Design Instructor.
  • Training on a DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel.
  • A full license for the latest version of DaVinci Resolve Studio for you to keep.
  • Training covering Industry workflows used by professional DaVinci Resolve Online Editors.

What It Covers

In this two-day course, you will learn the main lessons you’ll need to move your workflow from using Avid for your Online Edit, to using DaVinci Resolve for all online/finishing and delivery.

  • Overview of DaVinci Resolve feature set, focusing on colour management, media management, vfx.
  • Resolve vs Avid methods of operation for a Finishing Editor.
  • Benefits using Resolve for the online edit.
  • Preparing an Avid project for export.
  • Conform into Resolve.
  • Relinking and trouble shooting in Resolve.
  • Resolve’s Media Management tool.
  • Useful features for online editing in Resolve - Metadata, Edit Index, C-mode sort, Clip filters, Flags, etc.
  • Understanding DaVinci Resolves latest AI Tools needed for Finishing.
  • Working with and converting HDR.
  • Working with DaVinci Resolve control surfaces and BMD Cloud Store.
  • Deliver from Resolve - Audio tracks, IMF export, Ungraded Archival Masters, etc.
  • Dealing with last minute changes to the 'locked' edit, including copying grades to a new conform.
  • Exporting files for the audio mixer to maintain sync and stay on the up-to-date version of the edit.

Whom It's For

The aim of this training programme is to support Online Editors at an experienced or expert career stage throughout the nation. Therefore, you must be in one of the below positions:

  • Currently an Avid Online Editor working within the UK Industry at an Experienced Career Stage
  • Currently an Avid Online Editor working within the UK Industry at an Expert Career Stage

And, you must also:

  • Have at least one Online Editing credit OR prove you are working to start Online Editing
  • Be currently residing within the UK
  • Right to Work Within the UK
  • Have an Established Connection to the UK Industry
  • Be of 18+ Years of Age

You can find more information on Career Stages as defined by ScreenSkills here.
You can find more information on Diversity and Inclusion for all ScreenSkills funding here.

Available Assistance

We want to ensure the barriers to this training is minimal, therefore, under certain circumstances, this funding will also cover:

  • Rail travel to and from London
  • One Night Accommodation in London
  • Up to 2 Days Childcare Cover to a max of £40 per day

There is limited funding available for this assistance, therefore, it will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

How to Apply

We have only 15 Fully-Funded places available in this programme, so spaces are limited. Therefore, to ensure you are eligible for the training, we have introduced the following application process:

  1. Choose your date from the options below and complete a Candidate Application and Questionnaire Form.
    (Closing Date of Applications is the 5 April 2024 for the last course or when all placements have been filled).
  2. We will asses your submitted application and CV.
  3. If successful, you will be asked to create a ScreenSkills account, and formally register for the course.

28 - 29 Feb 2024

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23 - 24 Mar 2024

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8 - 9 April 2024

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After Your Training

At the end of your course, you will receive:

  • An email containing the licenses for your DaVinci Resolve Studio Application.
  • A PDF of the general topics and tips covered throughout the course.
  • Access to a video library covering the course lessons.
  • A questionnaire directly from ScreenSkills assessing how your training went.

As this funding is supported by ScreenSkills, all successful applicants' details will be shared with them, and you may be asked to supply further information throughout and after your training by them directly.

We offer inclusive training. If you have any needs which we can accommodate during the recruitment process and beyond, please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet them. Just get in touch with our training team on either +44 (0)20 7734 1286 or via email at We look forward to hearing from you.