Introduction to Grading with DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio Course

DaVinci Resolve Studio

Introduction to Grading with DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio Course (DVR101)

From £560.00 With 28 day discount (2 days)

Our 2 Day hands-on Beginners Introduction to Grading with DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio Course is great for those new to Resolve software. This class is ideal for first time users, or those with limited experience. You do not need to be a Colourist to attend.

Our class mixes the operational side of DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio with some practical real world training on workflows, basic colour theory, colour grading approaches and techniques.

Learn DaVinci Resolve 16 Four Ways!

You can learn Premiere Pro in our dedicated central London Classroom or on our Live Online Classes. Alternatively, if you prefer to learn at your own pace, try our Online Video Tutorials. Still not seeing what you want. Perhaps Bespoke Training is what you need, we can tailor any course to your requirements.

No matter how you choose to learn, they all cover the same lesson plan and are delivered by our amazing Certified Blackmagic Professional Trainers, and fully backed by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

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Online Classroom 20th Jul 2020 £720.0010% Advance Booking Discount
Online Classroom 12th Aug 2020 £560.0030% Advance Booking Discount
London Training Centre 21st Sep 2020 £560.0030% Advance Booking Discount
London Training Centre 19th Oct 2020 £560.0030% Advance Booking Discount
London Training Centre 9th Nov 2020 £560.0030% Advance Booking Discount
London Training Centre 17th Dec 2020 £560.0030% Advance Booking Discount
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  • A complete demo of the system, looking at every area of the new software and how it works with the control surface.
  • Loading the software and getting started
  • How to create a new customised user, and getting all the config settings correct before you kick off
  • 2K
  • HD
  • What if you only need SD?
  • Importing and conforming both film and digital material using an EDL/XML/AAF The scene cut detector and manually creating a timeline.
  • Looking at the waveform, vectorscope, and histogram
  • How different Colours interact with increased saturation/contrast and why some colours complement each other more than others
  • RGB v YUV correction in Resolve.
  • Primary correction is very important. It’s the base of any “cool look”. Get it right and it will simplify your whole color correction process.
  • You’ll use them all the time, how do they work and when do you use each one.
  • Keying is a very important part of what we do as colourists
  • Learn how to key in Resolve using either HSL RGB or LUM
  • Learn if it's best to key a colour or adjust its Secondary curve.
  • Each node has 4 Power Windows, the classic DaVinci Circle, Linear square, Polygon and a Bezier Power Curve
  • Learn how to use each one, and why we decide to use one over the other
  • Repositioning
  • Key-Framing and Auto Tracking
  • Using the Resolve tracker, to lock a window onto a subject both manually and automatically.
  • Using the pan, tilt, zoom and rotate controls, learn just how far you can zoom in on a film or digital image
  • Key-framing in the timeline, manually and automatically.
  • Versions, setting up the gallery including importing and exporting stills.
  • Making your own Powergrade looks.
  • The grade is finished but how and where do you render it to?
  • Playing out to tape.
  • Film, Red, Canon, Arri Alexa, Sony F3 and other digital formats.
  • Resolve works with lots of formats, get to know the pros and cons of each one.
  • How to create looks and styles within Resolve that will give you a great start to your session.
  • You will look at a couple from the following…. Orange and Teal. Cross process Bleach Bypass “Schindlers” red coat, Duotones Day for night.

  • Nodes offer lots of flexibility.
  • See how to combine them with the other Resolve nodes to complement our grades.
  • Learn how to mix between the nodes.
Why Choose This Course?

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 20 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

Days in Advance

0 - 14 Nil
15 - 29 10%
30 - 44 20%
45 + 30%

The Introduction to Grading with DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio course is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world post production knowledge you can put to use from day one.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*.

Learn how you want, with 4 delivery styles!

Learn in our dedicated central London Classroom or on our Live Online Classes. Alternatively, if you prefer to learn at your own pace, try our Online Video Tutorials. Still not seeing what you want? Perhaps Bespoke Training is what you need, we can tailor any course to your requirements.

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