DAVINCI RESOLVE COLOR GRADING WORKSHOP. ONLINE (ZOOM).

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If you register and pay the workshop fee before this Thursday, October 30th, price is just 95 Euros.

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After October 30th, price goes back to the regular 195 Euros.

DaVinci Resolve COLOR WORKSHOP

Learn how to color grade with DaVinci Resolve, the the most amazing editing and post-production software.

  • Dates: October 4th to 8th, 2021.
  • 09:30 to 13:30, Central European Time (Berlin).
  • Maximum number of students: 10.
  • This is a Live Online Workshop, hosted in Zoom.
  • Language: English.
  • Contact: flavioggarcia@gmail.com
  • Phone: +34 683 31 45 45

I’m a highly experienced editing and post-production instructor, with more than 16 years of teaching behind my back. You can read reviews from my students here.

REGISTER TODAY!

My workshops are sold out fast. If you are interested, reserve your place today!

To register, click here.

You can read reviews of my workshops here.

REQUIREMENTS

No previous experience is required. In this workshop we start from scratch.

You just need a computer (PC or Mac).

DaVinci Resolve must be installed. The software can be downloaded for free, here.

Footage and materials to practice during the workshop is provided by me.

THE INSTRUCTOR

I’m an independent filmmaker, film professor, and editing and postproduction expert.

Since 2005, I teach courses, workshops and seminars all over Europe, in film schools, festivals, production companies, and other institutions: DOCMA, FilmArche Berlin, ESDIP-Berlin, MIZ-Babelsberg, Master-LAV, and many more.

My teaching method is very practical, precise, and structured, and I also make sure things are exciting and fun.

I have post-produced and graded lots of film projects: La Piedra (Víctor Moreno), Freedom to Kill the Other’s Children (David Varela), Armenoscope (Silvina der Meguerditchian)…

My movies as director have been shown in more than 40 international film festivals and venues: Cineteca Matadero, MUSAC, Alcine, Pragda New York…

REGISTER TODAY!

My workshops are sold out fast. If you are interested, reserve your place today!

To register, click here.

You can read reviews of my workshops here.


WORKSHOP PROGRAM

Monday

FIRST STEPS WITH DAVINCI RESOLVE 17

  • The Project Manager.
  • The Database System. What are DaVinci Resolve 17 databases, and how to use them.
  • Creating and Organising Projects.
  • Project Settings: setting up Resolution, Framerate and Color Space.
  • DaVinci Resolve Preferences.
  • Description and customization of the interface.

Color Science

  • Understanding Color Space, and Color Space Transforms.
  • Rec.709, DCI-P3, Rec.2020.
  • LUT’s. What they are, and how to use them.
  • Understanding Scopes: Waveform, Parade, Vectorscope, Histogram.
  • DaVinci Resolve 17 new Color Managed Workflow.
  • Working with RAW media.

Workflow and conforminG

  • Description of the most common workflows.
  • Importing Timelines from Premiere Pro, FCP X, Avid Media Composer.
  • Conforming high resolution media.

The Color PAGE.

  • Introduction to the Color tools.
  • Primaries: Lift, Gamma, Gain, Offset. How and when to use them.

Tuesday

STEP BY STEP grading

  • Normalising.
  • Balancing.
  • Matching.

The node system

  • Understanding nodes.
  • Serial nodes.
  • Parallel nodes.
  • Layer nodes.
  • Out-side nodes.
  • Clip/Timeline nodes.

GRADE MANAGEMENT

  • Using Local Versions.
  • Using Memories.
  • Stills and Power Grades: saving, comparing, and applying grades.

Grading Tools, in depth.

  • Primaries: Wheels, Bars, Log.
  • Temperature, Tint, Contrast, Pivot, Midtone Detail, Color Boost, Saturation, Hue.
  • Curves: Custom, HueVsHue, HueVsSat, HueVsLum, LumVsSat, SatVsSat, SatVsLuminance.

Wednesday

Masking grades.

  • Creating and customising Windows (what you call masks in other programs).
  • Window’s Tracking and Animation. Keyframes.
  • Magic Mask: creating automatic Windows in DaVinci Resolve 17.

Color range based grading.

  • Qualifier: color selection tool.
  • HSL Qualifier.
  • 3D Qualifier.
  • Refining color selection: Highlight, Highlight B/W, Selection Range.
  • Color Warper.
  • Introduction to the HDR palette.

Thursday

LOOK DEVELOPMENT

  • Understanding how to achieve the desired look.
  • Understanding the look development workflow, from pre-production to finishing.

ADDITIONAL tools.

  • Motion Effects: Noise Reduction, Motion Blur.
  • Blur and Sharpen.
  • Animating grades: Keyframes.
  • Sizing, reframing.

RENDERING

  • Setting up Render Cache quality settings.
  • Render Cache: Smart and User.
  • Node rendering.
  • Rendering Workflow.

Friday

open fx library

  • Effects settings and animation, Keyframes.
  • Most useful FX for Color Grading and Finishing: Glow, Light Rays, Lens Flare, Film Grain, Lens Blur, Deband, Deflicker, Gamut Limiter, Color Compressor.

exporting

  • The Deliver Tab.
  • Export formats.
  • Mastering codecs: DNxHR, Apple ProRes, IMF.
  • Render queue.

Project and media management

  • Database Management.
  • Project Management.
  • Media Management.

5 thoughts on “DAVINCI RESOLVE COLOR GRADING WORKSHOP. ONLINE (ZOOM).

  1. Hey, I‘m very interested in the CC course. Unfortunatly I have to work next week. Is there another course some other time? Thank you

    Martin

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    1. Yes, Martin! I do this workshops nearly every month in Berlin, so there should be another one late Januray, or early February. If you wanna get notified about upcoming dates, write me to flavioggarcia@gmail.com, and I can add you to my mailing list. Thank you! In any case, read the Blog (English) here in my site. There are a couple of free articles and tutorials. Hope you can join a workshop sometime soon! Flavio.

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  2. I am from nepal .. i am a professional music video editor and colorist. I want to attain in this workshop.. how can i apply ? From nepal ?

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  3. Hi ! Sounds exciting – I live in Denmark – where to live cheaply – not far from Harzer size 39
    ? Sincerely, Ole

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