Color Grading and Finishing with Davinci Resolve 101

at Future Media Concepts - Downtown, Washington, D.C.

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Mon, Jan 28, 10:00am - Jan 30, 5:30pm (3 sessions)

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Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1627 K St NW Ste 900
Btwn 16th & 17th Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this video editing class:

In this three-day course, you'll get a thorough overview of the interface, tools, features, and production flow for Davinci Resolve. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice to introduce you to Davinci Resolve software, a revolutionary 64-bit Color Correction application. This class will teach students how to view the world of color correction from the perspective of a colorist. Students will learn the foundations of contrast and color balance and quickly begin to explore that many professional features Resolve has to offer in the post production workflow. Students will understand how to balance, create continuity and develop styles and looks which bring mood and tone to moving images and the storyline.

Who Should Attend
Anyone who'd like to become familiar with Davinci Resolve software and its use in post production.

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
Basic design/drafting procedures and terminology

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.

Day 1
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Resolve
  • Lesson 2: Understanding system configurations
  • Lesson 3: Formats and Codecs
  • Lesson 4: Importing sequences and images
  • Lesson 5: Basics of Contrast Adjustments
  • Lesson 6: Basics of Color Balance Adjustments
  • Lesson 7: Working with scopes
  • Lesson 8: Primary Corrections and Curves
Day 2
  • Lesson 9: Overview of Secondary Corrections
  • Lesson 10: Power Windows
  • Lesson 11: Tracking
  • Lesson 12: Working with Mattes
  • Lesson 13: Keyframing
  • Lesson 14: Sceme Detection
Day 3
  • Lesson 15: Creating looks and Styles
  • Lesson 16: Versions and the Gallery
  • Lesson 17: Scene Continuity
  • Lesson 18: Rendering and output
  • Lesson 19: Resolve Workflows

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Refund Policy
If notice is given 15 or more calendar days before the start of a class, the student may receive a full refund or reschedule less a $150 administrative fee. If notice is given less than 15 calendar days, no rescheduling or refunds are permitted. All cancellations and registration changes must be received in writing. Please mail to [email protected] Attendee substitutions may be made for any student without penalty of additional cost at any time until the class begins. Clients who take at least one class in a master class may not cancel and are responsible for the entire Master Class fee.


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10:00am - 5:30pm TBD 3 $1,895
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Tue, Jan 29 10:00am - 5:30pm TBD
Wed, Jan 30 10:00am - 5:30pm TBD
10:00am - 5:30pm TBD 3 $1,895
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Tue, Apr 30 10:00am - 5:30pm TBD
Wed, May 01 10:00am - 5:30pm TBD

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In 1994, Jeff Rothberg and Ben Kozuch launched Future Media Concepts as the world's first Avid Authorized Training Center. Over the years, FMC expanded its curriculum to become the nation's premier digital media training center representing the leading software manufacturers, including Adobe,...

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