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Editing and Grading with DaVinci Resolve

Instructor: Thomas Czech
When: 06-07 July2019 | 08oo-18oo
Enrollment: < 03 July 2019
Duration: 18h (2 x 9h + 2 x 1h for lunch)
Fees: £ 150
Software: DaVinci Resolve

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An amazing training opening the way to work in the post-production industry. It is intended for beginners, but it contains very professional work techniques, which is appreciated by employers.
During the training we provide workstation for you, and a hot meal and a coffee table too.

schedule

DAY 1

08:00 – 10:00

  • Color recognition based on numbers
  • color spaces – how to work consciously with a color
  • gamma vs PQ vs HLG
  • ITU-R and SMPTE Standards
  • dynamic range
  • image channels and image separations
  • file format, containers and codecs – which one, where, and what for?
  • timecode, frame rate, frame proportion, shutter angle, chroma subsampling, bit depth and bitrate – You have to understand it in 100%

10:00 – 12:00

  • creating and managing databases
  • all about Project Manager
  • metadata, smart bins and power bins – you’d love it
  • basic editing tools

12:00 – 12:30 – lunch

12:30 – 14:30

  • 3-point editing vs 4-oint editing
  • flags vs. markers
  • marking clips vs. marking timeline
  • backtiming edits
  • woriking with subclips
  • multiple In and Out regions in one clip – yes it’s possible
  • The power of auto-select tool
  • insert, overwrite, fit to fill, place on top, append at end and ripple overwrite – small but usefull
  • dynamic trimming
  • static retiming
  • dynamic retiming
  • transitions and effects
  • J-cut and L-cut
  • practise exercise

14:30 – 16:30

  • how we use image channels
  • how to work with luminance histogram and RGB histogram
  • shadow and highlights levels control
  • curve tool professional techniques
  • Versions of your color grading

16:30 – 17:00 – dinner

17:00 – 19:00

  • gamma, contrast and range contrast
  • white ballance vs. grey ballance
  • look design
  • normalization and shot matching
  • how to develop color correction over the time
  • work with stills, vers and mems

DAY 2

08:00 – 10:00

  • Lift, Gamma, Gain vs. Shadows, Midtones, Highlights – key work techniques in Primary Correction
  • serial Nodes, meaning – the sequence of nodes matters

10:00 – 12:00

  • work techniques at Secondary Correction stage
  • qualifier, parralel nodes, outside nodes, layer nodes, mixer nodes
  • how to work with multiple exposures Red HDRx files

12:30 – 13:30

  • mask tracking
  • image stabilize techniques
  • value keying and animation

13:30 – 15:00

  • full control of media optimizing, meaning – how to work with 12-bit 4K RAW files in your home laptop

15:30 – 18:00

  • practical exercises under the supervision of an instructor, that is how to apply learned techniques in practice as quickly and effectively as possible

18:00 – 19:00

  • save and export projects
  • import i export archives
  • work with EDL, xml and aaf
  • render – what format, what parameters, why and what for?
  • Q&A
  • home work – footage for make your own editing, correction, and color grading of mtv’s music video