San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This class is an excellent introduction to DaVinci Resolve V12.5. It is ideal for first time users and you do not need to be a Colorist to attend. Class size is normally capped at eight-ten students with a workstation and control surface for each student. The class mixes the operational side of Resolve with some practical real world training on workflows, basic color theory, grading approaches and techniques. It is run at a relaxed pace, questions are encouraged and group participation is a key part of the course. You are encouraged to download Resolve and have a play.
This class is ideal for Junior colorists, editors, DITs, DPs, and VFX guys, basically anybody with a desire to get into color correction.
- How to load your V12.5 software and get started
- New v12.5 Media Management tools
- Getting different RAW camera formats into the Resolve
- Conforming with XML and EDLs v Editing or splitting a Baked file.
- Basic Color theory and how this works in the DaVinci
- Primary and secondary correction including curves and the new v12 3D Keyer
- What are waveforms, how do they make us a better Colorist?
- How the nodes work, they are very powerful when used correctly.
- 5 Power Windows: Learn why you use them, not just how to use them
- Tracking Windows with the auto tracker
- Keyframing both color correction and framing controls
- Grading digital material, including BMCC, RED and Sony
- Colorist strategies with Resolve
- Matching a sequence, where do you start?
- Using a control surface, how it makes us better and faster
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Warren Eagles is a freelance colorist based in Australia. He has an extensive 25 year career with experience in all forms of color correction. Now a Resolve owner/operator he runs his own shop and splits his time between grading and running training classes with the ICA.
His credits include commercials for Qantas,Ford, Mitsubishi, Revlon, and Tooheys, mainstream UK and Australian dramas and documentaries including the first Australian DI movie “Blurred” and Guy Ritchie’s cult movie “Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels“.
Warren founded the ICA with Kevin Shaw in 2009 and has so far conducted over 50 classes worldwide. He enjoys the challenges of working on different types of projects with new clients in both the coloring and training environments.