Editing & Color Grading 101 in DaVinci Resolve 14


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  • Organize Media with Metadata
  • Master Powerful Trim Tools
  • Perform Primary Corrections
  • Use Qualifiers to Isolate Corrections
  • Automate a Sound Mix with Fairlight

Powerful Post Tools at Your Command

Editing & Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve 14 is the first online tutorial certified by Blackmagic Design. This tutorial will guide you through the complete post production workflow from importing to final delivery and everything in between. Along the way, you’ll learn how to work smarter and faster to shape your story. For example, did you know that you can keyframe effects right at the clip level? This short excerpt from the training shows you how.

Perform Primary & Secondary Corrections

Once you learn how to normalize your shot using Resolve’s primary correction tools, you’ll begin working with Nodes, Windows and Qualifiers to isolate specific areas in the image, and even track those areas for targeted corrections. You’ll learn how to apply and save custom looks and how to import and export LUTs.

Edit & Mix Sound in the Fairlight Page

The Fairlight Page puts professional sound editing and mixing only a click away. You’ll learn how to properly organize a mix and perform basic sound editing tasks. You’ll learn how to create buses and assign tracks, for the purpose of automating a mix. Then, you learn how to apply an EQ to specific audio elements such as dialogue, music or effects.

Sync & Edit Multicam Videos

In the Edit Page, you’ll assemble a sequence, add music, and timing your edits to the beat. And speaking of music, you’ll how to sync separate clips from a music video into a single clip then perform a multicam edit.

About the Author:

Spencer Meyer
Spencer Meyer is a writer, editor, and producer at Ripple Training who is passionate about visual storytelling and problem solving. He began his path of teaching, training, and advising during his 12 year career in the United States Marine Corps, where he taught and trained thousands of personnel across the globe (albeit, on a very different subject matter). Spencer brings his disciplined, highly-focused approach to both his training and storytelling.