Instead of providing a step by step checklist of which sliders to move and which dials to adjust, this tutorial will show you how to develop a common sense game plan for grading your next project. Starting off, you’ll learn the best way begin matching shots so that you can establish a base grade for your whole project.
Learn Time-Proven Techniques
In addition to learning the decision making process for grading, there are a multitude of tools available to you to help make each shot a near perfect match. With this training you’ll learn some of the best and fastest ways to analyze and compare each shot, saving you time and energy.
More Than Just Color
The most basic level of color grading smoothes out the appearance of your shots and limits distracting inconsistencies for your audience. However, great color grading can do so much more, it can be instrumental in setting the tone and feeling of a scene. Great grading will help bring your story to life.
Quick Effects That Add Punch
Post production is where the real magic is baked into a story, and in this tutorial you’ll learn how to enhance seemingly small details of a scene so that they have a big impact on your audience.
This tutorial is for anyone looking to learn color grading in a hands-on approach that works through an entire scene from start to finish. This is an intermediate level tutorial; it is recommended that you have gone through Alexis’s DaVinci Resolve QuickStart or the DaVinci Resolve Core Training Bundle series prior to this tutorial
Alexis Van Hurkman is a writer, director, and colorist. His award-winning short film “The Place Where You Live” played 18 festivals in 2015, while his feature “Four Weeks, Four Hours” screened at festivals around the world in 2006. As a colorist, he's graded programs that have aired on The History Channel, The Learning Channel, and the BBC, features and shorts that have played at the Telluride and Sundance film festivals, and video art pieces that have been exhibited at the NYC Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Alexis has also authored and contributed to over twenty books and user manuals on post-production, including two editions of the industry standard “Color Correction Handbook,” and five editions of the DaVinci Resolve User Manual.Full Bio
This tutorial will give you the tools and know-how for putting your interview subjects in the best possible light while maximizing your viewer’s focus on your subjects. Learn effective lighting strategies for success.