Learn the essentials of editing and color grading in DaVinci Resolve.

Dec 7, 2024 - Dec 8, 2024

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $375
Workshop Duration: 10 hours over a weekend (Saturday & Sunday, 12-5pm ET)
Workshop Location: Online
Class Size: 12

Note: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets Saturday & Sunday, Dec 7-8 from 12-5pm ET.

For those looking to make the switch from another software, or are just beginning their video editing journey, this weekend-long workshop covers the fundamentals of video and audio editing, color grading basics, and workflow optimization strategies in DaVinci Resolve.

Utilizing a workshop atmosphere in combination with lectures and demonstrations, students will take their first steps toward a technical understanding of the post-production workflow in DaVinci Resolve. With hands-on practice and feedback, students will learn how to import and organize media assets, discover fundamental editing techniques, such as 3-point editing, and explore the intricacies of audio editing, including adjusting levels, and synchronizing double system sound.

Be professionally guided in your exploration of the intricacies of editing and color grading.
Student learning DaVinci Resolve online in real time
Student learning DaVinci Resolve online in real-time. Photo by Rafael Baeza.

Students will also learn the basics of color grading, from initial setup to LUTs and node structure, and explore techniques for adjusting exposure, balancing color, and creating stylistic looks to elevate their projects to the next level.

Learn how to start your next project in DaVinci Resolve.

Course Requirements

Students must have DaVinci Resolve installed (a free version is available for download).

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Instructor: Alex Burnett

Alex Burnett is a New England-based filmmaker and editor who has worked within the worlds of narrative fiction, documentary, experimental cinema, and virtual reality. Having worked as an editor for National Geographic, the NFL, Colgate University, Vitec Group, and Schiempflüg NYC, he has experience with a vast range of companies and artists. His passion lies in creatively tackling the many challenges that come with telling stories through film.