This 2-day, advanced hands-on course guides you through the process of creating specific looks for creative Colour Grading. It also teaches how to manage Colour Spaces to ensure proper delivery for Digital Cinema, HD broadcast and future UHDTV broadcast. Participants will learn to how to leverage Colour Management tools for convenient conversions between Colour Spaces. You will also be shown different methods of generating Look-Up Tables for monitor calibrations.

The majority of the class is conducted using Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve while the calibration aspect of the course will introduce several other tools to the participants.

    Learning Outcome

    After completing this course, participants will have a thorough understanding of how to create specific looks during the colour grade and to manage colour spaces for colour accurate delivery to various media. 

    Day 1

    • Looks
    • Bleach Bypass
    • Blurred and Coloured Vignettes
    • Cross-Processing Simulation
    • Day-for-Night Treatments
    • Duotones and Tritones
    • Flat Looks and Film Flashing
    • Glows and Blooms
    • Monochrome Looks
    • Tints and Colour Washes
    • Undertones
    • Vibrance and Targeted Saturation
    • Vintage Film

    Day 2

    • Colour Management
    • Colour Spaces for Digital Cinema, HD Broadcast and UHD Broadcast
    • How ACES can help match different cameras in a scene
    • Leveraging ACES workflow to maximise the potential of your footage
    • Use Resolve Colour Management to reduce Colour Grading time for Log files
    • Use Resolve Colour Management for painless Colour Space conversions
    • Calibrating consumer monitors for improved broadcast colour & accuracy
    • Probe and calibrate professional monitors for Digital Cinema colour grading

    Who should Attend?

    • Editors
    • Colourists
    • Cinematographers

    Eligibility Criteria

    Participants should already have attended AV8's Art and Science of Colour Grading Course or should already have a firm grounding in colour grading
    This course is endorsed under Talent Assistance (T-Assist).
    To find out more about T-Assist Funding, please refer to Programme Support under T-Assist page

    Information as accurate as of 6 April 2020