Colour Grading is a major part of the post production process and can make or break the aesthetic of your production. It is still a specialised ability that involves both technical and aesthetic skills.This 3-day hands-on course gives participants a firm foundation in the art and science of Colour Grading. The course will start with a basic Adobe Premiere Pro demonstration before going deeper into Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, an industry standard colour grading tool. You will be taught by an Adobe and DaVinci Resolve Certified Instructor.

Learning Outcome

After completing this course, participants will have a thorough understanding of the colour grading process. This includes:
  • Understanding the reasons for Colour Grading
  • Acquisition Factors that affect Colour Grading
  • Visual examples of Colour Grading being used in different ways
  • A little bit of Colour Theory
  • using Complementary Colours to your advantage
  • Understanding your Image
  • Preparing for Colour Grading
  • Primary Controls
  • Colour Correcting for Scene Continuity
  • Secondary Grading
  • Masks / Windows
  • Applying a Stylised Look
  • Keyframing Grades
  • Grade Management
  • Using a Control Surface to speed up your work
  • Manually Controlling Broadcast Safe Output
  • Exporting Projects

Who should Attend?

  • Editors
  • Junior editors
  • Cinematographers
  • Anyone with an interest in colour grading

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least a GCE 'N' Level pass
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