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Post Production with DaVinci Resolve

This training introduces the DaVinci Resolve user interface, explaining where to find each group of features, and how the highly focused and tightly integrated Media, Edit, Fusion, Color, Fairlight, and Deliver pages work together to let you pursue nearly any Post production workflow you can imagine. Using the collaborative features of DaVinci Resolve to enable multiple artists, for example an editor, a colorist, and assistants, to work together on the same timeline simultaneously, for the ultimate integrated workflow.

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Managing Projects and Database

The Project Manager to organize the projects you’re working on in DaVinci Resolve, as well as how to deal with managing the databases that serve as the organizational foundation of the Project Manager. You’ll also see how to export and import projects, and how to archive a project and its media for long-term storage.

Davinci Resolve Pages

Davinci Resolve is complete tool for post-production and is designed based on the post-production workflow. Each page of DaVinci Resolve consists of multiple panels. Each panel contains all the controls and information necessary for a particular aspect of that pages functionality.

  • Media Page
  • Ingest and Organizing Media
  • Cut Page
  • Speed Editor
  • Edit Page
  • Fusion
  • Color Page
  • Fairlight Page
  • Delivery

Fast Editing in the Cut Page

The Cut Page is meant for fast editing and quick delivery. The Cut page is also a good introductory editing interface for people who are new to editing, as it presents a streamlined set of tools that are fast to learn and simple to use.

  • Using the Cut Page
  • Video and Audio Effects in the Cut Page
  • Quick Export

The Edit Page

The Edit page has evolved into a source-record style NLE that contains nearly every editorial tool you need for creative editing through finishing.

  • Creating and Working with Timelines
  • Editing Basics
  • Marking and Finding Clips in the Timeline
  • Trimming
  • Working with Audio in the Edit Page
  • Editing effects and Transitions

Fusion Fundamentals

Merged right into DaVinci Resolve, the Fusion page makes it possible to jump immediately from editing right into compositing, with no need to export media, relink files, or launch another application to get your work done

  • Exploring the Fusion Interface
  • Getting Clips into Fusion
  • Working in the Node Editor
  • Fusion Page Effects

Introduction to Color Grading

DaVinci has pioneered the development of color correction hardware and software designed to enhance visual images acquired from film and video.

  • Using the Color Page
  • Primary Grading Control
  • Secondary Qualifiers
  • Node Editing Basics
  • Understanding Nodes and Node Editing Basics
  • Davinci Resolve Control Panels
  • Color Page Effects

Using the Fairlight Page

The Fairlight page is an optimized look at the audio tracks of your project, with an expanded mixer and custom monitoring controls that make it easy to edit and manipulate your audio media and evaluate and adjust the levels of your program in order to create a smooth and harmonious mix.

  • Editing Basics in the Fairlight Page
  • Mixing in Fairlight Page
  • Automation
  • Fairlight FX
  • Audio Effects

Using the Deliver Page

Once you’ve finished grading your project, you need to either render it, or output it to tape to deliver it to your client. This is where the Quick Export window and Deliver page comes in.

  • Rendering Media
  • Delivering IMF
  • Exporting Timelines and Metadata

Different Workflows

  • Managing Databases and Project Servers
  • Collaborative Workflow
  • Remote Grading