Oct 28, 2020  
Ledet Training 2019 Course Catalog 
Ledet Training 2019 Course Catalog
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DaVinci Resolve 101 - Color Grading and Finishing with DaVinci Resolve

Class Description
In this 3-day course, Participants will get a thorough overview of the interface, tools, features, and production flow for DaVinci Resolve. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice to introduce Participants to DaVinci Resolve software, a revolutionary 64-bit Color Correction application. This class will teach Participants how to view the world of color correction from the perspective of a colorist. Participants will learn the foundations of contrast and color balance and quickly begin to explore that many professional features Resolve has to offer in the post production workflow. Participants will understand how to balance, create continuity and develop styles and looks which bring mood and tone to moving images and the storyline.

Schedule and Pricing
Schedule of upcoming Davinci training classes.

Course Benefits

  • Learn professional video color correction
  • Build professional quality productions

Suggested Prerequisites
This class is appropriate for novice users of Davinci Resolve. Experience with Photoshop or attendance of our Adobe Photoshop CC Essential Skills  class will be necessary in order to get the most out of this class. We also recommend that you have the Davinci Resolve software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Blackmagic web site.

Related Classes
We suggest you have a look at the following learning path(s): Video Production / Animation  

We also suggest having a look at the following related classes:

How to Enroll

Please see our Enrollment Page (http://www.ledet.com/enroll) for our enrollment form.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to Resolve
  • Understanding system configurations
  • Formats and Codecs
  • Importing sequences and images
  • Basics of Contrast Adjustments
  • Basics of Color Balance Adjustments
  • Working with scopes
  • Primary Corrections and Curves
  • Overview of Secondary Corrections
  • Power Windows
  • Tracking
  • Working with Mattes
  • Keyframing
  • Scheme Detection
  • Creating looks and Styles
  • Versions and the Gallery
  • Scene Continuity
  • Rendering and output
  • Resolve Workflows


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.



We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also have the option of live instructor lead online offerings for our courses. Our network of rental facilities is also an option for most of our high demand classes. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

As an option for customers needing completely customizable training we offer private onsite training and Individual instructor consulting sessions. To inquire about custom training please fill out our private training request form.


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