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Colour Grading with Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve

Colour Grading with Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve

London College of Communication
Taught by
Kenny Macleod, A respected industry expert


Learn to use DaVinci Resolve, the Hollywood-standard programme for colour grading, to enhance and alter your video footage. This course gives you a solid grounding in the use of the software, providing the perfect platform from which to develop towards grading colour for features, documentaries, music videos and more.

With video demand increasing, colour grading is rapidly becoming a highly requested skill and mastering the industry standard programme can make the difference when applying for a job.

This involving and hands on course is taught through demonstrations and practical exercises allowing you to become familiar with the user interface.

Students can bring their own work which they can discuss with the tutor.

Topics Covered

  • Basic colour alterations
  • Colour grading introduction
  • Colour settings for DaVinci Resolve 
  • Tutor demonstrations 
  • Live project

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Walk-through the software interface with confidence 
  • Perform simple colour grading on video content 
  • Enhance your video footage using DaVinci Resolve

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for you, if you're a filmmaker who wants to take your skills to the next level. It is also suitable for you, if you use video for marketing campaigns, crowdfunding or journalism. 

Intermediate: You should be able to use a computer comfortably, but do not need any previous experience of using DaVinci software. You should have some previous editing experience. 

Follow up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to extend your skills in other areas of filmmaking with Aerial Video Drones – UAV Ground School, Documentary Storytelling or Adobe After Effects and Animation: Beginners.

Customised Training
We also offer bespoke colour grading courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.

Tutor Description

Kenny MacLeod studied fine art at Goldsmiths College, London and Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. His work has been exhibited in the UK and abroad including commissions for Bloomberg SPACE, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam and is held in the collections of the Arts Council England, British Council, Rijksakademie Amsterdam and The Wonderful Fund, London. In 2013 Kenny won the BUFVC Courseware and Curriculum Non Broadcast Award in 2013 for and cameraman and editor at London College of Fashion. A fellow of the Higher Education Academy he gained his PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in Art & Design in 2009 and more recently completed his Masters in Post-Production Editing at the Media School, Bournemouth University in 2014.

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This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

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