Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 17 Training

You can undertake Blackmagic Design's training and online exams to become a certified DaVinci Resolve Professional using the resources below or taken via:

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 17 Training 

 

Resources:

DaVinci Resolve 17 - Beginner’s Guide

PDF Link: Blackmagic's Beginner's Guide

This step-by-step training guide covers high speed editing on the revolutionary new cut page, which is designed for fast turn around work. You’ll also learn how to use the traditional edit page for more sophisticated projects, along with DaVinci Resolve’s legendary color correction, Fusion VFX and Fairlight audio tools so you can start creating your own Hollywood caliber film and video today!

You’ll also learn how to use the traditional edit page for more sophisticated projects, along with DaVinci Resolve’s legendary colour correction, Fusion VFX and Fairlight audio tools so you can start creating your own Hollywood caliber film and video today!

 

What You’ll Learn

  • Use the cut page’s intelligent editing tools for faster editing.
  • Edit multiple angles in a scene with the cut page’s revolutionary sync bin.
  • Eliminate hunting for clips in bins by using the source tape on the cut page.
  • Set up projects, import media, and apply metadata to speed up your work.
  • Marking selections, editing clips in the timeline, and context-sensitive trimming
  • Working with titles, adding effects, and animating with keyframes
  • Retime clips, add transitions, and stabilize shaky clips
  • Primary and secondary corrections using Resolve’s legendary color tools
  • Match shots, use color management, create looks, and manage complex grades
  • Apply PowerWindows, track objects in a shot, use curves, and add ResolveFX
  • Create visual effects in Fusion using node-based workflows
  • Audio editing, sweetening, and mixing using Fairlight audio tools
  • Deliver projects to a variety of formats such as the web and broadcast
  • Dozens of tips and tricks throughout the book that will transform how you work!

This book is designed for both beginners and professionals. Beginners will find clear and concise lessons to get you up and running quickly. If you’re a professional switching from another system, you’ll find lessons that cover everything from basic editing and trimming to working with audio, adding text, effects, and more. You’ll also find dozens of pro tips and tricks that will help you make the switch to DaVinci Resolve!

 

DaVinci Resolve 17 - Colorist Guide

PDF Link: Blackmagic's Colorist Guide

This official Blackmagic Design hands-on training guide takes you through a series of practical exercises that teach you how to use DaVinci Resolve’s color correction tools in detail. You’ll learn a wide variety of workflows, effects, and tools necessary to perform Hollywood caliber grades!

What You’ll Learn

  • Launching Resolve project files and restoring archives.
  • Normalizing, balancing, and matching footage.
  • Analyzing and color correcting images with the help of scopes.
  • Primary and secondary grading tool operations.
  • Migrating XML timelines and roundtrip workflows.
  • Remapping video color gamuts with color management.
  • Working with nodes to create sophisticated grades.
  • Managing and copying grades with stills, versions, and color trace.
  • Creating groups to streamline your workflow.
  • Color grading high dynamic range footage.
  • Render cache and delivery settings for optimal quality.
  • Dozens of tips and tricks that will transform how you work!

This book is designed for video editors and colorists. It contains clear and concise lessons, along with dozens of tips and tricks from professional colorists to help you create cinematic images that stand out! You’ll learn about the primary grading tools used for balancing images, fundamental color theory, secondary tools for isolating specific parts of an image, how to read scopes, create unique looks, and more!

 

DaVinci Resolve 17 - Visual Effects Guide

PDF Link: Blackmagic's Visual Effects Guide

This official hands-on training guide teaches you how to create visual effects and motion graphics using the Fusion page in DaVinci Resolve 17. You’ll learn how to use the advanced tools for compositing, animating titles and 2D graphics, generating particle systems and 3D effects for use in feature films, music videos, commercials, and much more.

What You’ll Learn

  • Navigation of the Fusion page interface.
  • Combining optimal takes with the split screens technique.
  • Tracking objects using the point tracker and planar tracker.
  • Compositing with multilayer PSD files.
  • Advanced sky and sign replacement.
  • Green screen compositing with the Delta Keyer and auxiliary mattes.
  • Rotoscoping to produce clean traveling mattes.
  • Animating 2D and 3D text.
  • Creating a film credit roll.
  • Working in a 3D environment with cameras, lights, and textures.
  • Performing 3D camera tracking and integrating set extensions.
  • Building fantastic particle effects.
  • Applying LUTs and Resolve color management.
  • Setting up node pipelines that are processor efficient.
  • Dozens of tips and tricks throughout the book that will transform how you work!

This book is designed for compositors, editors, colorists, or any artists wanting to learn how to create visual effects and motion graphics in DaVinci Resolve 17. Beginners will find clear and concise lessons to get up and running quickly. If you’re a professional switching from another application, you’ll find lessons that cover everything from basic titling and motion graphics to keying, sky replacement, 3D camera tracking, and more.

 

DaVinci Resolve 17 - Fairlight Audio Guide

PDF Link: Blackmagic's Fairlight Audio Guide

This official Blackmagic Design hands on training guide will teach you the art of sound editing, sweetening, recording, mixing, and delivering. Beginning audio editors and assistants will find clear, workflow driven lessons, while seasoned audio professionals will quickly learn Fairlight’s user friendly tools to create incredible soundtracks.

What You’ll Learn

  • Navigating and customizing the Fairlight page.
  • Creating and modifying tracks.
  • Marking and editing source audio.
  • Connecting to external sound libraries.
  • Setting up and recording voiceover and ADR tracks.
  • Working with audio track layers to stack, split, and build a composite.
  • Evaluating and setting channel mapping for multichannel clips.
  • Balancing and normalizing dialogue tracks.
  • Finding and fixing common issues with the Edit Selection tool.
  • Repairing and replacing unwanted sounds like clicks, pops, and hums.
  • Creating your own sound effects using the oscillator and FairlightFX.
  • Enhancing and sweetening tracks with EQ and dynamics.
  • Adding depth and dimension with time based effects.
  • Automating track changes over time.
  • Working with buses to simplify mixing.
  • Finishing your soundtrack, bouncing tracks, and delivering a final mix.
  • Exploring Dolby Atmos integration.
  • Dozens of tips and real world techniques!

This book is designed for both beginners and professionals. Beginners will find clear and concise lessons to get you up and running quickly. If you’re a professional switching from another system, you’ll find lessons that cover everything from recording and editing tracks, to advanced dialogue repair, routing to aux and submix buses, and linking mono track groups for multichannel finishing. You’ll also find dozens of pro tips and tricks that will help you work faster!