This Masterclass is designed for industry professionals as a preparation and training program for employment inside high-end Commercials Colour Grading facility. In this course the participants will focus on a fashion brand commercial released internationally on multiple platform: TV, online, outdoors and in-store. We will look at the commercial from preparation for grading through to the final deliverables for multiple platforms. Apart from the obvious colour grading work we will also take an extensive look at the new features in Resolve V12 for VFX, compositing and mastering from a commercial perspective.


  • Grading Suite Setup
  • Preparation for grading: layer management, xml import, conform
  • Media management, offline, audio
  • Graphics conform
  • VFX replacement
  • Multiple Timeline management, Remote/Local Grading
  • Creating looks from client reference image
  • Matching shots and time
  • Advanced Secondaries
  • Using external mattes
  • Clean up, and object removal
  • Beauty work
  • Matching to particular pantone colour
  • Online mastering, broadcast legalize
  • Preparing master for client approval
  • Responding to client comments
  • Clocking and mastering for clearcast and broadcast distribution channels
  • Preparing for Print
  • Instore and outdoors deliverables and creation of portrait version


3-4 Nov 2017

Eventbrite - ICA Training with Dado Valentic: Commercials Masterclass