True mastery in color grading is rooted in hands-on practice. Our Color Grading Challenges introduce an innovative approach to project-based learning. While our courses equip you with crucial practical experience, what our students and graduates crave is heightened real-world exposure. These challenges offer intensive practical experience, tailored to specific job types, fostering both speed and confidence.
Upon course completion, participants will:
Understand how to set and conform a project for feature film grading.
Construct an efficient, yet straightforward color management pipeline.
Develop a show LUT.
Craft distinct looks for various scenes, ensuring they align with the narrative.
Master the balancing pass.
Effectively grade secondaries.
Execute a trim pass.
Navigate a client review pass.
Produce finalized deliverables and masters.
Embark on a comprehensive journey as we take the full feature ‘Bingo Night’ from its raw form to a polished end-product. Each phase is accompanied by meticulous step-by-step instructions, challenging you to meet time constraints.
Setup, Conform, Overview, and Planning
Dive into detailed DaVinci Resolve project settings, from video monitoring and color management to other essential preferences required for feature film projects. We’ll analyze the content and establish a roadmap.
Color Management Pipeline and Look Design
Each project is unique. For this challenge, we’ll set up a bespoke color management pipeline and craft a show LUT based on client specifications.
First Pass - The Balancing Act
This pivotal phase sees the birth of nearly 80% of the movie’s aesthetic.
During this phase, we finesse our film, refining its overall appearance.
Also referred to as the “10,000-foot view”, this stage emphasizes the holistic movie experience, evaluating it shot-by-shot, scene-by-scene.
At this juncture, directors and cinematographers may have specific revisions. Learn how to integrate this feedback promptly and effectively.
Our focus narrows to the creation of technically precise masters suited for TV and cinema.
Grade a FULL MOVIE
Discover the intricate demands of grading a feature film from inception to conclusion. Immerse yourself, gather invaluable experience, and stand prepared for your next professional endeavor.
By signing up for Color Grading Challenge you get Full ungraded media and step by step instructions how to complete the job for only $295
Choose you payment plan
Please select from one of two payment options
Color Grading Challenge
Feature Film ‘Bingo Night’
Color Grading Challenge
3 x $100
3 months payment program
Feature Film Bingo Night
What is cohort training program
This is a type. of training program where you work in a group to pre-defined schedule. We have found this to be the most effective way of learning.
I am not able to attend live stream classrooms, can watch it later?
If you are not able to attend live sessions, you are going to be able to watch recording later. A few hours after the live session has finished, we will upload recording that you can watch anytime it suits you.
How long will I have access to class materials?
This class is going to be available for the lifetime it will not expire. You will be able to login into your account, click on seminar title and rewatch it any time you like.
Do I need to be a member to attend?
You don't need any specific membership. The moment you enrol into this seminar you will automatically become a member of our professional colorist community.
Will I be able to ask questions if something is not clear?
Yes, this is a fully interactive masterclass and you will be able to ask questions and get answers via chat or by unmuting your microphone when prompted by seminar coordinator.
How can I interact with other attendees or ask questions at later stage?
After you join, you will receive a pdf with instructions on how to join our Discord community, where you will be able to communicate with other members.