Feb 21 2022 10am PST
THIS CLASS IS FOR
Learn how to succeed in a highly competitive commercials color grading business. Make every frame count and learn what it takes to stand out from the rest of commercial colorists and digital content creators?
This course is a unique opportunity to learn from a multi-award-winning colorist who has delivered hundreds of commercials for the world’s major brands and has trained on the world’s leading film schools while running a highly successful post-production company.
In this course, you will work on materials originating from various styles of commercials: high-end fashion brands, cars or mobile phones. At the center of this course will be a critical aspect of beauty treatments and motion picture retouching. Apart from the apparent look development work, we will also take a comprehensive look at the extended capabilities of DaVinci Resolve 17 for cleanup and finishing tasks. The course program further encompasses remote review and mastering for TV, Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, and other digital platforms.
Live Remote Classroom
Live remote classroom lesson that gets recorded in case you can’t attend.
Deep Dives, Software Training, Film Theory Studies at your own pace.
Implementing new techniques following pre-recorded tutorials.
Design and submit four practical assignments.
Discuss, meet and share with fellow colorists from around the world.
Live Assignment Review
Live Questions and Answers and discussions of Student Assignments.
What you will learn
MODULE 1: Preparation and Look Development
The short history of Commercials Color Grading
Color Grading Suite set-up
Fast Turnaround Workflow
High-End Clients Workflow
Creating looks from the client reference image
MODULE 2: Advanced Secondaries & Object Removal
Matching shots and time
Matching to particular Pantone color
Cleanup and Object Removal
Automated Object Removal
MODULE 3: Beauty Work & Digital Makeup
Skin & blemish cleanup
Dark Circles under eyes fix
Eyes and Lips
Frequency Separation Techniques
Ai Beauty FX
MODULE 4: Final Touches and Mastering
TV Mastering and common QC issues
Youtube and Vimeo
Instagram and Facebook
WELCOME LIVE STREAM
The class begins with a live stream, meet and greet session. Learn how to best setup for Feature Film Grading and overview of content and assignments
Self-paced study of Modules 1 and 2. Working on practical assignments for each module.
Self-paced study of Modules 3 and 4. Working on practical assignments for each module.
LIVE STREAM ASSIGNMENT REVIEW
Get feedback on your assignments and get your questions answered in this live stream classroom.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
This Masterclass is recommended for professional colorists and boutique grading facility owners working on commercials and digital content producers with the desire to elevate their skills to another level.
What you will learn
Meet your instructor
Dado Valentic has contributed to looks for major film and TV productions like Game of Thrones, Exodus, Sherlock Holmes, Marco Polo, Crazy Rich Asians, Mr. Nice, Assassin and many more. His method of look design has been implemented in the plugin and stand-alone application ‘Look Designer’ responsible for the look creation of an estimated 50.000 TV shows, feature films and major commercials.
When he is not designing looks, he trains and consults Google, YouTube, Dolby, WB Studios, Univision, Comedy Central, HBO, CBS, Adobe, Activision, NBC Universal, Electronic Arts and Disney.
Dado not only works in the industry but also maintains a vast training program and online community. His training program was developed at the British Film Institute’s initiative and is now adopted by SMPTE and is considered the reference on the topics covered. He has been invited to be a guest lecturer at major Film Educational Institutions such as the UCLA, Art Center College, London International Film School, NY Film Academy, UPGrade Berlin, International Colorist Academy, Moscow International Film School, Dutch Nation Film and Television School, Australian National Film School, SAE Oxford, Glasgow University, REDucation and many more.
One Week Masterclass
February 21, 2022 10am PST
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.