FUNDAMENTALS OF
DIGITAL COLOR
PROCESSING

ON DEMAND

START

4 Weeks

DURATION

Level 1

CERTIFICATION

Masterclass

TYPE

$249

PRICE

This extensive training program is teaching the art and science of color processing for modern Film, TV, and Game productions. From the capturing of motion pictures as digital images to the final delivery of digital master files.

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Everything you’ve always wanted to learn about digital color processing in a single course

What you will learn

MODULE 1

Introduction to Digital Cinematography

Light and the human visual system
Digital camera sensors
RAW processing pipeline
Colour spaces
Gamma, linear, log, PQ
The truth about resolution, bit depth and compression
Common digital camera models

Introduction to Digital Cinematography

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MODULE 2

Introduction to Color Science

What is Colour Science?
Physics of Colour
Artistic view on Colour
Primary Colour Correction
Secondary Colour Correction
Colour Cube - 3DLUT
Expanding our view on Colour
The mysterious world of illusion
Colour and Emotion
Colour and Harmony

Introduction to Color Science

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MODULE 3

Colour Management Fundamentals

Colour Managed Workflow overview
What is Look?
Colour management On-set
Colour Management in Datalab
Digital dailies and Transcoding
Colour Management in Post Production
Colour management for VFX
Colour Management for Masters and Deliverables
ACES – Academy Colour Encoding

Colour Management Fundamentals

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MODULE 4

Davinci Resolve 101

How to load your software and get started
Grade different RAW camera formats
What are waveforms, histograms and scopes?
Basic Color theory and Primary Color Correction
Look creation - What are the elements of the look
Making a LUT, exporting LUTs and Looks
Secondary correction including qualifiers and curves
How the nodes work and what are different types of nodes
Power Windows: Learn why you use them, not just how to use them
Tracking Windows with the auto tracker
Keyframing both color correction and framing controls
Render to Prores REC709 and Web H264 Master

Davinci Resolve 101

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MODULE 5

Blackmagic Cloud

Setup Blackmagic Cloud
User Management
Proxy Workflow
Simultaneous Edit & Grade

Blackmagic Cloud

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MODULE 6

Remote Workflows

Proxy Generator
Cloud Sync using Dropbox
Lucidlink for media sharing
Automated GDrive workflow

Remote Workflows

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MODULE 7

Depth Extraction

Scene Relighting
Shallow Depth of field FX
Day for night with Shadows
Smoke and Haze FX

Depth Extraction

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MODULE 8

Beyond Color

Sign Replacement
Beauty Pass
Object Removal
Green Screen

Beyond Color

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HOW YOU WILL TRAIN

Live Remote Classroom

Live remote classroom lesson that gets recorded in case you can’t attend.

Pre-Recorded Tutorials

Deep Dives, Software Training, Film Theory Studies at your own pace.

Self Study

Implementing new techniques following pre-recorded tutorials.

Practical Assignments

Design and submit four practical assignments.

Forums

Discuss, meet and share with fellow colorists from around the world.

Live Q&A

Live Questions and Answers and discussions of Student Assignments.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

This class is recommended for Colorists specializing in color grading scripted content for major streaming providers such as HBO Max, Disney+, Apple+, Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Hey!

I Am Dado VALENTIC

Over the course of 20 years working as a colorist, color scientist, researcher, and lecturer, I contributed to the creation of many award-winning films and tv shows. I helped build careers of almost 10,000 professionals who have attended my training courses or lectures. In the constantly changing field of color grading and picture post-production, my mission is to provide individuals and businesses with the skills, latest tech and know-how to drive efficiency, speed, and creativity while delivering always better image quality.

To Register for the Course

Please select from one of two options

Masterclass

$249

single payment

Two weeks cohort training program. Work in a group mentored by a master colorist.

  • 4 Live Stream Classrooms

    Each Tuesday and Friday at 10am PST

  • 8 Module Training

    Preparation for grading, From look development to finish, Fix it in the grade, Mastering, Blackmagic Cloud, Depth Extraction, Remote Workflows, Beyond Color

  • 6 Practical Assignments

    Look Development, Sequence Match, Sky Replacement, Dolby Vision, Scene Relight, Day for Night, Logo Replacement

  • Certificate

    Feature Film Color Grading Certification Program

By Registering to the Course

GET discounts on software

Colourlab Ai
Look Designer
Grainlab
Lattice
Artgrid and Artlist
Nobe Omniscope

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FAQ

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.

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