Feature Film Masterclass S23

May 15


2 Weeks


Level 2






Learn about the art and science of storytelling through color and how to drive audience emotions. Learn latest techniques, Color Managed Workflows and Scene Referred Grading. Learn how to grade fast and deliver images of superior quality to all major companies.

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New and Updated Program

Davinci Resolve 18

Learn all new features of Davinci Resolve 18 that will significantly improve your speed and workflow and move into finishing territory. From advanced beauty, remote workflows, cloud review and collaboration, to depth extraction and object removals.

Blackmagic Cloud

Learn how to set up and use shared projects in the cloud and setup remote workflows.

Clean Ups and Removals

logo replacement with mesh tracker, Object removal, story animations

Depth Extraction

Making phone camera cinematic, scene relighting

Advanced Beauty

Skin retouching, Frequency separation tools, Mesh tracker and tattoo removal, Body re-shape


In this course, you will work on a professionally shot feature film material. You will learn how to take it from the preparation for grading through to the final deliverables, with a comprehensive look at all the new features of Resolve V18. Apart from the apparent color grading, you will also learn the finishing aspects of the colorist’s job, like scene relighting, object removals and sky replacement, including delivering the best possible service and picture quality that exceed client expectations.

The course also covers tips for setting up a grading room and best practices for dealing with the client remotely, delivering, and conforming. With an increased demand for Episodic TV finishing, we are on the mission to give you the most relevant training and make you better equipped and prepared for the work as a remote Feature Film Colorist.

Feature Film Masterclass has launched the careers of hundreds of colorists in the past, and we are committed to seeing you succeed too. In this new and updated version, we bring you tips and tricks that were not available to the colorist in the past. The unique features of Resolve v18 are opening new horizons, and we are inviting you to explore those with us.

Don’t miss this opportunity to work alongside Master Colorist Dado Valentic, responsible for the looks of some of the biggest movies and TV series. Learn from a true pioneer of Color Managed Workflow, a Master Colorist and lecturer attending the world’s leading film schools and a consultant to major film and tv production companies.

What you will learn


Preparation for Color Grading

Colour Grading Room set-up
Project delivery – Reels, layer management
XML, AAF, offline, audio Conform & Media Management
Colorist Strategy

Preparation for Color Grading

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From Look Development to Finish

Color Management and HDR
Camera Matching through Color Management
Fixed node tree
Creating film stock emulation looks
Adding Film Grain

From Look Development to Finish

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Fix it in Grade

Creating day for night
Sky replacement
Object Removal
Dealing with out of focus material

Fix it in Grade

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Dolby Vision Trim pass
Mastering for Netflix
Mastering for Apple+, Disney+
Common Quality Control errors and how to avoid them


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Blackmagic Cloud

Setup Blackmagic Cloud
User Management
Proxy Workflow
Simultaneous Edit & Grade

Blackmagic Cloud

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Remote Workflows

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

Remote Workflows

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Depth Extraction

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

Depth Extraction

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Beyond Color

Sign Replacement
Beauty Pass
Object Removal
Green Screen

Beyond Color

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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.


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

Live Q&A

Live Questions and Answers and discussions of Student Assignments.


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.




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



single payment

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

  • 2 Live Stream Classrooms

    Each Tuesday 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

    Level 2 Certification Program

Summer Pass


single payment or $250/mo with 3 month payment program

Six months training program with six Masterclasses and three Seminars in value of more than $2800

  • Fundamentals of Digital Color Processing

  • Color Grading in Theory and Practice

  • Commercials Masterclass

  • Feature Film Masterclass

  • HDR Masterclass

  • Look Design Masterclass

  • Winter Look Academy 2023

By Registering to the Course

GET discounts on software

Colourlab Ai
Look Designer
Artgrid and Artlist
Nobe Omniscope


Colour Training


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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