Category - DaVinci Resolve

Professional Colour Grading Breakdowns

Professional Colour Grading Breakdowns Learning from professional colorists is one of the best ways to improve your own colour grading skills, and this round up of breakdowns from a wide variety of...

Improving Every Part of Your Edit

Improving Every Part of Your Edit When you’re a self-taught filmmaker it pays every now and then to take a refresher course in your editing software of choice, partly to learn new and better...

DaVinci Resolve 12 Free Training

DaVinci Resolve 12 Free Training DaVinci Resolve 12.1 is now available and packed with a slew of new features and updates. This post brings together some of the best free DaVinci Resolve 12 training...

Mixing Light – A Year in Review

Mixing Light Colorist Training – In Review It’s been over a year since my initial review of Mixing Light.com, the professional colorist training site which delivers weekly insights to a...

Feature Film Workflows

Feature Film Workflows There is a certain feeling of trepidation that is experienced in the heart of every editor when they take on a project that is bigger and more complex than anything...

Interviews with Film Colorists

Interviews with Film Colorists If you want to learn how to be a better colorist then you need to get around professional colorists and ask them as many questions as you can. If you don’t happen...

The Making of The Martian

The Making of The Martian I really enjoyed The Martian, starring earth’s most expensive rescuee – Matt Damon. Him and a host of Go-Pro cameras. Strangely what I appreciated most about the...

Tutorials for DaVinci Resolve 12 Colorists

Tutorials for DaVinci Resolve 12 Colorists Davinci Resolve 12 and Studio editions are now out of public beta and jam packed with features, fixes and more. You can download them for free for Windows...

More DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials

More DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials With the on-going public beta programme of DaVinci Resolve 12 ticking along smoothly more and more people are downloading the software, trying things out for...

Better Colour Grading in Black and White

Better Black and White Colour Grading There is something about black and white cinematography that simply makes for more captivating images. This supercut of beautiful black and white cinematography...

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read I often put together book review posts here on the blog, and you can check out all of the previous ones on the blog here. In this post I’ve rounded up five...

52 Tips for Colorists

52 Tips For (DaVinci Resolve) Colorists Today’s #ColorGrading tip: Desaturating vanilla DSLR footage to about 80% (or even less) can do wonders against the video look. — Phil Strahl ...

DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials and Tools

DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials and Tools DaVinci Resolve 12 is almost here (shipping in July) and the demonstrations from Blackmagic Design are coming thick and fast. In this first video you can check...

HP DreamColor Z27x Monitor Review

HP DreamColor Z27x Monitor Review   When I was putting together my rather extensive post on ‘Affordable Colour Grading Monitors‘, HP kindly sent a DreamColor Z27x monitor for me to...