Anatomy of a grade – node by node breakdown

Node by node breakdown of a grade

Colorist Chris Hall from Basher Films┬áhas created nine episodes of ‘Anatomy of a grade’ which provides a creative look at some of his grading work. In this episode he provides a node by node breakdown of a bleach by pass look for a western and in 4 and a half minutes demonstrates how to achieve this look in DaVinci Resolve 9.

Digitally relighting

Chris demonstrates how to match pick-up shots into a scene by digitally relighting them for a smooth fit, including tracking in new highlights.

Creating a day for night look

In this four minute tutorial, Chris walks through how to achieve a day for night look including tracking in headlights in DaVinci Resolve.

Underexposed RED footage

Here Chris fixes some underexposed RED footage to make it look like normal day light. A good tutorial on a common problem.

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Jonny Elwyn - A freelance film editor, living and working in London.
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6 Responses to Anatomy of a grade – node by node breakdown

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  2. Bill says:

    Hello Johnny, that demonstration on “Digitally relighting” is simply fantastic and very inspiring! Thanks!!

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