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ICA 301 | 2 Day

Color Grading Commercials - Colorists Masterclass - $1,295


In this two-day course the participants will focus on a previously released international fashion brand commercial. We will look at the commercial from preparation for grading through to the final deliverables. Apart from the obvious colour grading work we will also take an extensive look at the new features in Resolve v12 for online and mastering.


Color Assistants and Colorists who have a working knowledge of DaVinci Resolve (we recommend taking our ICA 101 and ICA 201 workshops in advance of this class). Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years experience working in the fields of production or post-production to be eligible for this Masterclass.

What you will learn:

  • Preparation for grading: layer management, xml import, conform
  • Media management, offline, audio
  • Graphics conform
  • VFX replacement
  • Last minute edit changes
  • Creating looks from client reference image
  • Matching shots and time
  • Advanced secondaries
  • Using external mattes
  • Clean up, and object removal
  • Beauty work
  • Online mastering, broadcast legalize
  • Preparing master for client approval
  • Responding to client comments
  • Clocking and mastering for clearcast and broadcast distribution channels

Each student gets their own workstation.  

Click here for a free DaVinci Resolve trial before you take the class.