ScreenSkills Digital Effects: VFX, Graphics and Titles Training in association with NFTS Scotland
This training programme is supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions. ScreenSkills is the industry-led body for the UK’s screen industries.
This five-day film school craft course introduces participants to the theory and craft of colour correction and grading and how to achieve professional results for film and TV footage using industry standard workflows today.
Using DaVinci Resolve, participants will also master the process of importing footage and grading to exporting and rendering, as well as receive industry advice about progressing as a professional colorist.
This course is suitable for participants interested in a career in post-production, visual and/or digital effects, or are at an early stage in their post-production career.
On completion of the course the student should have a good general knowledge of modern colour grading and the three systems currently in use.
The student will learn techniques to make their grading stand out from the crowd. They will also acquire a knowledge of current trends in grading such as HDR, the ACES system and some of the more common grading workflows in use.
The course covers:
A guide to some of the more advanced features of DaVinci Resolve
Colourtrace, CDL and dailies workflows
Look Up Tables (LUT’s) their use and creation
Conforming made easy. Avid AAF round tripping
A detailed guide to the Academy Colour Encoding System (ACES) colour encoding system
This will include its use with Resolve, Nucoda and Baselight. Its use in a VFX environment will also be covered.
A practical guide to the emulation of film (both black and white and colour). Will include the use of Film Convert (a really nice plugin for Resolve).
A practical guide to restoration - grading and improving archive material.
An introduction to the various different flavours of HDR and how to handle them
Demonstration of Nucoda Academy with details of how to obtain software
Details of Baselight Student with download details.
Operational knowledge of DaVinci Resolve (basic level) is required.
Please fill in the application form, attaching your CV.
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