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DaVinci Resolve - Advanced

SS Course: 3000483

Course Overview


DaVinci Resolve 15 is the only video post-production tool that blends four high-end video applications into one, including a module for editing, color correction, audio production, and now, the new Fusion module for visual effects (VFX) and motion graphics!


Scheduled Classes

06/01/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
08/23/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
11/01/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
12/20/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn


 In our two-day, hands-on DaVinci Resolve 15 Advanced training course, you will learn the new DaVinci Resolve 15 features to include Fusion’s 3D workspace, and Blackmagic Design’s official curriculum to prepare you for the latest certification exam. You will expand on your introductory knowledge, and learn advanced color correction, editing, and audio. You will gain hands-on experience with editing, grading, and mixing and mastering deliverables for a start to finish workflow. This course is useful for Video Professionals using applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Apple Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Avid, and more. DaVinci Resolve 15 has a free version available for download.


Viewing outline for:

1. Advanced Color Correction
Parallel Nodes
Layer Nodes
Combiner Nodes
Power Grades
3 Stripe Color Grading Techniques
Working with Color Grading across Projects
Mixing a black-and-white shot
Using a look-up tables (LUTs) for quick looks
Creating a bleach bypass
Saving grades across projects

2. Creating Graphics & Effects in Fusion
Inserting and adjusting effects
Painting on clips
Using layers from the edit page
Pulling a green screen key
Tracking motion
Moving to a new shot
Using the Text+ node
Placing titles over video
Animating with keyframes

3. Advanced Editing
Color coding clips
Deleting clips without leaving a gap
Ripple trimming
Using roll trimming
Saving custom presets
Creating constant speed change
Adding and patching tracks
Reading meters and setting targets

4. Advanced Audio with Fairlight
Changing track formats
Mixing with Buses
Assigning Patches
EQ and other Audio Effects

5. Managing Media and Databases
Consolidating media
Copying projects and media to a new hard drive
Working with the DaVinci Resolve database


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology. 

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Students need to have completed our DaVinci Resolve 15 Intro or have working knowledge in all topics covered in the DaVinci Resolve 15 Introduction course outline. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

    Who Should Attend

    • Professional editors
    • Colorists
    • Audio engineers
    • Sound designers
    • VFX Artists

    Next Step Courses


    • Premiere Pro ACA Training & Certification Pack
    • Premiere Pro CC Advanced
    • Premiere Pro CC Intro
    • After Effects CC Advanced
    • After Effects CC Intro
    • Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Professional Post-Production
    • Logic Pro X Professional Music Production
    • Audition CC
    • Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production
    • Videography Fundamentals
    • Video Production Lighting Techniques
    • Audio Recording Fundamentals