Masterclass in Color Grading with Chris Jacobson
In this masterclass in color grading, Hollywood colorist Chris Jacobson invites you into his color suite to show you every detail about his color work with the popular tv-show SUITS. Chris will take you through the full technical process in DaVinci Resolve from setting up the project to final delivery, including building the node tree, creating the look and shaping the final images.
About the instructor
Chris Jacobson is one of the most successful colorists in Hollywood and is the colorist behind big features and tv-shows as Mulholland Drive, SUITS, Alpha Dog and Covert Affairs among many others.
Who is this course designed for?
LESSON 01: PREPARING THE PROJECT
Chris is preparing the project for color grading.
LESSON 02: TIME MANAGEMENT
Analyzing the shots and discussing the importance of time management and how to prepare for keeping deadlines.
LESSON 03: COLOR PIPELINE
Going through the project settings in DaVinci Resolve
LESSON 04: NODE STRUCTURE
In this lesson Chris goes through his node tree in detail with special attention to compressions and highlight controls.
LESSON 05: CONTRAST AND SHAPING
Building a strong "Ansel Adams"-contrast and shaping the shots.
LESSON 06: BLACK TREATMENT
Going through techniques to add an extra "pop" to the images.
LESSON 07: LOOK OVERVIEW
Discussing the looks in SUITS.
LESSON 08: RIPPLING THE GRADES
Chris demonstrates how to adjust grades in a scene and ripple the result.
LESSON 09: VFX
Discussing visual effects.
LESSON 10: DELIVERY
Finishing it all up with the delivery settings.
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