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  1. Fusion Essential Training Kevin P McAuliffe no no yes Yes

    We are proud to introduce The Fusion Essentials Training with instructor Kevin P McAuliffe! With 3 hours of in-depth fundamentals, you will get up to speed with the powerful BlackMagic Design Fusion inside of DaVinci Resolve and gain the knowledge you need to start creating your own effects.

    About the instructor

    Kevin is an award winning editor and visual effects creator based in Toronto with over 15 years of teaching and training experience. Over the past years Kevin has delivered world-class work for clients such as Warner Bros, Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, Universal and Elevation Pictures.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Finishing Artists, DITs

    Some of the topics

    • Understanding the Resolve/Fusion workflow
    • Working with the Fusion Interface
    • How do nodes work?
    • Working with the inspector
    • Animating with Keyframes
    • Understanding masks
    • Adding additional footage to animations
    • Working with the merge tool
    • Creating basic effects
    • Creating texts and titles
    • Mastering the transform node
    • Basic 3D

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

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    Enjoy the first lesson for free, and become a premium member to access the full course.

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  2. Fusion Background Replacement Lee Lanier no no xzloEKXT yes Yes

    We are proud to introduce a Fusion masterclass in background replacements with instructor Lee Lanier! With 7 easy-to-follow video lessons,  you will learn advanced techniques that can be used to create complex and stunning effects inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion or with the standalone version of BlackMagic Design Fusion.

    The project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Compositors and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Motion tracking
    • Stabilization
    • Rotoscoping building-elements and face
    • Fine-tuning roto shapes
    • Inserting sky in the background
    • Adding grain
    • Simple color correction

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

    Get access

    Enjoy the two first lessons for free, and become a premium member to access the full course.

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  3. Sky Replacement in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no BIjknj95 yes Yes

    We are proud to introduce a Fusion masterclass in sky replacement with instructor Lee Lanier! With 6 easy-to-follow video lessons,  you will learn advanced techniques that can be used to replace a sky inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion or with the standalone version of BlackMagic Design Fusion.

    The DaVinci Resolve project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Compositors and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Motion tracking
    • Keying techniques
    • Inserting sky in the background
    • Adding grain
    • Simple color correction

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

    Get access

    Become a premium member to access the full course.

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  4. Background clean-up in After Effects Lee Lanier no no eTPkZgp8 yes Yes

    In this tutorial series, our instructor Lee Lanier demonstrates creative techniques to clean up studio backgrounds in Adobe After Effects. Learn how to extend backgrounds, fix imperfections and even out uneven lighting fast and efficient using a variety of tools in After Effects

    The After Effects project files and footage are included so that you can follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Adobe After Effects users

    Some of the topics

    • Set extension
    • Averaging backgrounds
    • Advanced keying techniques
    • Creating shadows
    • Masking
    • Tracking shapes

    Software required

    Adobe After Effects

    Get access

    Become a premium member to access the full course.

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  5. DaVinci Resolve Beauty Retouching Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

    In the DaVinci Resolve Beauty Retouching series you will learn everything you need to know about digital retouching and techniques which are useful on almost every single project you are working on. Learn how to clean up blemishes around areas that dramatically shifts and changes, build your own frequency separation from scratch, deal with flyaway hair, dark pupils, symmetry, teeths, dark shadows around eyes and much more.

    The techniques in this series will range from beginner to intermediate and advanced, but they are all easy-to-follow..

    The project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    DaVinci Resolve users and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Clean up blemishes
    • Build custom Frequency Separation
    • Remove Flyaway hair
    • Body Stretch and Symmetry
    • Lighten pupils
    • Teeth enhancement
    • Remove eye circles
    • Skin improvement

    Software required

    BlackMagic Design DaVinci Resolve

    Below you can watch one of the beginner lessons for free!

     

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  6. SCRATCH Essential Training Kevin P McAuliffe no no yes PremiumScratchOffer

     

    The SCRATCH Essential course is designed for new SCRATCH users, but also for DaVinci Resolve colorists who want to add another excellent conform and finishing tool to their toolkit. Instructor Kevin P McAuliffe covers all the basics you need to know to perform the most common daily tasks.

    About the instructor

    Kevin is an award winning editor and visual effects creator based in Toronto with over 15 years of teaching and training experience. Over the past years Kevin has delivered world-class work for clients such as Warner Bros, Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, Universal and Elevation Pictures.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • DITs
    • Conform Artists
    • Editors
    • Colorists
    • Visual effects artists

    Lessons overview

    • Lesson 01: Getting started
    • Lesson 02: Working in the Construct window
    • Lesson 03: Introduction to the Edit module
    • Lesson 04: Working with layers in the ColorFX module
    • Lesson 05: Working with versions in the ColorFX module
    • Lesson 06: Qualifiers and chroma key
    • Lesson 07: Working with LUTs and comparing grades
    • Lesson 08: Effects, transfer modes & mattes
    • Lesson 09: Working with nodes
    • Lesson 10: Animation basics
    • Lesson 11: Dailies part 1 - setup
    • Lesson 12: Dailies part 2 - dealing with audio
    • Lesson 13: Dailies part 1 - exporting
    • Lesson 14: Working with the render module
    • Lesson 15: Introduction to VR 360

    Software required

    Assimiliate's SCRATCH (20% discount for Lowepost premium members)

    Make sure to check out the free sneak peek below.

     

     

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  7. Introduction to visual effects in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

    We are proud to introduce a new high-end DaVinci Resolve Fusion training series, designed for finishing artists with instructor Lee Lanier!

    With 36 easy-to-follow video lessons, you will learn about everything you need to know to solve the most common finishing and visual effects tasks inside of DaVinci Resolve.

    You will learn screen replacement, chroma keying, rotoscoping, masking for color grading, 3D, advanced 2D- and 3D-tracking, painting and cloning, warping, morphing, how to create light effects and much more. In addition, Lee will walk you through the basics so that even beginners that have never used DaVinci Resolve can follow.

    The DaVinci Resolve project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Finishing artists
    • Visual effects artists
    • Colorists

    Lessons overview

    • Lesson 01: Introduction
    • Lesson 02: Resolve Fusion integration
    • Lesson 03: Importing and interpreting footage
    • Lesson 04: Constructing tool networks
    • Lesson 05: Playing back
    • Lesson 06: Using multiple clips and rendering
    • Lesson 07: Adding and adjusting tools
    • Lesson 08: Overview of tool types
    • Lesson 09: Creating light effects
    • Lesson 10 Applying film and video effects
    • Lesson 11: Working with colorspace
    • Lesson 12: Merging inputs
    • Lesson 13: Domains and transforming
    • Lesson 14: Keyframing
    • Lesson 15: Editing animation curves
    • Lesson 16: Masking
    • Lesson 17: Rotoscoping
    • Lesson 18: Masking for color grading
    • Lesson 19: 2D motion tracking
    • Lesson 20: Stabilizing and tracking a mask
    • Lesson 21: Corner pin tracking
    • Lesson 22: 3D camera tracking
    • Lesson 23: Chroma keying
    • Lesson 24: Adjusting chroma keys
    • Lesson 25: Working with channels
    • Lesson 26: Creating luma masks
    • Lesson 27: Combining keying and rotoscoping
    • Lesson 28: Applying paint tools
    • Lesson 29: Paint fixing with clone brushes
    • Lesson 30: Animating paint strokes
    • Lesson 31: Warping and morping
    • Lesson 32: Introduction to 3D space
    • Lesson 33: Working with 3D materials and lights
    • Lesson 34: Grouping and adding macros
    • Lesson 35: Adding shortcuts and panels
    • Lesson 36: Wrap-up

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve studio

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  8. Editing in DaVinci Resolve 16 Kevin P McAuliffe no no H3oy7mZT yes Yes

     

    We are proud to introduce the most in-depth DaVinci Resolve editing course available. This 6 hour long course is taught by the award winning editor and instructor Kevin McAuliffe, who works with clients such as Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros and Walt Disney Studios and has been an advanced master trainer for Avid for many years

    Kevin's advanced editing background and training experience makes this course a must-see for every editor that want to start editing in DaVinci Resolve.

    The course content ranges from beginner to advanced and is the ultimate course for beginners and editors with background from the other major NLE's that are looking to transfer to DaVinci Resolve.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Kevin P McAuliffe is an award winning editor and visual effects creator with over 20 years of teaching and training experience. Over the past years Kevin has delivered world-class work for clients such as Warner Bros, Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, Universal and Elevation Pictures.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Editors with background from Avid Media Composer, Premiere and Final Cut
    • DaVinci Resolve users

    Lessons overview

    • 00: Introduction
    • 01: Project Manager
    • 02: Keyboard customization & Preferences
    • 03: Organization outside of Resolve
    • 04: Intro to the Media Pool, Metadata, Smart Bins, Subclipping & Audio
    • 05: Importing, Organizing and Prepping Footage
    • 06: Organization via Facial Analysis
    • 07: Timeline Creation, Drag and Drop Editting and Audio Setup
    • 08: 3-point editing
    • 09: Timeline Basics
    • 10: Transitions
    • 11: Trimming
    • 12: The Inspector and basic keyframing
    • 13: Adjusting animations
    • 14: Working with Text
    • 15: Working with Audio in your Timeline
    • 16: Syncing Audio
    • 17: Cutting Montages & Editing without Picture
    • 18: Sending your Resolve Timelines to After Effects & ProTools
    • 19: Dealing with 5.1 audio
    • 20: Working with Motion Effects in your timeline
    • 21: Multicam Editing
    • 22: Dealing with Offline Media
    • 23: Working with Markers
    • 24: Adding Captions to your Edits
    • 25: Formatting for Social Media
    • 26: Creating DCP's - Resolve Studio
    • 27: Exporting
    • 28: Working in the Cut panel pt1
    • 29: Working in the Cut panel pt2
    • 30: Working in the Cut panel pt3

     

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve

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  9. DaVinci Resolve Paint Fixing Lee Lanier no no Rt4czleT yes Yes

    Paint Fixing is the invisible art of removing unwanted objects and improving shots. Digital paint tools can be used to remove actors and logos from a shot, remove artifacts and to replace elements. Paint fixing has become an essential skill to master and DaVinci Resolve has all the tools you need to get the job done.

    The course content ranges from beginner to advanced, and is taught by Visual Effects Guru Lee Lanier who has written several books on the topic.

    Both the Color and Fusion module is used to demonstrate the techniques in this course.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Editors
    • Colorists
    • Visual Effects Artists

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Paint fix overview
    • 02: Using the Patch Replacer
    • 03: Paint fixing with a mask in Resolve
    • 04: Keyframing masks in Resolve
    • 05: Paint fixing with a mask in Fusion
    • 06: Paint cloning in Fusion
    • 07: Animating strokes in Fusion
    • 08: Removing dust in Resolve and Fusion
    • 09: Fixing with the Planar Tracker in Fusion
    • 10: Tracking a matte painting
    • 11: Restoring the background

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve

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    • 13 comments
    • 3,436 views
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