High-end TV Avid to Resolve conversion course
This hands-on Avid to Resolve conversion course is for experienced online editors and offline editors keen to start onlining/ finishing with DaVinci Resolve. The programme will help them gain the necessary knowledge to transfer their skills to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 18 Studio.
The course will cover:
- Two days DaVinci Resolve training from an industry experienced certified Blackmagic design instructor
- Training on a DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel
- A full license for the latest version of DaVinci Resolve 18 Studio for you to keep
- Training covering industry workflows used by professional DaVinci resolve online editors
This programme will be delivered by Soho Editors and is supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions.
Who it's for
This training programme is for experienced online and offline editors across the UK.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a UK resident and have the right to work here
- Be available to attend all the sessions of the training
- Be aged over 18
We always welcome applications from under-represented groups, including, but not limited to: those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds; people with a disability; people from the LGBTQ+ community and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
We offer inclusive training. If you have any needs which we can accommodate during the recruitment process and beyond, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to work with you to meet them.
What it covers
In this two-day course, you will learn to move your workflow from using Avid for your online edit, to using Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve for online/finishing and delivery.
You will become familiar with the toolset provided by DaVinci Resolve for dealing with the delivery requirements of a variety of broadcast and streaming platforms, learn colour grading theory and practice, and will be introduced to topics of colour spaces, gamma/EOTF, HDR and colour management and how these relate to delivery specifications.
- Overview of DaVinci Resolve feature set, focusing on colour grading, colour management, media management, VFX
- Benefits using Resolve for the online edit
- Preparing an Avid project for export
- Conform into Resolve
- Relinking and troubleshooting in Resolve
- Resolve’s media management tool
- Useful features for online editing in Resolve - metadata, edit index, C-mode sort, clip filters, flags, etc
- Deliver from Resolve - audio tracks, IMF export, ungraded archival masters, etc
- Dealing with last-minute changes to the 'locked' edit, including copying grades to a new conform and exporting files for the audio mixer to maintain sync and stay on the up-to-date version of the edit
The two-day face-to-face course will be run for three separate groups on the following dates:
- 30 January, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
- 31 January, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
- 25 February, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
- 26 February, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
- 16 March, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
- 17 March, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
How to apply
Click ‘apply now’ to apply for your place.
Deadlines are as follows:
- Course 1 - 25 January, 2023
- Course 2 - 15 February, 2023
- Course 3 - 10 March, 2023