High-end TV Avid to Resolve conversion course

High-end TV Avid to Resolve conversion course
(c) Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
High-end TV Avid to Resolve conversion course
(c) Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
Career stages
Early, Experienced, Expert
High-end TV
ScreenSkills funded

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 training@sohoeditors.com 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:

Course 1 

  • 30 January, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
  • 31 January, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00

Course 2 

  • 25 February, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00
  • 26 February, 2023 from 10:00 to 17:00

Course 3

  • 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
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