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From Personal Projects to Budgeted Features… (October 19, 2019)

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Every project is improved with even modest amounts of colour grading. It helps editing continuity, fixes in-camera/production problems, guides the audience’s focus and can reinforce narrative themes. Grading is both a technical and artistic process. Grading is subjective and one is free to be as bold or as subtle as deemed appropriate for a given project to achieve the desired look.

This workshop is for editors, assistant editors, producers, directors, youtubers – any filmmaker who wants to learn about colour grading and finishing. The topics covered in the workshop are scalable from small, independent personal projects to budgeted features.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Where to start
  • Camera raw formats
  • Editorial turnover and conform
  • Basics of colour grading tools
  • Primary & Secondary Grades
  • LUTs and preset looks
  • Creating custom looks
  • Solving common problems
  • Shot matching
  • Rendering and finishing

The subjects covered in the workshop will be illustrated using BlackMagic Design DaVinci Resolve 15.3, which is free to download and use should you wish. You do not need to bring a laptop and software to participate in this workshop.

Workshop Instructor
Ian Passy is a Toronto-based colourist and online editor currently at Deluxe Picture Services Toronto. He was the colourist for Food Factory USA (season 2, Discovery), Giver (season 4, TVO), Bookaboo (season 4, Amazon Prime), Dino Dana (Amazon Prime), Opie’s Home (TVO) and the online editor for Odd Squad (seasons 1 and 2, PBS), On the Basis of Sex (Focus Features), and Polar (Netflix).

When: Saturday Oct 19th, 10am-4pm
Where: Regina Soundstage

More Details & Register Here