DaVinci Resolve 16 - The Complete Video Editing Course
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DaVinci Resolve 16 - The Complete Video Editing Course

Learn Video Editing in DaVinci Resolve 16 including Color Correction & Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve 16
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Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 11.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Edit an entire video from beginning to end, using professional and efficient techniques in DaVinci Resolve 16
  • By the end of the course, you'll have edited your own short documentary using either the supplied footage (video clips, photos, graphics, music, etc.), or your own footage!
  • Start a project with the right settings for any type of video, from any camera.
  • Edit your videos, and make them more dynamic with cutaway footage and photos.
  • Export and save your videos for HD playback in DaVinci Resolve 16
  • Design clean and professional titles for you videos.
  • Add motion to your titles, photos, and videos... making them more visually interesting.
  • Color correct your video to fix issues with white balance and exposure.
  • Add a feeling to your video with color grading in DaVinci Resolve 16
  • Apply visual effects to your videos to make them look better.
  • Edit green screen footage and, add backgrounds that actually look good.
Requirements
  • Students will need to install DaVinci Resolve 16 on their computers to follow along. There are A LOT OF PRACTICE EXERCISES throughout this course with downloadable practice clips. We want you to follow along.
  • We teach this course using DaVinci Resolve 16 & 15. If you have a older or newer version, you should still be able to learn with this course.
  • For Windows users, Windows 10 is needed. A computer with at least 16GB RAM, dedicated GPU and a fast Processor is recommended.
Description

Start editing your video professionally with Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 16!

If you are looking for a free video editing application that will allow you to edit videos however you want them, DaVinci is the best answer. DaVinci Resolve 16 is used by amateur and professional video editors across the world for every type of production from business & marketing videos, music videos to documentaries, feature films. This full course is the best way to jump right in and start editing.

Make videos the way you imagine them!

Practice editing while you learn. This course includes practice video files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing.

We'll be teaching the course using the DaVinci Resolve 16 & DaVinci Resolve 15 versions, but if you have a previous version, or even a newer version, you can still learn to edit with this course.

What makes us qualified to teach you?

The lead instructor for this course, Kashif A. has partnered with Phil Ebiner of Video School Online to put together this DaVinci Resolve 16 masterclass. Kashif is a best-selling instructor of top-rated courses that get great reviews such as:

An incredible learning experience. The instructor is very clear and easily understood. - Walter Simmons

Teaching by an expert teacher. - Abdulkadir Cabuğa

Excellent! I couldn't ask for a better tutorial on whiteboard animations. The course is very thorough, and provides enough practice activities to apply the skills. - 
Shamuel

Our Promise to You

We'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send us a direct message. 

What is this DaVinci Resolve 16 course all about?

In this complete guide to DaVinci Resolve 16 video editing course, you'll not only learn all of the editing tools available in DaVinci Resolve 16, but also how to edit with the mindset of a professional editor.

This course will cover everything you need to know to start video editing, including:

  • Starting a project

  • Editing your videos

  • Adding video and audio transitions

  • Adding professional and modern titles (even some with motion)

  • Improving audio and finding great free music for your projects

  • Correcting and grading the color of your video to give it a great style

  • Adding visual effects to your projects

  • Editing green screen (chroma key) footage

  • Exporting your video for high-quality playback on any device

  • Advanced efficiency tips

  • So much more!

BONUS 1: As a bonus, you'll receive supplemental video and audio clips to practice with while I teach you with.

BONUS 2: Moreover, you will get access to more than 3 hours of tutorials on how to create whiteboard animation videos in Videoscribe.

By the end of this course, your confidence as a video editor will soar, and you'll have a thorough understanding of how to use DaVinci Resolve 16 for fun or as a career opportunity.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and we'll see you in lesson 1!

Cheers,
Phil & Kashif

Who this course is for:
  • You are a video creator (or want to make videos), and are wanting to edit videos with THE BEST FREE video editing application, i.e. DaVinci Resolve 16
  • You might know how to edit with Final Cut, iMovie, Sony Vegas, Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, Camtasia, Screenflow, etc. But you want to transition to editing with DaVinci Resolve 16
  • You are a complete beginner who has never opened DaVinci Resolve (or have never learned how to use it properly).
  • You have played around with DaVinci Resolve 16, but need some help becoming a more efficient editor.
Course content
Expand all 105 lectures 11:35:59
+ Getting Started with the CUT Page
13 lectures 01:08:14

Welcome to the DaVinci Resolve course, where you will learn everything about DaVinci Resolve 15, from the beginning to the end.

Preview 01:06

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve

Downloading and Installing a Free Copy of DaVinci Resolve 16
00:49
Download Practice Media for the CUT Page
00:03
Creating a New Project and learning the Workflow
03:53
Importing Media into the CUT Page
03:44
Creating a Sequence from Multiple Clips
20:15
Overwriting & Inserting Clips in the Timeline
06:35
Rearranging the Clips in the Timeline
02:33
Adding Transitions to the Sequence
09:07
Exporting the Video File from the CUT page
04:23
+ Introduction
3 lectures 03:19

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, you are provided all the resource files you will need for the course.

Download Your Practice Files and PDFs
00:08

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course,  I have shared the list of keyboard shortcuts for DaVinci Resolve 15.

Keyboard Shortcuts for DaVinci Resolve
01:51

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, I explain how to get the most out of this course.

How to Take this Course!
01:20
+ Basics of DaVinci Resolve
5 lectures 20:32

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, the basic workflow of a project in DaVinci Resolve 15 is explained.

The Basic Workflow
01:36
Quiz 1
3 questions

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, I take you through a short demo of how basic video editing is done in DaVinci Resolve 15.

Preview 08:36

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, the interface of the Project Window is explained, with details on how to keep your projects organized, and how to retrieve them.

The Project Window
04:15

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we see what to expect when opening DaVinci Resolve 15 for the first time.

Opening DaVinci Resolve for the First Time
02:45

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, the interface of the DaVinci Resolve 15 is discussed, along with the arrangement of different panels and how to customize them.

Overall Interface of Davinci Resolve
03:20
+ The Media Workspace
2 lectures 13:59

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, Media Workspace of DaVinci Resolve 15 is explained in detail, including the layout and how to import footage to the media pool.

Interface and Importing Videos to the Media Pool
08:02

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course,  we look into organizing media in the Media Pool using a very useful tool in DaVinci Resolve 15, called Bins.

Organizing Media with Bins
05:57
+ The Edit Workspace
6 lectures 01:06:19

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, different ways are discussed to create timelines in DaVinvi Resolve 15.

Multiple Ways to Create Timelines
10:27

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course,  we discuss the two simple ways to add videos to the timeline in DaVinci Resolve 15.

Two Simple Ways to Add Videos to the Timeline
12:10

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course,  we discuss the 7 advanced ways to add videos to the timeline.

Preview 13:14

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, I explain how to use the control buttons to preview videos in the Preview Window and Program Monitor. 

Controls for Preview and Program Monitor
07:48

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, working of the tracks and layers is explained in detail, including what happens when two tracks are overlapping, and how their opacity works.

How Tracks /Layers Work
12:17

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, Inspector Menu is explored, with different options available for audio, video, text etc.

The Inspector Menu
10:23
+ The Editing Tools
4 lectures 32:07

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, the selection mode tool is discussed with its use to move around clips in the timeline, and to do basic trimming.

The Selection Mode
06:10

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, more complicated ways of trimming clips are discussed, with emphasis on the Trim Edit tool.

Preview 08:35

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, more editing tools and their working is discussed in detail.

More Editing Tools
11:16

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, different ways are explained to customize the look and feel of the timeline in DaVinci Resolve 15.

Timeline View Options
06:06
+ Audio and Video Transitions
3 lectures 23:30

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn how to add background music to our video clips in DaVinci Resolve 15.

Adding Background Music
04:32

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn to manipulate audio by applying fading and other audio effects.

Preview 12:03

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we explore different ways to apply video transitions and other effects in DaVinci Resolve 15. Transitions like Cross Dissolve, Fade to Black, Blur etc. are explored in detail.

Applying Video Transitions and Effects
06:55
+ Text and Titles
5 lectures 22:27

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn how to add text and titles to our videos.

Adding Text and Titles
07:41

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn how to add scrolling titles to our videos, and how to control them by manipulating different parameters.

Adding Scrolling Titles
03:22

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn how to add lower third titles to our videos.

Adding Lower Thirds
02:43

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn how to apply cool effects to our text, and animate it.

Preview 07:01

One of the cool ways to enhance text effects is to use composite modes. In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn to apply composite mode to our text.

Preview 01:40
+ Exporting your Video
2 lectures 05:53

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we look at the interface of the Deliver workspace to learn how to render the final output.

Interface of the Deliver Workspace
02:08

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we learn different render settings and how to get the final output rendered as a high quality video.

Render Settings and Rendering the Video
03:45
+ Editing Project
5 lectures 01:19:00

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we look at the final video, i.e., a travel montage, that we are going to put together in the next few lessons.

Editing Project - Travel Montage
00:48

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we pick the videos for the travel montage, select their portions we want and place them on the timeline.

Solution Part 1 - Adding Media
18:45

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we trim the selected clips to the beat, so that transitions between different clips look logical and organized.

Solution Part 2 - Trimming Clips to the Music
27:42

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we add titles in the beginning and end of our travel montage. We also add some nice animation and effects to make them look cool.

Solution Part 3 - Adding Titles
13:50

In this lesson of the DaVinci Resolve course, we apply some nice video transitions between different clips, and render the final output as a 1080p HD video.

Solution Part 4 - Transitions and Rendering
17:55