Video Editing using DaVinci Resolve. Free Software Included
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Learn how to edit on DaVinci Resolve from a Professional Hollywood Editor. Take your video production to the next level.
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Created by Indie Film Hustle
Last updated 9/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to start a project within Resolve
  • How to import and organize media
  • Hot keys to make your workflow faster
  • Bonus post production lessons
  • and much more!
  • Exporting to multiple formats and resolution
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  • Basis understand of computers, Mac or PC
  • A willing to learn a powerful and easy to use editing software

Start editing your video professionally with DaVinci Resolve!

If you are looking for a video editing program that is easy to use, super powerful and also FREE, DaVinci Resolve is for you. DaVinci Resolve is the industry leader in color correction but also has powerful editing abilities. I personal edited my feature film and a show for Legendary Pictures on DaVinci Resolve. Professionals all over the world are using Resolve as their complete post production option. This full course is the best way to get started and start editing your projects.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Alex Ferrari, founder of Indie Film Hustle and a Hollywood editing/post production professional with over 20 years in the business. I've edited, color graded, post supervised or VFX supervised easily over 1000 projects in my career. Editing and post production is how I make my living. 

Some reviews of my other courses:

A ton of great information included derived from actual experience and a get-in-there-and-get-it-done perspective. Lots of value here. - It's Me

This is an insightful and refreshing revelation of what it takes to produce a short. What a rich learning experience. Thank you. - Randy Hendricks

My Promise to You

I'm a working editing and post production professional, as well as an online educator. I'll be here if you have questions on your journey to learn how to edit on DaVinci Resolve. Maybe you already are a professional editor using AVID, FCP X or Adobe Premiere and just want to add a new software package to your toolbox or you might be a film student just starting out. Either way this course is for you. 

So what will this course cover?

In this course you will learn everything you need to learn to get started editing with DaVinci Resolve right away. You'll get inside the mind of a professional editor. 

In this course I will cover:

  • How to start a project
  • Timeline editing
  • Adding video transitions
  • Project Settings
  • Archiving/Restoring Your Project
  • Video Speed Changes
  • Organizing Media
  • Importing Media
  • Exporting your video for high-quality playback on any device
  • Keyboard Short cuts
  • and a ton more!

Learn from an actual working professional editor who been in the business for over twenty years and has worked on projects with million dollar budgets. 

COURSE BONUS: I'll be also including bonus lessons and articles on post production that will help round up your education and save you tons of time. 

When you are finished you'll be able to edit your project using DaVinci Resolve. 

What are you waiting for? Join over 13,000 students already learning from my other courses. Click the enroll button, and I'll see you in on the inside!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginning Video Editors
  • Professional Video Editors looking to add DaVinci Resolve to their toolbox
  • Any Person that want to edit his or her personal videos
  • Any person who wants to get into filmmaking or video production.
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Curriculum For This Course
36 Lectures
Course Introduction
6 Lectures 06:20

Download Free Copy of DaVinci Resolve 12.5.6 Mac

Download Practice Footage

Learn how to create hot keys from popular NLE editors.

Preview 01:26

Here something to get you started a bit faster.

Preview 02:41

COURSE BONUS: Post Production Workflow - Understand It or DIE! (Audio Download)
Media and Importing Footage
10 Lectures 18:00

Understand the DaVinci Resolve Homepage

Preview 01:46

Breakdown of the media page.

Media Page Interface

Learn how to import media to Resolve

Importing Footage

Learn how to keep your edit house clean and organized.

Organizing Media

Amazing tool to help you organize a lot of footage.

Smart Bins

Save, Save, Save!

Don't Forget to Auto-Save

Learn how to Archive

Archiving and Restoring DaVinci Projects

You'll be able to set up your project settings like a pro.

Project Settings & Presets

Get a better understanding of your master project settings.

Master Project Settings

Learn how to scale images in your sequence.

Image Scaling

Let's see what've learned so far. 

Quiz #1
1 question
Editing with Resolve
10 Lectures 27:22

We dive into looking at its many functions of the edit page. 

Preview 03:45

We cover the basis of timeline creation in this lesson.

Creating Timelines

Dissolves, wipes, and dip to color...oh my.

Adding Transitions

The power of the inspector is explained. 

Inspector Menu

Understanding your tools is key. We go over the basic editing tools of the timeline. 

Timeline Tools

Classic 3-point editing workflow explained

3-Point Editing

The Trimming mystery is revealed.

Basic Trimming Controls

This lesson covers splitting, joining, swapping, copy+pasting and duplicating clips on the timeline.

Swapping, Splitting and Copying Clips

We discuss how to nest clips into one piece of footage.

Compound Clips and Nested Times Lines

Clip retiming allows an editor to change the speed of their footage multiple times within a single clip on the timeline.

Clip Retiming

Quiz #2
1 question
Titles and Generators
3 Lectures 07:42

The focus in this tutorial is on the generic title tool, and its rich text format abilities.

Text & Titles

The lesson focuses on recreating cinematic 'double column' end credits.

Scrolling Titles

An explanation of how to apply color bars at the start of a project and their purpose from a broadcasting point of view and how to use solid color mattes.

1 Lecture 03:30

This tool is best utilised for synchronising multiple camera angles (in the case of live performances or interviews), or for editing material that has been shot to a single audio source (for example music videos).

Editing with Multiple Cameras at the Same Time
Delivery Page Interface
2 Lectures 07:44

The Render Settings window allows you to fine-tune the output of your video to ensure the most appropriate compression settings for your final delivery.

Render Settings

The final steps of the render workflow, after specifying the export settings, is to indicate which section of the timeline you wish to include in the render, and to send the job to the Render Queue. 

Render Queue
4 Lectures 14:19
Thank You & What's Next

BONUS: What DO You Want to Learn Next?

COURSE BONUS: The Post Production Process

COURSE BONUS: Confessions of a Post Production Supervisor
About the Instructor
Indie Film Hustle
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Filmmakers, Screenwriters & Best Selling Udemy Instructors

Indie Film Hustle is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking and marketing crafts. We bring together industry leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best.

Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business.

Our founder, Alex Ferrari. has been in the film industry for over 20 years and have worked on over 1000 feature films, shorts, commercials, music videos, network promos, documentaries and webisodes. His personal films have been screened in 600+ film festivals around the world.

Many filmmakers have walked through his doors over the years and he has had the pleasure of a front row seat to see how all these projects start and finish. From Sundance and Academy Award™ winners to the beginning film student, Alex has worked with them all. He's also the founder & host of the Indie Film Hustle Podcast, a free resource for all creatives interested in hearing the truth about the film industry.

You'll find his approach to my courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the new comer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark infested waters of the film industry.