Tutorials by Dan Moran
Dan briefs you on a Black & White Tri-X look. If you grade to his brief and post in the comments, he'll play 'client' and offer feedback.
Dan looks back at a rollercoaster 2020 and his most memorable moments. Then he looks forward to a new color grading suite he's building.
How easy is it to do final finishing in Baselight? Dan shares his approach to adding titles, audio, compositing and rendering
Grading a one-shot music video shot on the Panasonic GH5 was challenging. Check out this Insight to learn Dan's approach.
In July I started the proecess of moving to Baselight full time for my grading. As a 10 year Resolve veteran I need to let go of the past
Everything you need to know from project creation to starting your grade including, colour management, project management & Scene Detection
An introduction into building a Kodachrome inspired look on Arri Alexa footage using Basegrade, Looks, Grain and Color Crosstalk
In this insight Dan reviews your submissions and shares his own Sci-Fi look using primarily Baseilght Base Grade
Dan plays client and dishes out a grade brief for a Modern Sci-Fi film that he'd like you to execute. Remember there are no wrong looks!
Dan kicks off January 2020 by looking back on 2019 and speaks about his personal favourite grades & experiences of the past year.
Working with new cameras is always a challenge. Get an inside look at what Dan does when working with the Fuji XT-3 camera
In this new series, Dan's grading the short film 'Origins' (using Baselight). It's got VFX, ACES, multiple deliverables (and light sabers).
Dan answers some comments from members about why he adds his grain to the image at the very beginning of his node graph
Dan cracks open another project fresh from the grading suite. In this part we take a look at the Spectachrome brief & project organisation.
Working as a freelance colorist seems like freedom and flexibility. But what do you do on vacation - and the client has urgent revisions?
Dan shares his thoughts on recreating tape based artifacts using the brand new Resolve 16 Analog Damage tool.
Dan shares his breakdown of cleaning up a bike frame using the color compressor and node resizing in Resolve
Dan shares his thoughts behind his solution to removing a reflection using Resolve's Color Page - on a 16mm shot with moving grain structure.
What's harder than faking a VHS-look from a high-end camera? Intercutting that look with actual crummy VHS. Learn one way to do it.
Every year Dan looks back at the previous year and shares his greatest successes. This year, he focuses on his most memorable jobs.