Selected Skills
  • Color Management
  • Finishing/Delivery
  • HDR
What I Do
  • Broadcast/Cable Promos
  • Commercials
  • Feature Documentary
  • Feature Narrative
  • Short Films

Joey D’Anna is a colorist and online editor in the Washington DC area. He started his career in post over 15 years ago doing linear tape to tape online editing, and then continued into non-linear online, finishing and color grading.

Today, Joey color grades both short form marketing projects, long-form documentaries, independent and feature films. In addition to his creative experience, Joey has a deep engineering background and has been heavily involved in the design and build-out of multiple high-end facilities and studios. He is an expert on post-production workflow and brings that experience to bear on client projects – making sure we are always working in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Outside of the grading suite – Joey is a dedicated tinkerer and maker. From classic cars and motorcycles, to racing drones, laser light shows, 3D printers and more – he never has an empty workbench or garage. Joey is also an avid history student, and loves researching the evolution of technology, and cold-war era aerospace history.

Joey D'Anna's Links

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Tutorials by Joey D'Anna
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Leverage The Power of Resolve 18’s New Magic Mask ‘Object Tracker’

New in Resolve 18 is the ‘object tracker mode’ in Magic Mask. Learn to use it for color grading and advanced blurring workflows.

Digging Into The Depth Map - One of Resolve 18’s Best New Features

Learn how to use the new ResolveFX 'Depth Map' on the Color and Fusion pages - and get a range of ideas showcasing its fantastic versatility.

Five Don't-Miss Features in DaVinci Resolve 18 Public Beta

Joey D'Anna gives you a taste of his NAB 2022 demo artist skillset, sharing the 5 new features he likes the most in DaVici Resolve 18.

DIY - Virtualizing Your Networked Resolve Database Server On Linux

Learn how to install and configure Postrgres database servers in a Linux virtual machine across an internal network for DaVinci Resolve.

Color Management For Preconformed Workflows With EDL Clip Names

Using Resolve's Edit Index and EDL comments, you can prepare a preconformed timeline for color management much easier than you think.

DaVinci Resolve 17.4.5 - Custom YRGB Output Color Spaces

Colorist Joey D’Anna explains why the new Output color space setting in DaVinci YRGB projects is a great tool for node based color management.

Color Correction Gear Head - Stepping Into 2022 With New Hardware

Colorist Joey D'Anna shares his thoughts on adding the Elgato Stream Deck pedal and Xencelabs Quick Keys to his color grading suite.

Office Hours LIVE! - ACES Color Management Using Nodes (in Resolve)

Join colorist Joey D'Anna as he answers node-based color management strategies for ACES and RCM workflows (including groups and shared nodes).

Joey’s Custom Workshop - Two Useful Scripts And A Fusion Effect

Colorist Joey D’Anna shares with you new custom tools for batch rendering, automatic backups, and a 3D motion control template.

Dolby Vision - Custom ACES SDR to HDR Part 4 - Deliverables And QC

In Part 4, learn how to QC and deliver your Dolby Vision HDR and SDR masters, including Video- or Data- level settings for ProRes exports.

Custom ACES SDR to HDR Part 3 - Dolby Vision Trims

Learn how to use the original SDR color grade as a reference for a new SDR Dolby Vision trim from an HDR re-master (gulp!)!

SDR To HDR - Working With Graphics In Node-Level Color Management

In part two of his series, Colorist Joey D'Anna shows you how to color manage graphics when trimming a project from SDR up to HDR.

Resolve 17.4: My Favorites From A Huge Release

DaVinci Resolve 17.4 is a substantial update. Colorist Joey D'Anna explores his favorite features, big and small, on the Color & Edit Pages.

Custom ACES: SDR To HDR - Part 1

In this Insight, Colorist Joey D’Anna shows you how to move an SDR grade into HDR using a Custom ACES fixed node structure.

Better Window Tracking: Combining Tracking With Manual Keyframes

Colorist Joey D’Anna shows you his methodology for nailing challenging power window tracks in DaVinci Resolve

Binary Logic In The Node Tree: Creating Procedural Node Structures

What does binary logic have to do with color grading? Colorist Joey D'Anna shows you how to build switches and logic into your Resolve node structure.

'Syncthing' - A Better Way To Sync Media Between Workstations

Colorist Joey D'Anna shows how to set up and use the open-source software 'Syncthing' to share media across three remote locations.

The Key Panel: A Basic Tool That Does More Than You Think

In this Insight, Joey D'Anna shows you the 3 different toolsets inside the DaVinci Resolve Key Panel, and how they change for different nodes.

Match Move ResolveFX: A Color Page Multitool

In this Insight, Joey D'Anna shows you how to use the DaVinci Resolve Match Move ResolveFX plugin for powerful tracking, stabilization, and paintwork

Joey’s Custom Workshop - Fusion Templates

In his latest Custom Workshop, Colorist Joey D'Anna gives you 3 useful custom Fusion templates for use on DaVinci Resolve's edit page

Better Streaming Sessions Part 3: The ATEM Streaming Bridge

Learn how to set up and use an ATEM Streaming Bridge to create a high quality, color accurate and low latency video link over the internet

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