Tips for matching an imported timeline in DaVinci Resolve
Get tips for solving common - but challenging - mistakes when conforming an offline reference, including eye-matching variable speed changes.
FSI Announces Industry-First Quantum Dot OLED Display
Get a FIRST LOOK at our industry's first Quantum Dot 2,000 nit reference display, the Flanders Scientific XMP550. We chat with FSI's CEO.
How To Set Up A Headless Computer For Resolve - And Why?
Colorist Jason Bowdach on regaining control over your multiple computers while ditching the keyboard and mouse and gaining new efficiencies.
15 Minutes With Colorist Eric Weidt - The Color Timer Podcast
Freelance colorist Eric Weidt has worked exclusively with director David Fincher since 2015. Tune in for a talk about ‘Mank' and his career.
Expert Tips For Rotoscoping in DaVinci Resolve Fusion
Bernd Klimm teaches rotoscoping fundamentals by analyzing movement and creating shapes that can be animated efficiently and consistently.
Office Hours - NAB 2023, Sony HX-3110, Resolve 18.5, Virtual Sets
Team Mixing Light discusses Sony's prototype 4,000nit display, Resolve 18.5 Beta new features, and colorist opportunities on Virtual Sets.
Ideas For Using The Resolve 18.5 Relight Effect
Joey D'Anna shows how to integrate the Relight ResolveFX plugin into fixed node trees to maximize its usefulness, capability, and performance.
The Color Timer Interview With High-End Colorist - Rory Gordon
In the first episode of a new podcast, colorist Vincent Taylor chats with Colorist Rory Gordon about painting, color clocks, & color science.
How To Manipulate Hue More Effectively In DaVinci Resolve
Learn how to dramatically improve your Hue vs. Hue adjustments in DaVinci Resolve by changing a node's color model - and why this works.
Office Hours LIVE! Color Management, HDR, & Cinema Grading
Four Mixing Light Contributors help one of our members solidify their color management settings & workflows for HDR and cinema color grading.
Talking Dailies Colour Grading With Colourist Fergus Hally CSI
Kali Bateman CSI interviews Australia's renowned colourist Fergus Hally CSI on colour grading and delivering dailies for major feature films.
‘Smearing Shadows’ For More Pleasing High-Contrast Looks
Colorist Cullen Kelly explores a technique for sculpting rich, soft, and filmic shadows on high-contrast looks for a more pleasing effect.
Runway AI - What Can It Do And Will It Take Over Our Jobs?
Are AI tools taking over our world? Tour some of RunwayML’s 'AI Magic Tools' and see if the results match the hype and can replace a pro.
Update! DaVinci Resolve ‘Levels’ Setting For Premiere Renders
Colorist and finisher Jason Bowdach revisits the topic of which setting to use in Resolve for exporting to Premiere Pro: Data vs Video Levels?
Temporal And Spatial Noise Reduction 101 in DaVinci Resolve
Colourist Luke Ross shows how to uses the various selections in Resolve Studio's Noise Reduction toolset - and identifies mistakes to avoid.
Is The Mini Control Surface 'Breaking' HDR Palette Operations?
Learn how the Blackmagic Mini control surface is giving you the 'wrong' results on the HDR Palette if your not paying VERY close attention.
Learn How To Build Your Custom Film Print ODT
Cullen Kelly shows you how to build a custom transform by combining a film print LUT with basic color science - to add style to images.
Deep Dive Into A Complex Fusion Fuse Effect For The Edit Page
Igor Ridanovic shows how to write a reasonably complex Fuse, and save it as a Fusion Macro to access it in Resolve's Edit Page Effects panel.
Part 2 - Color Grading and Finishing 'Avatar: The Way of Water'
In Part 2 we dive into Tashi's color management pipeline, Resolve project setup, and the kind of color work he did on this VFX-heavy film.
Quick Tip: Exploring The Infinite Images Machine Learning Tool
Fill a vertical 9:16 image into a 16:9 horizontal frame - by painting it in using RunwayML.com's 'Infinite Image' machine learning tool.
How To Install And Evaluate The Upcoming ACES 2.0 ODT
Cullen Kelly shows how you can explore the candidate ACES 2.0 output transforms. Learn the differences compared to the current ACES release.