Are you getting more frustrated
the more you use DaVinci Resolve?

DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals 103:

Automations and Multiple Solutions

Stop being intimidated or overwhelmed by Resolve’s rich toolset. Master the essential ‘next-level’ automations and toolsets that easily solve common problems. Become confident that you’ve found a post production platform that can power your career for years to come.

Upgrade Your DaVinci Resolve Skills

Powerful Solutions
To Common ProblEms

As you learn more about Resolve, does it seem like the feature-set is never-ending? Are you getting overwhelmed figuring out how to solve bottlenecks that you think are common to everyone – but can’t find the solutions to? Or maybe you don’t know what you need to know and need someone to guide you?

This course highlights the most important ‘next-level’ features, workflows, and toolsets you need to master as you continue your journey using one of the most powerful, integrated post production platforms ever created.

Watch the Course overview

Patrick Inhofer, Colorist

Meet your instructor

Patrick Inhofer is a post production professional with 30+ years as a colorist, mentor, and instructor. Patrick Inhofer spent the past decade growing with DaVinci Resolve’s toolset. Year by year, as he experimented with new features and taught them to others, he learned the most essential automations and tools that are key to DaVinci Resolve mastery – and rarely change between versions.

Patrick designed this Course to emphasize important ‘next-level’ skills for organizing, editing, and color grading in any recent version of DaVinci Resolve.

Mixing Light’s 3-Step Learning Process:

The Muscle Memory Method

Free Previews From This Course

Lesson 10: Where can you use Metadata Variables?

Learn to use variables for automatic filtering/naming throughout Resolve.

Lesson 26: Tracking Objects – Clip vs. Frame Adjustments

Seriously level up your Power Window tracking skills on the Color Page.

Lesson 12: Exporting a list of Offline Media

How to quickly export timecoded text files of Offline Media from the Edit Page.

Lesson 37: Variable Speed Changes, Part 2

Learn how to smoothly ramp your speed changes on the Edit Page.

Lesson 45: Highlights and Shadows – The Brightness Container

Setting your highlights and shadows is a key Color Page skill, with many solutions.

* 15-day Bonus Membership is offered at $5 and is not a subscription. Membership is activated only when you’re ready for it.
**This Training is NOT included with a Mixing Light membership. Active Members earn credits to gain free access to Resolve Fundamentals training courses.

Additional Details

  • The fundamentals in this course are relevant to all recent versions of DaVinci Resolve and was recorded in DaVinci Resolve 17.
  • Resolve 18 updates, if necessary, will be added at the end of the Public Beta period
  • Works with both the free and paid versions of DaVinci Resolve
  • 30-Day Refund – No questions asked (not available after the Bonus Insights Library membership is activated; not available if purchased with Member Credits)
  • Includes Project Media and timelines for following along with the lessions – to build your DaVinci Resolve muscle memory.
  • Many lessons have curated links directly into Mixing Light’s 1,000+ continuing education tutorials that can be accessed with the Bonus membership – extending your learning, now that you’ve learned the fundamentals
  • Runtime: 3h 48m
  • 50 Individual Lessons
  • 800 MB Project and Footage Download
  • 2 GB Camera Raw Footage Download
  • Streaming, up to 1080p
  • Online Learning System to keep track of your progress

Note: This Course covers many Color Page operations but does not build upon our Fundamentals 102: The Color Page course. If you don’t need to dig into the Color Page as deeply as that Course does, this Course will strengthen your Color Page foundation but is still a good supplement to the Color Page course.

From our DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals 101: The Quickstart course:

  • How to import footage, create timelines, add (and the purpose of) serial nodes, and render the timeline
  • Creating smart bins
  • Creating and tracking Power Windows
  • A general familiarity with Primary Color Wheels and Custom Curves
  • How to edit media into a timeline

From our DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals 102: Optimizations and Workflows course:

  • Creating, importing, and exporting of databases, projects, and timelines
  • The importance and usage of the middle-click mouse button

Training Access

Enroll in this training course to gain a new level of understanding and comfort with DaVinci Resolve as you walk the path to mastery.

This Training course is a stand-alone purchase, it does not include, and does NOT require, Mixing Light membership. Active members of the Mixing Light Insights Tutorial Library earn credits toward unlocking this training. All memberships are awarded 3 credits when activated (once per account) and then accrue 1 credit every month a membership is 'active'.

$39.00 USD


You can unlock this training with 3 credits

What's Included
  • Topics covered in this course are fundamental to DaVinci Resolve and are applicable to all recent versions
  • Recorded on Resolve 17, with Resolve 18 updates coming after the Public Beta ends
  • Can be used with the Free and Studio versions of DaVinci Resolve
  • 30-Day No Questions Asked Refund Policy (no refunds after activation of 15-day access to Mixing Light's Tutorial Library)
  • Online learning management system streams the lessons to your computer and helps you keep track of your progress
  • Bonus: Includes 15-day access to Mixing Light's Tutorial Library - with over 1,000 individual tutorials (not available to active members of the Insights Library) for only $5US.
  • Many lessons in this Training directly link to additional content in the Insights Library - extending your learning. (requires separate access to the Mixing Light Tutorial Library)