Certified DaVinci Resolve Course for Film Colourists

Important Update (17/01/2021):

Applications for a fully funded (ScreenSkills/BFI) place have now closed!
We have now accepted all of our successful participants for both courses.

Due to the large number of high quality applicants we can not reply to individual requests for feedback on the selection process or how you can improve your application.

Demand has been greater than we anticipated, we have received over 270 applicants with more applying after the course deadline.
If you are successful then you will already know.

If however, you would still like to receive Certified DaVinci Resolve Training and you can secure the funds yourself then do complete our Enquiry Form at the end of the page below.

Important Update (25/01/2021):

Due to the unprecedented number of applicants from across England, Scotland and Wales for our DaVinci Resolve Training (almost 300) we have had to postpone advertised the Start Date to accomodate the extra time needed to process the large number of high quality applications. Successful applicants will be informed of the new Start Date. Thank you for your paitence.

Are you serious about colour? Gifted in grading? Want to gain an Industry recognised qualification as a Colourist to enhance your emerging career?

Then apply for our free online official Blackmagic Design certified DaVinci Resolve training programme for early career stage professional colourists working in the U.K. Film/TV industry. 

This programme is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme. ScreenSkills is the industry-led body for the UK’s screen industries.

We offer the following:

  • Certified User Training in DaVinci Resolve (worth £1,000)
  • Official Course Practice Files and Course Books
  • DaVinci Resolve End User Certification
  • ScreenSkills CPD Framework referenced soft-skills training for Film Post-Production
  • Industry Guest speaker: Daria Fissoun (CSI) Colourist and Author of the “Color Correction in DaVinci Resolve” official Blackmagic Design Training Manuals
  • One-to-one support for each participant as required
  • Accessibility support

There will be 2 courses offered to U.K. applicants. Each course will run with up to 10 participants with an opportunity to network online afterwards.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at early career Colourists and Graders aged 18 plus, who are seeking to gain DaVinci Resolve End User Certification with the goal of gaining sustainable work in the Film Industry, or those who have transferable skills from another relevant industry such as Games or Graphic Design who want to transfer their career across to being a Film Colourist. 

For those with suitable experience or who already have the DaVinci Resolve End User Certification we will also be offering the Intermediate Colourist Course in DaVinci Resolve which will lead to a Colour in DaVinci Resolve End User Certification.

We welcome applicants who define themselves as having a disability or learning difference, sole caring responsibilities, or other minority status.

It will speed up your application, and greatly help us in our aim to encourage diversity and inclusivity in the screen industries, if you complete our equal opportunities monitoring form here (it should only take 5 to 10 minutes):

Here is an online test to see if you are Colour Blind: https://enchroma.co.uk/pages/color-blindness-test

Preferably, you will also be colour/visually literate. Click here to see how accurate your colour vision is: https://www.xrite.com/hue-test

Please note: DaVinci Resolve is a powerful application and you will need to own a reasonably powerful computer that you can practice on during and after the course. This includes ideally having a computer or laptop with at least a quad core processor, 16Gb of RAM and a GPU (Graphics Card) with at least 2Gb of Video RAM.

How to apply

To apply, please complete this expression of interest form: 

Deadline for applications is Monday 18 January 2021. Places are limited and will be allocated by application and online video interview by 22 January 2021.

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