Video Editing Course for Beginners - Short Courses Sydney

Video Editing Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn video editing and production in this video editing course with our video courses in Sydney.

If you are looking for a free video editing application that will allow you to edit videos, add titles and music, and make colour changes then this online DaVinci Resolve course in Sydney is the answer. DaVinci Resolve is used by amateur and professional video editors across the world for every type of production, from business & marketing videos, music videos to documentaries, to feature films. This introductory course is the best way to jump right in and start editing. DaVinci Resolve costs nothing to use but lacks nothing in what you can do to learn video cutting. 

DaVinci Resolve is cross-platform capable and works on Windows, Apple and Linux computers. Bring your enthusiasm for storytelling and turn those ideas into reality in this DaVinci Resolve video editing course in Sydney. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this online DaVinci Resolve course, you should be able to:

  • Understand and apply an efficient video/film editing workflow to a video project.
  • Use keyboard shortcuts to be more efficient when editing.
  • Appreciate the editor’s skills as part of a production team.

Course content

What will be covered in this online DaVinci Resolve course?

  • Quick tour around the DaVinci user interface
  • Introducing the cut page for assembling your clips into a sequence
  • Adding transitions between shots
  • Add Effects with OpenFX to the sequence
  • Working with nodes
  • Working with scopes – The objective tools for measuring & evaluating colour
  • Introduction to basic colour correction including colour balance & colour-matching footage
  • Colour Grading to give “the Look” you want
  • Curves, Hue Vs Hue – Saturation – Luminance, Luminance Vs Saturation & Saturation Vs Saturation, Secondary Color Correction using “Qualifies”
  • Simple Titling & Credits
  • Exporting a distribution version

Intended audience

Who is this DaVinci Resolve course for?

This course is for anyone looking to improve their skillset and caters to filmmakers, graphic designers, video editors, or anyone in post-production work. Basic computer literacy is assumed as part of this course.

Course venue

This course will be offered online over Zoom.

Course materials

To participate in this class students will need access to a computer or laptop with internet access and will need to install the software DaVinci Resolve (free version available). Notes will be provided by the tutor.

What to bring to class (for in-person classes):

  • Headphones
  • A portable storage device for taking home finished edits and practice editing footage (optional)

Course tutors

Starting in adult education with the Australian Army, then TAFE and commercial training and education services, Greg has gained deep insights into what works best for adult learners. He has a...

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