Introduction to Colour Grading

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

This course is aimed at editors, data wranglers or enthusiasts who want to flesh out their knowledge of colour correction work. The course teaches critical colour theory concepts, how to use scopes and also analyses how colour is used in film to create mood or affect viewers perceptions.

Pre-requisites

A basic understanding of film terminology is useful but not compulsory.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Colour Theory

  • Colour process models
  • Colour wheel basics
  • Human visual system
  • Colour Filter Array
  • Chroma subsampling
  • Setting up a colour correction environment
  • Colour psychology
  • Popular looks

Grading

  • Waveforms and Vector Scopes
  • Primary Colour Adjustments
  • Controlling Contrast
  • Balancing zones
  • Secondary Adjustments

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

Exams and Certification

Attendance on this course is a pre-requisite towards passing the Final Cut Pro X Level One Exam, allowing a successful candidate to achieve Apple Certified Pro - Final Cut Pro X Level One status.

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