EDITING CERTIFICATION COURSE

Expand your career opportunities with proven editing expertise

Official training on DaVinci Resolve editing tools opens the door to unmatched creative and career opportunities. Whatever path you choose, you’ll gain industry-recognized skills!

Everything in the course

All project files used in course can be downloaded so you can practice and work along with course material.

Once upon completing the course you’re welcome to take the certification exam free of charge!
Successfully passing the exam Blackmagic Design’s will issue you a DaVinci Resolve editing certification.

Instructor: Justin Robinson
Course Length: 10 video lessons (9+ hrs)

  • Setting Up a Project
  • Creating Bins
  • Exploring Viewing Options
    • List View
    • Metadata View
  • Creating the First Assemble
    • Insert Edits
    • Removing Excess
  • Trim Edit Mode
  • Adding Music
  • Shuffle Insert Edits
  • Trimming to Duration
    • Adjusting Pacing
  • Finessing the Edit
    • Backtiming Edits
    • Using Replace Edits
    • Match Frame
  • Audio Mixing
    • Mixing the Sound Effects
  • Adding Transitions
    • Problems Applying Transitions
  • Adding Fusion Titles
  • Continue Cutting
  • Backing Up Source Files
  • Syncing Audio to Video
    • Auto Sync Using Waveforms
    • Manually Syncing Audio and Video
  • Modifying Clip Audio Channels
  • Configuring Metadata Presets
  • Importing Metadata
  • Renaming Clips with Metadata
  • Searching Using Metadata
  • Using Automatic Smart Bins
  • Smart Bins for People
  • Creating Custom Smart Bins
  • Power Bins
  • Creating Proxy Files for Editing
    • Manually Linking to Proxy Media
  • Saving Project Presets
  • Starting the Project
  • Importing a “Selects” Timeline
    • Working Across Multiple Timelines
    • Refining the Radio Edit
    • Completing the Radio Edit
  • Using Stacked Timelines
    • Adding the Cutaways and Filling in Atmos
  • Decomposing Timelines
  • Creating Variable Speed Changes
    • Modifying Speed and Quality
  • Using Smooth Cut
  • Working with Advanced Transition Tools
  • Selecting Your Best Takes
    • Modifying Subclips
  • Editing with Continuity
  • Match Frame with an Offset
  • Finish Cutting the Scene
  • Choosing from Multiple Takes
    • Take Selector
  • Going Beyond the Straight Cut
    • Extending an Edit
  • Trimming On-the-Fly
  • Putting Yourself to the Test
  • Dynamic Trim Mode
  • Starting a Multicamera Project
    • Viewing the Multicam Clip
    • Refining the Radio Edit
  • Switching Angles in the Timeline
    • Utilizing Split Edits
  • Editing a Multicamera Music Video
    • Creating the Multicam Clip
  • Real-Time Multicamera Editing
  • Adjusting the Multicamera Edit
  • Adjusting a Multicam Clip
  • Setting Up the Project
  • Reviewing Clips Using Source Tape
    • Changing the Clips in the Source Tape
  • Assembling the Soundbites
    • Adding More Soundbites
  • Refining the Timeline Clips
  • Changing the Order of the Clips
  • Adding the B-Roll
  • Smart Insert
  • Using Extra Tracks
    • Editing on Other Tracks
    • Adding Cutaways
  • Trimming the B-Roll
    • Sliding Clips
  • Adding Other Camera Angles with Source Overwrite
  • Using the Sync Bin with Source Overwrite
  • Adding Music, Effects, and Titles
    • Ducking the Levels
    • Building the Opening Sequence
    • Adding the Closing Titles
  • Stabilizing the Interview
  • Editing to Different Video Tracks
    • Editing with Fit to Fill
    • Scaling and Positioning Clips
  • Creating a Compound Clip
  • Animating the Compound Clip
    • Changing the Timing of the Animation
    • Smoothing the Animation
  • Opening a Compound Clip
  • Cropping the Interview
    • Retaining Cropped Image Position
  • Creating an Animated Background
  • Adding Effects to a Compound Clip
  • Working with Traveling Mattes
    • Changing the Composite Mode
    • Changing the Titles
    • Creating Handles for Transitions
  • Adjustment Clips
  • Using FairlightFX in the Edit Page
  • Render in Place
  • Setting Up the Project
  • 3D Keyer FX
    • Enabling Despill
    • Applying the Final Touches
  • Transform FX
  • Video Collage
    • Setting the Layout
    • Resizing the Content
    • Stacking and Reordering Effects
  • Creating Tiles with Video Collage
    • Easing the Animation and Adding Motion Blur
    • Copying and Pasting Attributes
  • Preparing the Project
  • Balancing the Dialogue Clips
    • Normalizing Audio Levels
  • Replacing Lines from Other Takes
  • Enhancing the Scene
  • Panning Tracks in Acoustic Space
  • Adding Layers for More Atmosphere
    • Filling the Room
  • Creating a Radio Effect
    • Controlling Dynamic Range
    • Copying and Pasting EQ and Fairlight FX
    • Setting Track Levels
  • Simplifying the Mix
    • Assigning Tracks to Busses
  • Mixing with the Mixer
  • Adding More Mains
    • Monitoring the Different Busses
  • Recording Automation in Fairlight
    • Viewing and Adjusting Automation
  • Measuring Loudness
    • Starting the Analysis
  • Preparing the Projects
  • Quick Export
  • Reformatting for Different Aspect Ratios
    • Reframing Shots
  • Smart Reframe
  • Using the Deliver Page
  • Exporting AAF for Pro Tools
  • Adding Subtitles
    • Importing Subtitle Files
    • Adjusting Subtitles
    • Maintaining Subtitle Sync
    • Styling Subtitles
  • Exporting with Subtitles
  • Exporting Audio Tracks
  • Changing and Rendering Jobs from Multiple Projects
  • Media Managing Timelines

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