DaVinci Resolve Quickstart

A step-by-step training course from pro Hollywood editors

DaVinci Resolve Quickstart

A step-by-step training course from pro Hollywood editors

Here’s what’s inside…

36 Editing Tutorials

7+ hours of lessons teaching you everything you’ll need to start editing fast in DaVinci Resolve

Downloadable Assets

The course includes HD footage, music, sound effects & graphics to begin your first cut right away

Hands-On Practice Project

Follow along with us and edit a practice project using all the skills you’ve learned in the course

Step-by-Step Training

Lessons are designed to take you from complete beginner to editing pro

MODULE 1 | INTRODUCTION

1 Welcome

Lesson 1: Welcome to DaVinci Resolve Quickstart

An introduction to the course, how it’s structured and a bit about what you’re going to learn

Length – 1:19

2 Basics

Lesson 2: The Basics of Video Editing

You’ll learn about what editing is, what makes a great cut and see the project you’ll be working on

Length – 2:49

3 Downloading

Lesson 3: Downloading Your Footage, Audio & Exercise Files

It’s time to download the footage, audio and graphic files you’ll work with to follow along with us

Length – 2:50

MODULE 2 | GETTING STARTED IN DAVINCI RESOLVE

4 SettingUp

Lesson 4: Setting Up & Touring the Interface

Let’s open up Resolve, review some important settings and discuss the function of each page

Length – 10:50

5 Media

Lesson 5: Importing & Organizing Media

Before we start our project we’ll show you how to correctly import and organize your files

Length – 26:19

6 TimelineTools

Lesson 6: Understanding the Timeline Tools

A tour of the Edit page and learning basic commands you’ll need to start your first cut

Length – 15:23

7 TimelineEditing

Lesson 7: Working with Video & Audio on the Timeline

Using the timeline tools, you’ll begin to add dialogue, visuals, music and sound effects

Length – 22:48

8 ThreePoint

Lesson 8: The Three-Point Editing Technique

Learn how to edit faster using this method to complete your first assembly edit

Length – 8:14

9 BasicMusic

Lesson 9: Basic Music Editing

Learn how to cut a rough music bed using a variety of tools in Resolve

Length – 17:19

10 BasicAudio

Lesson 10: Working with Audio & Sound Effects

Discover the difference between mono and stereo plus volume targets, fading and more

Length – 23:41

11 Text

Lesson 11: Adding Text & Graphics to an Edit

Create simple graphics in the Edit page, use title templates and change their parameters

Length – 11:52

12 Exporting

Lesson 12: Exporting a Simple Render of Your Cut

Tour the Deliver page, set up your first render, learn how the queue works and add burn-ins

Length – 12:04

MODULE 3 | REFINING THE EDIT

13 Markers

Lesson 13: Using Markers in the Timeline

View the different types of markers, how to use them and what to use them for

Length – 14:16

14 Versions

Lesson 14: Creating & Managing Versions of Your Edits

See best practices for juggling multiple timelines – an important thing every editor should know!

Length – 7:53

15 TrimTool

Lesson 15: Using the Trim Edit Mode & Replace Edit Tool

Learn how the trim mode helps you edit faster and practice using the slip and slide tools

Length – 13:52

16 Transitions

Lesson 16: Adding Video Transitions

A look at some common transitions and how to use fade handles to control them

Length – 7:26

17 VideoEffects

Lesson 17: Working with Video Effects

Play around with different visual effects, change their settings and apply one to our cut

Length – 7:31

18 Stabilizing

Lesson 18: Stabilizing Shaky Footage

You’ll see a quick method to fix jittery footage and then apply it to a clip in our cut

Length – 7:17

19 AudioEffects2

Lesson 19: Working with Audio Effects & Filters

How to use the Inspector, Effects Library and hotkeys to change the sound of your audio clips

Length – 11:38

20 Keyframing

Lesson 20: Keyframing Motion & Effects

We take a look at how to create and edit keyframes to manipulate your video & audio

Length – 14:43

21 ClipSpeed

Lesson 21: Clip Speed & Time Remapping

See how to use re-time controls and the curve editor to change the speed of your footage

Length – 15:30

22 Compositing

Lesson 22: Compositing Tips & Tricks

Learn about track priority and how you can use blend modes to create unique visuals

Length – 3:55

MODULE 4 | COLOR CORRECTION 101

23 Scopes

Lesson 23: Introduction to Color Grading & Using Scopes

We walk you through each part of the Color page, Resolve’s most powerful & well-known feature

Length – 16:55

24 Nodes

Lesson 24: The Basics of Using Nodes

A look at the unique workflow that Resolve uses for color correction

Length – 12:34

25 Primaries

Lesson 25: Making Primary Color Adjustments

Now that you’re familiar with the inferface, we apply some basic color correction to our cut

Length – 29:41

26 SecondaryGrading

Lesson 26: Making Secondary Color Adjustments

Further refine your color grade with tools like Hue vs, Curves, Masks and more

Length – 29:54

27 CopyingGrades

Lesson 27: How to Copy Grades Between Clips

Learn three quick ways to apply your corrections to multiple clips and speed up your grading

Length – 7:18

MODULE 5 | FINISHING UP

28 Fairlight

Lesson 28: Basic Audio Mixing in Fairlight

As we prep our cut for finishing we’ll show you some basic mixing techniques using Fairlight

Length – 23:46

29 Exporting

Lesson 29: Advanced Exporting Techniques

We discuss the different codecs, and demonstrate the various ways you can finish your project

Length – 10:39

MODULE 6 | THE DAVINCI RESOLVE POWER PACK

30 CompoundClips

Lesson 30: Compound Clips & Adjustment Clips

Similar to nests in Premiere, compound clips are a great way to better organize your timeline

Length – 6:53

31 Qualifier

Lesson 31: Using the HSL Qualifier in the Color Page

Learn how to use this tool to isolate parts of your footage for color correction or grading

Length – 15:13

32 MediaManagement

Lesson 32: Media & Project Management

Some best practices for media management and how to export your projects to other NLEs

Length – 11:31

33 Fusion

Lesson 33: Introduction to Graphics in Fusion

Look at how to combine video, images, text, shapes and more with the powerful Fusion page

Length – 18:53

34 CutPage

Lesson 34: Working Faster with the Cut Page

We walk you through this alternative to the Edit page & take a look at DaVinci’s Speed Editor

Length – 11:30

36 NextSteps

Lesson 36: Next Steps

Learn what next steps you can take to continue learning more in your editing journey

Length – 2:19

Step-by-Step Training

Lessons are designed to teach you music editing skills you can use on any project

1 Welcome

Lesson 1: Welcome to DaVinci Resolve Quickstart

An introduction to the course, how it’s structured and a bit about what you’re going to learn

Length – 1:19

2 Basics

Lesson 2: The Basics of Video Editing

You’ll learn about what editing is, what makes a great cut and see the project you’ll be working on

Length – 2:49

3 Downloading

Lesson 3: Downloading Your Footage, Audio & Exercise Files

It’s time to download the footage, audio and graphic files you’ll work with to follow along with us

Length – 2:50

4 SettingUp

Lesson 4: Setting Up & Touring the Interface

Let’s open up Resolve, review some important settings and discuss the function of each page

Length – 10:50

5 Media

Lesson 5: Importing & Organizing Media

Before we start our project we’ll show you how to correctly import and organize your files

Length – 26:19

6 TimelineTools

Lesson 6: Understanding the Timeline Tools

A tour of the Edit page and learning basic commands you’ll need to start your first cut

Length – 15:23

7 TimelineEditing

Lesson 7: Working with Video & Audio on the Timeline

Using the timeline tools, you’ll begin to add dialogue, visuals, music and sound effects

Length – 22:48

8 ThreePoint

Lesson 8: The Three-Point Editing Technique

Learn how to edit faster using this method to complete your first assembly edit

Length – 8:14

9 BasicMusic

Lesson 9: Basic Music Editing

Learn how to cut a rough music bed using a variety of tools in Resolve

Length – 17:19

10 BasicAudio

Lesson 10: Working with Audio & Sound Effects

Discover the difference between mono and stereo plus volume targets, fading and more

Length – 23:41

11 Text

Lesson 11: Adding Text & Graphics to an Edit

Create simple graphics in the Edit page, use title templates and change their parameters

Length – 11:52

12 Exporting

Lesson 12: Exporting a Simple Render of Your Cut

Tour the Deliver page, set up your first render, learn how the queue works and add burn-ins

Length – 12:04

13 Markers

Lesson 13: Using Markers in the Timeline

View the different types of markers, how to use them and what to use them for

Length – 14:16

14 Versions

Lesson 14: Creating & Managing Versions of Your Edits

See best practices for juggling multiple timelines – an important thing every editor should know!

Length – 7:53

15 TrimTool

Lesson 15: Using the Trim Edit Mode & Replace Edit Tool

Learn how the trim mode helps you edit faster and practice using the slip and slide tools

Length – 13:52

16 Transitions

Lesson 16: Adding Video Transitions

A look at some common transitions and how to use fade handles to control them

Length – 7:26

17 VideoEffects

Lesson 17: Working with Video Effects

Play around with different visual effects, change their settings and apply one to our cut

Length – 7:31

18 Stabilizing

Lesson 18: Stabilizing Shaky Footage

You’ll see a quick method to fix jittery footage and then apply it to a clip in our cut

Length – 7:17

19 AudioEffects2

Lesson 19: Working with Audio Effects & Filters

How to use the Inspector, Effects Library and hotkeys to change the sound of your audio clips

Length – 11:38

20 Keyframing

Lesson 20: Keyframing Motion & Effects

We take a look at how to create and edit keyframes to manipulate your video & audio

Length – 14:43

21 ClipSpeed

Lesson 21: Clip Speed & Time Remapping

See how to use re-time controls and the curve editor to change the speed of your footage

Length – 15:30

22 Compositing

Lesson 22: Compositing Tips & Tricks

Learn about track priority and how you can use blend modes to create unique visuals

Length – 3:55

23 Scopes

Lesson 23: Introduction to Color Grading & Using Scopes

We walk you through each part of the Color page, Resolve’s most powerful & well-known feature

Length – 16:55

24 Nodes

Lesson 24: The Basics of Using Nodes

A look at the unique workflow that Resolve uses for color correction

Length – 12:34

25 Primaries

Lesson 25: Making Primary Color Adjustments

Now that you’re familiar with the inferface, we apply some basic color correction to our cut

Length – 29:41

26 SecondaryGrading

Lesson 26: Making Secondary Color Adjustments

Further refine your color grade with tools like Hue vs, Curves, Masks and more

Length – 29:54

27 CopyingGrades

Lesson 27: How to Copy Grades Between Clips

Learn three quick ways to apply your corrections to multiple clips and speed up your grading

Length – 7:18

28 Fairlight

Lesson 28: Basic Audio Mixing in Fairlight

As we prep our cut for finishing we’ll show you some basic mixing techniques using Fairlight

Length – 23:46

29 Exporting

Lesson 29: Advanced Exporting Techniques

We discuss the different codecs, and demonstrate the various ways you can finish your project

Length – 10:39

30 CompoundClips

Lesson 30: Compound Clips & Adjustment Clips

Similar to nests in Premiere, compound clips are a great way to better organize your timeline

Length – 6:53

31 Qualifier

Lesson 31: Using the HSL Qualifier in the Color Page

Learn how to use this tool to isolate parts of your footage for color correction or grading

Length – 15:13

32 MediaManagement

Lesson 32: Media & Project Management

Some best practices for media management and how to export your projects to other NLEs

Length – 11:31

33 Fusion

Lesson 33: Introduction to Graphics in Fusion

Look at how to combine video, images, text, shapes and more with the powerful Fusion page

Length – 18:53

34 CutPage

Lesson 34: Working Faster with the Cut Page

We walk you through this alternative to the Edit page & take a look at DaVinci’s Speed Editor

Length – 11:30

36 NextSteps

Lesson 36: Next Steps

Learn what next steps you can take to continue learning more in your editing journey

Length – 2:19

Watch a FREE Lesson

Check out this tutorial on the best ways to stabilize shaky footage in Resolve

Why learn DaVinci Resolve?

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Not just for color correction, Resolve also has robust editing capabilities with the Cut and Edit pages

✔ All-in-one solution for graphics, color grading and sound (Fusion, Color & Fairlight)

Familiar tools & functions if you’re switching from another NLE

✔ Easy to transfer your projects to and from other editing software

✔ The program itself is FREE!

How is Resolve Different?

Check out this video comparing Resolve to other other editing software

Your Instructor

Tutorials created by professional editors working for the world’s biggest clients

Meet Leon – Your DaVinci Resolve Certified Trainer

Based in London, he’s a passionate filmmaker with experience in directing, cinematography and editing. He works as an instructor for production companies like the BBC, Amazon and ITV, providing training on DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects.

Support from the entire FEP team

Cutting-edge training from some of the best editors working in the entertainment industry right now.

We’re always available to answer questions and help as you work through the course and learn all the techniques to edit in Resolve.

Our team of editors has worked for:

THESE MAJOR STUDIOS

AND THESE MAJOR NETWORKS

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Access

How long will I have access to the course?

When you purchase any course from Film Editing Pro you get lifetime access to the video training plus all accompanying project files.
FAQ Computer

Do I need a Mac or a PC for this training?

Good news – you can use either! DaVinci Resolve is compatible with both operating systems. We’ve also provided the tools and workflows for all instances in which they differ.
FAQ Help

What if I need help with the lessons?

For technical and creative questions just email editors@filmeditingpro.com. For any questions about your account, please email support@filmeditingpro.com.
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What if I join and then decide this course isn't for me?

Don’t worry! If you try our DaVinci Resolve Quickstart course and decide it isn’t for you, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee – no questions asked.

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Over 7 hours of lessons designed to teach you the program and get you editing in less than a day

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Training From Real Hollywood Editors

Learn all the tips and tricks that real Hollywood editors use when working in Resolve

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36 Editing Tutorials in 1080p HD Video

Over 7 hours of lessons designed to teach you the program and get you editing in less than a day

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Training From Real Hollywood Editors

Learn all the tips and tricks that real Hollywood editors use when working in Resolve

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30-Day 100% Money Back Guarantee

If you’re not completely satisfied with your training we’re happy to refund your purchase

Join DaVinci Resolve Quickstart

Single payment of $297

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