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Adobe SpeedGrade CC : Introduction

One Day Course

Overview

Adobe SpeedGrade brings affordable, powerful colour correction to your production workflow. This one-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the tools and features in SpeedGrade CC.

The course will also look at colour correction theory allowing video professionals with little or no colour correction experience to harness the power of this industrial-strength colour grading software. You should have introductory level knowledge of Adobe Premiere or a similar editing package.

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    From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction to colour grading
    • Why colour grade?
    • The difference between correcting and grading
    • The Lumetri Deep Colour Engine
    • Correcting/grading multiple shots
    • Setting contrast accurately
    • Working with different kinds of footage - including RAW files
    • Loading and conforming material

    Reading the meters
    • The importance of using the measuring tools
    • The waveform monitor
    • The Vectorscope
    • The Parade
    • Other meters
  • Using Layers to start a grade
    • Primary grades
    • Setting Black, White and Gamma
    • Correcting colour casts
    • Using Automatic Scene Detection

    Secondary grades
    • The importance of secondaries
    • Using tools to isolate a section of the picture
    • Adding several secondaries

    Round tripping
    • Working with Edit Decision Lists from Adobe Premiere
    • Integration with other Adobe applications
    • Keeping your workflow smooth

    Questions and answers
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Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
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