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Upcoming ICA Courses

Sydney R101 'Colorist Strategies with Resolve'

Mar 14, 4:00pm - Mar 16, 2:00am

AFTRS
Sydney, NSW  2021 Map

This 2 day R101 is a fantastic way of getting started with Resolve 11. It is ideal for first time users and you do not need to be a Colorist to attend. Class size is normally capped at eight-ten students with a workstation and control surface for each student. The class mixes the operational side of Resolve with some practical real world training on workflows, basic color theory, grading approaches and techniques. It is run at a relaxed pace, questions are encouraged and group participation is a key part of the course. You are encouraged to download Resolve Lite and have a play. This class is ideal for Junior colorists, editors, DITs, DPs, and VFX guys, basically anybody with a desire to get into color correction. Remember “It’s more about the Art than the App” ICA Colorist is Warren Eagles more details about this class can be found at www.icolorist.com

R101 'Colorist Strategies with Resolve'

Apr 17, 10:00am - Apr 19, 1:00am

Manhattan Edit Workshop
119 W 23rd St Suite 700
New York, NY  10011 Map

A fantastic class for anybody new to Color correction. Great for editors, DPs, DITs and still photographers. This class is an excellent introduction to DaVinci Resolve V11. It is ideal for first time users and you do not need to be a Colorist to attend. Class size is normally capped at eight-ten students with a workstation and control surface for each person. The class mixes the operational side of Resolve with some practical real world training on workflows, basic color theory, grading approaches and techniques. It is run at a relaxed pace, questions are encouraged and group participation is a key part of the course. You are encouraged to download Resolve Lite and have a play. This class is ideal for Junior colorists, editors, DITs, DPs, and VFX guys, basically anybody with a desire to get into color correction. Remember “It’s more about the Art than the App” Full details at www.icolorist.com

R201 'Advanced Colorist Strategies with Resolve 11'

Apr 20, 10:00am - Apr 21, 1:00am

Manhattan Edit Workshop
119 W 23rd St Suite 700
New York, NY  10011 Map

A great class if you are a current Resolve user and want to take your grading to the next level. Ideal for current Resolve Colorists and assistant operators. We cover advanced techniques and tricks using the latest software with the DaVinci Resolve control surface. These classes are normally capped at eight-ten people with each students getting their own workstation and either the Wave, Element or Avid control surfaces. Students are encouraged to bring their own material so the instructor and the students can grade and discuss the different formats and the challenges they bring. This is an advanced class that looks at color correction in general not only from the DaVinci point of view. This new class is designed around a small conformed sequence that you can take away. We will work through the project from start to finish, using Resolve V11 and general colorist strategies to get the job finished. You will be able to keep the media project and stills, a great way to continue your learning.

Burbank R101 Colorist Strategies with Resolve 11

Apr 23, 9:30am - Apr 25, 5:30pm

Roush Media Inc
2000 N Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA  91504 Map

R101 3 day with Resolve 11. This class is an excellent introduction to DaVinci Resolve V11. It is ideal for first time users and you do not need to be a Colorist to attend. Class size is normally capped at eight-ten students. The class mixes the operational side of Resolve with some practical real world training on workflows, basic color theory, grading approaches and techniques. It is run at a relaxed pace, questions are encouraged and group participation is a key part of the course. You are encouraged to download Resolve Lite and have a play. This class is ideal for Junior colorists, editors, DITs, DPs, and VFX guys, basically anybody with a desire to get into color correction. Remember “It’s more about the Art than the App” Colorist Warren Eagles. www.icolorist.com

Burbank R201 Advanced Colorist Strategies with Resolve 11

Apr 27, 9:30am - Apr 28, 5:30pm

Roush Media Inc
2000 N Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA  91504 Map

R201 2 day with Resolve 11, great for the current Resolve user looking to take their grading to the next level. Ideal for current Resolve Colorists and assistant operators. We cover advanced techniques and tricks using the latest software with the DaVinci Resolve control surface. These classes are normally capped at eight-ten people with each student getting their own workstation with either the Wave, Element or ProPanel. Students are encouraged to bring their own material so the instructor and the students can grade and discuss the different formats and the challenges they bring. This is an advanced class that looks at color correction in general not only from the DaVinci point of view. This new class is designed around a small conformed sequence that you can take away. We will work through the project from start to finish, using Resolve V11 and general colorist strategies to get the job finished. You will be able to keep the media project and stills, a great way to continue your learning. Colorist Warren Eagles. www.icolorist.com

Colorist Classes with Kevin, London

May 11, 12:00am

11 wardour mews

Premium Colorist Strategies Look Generation Advanced Color Design These classes are theory and practice for all grading systems. Details at www.cvent.com/d/jrqljh

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  1. Oxygen Tec ProPanel review by Warren

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    The first thing you notice when the panel pops out of the box is the weight of it, 7Kgs or 15.5lbs. I had imagined it to be plastic and very lightweight, so was surprised to find it very solid and robust. I plugged it in and it worked straight away,...
  2. What are you grading 2014? Results

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    These are the results from the 2014 survey. The survey is based on 3 projects graded by the colorist during November 2014 400 colorists took part from over 60 different countries. Here is the top 20 USA 110 UK 34 BRAZIL 31 AUSTRALIA 23 GERMANY 19 CANADA 16 SPAIN 13 INDIA...
  3. An Interview with Kevin

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    Regular visitors to our ICA site may have discovered TomParish.com. Tom has taken classes with both Warren and myself so understands our approach to training and self improvement very well. He is a successful colorist but still finds time to research and interview, then post his findings on his site. Most recently...
  4. Remote grade between Brisbane and Austin

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    Earlier this year I sat down and graded a project with Tom Parish. Not a normal session as I was in Brisbane and Tom in his studio in Austin. After a few false starts, with different Resolve versions, missing media and IP issues we connected and corrected a small test...
  5. What are you grading 2014?

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    The role of the Colorist has changed greatly over the last few years. More cameras, codecs, and different genres are being graded than ever before. The ICA 2014 survey has expanded. It now features 14 questions about cameras, codecs, grading displays, render options, and wages. Just select 3 jobs that...

 
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