AbelCine offers many workshops on the latest color grading tools, techniques, and artistry. We have partnered with leading Colorists and training organizations to bring you a variety of different workshops. View a full list of our latest offerings below.
Join the ICA and AbelCine for a dedicated week of colorist education. Our Colorist 101 Week is for anyone interested in learning more about the art and business of being a colorist. Consisting of both inspirational events with guest speakers, as well as specific Resolve-focused classes led by Warren Eagles.
In this 5-day workshop, attendees will learn not only Resolve 12, but also color theory, new camera formats, and workflows, as well as expert tips and tricks. Participants will work through a short conformed sequence from start to finish, learning new features of Resolve 12, as well as general colorist strategies and best practices.
This course explains the benefits of scene referred workflows, and in particular how to use ACES for grading. ACES is the result of over 15 years of collaborative effort under the guidance of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and was developed to future proof post production, and significantly improve archive policies. It […]
The workshop will focus on the principal elements of an image that clients of commercials, television and feature films can all relate to: skin, sky, products, mood and time of day, as well as additional topics suggested by the attendees. The goal is to manage these elements effectively and efficiently, while maintaining the integrity of the project’s concepts and a color schema.
The Color Managed Workflow for Film and TV Productions workshop is designed to look at the process of color management in modern digital film production, from the capturing of motion pictures as digital images to the final delivery of digital master files. While in the traditional, linear production process, color grading was left until the end of post-production, a […]
This is the most popular ICA class and is designed for industry professionals, assistant colorists and newer colorists. It covers colorist theory and a detailed look at color tools. It also suggests grading strategies, and session management techniques. There is a Nucoda Film Master to demonstrate and practice on, but the course content is not […]
AbelCine has partnered with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer this introductory class on the tools found in color correctors, grading systems and plugins. Participants will learn about analyzing images, primary and secondary tool sets, using layers, matching shots and grading styles.
Branded content is increasingly in demand in today’s ever evolving world of online advertising. Brands, striving to reach their customers, need to deliver narrative content to build marketing messages and inspire audiences. AbelCine has created this themed week to give working production professionals the knowledge and skills to approach and work with brands in coordinating logistics, choosing […]
AbelCine has partnered with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer this advanced workshop for working colorists. In this practical, two-day workshop, participants will work with frequently requested grading styles and looks. The workshop will cover how to achieve these looks, as well as a discussion of the cultural meanings or concepts they impart to a project. The goal is to achieve new looks from old techniques.
Overview To truly judge your image on set, in post production, or in any color critical environment it is necessary to have a properly calibrated monitor. This course provides in-depth monitor calibration training using the latest software from SpectraCal. Topics range from basic brightness and contrast adjustments, to building ICC profiles and 3D LUTs. Learn both the theory behind […]
In this two-day workshop, attendees will learn the skills necessary to work as a DIT, an essential and ever-evolving role on set. The workshop concentrates on the production of dailies, and all the tools, software and skills required to work quickly and efficiently. Along with the latest gear and techniques, the workshop will teach the artistry of the DIT.
AbelCine has partnered with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer this Resolve 101 Plus workshop. This three-day, hands-on workshop is an excellent introduction to DaVinci Resolve 12. It is ideal for first time users, and you do not need to be a Colorist to attend.
This two-day, hands-on workshop is an excellent introduction to DaVinci Resolve 12. It is ideal for first time users, and you do not need to be a Colorist to attend. The workshop mixes the operational side of Resolve with some practical real world training on workflows, basic color theory, grading approaches and techniques. In this course, you will learn why “It’s more about the Art than the App.”
AbelCine has partnered with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer this advanced DaVinci Resolve workshop for current Resolve Colorists and assistant operators. This two-day, hands-on workshop will look at color correction in general, as well as in DaVinci Resolve specifically. Participants will work through a short conformed sequence from start to finish using Resolve 12 and general colorist strategies.
This Color Grading Commercials Master Class is designed for professional colorists who are seeking additional training to prepare for employment at a high-end color grading facility. The ICA will confirm your registration for this workshop. Participants will work on a commercial from preparation for grading through to the final deliverables for multiple platforms. Besides color grading work, the workshop will also take an extensive look at the new features in DaVinci Resolve 12 for VFX, compositing and mastering from a commercial perspective.
AbelCine has partnered with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer this workshop on Color Grading for Feature Films. In this two-day, hands-on workshop, participants will work on a theatrically released feature film project. Participants will gain experience by taking the film from preparation for grading through to the final deliverables. Attendees will also get an extensive look at the new features in DaVinci Resolve 12 for non-linear editing and finishing from a feature film perspective.
While DaVinci Resolve is a widely accepted tool for color correction or finishing, it has also proven to be an invaluable application for on-set and near set use. With powerful tools for building and applying LUTs, as well as flexible transcoding options, Resolve is an important tool for every cinematographer to understand.
AbelCine has partnered with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer this Looks and Matching Masterclass with Warren Eagles. In this creative, two-day workshop, participants will learn how color correction can bring their movie or sequence to life.