Color Roundtrip from Dailies to Final Grading Using Davinci Resolve

Ready to learn how to master a color workflow from dailies to final grade?

High level film and TV production is a meticulous process and many collaborators are involved, so having your workflow mapped out can save you lots of time and headaches.

In Part 1, we start with the project setup and workflow for dailies.

In part 2, we move on to conforming color data from dailies to the final grade.

In these videos from Diego Yham√° (made for Netflix), you’ll learn about:

(part 1)

  • 00:00 – Intro to color roundtrip workflows
  • 05:14 – Dailies lab task
  • 06:00 – Setting a project Resolution
  • 07:35 – Setting a reel name
  • 07:53 – Project configuration for a CDL
  • 09:10 – Color management configuration
  • 09:23 – Audio and video sync
  • 12:36 – Adding metadata to the clips
  • 12:47 – Naming clips using metadata
  • 16:44 – Dailies lab color task
  • 17:08 – Importing Show-look
  • 17:46 – Importing a CDL
  • 19:02 – Creating CDLS
  • 19:38 – Matching Clips
  • 21:33 – Technical QC
  • 22:24 – Creating editorial proxies
  • 23:02 – Adding data burn in
  • 25:05 – Creating dailies for review
  • 27:34 – Exporting an ALE-CDL
  • 28:16 – Exporting a CSV
  • 29:21 – Conclusion

(part 2)

00:00 – Introduction
00:52 – Project configuration
01:14 – Timeline conform
02:00 – Import metadata
02:50 – Color trace
05:37 – Color Conform
06:05 – Conform One look show
07:10 – Visual check
08:09 – Conform multiple looks
13:47 – Conclusion

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