DaVinci Resolve for Professional Color Correction in Cinema

A course by Luis Dengó
Editor and Colorist. Las Palmas, Spain.
Joined September 2019
, Editor and Colorist

Learn different techniques to create images and transmit emotions through color

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (21)
  • 601 students

Learn different techniques to create images and transmit emotions through color

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (21)
  • 601 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 18 lessons (3h 54m)
  • Available on the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Color correction is so much more than just tweaking aesthetics, it has the power to transmit emotions, feelings, and personal experiences. Editor and colorist Luis Dengó is well aware of that fact. Join him and give a unique and professional touch to your images using DaVinci Resolve.

In this course, learn how to manage primary color correction tools such as noise reduction, color wheels, and luminance curves to have your material perfect primed for color grading.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Digital imaging and techniques for using color
  • U3
    U3. Cinematic looks
  • U4
    U4. Creating your own look: final adjustments
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start by getting to know Luis Dengó and learn about his professional background as a colorist and the main influences on his work.

Next, check out the difference between a color space and profile, and see how the workflow unfolds when using DaVinci Resolve's various correction tools to prep your material before the color is introduced.

Learn to recreate some of the most popular looks from the cinema industry like: Clean Grey Hollywood, Day for Night, Teal & Orange, Sci-Fi, Bleach Bypass, and Commercial TV. Then, add some VFX image effects to give your visuals a natural, realistic feel.

Luis shares some of his top tips for speeding up your workflow and giving your video an even more cinematic look.

To wrap things up, look at how to add black bars for different ratios, reframes, simulated movements for static shots, and use markers to make the correction process easier.

What is this course's project?

Create cinematic looks for different scenes through color correction with DaVinci Resolve.

Who is it for?

Anyone who knows the basics of DaVinci Resolve and wants to increase their color grading and correction knowledge.

What you need

You need very basic knowledge of DaVinci Resolve to complete this course. As for materials, you need a computer with the free version of DaVinci Resolve downloaded.


601 Students
21 Reviews
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Luis Dengó

A course by Luis Dengó

Editor and Colorist

Luis Dengó is a teacher, editor, and professional colorist. He was born and currently lives in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. He studied at the School of Art and Design in Gran Canaria.

Over time, he's become more and more immersed in the world of color retouching and for many years has taught classes on color grading and video editing at the Escuela Canaria de Fotografía e Imagen.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Digital imaging and techniques for using color

    • Digital image and pixel
    • Techniques for using color
    • Primary fixes 1
    • Primary fixes 2
    • Primary fixes 3
  • U3

    Cinematic looks

    • Clean Gray Hollywood
    • Day for Night
    • Teal & Orange
    • Sci-fi
    • Bleach Bypass
    • Commercial TV 1
    • Commercial TV 2
  • U4

    Creating your own look: final adjustments

    • Creating your look
    • Final details
    • Export 1
    • Export 2
  • FP

    Final Project

    • DaVinci Resolve for Professional Color Correction in Cinema

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DaVinci Resolve for Professional Color Correction in Cinema. A Photography, and Video course by Luis Dengó

DaVinci Resolve for Professional Color Correction in Cinema

A course by Luis Dengó
Editor and Colorist. Las Palmas, Spain.
Joined September 2019
  • 100% positive reviews (21)
  • 601 students