The Blackmagic Design Conference Expo Tour: A Can’t Miss Event!

The Blackmagic Design Conference Expo Tour is coming to Atlanta, D.C., Miami, Chicago and Austin between July and August 2018. Just recently announced Expo Keynote Speaker Amy DeLouise Director, Producer, Brand Strategist, NAB Show Speaker will be presenting:

Boost Your Brand and Career Strategy to the Next Level Using Social Media and More: Described below as a way to:

Combine your technical workshops on Blackmagic Design tools with this special session on the essential tools to boost your career to the next level. Learn about three keys to social media and how to write posts that help to promote your personal and professional brand. Discover ways to position yourself for career transitions as you acquire new skills and interests. And learn practical, long-term financial strategies for freelancers and staffers alike. This workshop is taught by experienced Washington DC Director/Producer and brand strategist Amy DeLouise, whose practical, real-world sessions are always packed at industry conferences.

This three-day event offers sessions for any creative looking to take their Blackmagic Design skills to the next level. It will focus on the following: NOTE: Hyperlinks are provided for more information on each session description

Warm-up Day
Quick Starts
9:00am – 12:15pm Quick Start: Editing with DaVinci Resolve 15
12:15pm – 1:45pm LUNCH
2:15pm – 3:30pm Quick Start: Fusion in DaVinci Resolve 15


Day 1
Essential Editing & Color Compositing & Effects
Room (Room 1) (Room 2)
9:00 – 10:15am Moving to DaVinci Resolve 15 for Editors Resolve & 3rd Party OFX
10:15 – 10:30am Break
10:30 – 11:45am Working With & Mixing Audio In
DaVinci Resolve 15
DaVinci Resolve 15 Fusion Page Essentials
11:45am – 12:00pm Break
12:00pm – 1:15pm Beyond Lift, Gamma, Gain: Essential Primary Corrections
1:15 – 2:15pm Lunch (possible keynote)
2:15 – 3:30pm Secondary Color Correction Techniques Everyday VFX, Motion Graphics, &
Compositing Fusion for Editors & Colorists
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 – 5:00pm Log, Raw & LUT Workflows
Day 2
Resolve Essential Skills Advanced Color Workflows
Room (Room 1) (Room 2)
9:00 – 10:15am Narrative & Documentary Editing Workflows Doing More With Nodes
10:15 – 10:30am Break
10:30 – 11:45am Dailies, Sync Sound & Multicam With DaVinci Resolve 15 HDR Grading With DaVinci Resolve 15
11:45am – 12:00pm Break
12:00 – 1:15pm Advanced Editorial Techniques In
DaVinci Resolve 15
ACES & Resolve Color
Management Workflows
1:15 – 2:15pm Lunch
2:15 – 3:30pm DaVinci Resolve 15 Collaboration Grade Management in DaVinci Resolve 15
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 – 5:00pm Deliverables With DaVinci Resolve 15 Making People Look Good:
Beauty Grading Techniques

*Produced by FMC in association with Mixing Light

The new features of the tour will allow users to discover the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K which has a 4/3-size sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range and dual native ISO up to 25,600 from the expert of the Blackmagic team.

Editing with Davinci Resolve Sessions

Concentration of the new features to Resolve 15 learning the new editing features like tabbed timelines, sub-titling and captioning, improved keyboard shortcuts, and annotation tools. Also, Fairlight the powerful audio normalization and noise reduction software which provides access of the library of sound design libraries directly from the Fairlight Page.

Color Correction & HDR Sessions
Color Correction and HDR sessions will show just how to use this huge release for Resolve 15. The release features accessing saved grades from other timelines and other galleries and how to preview LUTs with the improved LUTs browser. Resolve 15 also has expanded the HDR capabilities with the ongoing support of Dolby Vision and HDR 10+ all without the need for any additional hardware.
Effects & Compositing Sessions
Fusion is now integrated directly into Resolve 15. Motion graphics, text animations, tracking and all other VFX tasks able to be quickly accessed from the Fusion Page. Awesome advanced tools like paint and tracking can help adjust any problematic shots and create invisible FX shots.
The Blackmagic Design Conference Expo Tour is the perfect opportunity for any colorists, DPs, and visual effects artists that wants an edge in editing, color and VFX skills utilizing Blackmagic Design products.

This is a free EXPO event! Go here for required Registration:

About Blackmagic Design:

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to

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