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DaVinci Resolve 15, 16 & 17 Complete Video Editing Course

Master the art of Video Editing, Color Correction & Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve 15, DaVinci Resolve 16 & 17 Beta

4.43 (2073 reviews)


11.5 hours


Jan 2021

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What you will learn

Edit an entire video from beginning to end, using professional and efficient techniques in DaVinci Resolve 16

By the end of the course, you'll have edited your own short documentary using either the supplied footage (video clips, photos, graphics, music, etc.), or your own footage!

Start a project with the right settings for any type of video, from any camera.

Edit your videos, and make them more dynamic with cutaway footage and photos.

Export and save your videos for HD playback in DaVinci Resolve 16

Design clean and professional titles for you videos.

Add motion to your titles, photos, and videos... making them more visually interesting.

Color correct your video to fix issues with white balance and exposure.

Add a feeling to your video with color grading in DaVinci Resolve 16

Apply visual effects to your videos to make them look better.

Edit green screen footage and, add backgrounds that actually look good.


Start editing your video professionally with Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 16!

If you are looking for a free video editing application that will allow you to edit videos however you want them, DaVinci is the best answer. DaVinci Resolve 16 is used by amateur and professional video editors across the world for every type of production from business & marketing videos, music videos to documentaries, feature films. This full course is the best way to jump right in and start editing.

Make videos the way you imagine them!

Practice editing while you learn. This course includes practice video files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing.

We'll be teaching the course using the DaVinci Resolve 16 & DaVinci Resolve 15 versions, but if you have a previous version, or even a newer version, you can still learn to edit with this course.

What makes us qualified to teach you?

The lead instructor for this course, Kashif A. has partnered with Phil Ebiner of Video School Online to put together this DaVinci Resolve 16 masterclass. Kashif is a best-selling instructor of top-rated courses that get great reviews such as:

An incredible learning experience. The instructor is very clear and easily understood. - Walter Simmons

Teaching by an expert teacher. - Abdulkadir Cabuğa

Excellent! I couldn't ask for a better tutorial on whiteboard animations. The course is very thorough, and provides enough practice activities to apply the skills. - 

Our Promise to You

We'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send us a direct message. 

What is this DaVinci Resolve 16 course all about?

In this complete guide to DaVinci Resolve 16 video editing course, you'll not only learn all of the editing tools available in DaVinci Resolve 16, but also how to edit with the mindset of a professional editor.

This course will cover everything you need to know to start video editing, including:

  • Starting a project

  • Editing your videos

  • Adding video and audio transitions

  • Adding professional and modern titles (even some with motion)

  • Improving audio and finding great free music for your projects

  • Correcting and grading the color of your video to give it a great style

  • Adding visual effects to your projects

  • Editing green screen (chroma key) footage

  • Exporting your video for high-quality playback on any device

  • Advanced efficiency tips

  • So much more!

BONUS 1: As a bonus, you'll receive supplemental video and audio clips to practice with while I teach you with.

BONUS 2: Moreover, you will get access to more than 3 hours of tutorials on how to create whiteboard animation videos in Videoscribe.

By the end of this course, your confidence as a video editor will soar, and you'll have a thorough understanding of how to use DaVinci Resolve 16 for fun or as a career opportunity.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and we'll see you in lesson 1!

Phil & Kashif


DaVinci Resolve 15, 16 & 17 Complete Video Editing Course
DaVinci Resolve 15, 16 & 17 Complete Video Editing Course
DaVinci Resolve 15, 16 & 17 Complete Video Editing Course
DaVinci Resolve 15, 16 & 17 Complete Video Editing Course




Download Your Practice Files and PDFs

Download a FREE Copy of DaVinci Resolve 15

Keyboard Shortcuts for DaVinci Resolve

Activity 1: Install DVR 15

How to Take this Course!

Basics of DaVinci Resolve

The Basic Workflow

Quiz 1

A Short Demo of the Workflow

The Project Window

Opening DaVinci Resolve for the First Time

Overall Interface of Davinci Resolve 15

The Media Workspace

Interface and Importing Videos to the Media Pool

Organizing Media with Bins

The Edit Workspace

Multiple Ways to Create Timelines

Two Simple Ways to Add Videos to the Timeline

Seven Advanced Ways to Add Videos to the Timeline

Controls for Preview and Program Monitor

How Tracks /Layers Work

The Inspector Menu

The Editing Tools

The Selection Mode

Trim Edit Mode

More Editing Tools

Timeline View Options

Audio and Video Transitions

Adding Background Music

Applying Audio Fades and Effects

Applying Video Transitions and Effects

Text and Titles

Adding Text and Titles

Adding Scrolling Titles

Adding Lower Thirds

Text Effects and Motion

Text Composite Modes

Exporting your Video

Interface of the Deliver Workspace

Render Settings and Rendering the Video

Editing Project

Editing Project - Travel Montage

Solution Part 1 - Adding Media

Solution Part 2 - Trimming Clips to the Music

Solution Part 3 - Adding Titles

Solution Part 4 - Transitions and Rendering

Green Screen and Visual Affects

Green Screen - Chroma Key

Color Correction & Grading

Overview of the Color Workspace

Color Wheels

Scopes Part 1 - Introduction

Scopes Part 2 - Waveform

Scopes Part 3 - Parade

Scopes Part 4 - Vectorscope

Scopes Part 5 - Histogram

Scopes Part 6- How to Use Scopes

Nodes Part 1 - Introduction

Nodes Part 2 - Serial Nodes

Nodes Part 3 - Parallel Nodes

Nodes Part 4 - Compound Nodes

RGB Mixer

Motion Effects

Curves and their Types


Power Windows

Blur & Sharpen

Keyer Options

The Sizing Tool

3D Tools

Copying Grade from One Clip to Another Clip

Color Correction and Grading Project

Color Correction of Travel Montage

Color Correction - Final Output

Conclusion and Bonus Material


BONUS: Videoscribe Introduction and Getting its Free Trial

Overview of the Project Screen

Customizing the Default Settings

Creating a New Project

Brief Overview of the Tools and Saving the Project

Changing the Default Drawing Hand

Canvas Color and Texture

Adding the First Image and Adjusting it

Image Properties

Adding Text

Exporting Your Video (and more Text Properties)

Project 1 - Personal Introduction

Project 1 - Solution, and Adding Background Music

Camera Settings

More Camera Settings and Creating a New Scene

Timeline and Relocating Copied Elements

Drawing Without Hand Leaving the Screen, and Native Elements

Move In Effect

Project 2 - Promotional / Informational Video

Project 2 - Solution Part 1

Project 2 - Solution Part 2

Charts and their Types

Importing Charts from Microsoft Excel etc.

The Erase Effect

Problem with the Erase Effect and its Solution

Using HEX Codes to Generate any Color

Graphic Enhancements and Filter Effects

Project 3 - Advertisement / Promotion

Project 3 - Solution

BONUS Lecture: Get Any of Kashif's Courses for Up to 95% Off


Venkatesh8 October 2020

The Course is good. You have given title as DR16 but the videos are on DR15. Need to provide good examples on transitions. My expectation is after the course completion I should be able to edit a cinematic video,but this course is not up to my expectation. We need more cinematic transitions,tips and techniques.

Cameron8 October 2020

Clear and concise. I've already been using this software for a little bit for personal projects, nice to have a lot of the things I missed explained. It will become even quicker to use, now.

Frank24 September 2020

I loved this course. The material was presented clearly and at a good and balanced pace making it very easy to follow along. I would have like to see a section on explaining how to use tracking in the color correction section. In addition, for those of us who don't like to use in camera sharpening, it would be nice to see a more detailed explanation of how to properly sharpen one's videos. Sharpening was briefly touched upon when describing the blur tab but no mention was made of the sharpening tab itself. Overall, a very good course. I recommend it very highly.

Stephan19 September 2020

While the Instructor does have an accent, he is measured, clear and very easily understood. I am presently enjoying the initial lessons so far. Additional comment: it would be nice if you provided some saved project, particularly for the green screen example

Dan18 September 2020

Overall I found this course pretty useful. Some minor issues, the course name says "Resolve 16" however most of the lessons are done with version 15. One area where this caused an issue for me was with video stabilizer which seems was moved in version 16. Only a single quiz in the entire course which was in one of the early sections that seemed pretty irrelevant. They could have been more useful if given in the other sections. While the instructor was very knowledgeable and easy to understand, he was not the same instructor used in the free preview video. I would expect the free preview video to show exactly what I'm going to get in the course before deciding to purchase.

Daniel27 February 2020

This course is introduced by a different presenter....non English background person continues course....I am not impressed...as I would not have purchased....as its a long time to listen to someone who has a thick indian accent...….

Keith21 February 2020

The course has been a great help in understanding and using Davinci Resolve. Gone from a complete beginner to getting good usable videos.

Mohammed7 February 2020

I do not recommend you to choose this course, it is very very basic , it shows that the teacher does not know how to teach the software. in addition we lie to you about the duration of the course, the real duration is 7 hours and the rest is just a copy / paste of several videos (2hr 32min) that you have already watched in previous parts of the cours under the pretext that it is a summary (are you guys serious !!). in addition there is a part ( 3hrs 27min) in which we teach you a software that has nothing to do with Davinci Resolve. So my advice is to save your money for another course. Hi Kashif, Let me just respond to a few points in your reaction You watched 100% of the course. If it was so useless as you said, you wouldn't 'waste' so many hours to watch every single lesson I didn’t watch 100% of the course, I just watched the parts about Davinci Resolve. For the section (summary and Videoscibe software), I just placed the cursor at the beginning of each video in the section then two seconds after I placed it at the end of the video that’s why your system thought that I watched the whole video. I don’t waste my time looking at a summary which is only a copy / paste of previous videos (by the way, I see that you deleted this part of the course and it is no longer available, good choice!). I did the same thing with the “Videoscribe” part. why did i do that? because when I started using the course, the 30 days for a possible refund had already passed. so I said to myself: Seeing that I bought this course and I cannot cancel my purchase, I will tray to learn something and that's when I discovered all the negatives about this course. if you were expecting to learn to create a Hollywood Blockbuster movie, sorry I don't teach that I was just expecting to learn how to edit with Davinci Resolve but all I’ve seen in most videos is someone who says "this button does this, this button does that ...". and let me just inform you that we can not create a Hollywood Blockbuster with an editing software, it's more complicated than that (lighting, production design, gear, actors performance ...) so don't be sorry, you are not the only one who can't teach how to create a Hollywood Blockbuster with an editing software ?. If you had focused on learning instead of counting minutes of different sections and looking for every single fault possible False, I did not count the minutes of different sections, the duration of each section is mentioned on the site so no need to count them. And that's not the problem, the problem is to include sections that have nothing to do with learning Davinci Resolve (Videoscribe) in a Davinci Resolve course, or to include a pseudo summary (curious to know why you did not mention anything about this summary in your answer !!) In addition, here we are talking about the content of your course and not about my personality, my behavior or my way of learning. So talking about me, will not remove the negative points that are in your course (especially that, all what you know about me is only my pseudonym on the Udemy site). So please only talk about the content of your course. Regarding the other software training in the end, please read the title of that section, it says 'Bonus Material', and its about creating and editing Whiteboard Animation Videos, highly related to Video Creation and Editing here I agree with you, it was my fault for not reading, in detail, the content of the section. why didn't i do it? because I did not imagine that you are going to include a section that talks about other software that has no relation to the title of the course which is (learn Davinci Resolve) and in addition you have included the duration of this section ( 3h) in the total duration of the course. yes Videoscribe has a relation with video creation and editing but it has no relation with the title and the purpose of your course which is learning Davinci resolve. I am not against the fact that you include videos that talk about other software but when you do it, please include the right information in the course description so as not to cause confusion (instead of saying 13 hour lesson of Davinci Resolve, say 7 hours of Davinci Resolve lessons + 2.5 hours of summary which consists of videos which are already included in the 7 hours of the previous section + 3.5 hours of lessons from Videoscribe software) Overall, I can see where you're coming from, so I am replying without any sugar coating. Please tell me what do you mean by (I can see where you’re coming from) . Finally, let me clarify one thing, when I said that you don’t master Davinci Resolve, in fact I meant that you don’t know how to teach (approach) Davinci resolve. Last thing, English is not my mother language, so sorry for any mistakes. Thank you.

Claribel29 January 2020

I have been using DaVinci Resolve for a long time and I feel refreshed on my knowledge thus far. I was hoping to take my skills further but I don't think I have reached that material yet so I can't say anything on that. For a beginner, I can see this course being a game changer. The narration is clear and to the point. The swallowing sound, however, makes me scream inside. Its not a pleasant sound but it doesn't deter from my experience. Just thought I would throw that out there, though.

Anil18 January 2020

Very clear and precise instructions. The instructor is going in a very relaxed easy manner. Looking forward to go deep in the course. Thanks for these great tutorials.

Anna14 January 2020

Very helpful course for beginners, he didn't miss to explain any video editing terms or jargon a beginner may not be familiar with, and the pace is perfect for me.

T11 January 2020

yes this program is a good match thus far. I'm only into a few lessons. the instructor is clear and he's easy to follow. I'm enjoying myself!

JackFrost7 January 2020

If you are wanting to learn Davinchi this is an excellent course to learn the layout and to create a video comp easy to follow along and clear instructions

Janis6 January 2020

I just started, but it seems like it's going to explain everything at a beginner level, which is exactly what I need. Thanks!

Nataliya6 January 2020

It seems that the teacher learned the topic just few days before it was filmed. Poor presentation and knowledge. It`s better to use Youtube or software`s own tutorial to learn the topic better.


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