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And we've reached the end of up and running with Adobe SpeedGrade CC. I'd like to personally thank the film makers at Bloody Cuts and singer Chris Jane and her team for providing the footage used in this title. Let me tell you. It takes courage to release your source footage out into the world so that others may download it and then (LAUGH) experiment with it. So feel free to reach out to them and thank them for their generosity. Go ahead and visit BloodyCuts's website to see the final grades for the two short films we worked on in this titled.

Goodbye

And we've reached the end of up and running with Adobe SpeedGrade CC. I'd like to personally thank the film makers at Bloody Cuts and singer Chris Jane and her team for providing the footage used in this title. Let me tell you. It takes courage to release your source footage out into the world so that others may download it and then (LAUGH) experiment with it. So feel free to reach out to them and thank them for their generosity. Go ahead and visit BloodyCuts's website to see the final grades for the two short films we worked on in this titled.

Dead Man's Lake and Death Scenes but be warned these are horror shorts and are not for the squeamish. You can also find the artist Chris Jane on her Facebook fan page and no warnings about her. Nothing to be squeamish about just some great tunes from a beautiful artist. Now over the past few hours, we've dug pretty deep into SpeedGrade CC, attacking this app in the order that I'd normally attack any project. Color grade a shot, color grade a series of shots, then apply the final look.

From primaries, to secondaries, to look layers, you'd think there would be nowhere else to go from here, right? How wrong you'd be. SpeedGrade is a very deep app and we've just explored the ground floor there is a ton more to learn. And I hope you'll avail yourself of the growing number of resources available to anyone interested in SpeedGrade or color correction. Thank you so much for spending your time here with me here. And so now, I send you out into the world to spread the word that color correction is as important a step to story telling as the dialogue in it, or the final audio mix.

And let your peers know if they've got access to Adobe's Creative Cloud Suite, they've got access to SpeedGrade. There's no more excuses for shoddy looking images and every excuse to dramatically increase the production value of all the projects we worked on. My name is Patrick Inhofer. Good luck and happy grading.

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Up and Running with SpeedGrade CC

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  1. 30m 23s
    1. Welcome
      3m 40s
    2. Where does SpeedGrade fit in a post-production workflow?
      5m 7s
    3. Exploring additional equipment
      5m 28s
    4. Using the exercise files
      9m 7s
    5. What's new in 7.1
      4m 57s
    6. What's new in 7.2
      2m 4s
  2. 46m 7s
    1. Interface overview
      7m 7s
    2. Navigating to media in the Media Browser
      4m 58s
    3. Direct Link vs. Native
      5m 39s
    4. Direct Link on the Mac
      2m 54s
    5. Manipulating the viewer
      5m 44s
    6. Manipulating the Timeline
      5m 3s
    7. Using analysis tools to evaluate contrast and exposure
      6m 42s
    8. Using analysis to evaluate color
      8m 0s
  3. 23m 14s
    1. Importing clips directly into SpeedGrade
      4m 42s
    2. Using automatic scene detection
      5m 53s
    3. Sending a sequence from Premiere Pro to SpeedGrade
      6m 6s
    4. Using an edit decision list (EDL) to conform a project
      6m 33s
  4. 35m 30s
    1. Colorist lingo: What is a primary correction?
      4m 11s
    2. Understanding the 3-Way controls: Contrast
      4m 59s
    3. Understanding the 3-Way controls: Shadows, Midtones, and Highlights
      5m 26s
    4. Understanding the 3-Way controls: Hue and Saturation
      5m 16s
    5. Using the slider controls
      6m 39s
    6. Adding, deleting, and working with primary layers
      8m 59s
  5. 17m 9s
    1. Making initial contrast and color adjustments
      6m 59s
    2. Balancing your shots by removing color casts
      6m 6s
    3. Grading in passes
      4m 4s
  6. 48m 23s
    1. Colorist lingo: What is a secondary correction?
      2m 9s
    2. Colorist lingo: The vignette
      1m 42s
    3. Using masks
      9m 43s
    4. Mask linking
      5m 41s
    5. Maks and layer linking
      2m 30s
    6. Grading layers and grading clips
      5m 29s
    7. Tracking masks and using the keyframing controls
      8m 15s
    8. Understanding the secondary layer
      8m 16s
    9. Pulling HSL keys and limiting with masks
      4m 38s
  7. 11m 25s
    1. Tracking a face
      5m 25s
    2. Keying and grading skies
      4m 18s
    3. Using a mask with a sky correction
      1m 42s
  8. 27m 10s
    1. Copying corrections from one shot to another
      4m 59s
    2. Using the Snapshot Browser
      7m 19s
    3. Using the Continuity Checker
      5m 47s
    4. Using the Shot Matcher
      4m 14s
    5. Saving and recalling grades
      4m 51s
  9. 14m 8s
    1. Understanding the Look layer
      7m 55s
    2. Saving and applying looks using the Look Manager and Look presets
      6m 13s
  10. 17m 8s
    1. Colorist lingo: RAW, LOG, and look-up tables (LUTs)
      5m 5s
    2. Controls for RAW footage
      5m 46s
    3. Understanding LOG (flat) footage and LUTs
      6m 17s
  11. 19m 40s
    1. Setting up a render
      6m 42s
    2. Importing rendered media back in Premiere Pro
      2m 40s
    3. Sharing looks between SpeedGrade and Premiere Pro
      5m 35s
    4. Direct Link to Premiere Pro
      4m 43s
  12. 4m 36s
    1. Additional resources
      2m 36s
    2. Goodbye
      2m 0s

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