One more thing that you can do to set yourself up for success during the color grade is turn on the feature called Online Reference Movie. What is this feature? How is it beneficial to your color grade? In this movie, author Patrick Inhofer walks you through how to use the Online Reference Movie feature in DaVinci Resolve.
- At this point,…we're ready to color grade,…but there's one more thing we can do…to set us up for success during the color grade,…and it's a feature called the offline reference movie.…What is it, and why is it useful?…Let's come down into our edit tab,…and in the media pool, I'm going to show our fold,…as I want to come into our timelines,…I'm still filtered up here from the search,…so I'm going to turn the filtering off and hide that.…And this Roundtrip (resolve),…that's the timeline that's active now, the pre-render,…I'm going to go ahead and delete it,…I don't really need this anymore,…I could even delete this footage from the media pool,…it's just a safety check for me.…
I'll even jump into the media pool,…and remove this folder from the media pool,…I just don't need it anymore,…it's not all that relevant.…I'll right click, remove bin,…yeah, go away.…And we're back onto the edit page,…and now all my footage is still green,…and that's because here in the color page,…I need to come back to the timeline level…
You'll also explore the concept of conforming. Conforming is verifying your timeline in Resolve precisely matches the timeline exported from your non-linear editor. Plus, learn the options for sending your color corrected timeline back to your nonlinear editor for final graphics and export.
- Why move your timelines into Resolve?
- Understanding the round-tripping process
- Understanding XML
- The differences between round-trip workflows
- How to verify your timeline is imported correctly
- Rendering out individual clips vs. rendering out single clips