Join Patrick Inhofer for an in-depth discussion in this video Making initial contrast and color adjustments, part of Up and Running with SpeedGrade CC.
…In the chapter on primaries, we went through all the…various controls and the UI on how to make primary adjustments.…In this chapter, we're going to take all of…that training, and we're going to put it together.…To help you understand how we go about the primary color correction process.…What we're going to do is load up an EDL, and over…several movies in this chapter, we're going to grade a series of shots,…going through the primary process, giving you…some solid practice time here in SpeedGrade CC.…
On working through your primaries.…If you have access to the exercise files, you will navigate to the sub-folder EDLs.…And we are going to be starting with the Dead Man's Lake_SpeedgradeCC-24 EDL.…So I am just going to double-click that to load it up.…And now I have to tell SpeedGrade where to find all of this footage.…So I am…going to highlight my media folder and now I am…going to tell it to dig through my folder plus subtree.…And once it's finished scanning and finding all of my clips,…I'm going to come down here and tell it to load from desktop.…
This course was created by Patrick Inhofer and produced by Robbie Carman. We are honored to host this content in our library.
- Understanding the interface and reading scopes
- Getting clips and projects into SpeedGrade
- Understanding the 3-way controls
- Making contrast and color corrections
- Pulling HSL keys
- Making secondary corrections and using custom look layers
- Tracking masks to objects
- Matching shots
- Rendering footage
- Moving timelines between Premiere Pro and SpeedGrade
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 12/20/2013. What changed?
A: This update covers the new features added to SpeedGrade 7.1. There are new movies covering the Direct Link workflow, which allows you to open Premiere Pro projects in SpeedGrade. Also covered are improvements to mask and layer linking, grading layers, and grading clips. We also revised several movies to reflect the impact Direct Link has on managing media, tracking, rendering, etc.
Q: This course was updated on 1/24/2014. What changed?
A: We added one new movie to address the changes in the 12/12/2013 update to Creative Cloud.
Q: Why am I getting the 'File Not Supported' error when reconnecting to the source files in Premiere Pro?
A: If you get the 'File Not Supported' error when reconnecting to the source files in Premiere Pro - this is a problem with the reconnect dialog in <div id="pastingspan1">Premiere Pro that Adobe has not yet fixed. Everything is fine with the media and the projects. To get around this 'bug':</div><div> </div> <div id="pastingspan1"></div> <blockquote style="margin: 0 0 0 40px; border: none; padding: 0px;"> <div id="pastingspan1">1. Open the Premiere Pro project in Premiere.</div><div> </div> <div id="pastingspan1"></div> <div id="pastingspan1">2. During the reconnect dialog click Locate and navigate to Exercise files > Media and then to the sub-folder of media the dialog is asking for...</div><div> </div> <div id="pastingspan1"></div> <div id="pastingspan1">3. Here is the trick: You MUST actually select/highlight the first file that Premiere is asking for. The easiest thing is to click the 'display</div> <div id="pastingspan1">exact name' button and then *actually click on the file* that matches the name.</div><div> </div> </blockquote> <div id="pastingspan1"></div> <div id="pastingspan1">*If you don't highlight the file*--navigating to the folder and *clicking ok without selecting the file will give you the 'file not supported' error</div> <div id="pastingspan1">each and every time*. You must select the file that matches - Premiere is not smart enough to just figure out the folder contains the file.</div><div> </div> <div id="pastingspan1"></div> <div id="pastingspan1">This is not something that is unique to this training its just a little quirk of Premiere Pro currently.</div><div> </div> <div id="pastingspan1"></div> <div id="pastingspan1">After you select the first file all the other files should reconnect - assuming you have 'relink others automatically' selected.</div>