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Video Editing Made Easy with DaVinci Resolve 18

Create quick video content for your business, the web, or social media
Lance Phillips(Autor*in)
Packt Publishing
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Erschienen am 8. Mai 2023
340 Seiten
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978-1-80107-594-7 (ISBN)
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Micro content dominates social media marketing, but subpar editing and low-quality videos can shrink your audience. Elevate your social media game with DaVinci Resolve - the world's most trusted name in color grading that has been used to grade Hollywood films, TV shows, and commercials. Version 18 enables you to edit, compose VFX, mix sound, and deliver videos for different platforms, including social media and the web.

You'll learn the basics of using DaVinci Resolve 18 to create video content, by first gaining an overview of creating a complete short video for social media distribution directly from within the "Cut" page. You'll discover advanced editing, VFX composition, color grading, and sound editing techniques to enhance your content and fix common video content issues that occur while using consumer cameras or mobile phones.

By the end of this book, you'll be well-equipped to use DaVinci Resolve to edit, fix, finish, and publish short-form video content directly to social media sites such as YouTube, Twitter, and Vimeo.

Key Features:

- Enhance your content with creative editing, VFX composition, color grading, and sound editing techniques

- Learn techniques to generate quick video content to engage and increase your audience

- Discover the latest features and hacks of DaVinci Resolve 18 to realize your creative ideas

What you will learn:

- Explore how to edit, add effects, and post to social media using the new Cut page

- Deliver video projects swiftly to a variety of social media formats using the Cut page

- Fix problems with videos, such as stabilizing footage and syncing audio

- Enhance the quality of your videos through color correction and other visual effects techniques

- Discover how to use the Neural Engine AI in the Studio Version of DaVinci Resolve to speed up your work

- Add subtitles and dubbed audio to help your videos reach a wider audience

Who this book is for:

This book is for beginner content makers looking for quick techniques to improve their skills and work. It's also useful for experienced content makers who want to begin using DaVinci Resolve for its advanced features. The book acts as a practical training manual for social media marketers, influencers, short film makers, small business owners creating their own content, vloggers, and film/media studies students at schools, colleges, or universities.

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16,53 MB
978-1-80107-594-7 (9781801075947)
Schweitzer Klassifikation
DNB DDC Sachgruppen
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BISAC Klassifikation
Warengruppensystematik 2.0
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright and Credits
  • Dedication
  • Foreword
  • Contributors
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Part 1: A Quick Start to DaVinci
  • Chapter 1: Getting Started with Resolve - Publishing Your First Cut
  • Technical requirements
  • Creating your first project in DaVinci Resolve!
  • Opening Resolve for the first time
  • Cache files
  • Stills
  • Creating your first project
  • Customizing your digital workspace
  • Understanding the Resolve pages
  • Simplifying the workspace
  • Getting your media files in and organized
  • Import Media
  • Media Pool - changing your views
  • A few words about bins
  • Reviewing your shots and cutting it all together
  • Reviewing your footage
  • Editing your footage together
  • Adding footage to the Timeline - using Track 1
  • Adding footage to the Timeline - using Track 2
  • Let's publish!
  • Setting up your social media accounts in Resolve
  • Publishing to social media within Resolve
  • Preparing a video to upload to social media outside Resolve
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 2: Adding Titles and Motion Graphics
  • Technical requirements
  • Opening, saving, and sharing projects
  • Exporting a project
  • Exporting a project archive
  • Importing a project
  • Importing a project archive
  • Relinking media (version 16 and earlier)
  • Relinking media (version 17 onward)
  • Transitions - moving from shot to shot
  • Transitions button (Cross Dissolve)
  • Transitions browser
  • Saving your favorite transitions
  • Customizing transitions
  • Removing transitions
  • Adding a title and changing it
  • Basic titles
  • Text+ titles
  • Fusion titles
  • Saving titles as favorites
  • Adding visual effects
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 3: Polishing the Camera Audio - Getting It in Sync
  • Technical requirements
  • Understanding sound and different ways to record it
  • The properties of sound
  • Microphone types
  • Microphone pickup patterns
  • Microphone placement
  • Syncing audio
  • Auto-syncing audio to video
  • Manually syncing audio to video
  • Fixing sound
  • De-Esser
  • Removing hum
  • Changing stereo to mono
  • Noise reduction
  • Voice isolation
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 4: Adding Narration, Voice Dubbing, and Subtitles
  • Technical requirements
  • Welcome to the Edit page
  • Edit Index
  • Sound Library
  • Metadata
  • Mixer
  • Importance of subtitles and closed captions
  • Legal requirements to add subtitles to your video
  • Subtitling and SEO
  • Lower thirds
  • Subtitles versus closed captions
  • Creating and working with subtitles
  • Creating your own subtitles
  • Adding a new subtitle clip
  • Adding a new subtitle track
  • Renaming a subtitle track
  • Changing default subtitle settings
  • Formatting our subtitles
  • Exporting and importing subtitles
  • Exporting subtitles to upload to YouTube or Vimeo
  • Exporting subtitles in the File menu
  • Exporting subtitles in the Subtitle track header
  • Exporting subtitles on the Deliver page
  • Importing subtitles into Resolve
  • Positioning subtitle clips on the Timeline
  • Welcome to the Fairlight page
  • Index
  • Meters
  • ADR
  • Creating a new audio track
  • Patching, arming, and recording
  • Patching tracks
  • Arming tracks
  • Recording audio
  • Voice dubbing in Fairlight using ADR
  • Creating a new Timeline using selected footage
  • Adding scene cuts
  • Scene Detect
  • Ripple deleting clips on the Edit page
  • Ripple-deleting clips on the Cut page
  • Smooth Cut
  • The ADR interface
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 5: Creating Additional Sound
  • Technical requirements
  • Enhancing the vocals
  • Pitch
  • Vocal Channel
  • Dialogue Processor
  • Importing audio effects plug-ins
  • Installing AU or VST plug-ins into Resolve
  • Applying plug-ins
  • Importing an SFX library
  • Importing the Fairlight Sound Library
  • Creating your own SFX library
  • Auditioning and adding SFX to the Timeline
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Part 2: Fixing Audio and Video
  • Chapter 6: Working with Archive Footage
  • Restoring video using Fusion FX
  • Resolve FX Revival (Studio version only)
  • Changing audio speed
  • Changing the audio speed in the Inspector
  • Changing the audio speed using the Cut Page tools
  • Using Elastic Wave
  • Normalizing audio
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 7: Stabilizing Shaky Footage
  • Technical requirements
  • How video stabilization works
  • The steps of video stabilization
  • Creating a new Timeline and reviewing our footage
  • Stabilizing our video footage
  • Stabilizing video on the Cut page
  • Stabilizing video in the Inspector on the Cut and Edit pages
  • Stabilizing video on the Color page
  • The Classic Stabilizer
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 8: Hiding the Cut - Making Our Edits Invisible
  • Technical requirements
  • Understanding cutaways, cut-ins, and the editing process
  • Cut-ins
  • Cutaways
  • The editing process
  • Understanding continuity editing
  • Creating cut-ins
  • Creating cutaways
  • Using Smooth Cut to hide an edit
  • Hiding cuts with a split edit
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Part 3: Advanced Techniques
  • Chapter 9: Adding Special Effects
  • Technical requirements
  • Understanding codecs
  • What is a codec?
  • Types of compression
  • Types and uses of codecs
  • Shooting video for greenscreen
  • What is a chroma key?
  • Lighting your background
  • Camera settings
  • Filming your subject
  • Chroma keying in DaVinci Resolve
  • Preparing our Timeline for the key
  • Creating a greenscreen effect on the Edit page using the 3D Keyer
  • Applying the 3D Keyer
  • Adjusting the 3D Keyer
  • Creating a greenscreen effect on the Edit page using the HSL Keyer
  • Applying the HSL Keyer
  • Adjusting the HSL Keyer
  • Removing chroma key background spill using the Despill Resolve FX Color plugin
  • Applying the Despill plugin
  • Adjusting the Despill plugin
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 10: Split Screens and Picture-in-Picture
  • Technical requirements
  • A simple split-screen effect
  • Auto-aligning clips on the Timeline
  • Compound clips
  • Creating a compound clip
  • Video Collage | Create Background
  • Preparing our Timeline for Create Background
  • Applying the Video Collage | Create Background effect
  • Adjusting Video Collage | Create Background
  • Repositioning the videos under the tiles
  • Video Collage | Create Tile
  • Preparing our Timeline for Create Tile
  • Applying the Video Collage | Create Tile effect
  • Adjusting Video Collage | Create Tile
  • Assigning video tracks to tiles using Paste Attributes
  • Repositioning the videos in the tile frames
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 11: Enhancing Color for Mood or Style
  • Technical requirements
  • Understanding basic color theory
  • Color science
  • Color psychology
  • Color sociology
  • Color technology
  • Stabilizing color (DaVinci Resolve Studio version only)
  • Applying the Color Stabilizer effect
  • Adjusting the Color Stabilizer controls
  • Contrast Pop (Studio version only)
  • Applying the Contrast Pop effect
  • Adjusting the Contrast Pop effect
  • Auto Color
  • Exploring DRCM
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 12: Studio-Only Techniques
  • Technical requirements
  • Smart Reframe on the Cut page
  • Changing our Timeline aspect ratio
  • Using Smart Reframe
  • Smart bins for people
  • Enabling Smart Bins
  • Adding metadata manually
  • Using Face Detection on the Cut page
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Further reading
  • Glossary
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Archive
  • B-roll
  • Bins
  • Cache
  • Caching
  • Clip
  • Code
  • Color cast
  • Color grading
  • Color management
  • Color model
  • Color space
  • Color temperature
  • Colorist
  • Composition
  • Continuity editing
  • Cut
  • Cutaway
  • Cut-in
  • Data
  • Database
  • Digital audio workstation (DAW)
  • Exposure
  • Exposure controls
  • Frame rate/FPS
  • Frames
  • Framing
  • Gamma
  • Graphics
  • Greenscreen
  • Gray card
  • Hard disk drive (HDD)
  • ISO
  • J-cut
  • L-cut
  • Lead room
  • Looking room
  • Media
  • Neural Engine
  • Neutral
  • Non-linear editor (NLE)
  • Plugins
  • Project
  • Reaction shot
  • Render
  • Resolve
  • Run and gun
  • Solid state drive (SSD)
  • Sound effects (SFX)
  • Split edit
  • Stills
  • Thumbnail
  • Three-point edit
  • Timeline
  • Tools
  • Transitions
  • Visual effects (VFX)
  • White balance
  • Answers to Questions
  • Chapter 1, Getting Started with Resolve - Publishing Your First Cut
  • Chapter 2, Adding Titles and Motion Graphics
  • Chapter 3, Polishing the Camera Audio - Getting It in Sync
  • Chapter 4, Adding Narration, Voice Dubbing, and Subtitles
  • Chapter 5, Creating Additional Sound
  • Chapter 6, Working with Archive Footage
  • Chapter 7, Stabilizing Shaky Footage
  • Chapter 8, Hiding the Cut: Making our Edit Invisible
  • Chapter 9, Adding Special Effects
  • Chapter 10, Split Screens and Picture-in-Picture
  • Chapter 11, Enhancing Color for Mood or Style
  • Chapter 12, Studio-Only Techniques - so much quicker
  • Index
  • About Packt
  • Other Books You May Enjoy

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