Learn to make your own videos! This course teaches you the basics of video editing in DaVinci Resolve 17 as well as some slightly more challenging editing tricks. After completing the course, you'll be able to create YouTube-ready videos such as gaming videos and vlogs.


2 hours of content where we go straight to the point. This course proceeds logically and includes the most essential things a novice video maker should know. The video editing software used in the course is free.

You’ll learn the basic functions of video editing, how to make a video from start to finish as well as a bit more challenging editing tricks through some fun exercises. You’ll get to know how to add text to a video as well as transitions and images. The course also teaches you to animate elements and to track videos, allowing you to hold elements in place in the video while the camera moves. At the end of the course, you’ll go through how to adjust music and sounds to fit a video. You’ll also learn how to record a voice-over for a video.



What you’ll learn

  • animating elements with keyframes
  • video tracking so you’ll be able to hold elements in place while the camera is moving
  • creating effects with the node editor in the Fusion page
  • color correction and masking using the color tools
  • how to add music and sounds to a video and adjust them to fit
  • recording voice-over to a video
  • using transitions and effects in a video
  • adding text and images over the video
  • creating presets for different types of projects
  • creating presets for the best rendering settings
  • working on the timeline using keyboard shortcuts
  • using LUTs to correct video colors
  • how to create Compound clips and use the Smart Bin
  • clipping and trimming clips on the timeline
  • downloading and adding new fonts to the video editor
  • using the Media, Cut, Edit, Fusion, Color, Fairlight, and Deliver pages
  • theory of frame rate (FPS), resolution, and bitrate
  • making a video from start to finish

Who this course is for

  • beginners that are interested in video editing
  • novice YouTubers / vloggers
  • you if you are interested in making your own videos
  • you if you have used another video editor but want to switch to DaVinci Resolve

Course requirements

  • a semi-efficient laptop for simple editing
  • at least a moderate computer for complex editing
  • network connection to download the program