BMD1 : Intro to Resolve 17

Course Overview



As the world shifts to electronic communication, there are career opportunities opening up in the broadcast, cinema, video game, entertainment and corporate video world. BMD1 will teach you the tool skills needed to use the current industry standard video editing tool for HD and 4K content – DaVinci Resolve from Blackmagic Design. The 11 weeks class will cover all the material and practical examples needed to be able to pass the BMD editing certification.



The class will cover the setup and management of video libaries, creation of new video projects, basic editing, trim, voiceover & soundtrack attachment, multi-track editing, titling and basic effects/ transitions and how to output the results for Broadcast TV, Streaming Services, and Cinema use. The course will touch on the color correction, advanced audio processing & sound design, and motion graphics that are part of the additional Blackmagic Design classes.



Interactive Distance Learning (IDL)

Due to COVID19 the ESA1 Class is Distance Learning.

We will be providing Recorded Videos for you to watch for each Lesson, the set Class Times for Zoom will be Q/A for the Lesson Watched.


First Day of Class:

Last Day of Class:

Final Exam:

Class Tuesday & Thursday 12pm – 1pm
Instructor Roberto Mendez

The BMD1 Class is NOT a Video Editing Class, the Class will not Cover Video Editing/Film Techniques


The BMD1 Class will Cover the Davinci Resolve Software TOOL to be Certified as a Davinci Resolve User


Software for the Class will be Provided

The students will need access to a Computer (Windows recommended) for the class.


Minimum Computer System Requirements

  • A 64 bit operating system
  • A minimum of 16GB of RAM is recommended for Video Editing, 32GB minimum for Fusion (Effects and Motion Graphics)
  • An NVIDIA, AMD or Intel GPU with a minimum of 2GB of VRAM that supports versions greater that either supports Metal, OpenCL 1.2 or CUDA 10. (CUDA compute 3.0)
  • A modern quad core CPU or greater
  • Drivers and Updates
  • Make sure that your system is up to date with the latest drivers for all the hardware, as well as the operating system version, patches and service packs.


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