SpeedGrade Training Course

Adobe SpeedGrade Training Course

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

SpeedGrade Training Course Description:

Adobe SpeedGrade is a powerful color grading system with a streamlined interface and the GPU-based Lumetri Deep Color Engine, giving you speed and precision as you work. Load projects from Adobe Premiere Pro for grading and finishing. SpeedGrade includes professionally designed look presets, SpeedLooks, and film stock emulations to help you get going quickly. Full integration of the Lumetri Deep Color Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro, along with native Look file support in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop, helps ensure visual consistency across your production pipeline. In this hands-on SpeedGrade training course, you will learn to craft the perfect look for every production. This course includes:

• An Overview of Adobe SpeedGrade CC
• Adobe SpeedGrade Workflows
• Primary Corrections
• Mask Corrections
• Secondary Layers
• Scene Balancing
• Keyframing and Pan & Scan
• Creative Techniques
• Stereographic Workflows
• Rendering and Export

Prerequisites for Attending SpeedGrade:

Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

 Job Roles That Use SpeedGrade:

Visual Effects Artists

Projects That Use SpeedGrade:

Color Correction on Digital Video
Look Design Editing

Locations for SpeedGrade:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for SpeedGrade:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

SpeedGrade Training Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

SpeedGrade Training Reviews From Our Students:

“Luisa and ThinkBig are great! Not only do they know their stuff, they show you ways you can improve your workflow while you enjoy it. It’s great to be around people who love what they do.” – Rodney R. – Department of Homeland Security

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Related Training and Certification Courses:

After Effects Advanced
After Effects Intro
Premiere Pro ACA Training & Certification Pack
Premiere Pro Advanced
Premiere Pro Intro

Adobe SpeedGrade Training Course Outline

1. An Overview of Adobe SpeedGrade CC 
Grading in Adobe SpeedGrade
The SpeedGrade workflow
Touring Adobe SpeedGrade
Getting around your project

2. Adobe SpeedGrade Workflows
Importing media
Moving projects into SpeedGrade
Using Scene Change Detection

3. Primary Corrections
Using Undo and Redo
Using the Primary controls
Adjusting contrast
Making detailed adjustments
Using a control surface
Adjusting color.

4. Mask Corrections
Using masks
Tracking masks

5. Secondary Layers
Adding a Secondary layer
Single-component keys
Inside/outside adjustments
Limiting secondaries
Legalizing problem colors

6. Scene Balancing
Managing grades
Balancing a scene
Working with Grade Tracks
Using Annotations

7. Keyframing and Pan & Scan
Keyframing grades
Keyframing a mask
Using Pan & Scan controls

8. Creative Techniques
Using custom Look layers
Creating stylistic looks
Utility Look layers
Adding a look to all clips

9. Stereographic Workflows
Creating a stereo project
Monitoring stereo Timelines
Matching the left- and right-eye media
Controlling convergence
Grading stereo projects

10. Rendering and Export
Rendering graded media
Setting Output options
Exporting an EDL


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Watch below to learn more about Adobe SpeedGrade. This is just an informational video from Adobe & does not reflect how our online live courses are conducted.

We have instructors ready to teach this class, but we do not currently offer it on our open enrollment schedule. If you are interested in this class, please fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly about your training options!