DaVinci Resolve – Fusion VFX training series

This video is part of the official Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 16 and Fusion training series and will teach you how to use the Fusion page in DaVinci Resolve to create visual effects.

How to create Visual Effects in DaVinci Resolve and Fusion?

Designed with help from certified trainers and professional visual effects artists, this video teaches you the fundamental concepts of the Fusion interface and its node based toolset.

You’ll learn how to composite images, track objects, blend and merge layers, pull keys, work with 2D text, and use the paint tools.

Topics in the tutorial:
00:32 Interface
04:25 Understanding Nodes
06:15 Organizing Nodes
07:02 Adding Nodes
10:27 Accessing Clips Inside Fusion Page
12:00 Importing Media from Media Pool
12:38 Understanding the Merge Node
14:04 Merge Node Inputs
14:56 Compositing with the Merge Node
15:44 Adjusting Image Scale and Position
16:25 Using the Inspector
18:03 How Nodes Effect Each Other
19:15 Effects Mask
20:45 Building a Title
21:27 Text Node
24:40 Stylizing Text
26:58 Animating with Keyframes
30:30 Adjusting Keyframes with Keyframe Editor and Spline Editors
34:04 Intro to Tracking
36:00 Using Composite Modes
37:40 2D Tracker Node
39:56 Compositing with the Tracker Node
41:00 Creating a Travel Matte
43:58 Intro to Green Screen Compositing
44:16 Using Select Tool Shortcut
46:25 Swapping Merge Node Inputs
47:32 Renaming Nodes
48:10 Organizing the Node Editor
49:26 Group Nodes
50:20 Underlay Nodes


DaVinci Resolve 16 is the world’s only solution that combines professional 8K editing, color correction, visual effects and audio post production all in one software tool! You can instantly move between editing, color, effects, and audio with a single click.

DaVinci Resolve Studio is also the only solution designed for multi user collaboration so editors, assistants, colorists, VFX artists and sound designers can all work live on the same project at the same time!

Whether you’re an individual artist, or part of a large collaborative team, it’s easy to see why DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high end post production and finishing on more Hollywood feature films, television shows and commercials than any other software.

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