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DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals - Keyframing

This post is part of a series called Introduction to DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals.
DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals - Managing Grades
DaVinci Resolve Fundamentals - Delivering and Conclusion

Today we're going to look at keyframes in DaVinci Resolve. There are two different keyframe types that can be used: Dynamic and Static. Each type interpolates parameters differently. Let's take a look.


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Accompanying Notes

Dynamic Keyframes (Dynamics)

This is the type of keyframe used for creating animated changes from one key to the other. Example: If you want to brighten or darken your clip you will go to Dynamic Keyframes. You can keyframe almost every parameter or control in the Color page.

Tip: Controls and Parameters do not animate during the playback of the clip. They will jump from key to key. Do not worry if nothing happens to the controls. Just watch the video!

Static Keyframes (Marks)

They're typically used to mark start and end points in a clip, separating one shot from another
when multiple shots appear within a single clip. They are useful when you need a fast/jump change in a shot.

Mix - Converting Dynamic and Static Keyframes

However, you can mix Dynamic and Static keyframes together, but there is one rule: If you add a Dynamic keyframe to the right of a Static keyframe: There will be no interpolation from the Static keyframe to the Dynamic keyframe.

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