Fri 20 November 2020 – Fri 4 December 2020

Making the Grade

Applications now open!

Programme Outline


Making the Grade is an entirely FREE online scheme for early level professionals working in colouring and grading in the Film/TV industry.

It provides 4 months of professional support, including:

  • Skills training in DaVinci Resolve
  • Industry talks and webinars
  • Mentoring by industry professionals
  • One-to-one support for each participant


Who is it for? You need to:

  • Have two or more professional production credits and/or have been employed in an industry-recognised role on two or more occasions.
  • Have access to a computer that runs at a minimum, 4GB Graphics. 16GB ram is recommended as a minimum to be able to run DaVinci Resolve on your machine.

Visit this website for more detailed computer specification information.


We particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the film/TV industry. This includes women, people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, LGBT+ people, single parents and carers. 




Complete the application form here.

If you have any questions, please email

The deadline for applications is midnight on Friday 4 December 2020.

Interviews will take place on the 9th, 10th, and 11th December. The programme begins with an introduction later that month.



Making the Grade is generously supported by ScreenSkills.