Blackmagic Design Integrates VFX, Motion Graphics and Compositing Software Fusion into DaVinci Resolve 15

Blackmagic Design unveils a complete finishing package by incorporating Fusion into DaVinci Resolve 15.


Fusion into DaVinci Resolve

At NAB Show 2018, BMD announced the news of integration of Fusion into DaVinci Resolve 15. This giant update is direct competition to Foundry Nuke Studio and Audoesk Smoke / Flame. DaVinci Resolve is an industry standard software for online and offline editing along-with superior color grading and audio post production. Now, as it is also bundled with Fusion, the artist will not have to switch between multiple softwares to execute motion graphics, text animation, tracking, compositing or any other sort of visual effects inserts into editing timeline.

Do you know why Blackmagic Design Fusion is widely used in post production pipeline of leading Animation and VFX studios? Read on for in-depth technical details of this node based architecture software.

  1. Top 10 Reasons why Blackmagic Design Fusion should be in your VFX Pipeline – Part 1
  2. Top 10 Reasons why Blackmagic Design Fusion should be in your VFX Pipeline – Part 2
  3. Top 10 Reasons why Blackmagic Design Fusion should be in your VFX Pipeline – Part 3

Blackmagic Design Fusion can still be used as separate software apart from Fusion into DaVinci Resolve 15. This integration will smoothen up production pipeline of various editors and colorists, who mostly work on tight deadlines of project deliveries. They will be able to save precious turnaround time with minimal iterations. From the client perspective, it is also beneficial deal, as a single workflow will make redundant earlier project pipeline of switching between multiple softwares time to time.

The workflow of Fusion into DaVinci Resolve 15 is fairly simple and straight forward. Click on new ‘Fusion’ page in Resolve interface and all the footages of timeline will behave as pre-composited data with single output, inside node based pipeline of Fusion. Play around with needed tools of Fusion to make your composite, motion graphics, tracking, animation or any other work and connect it to the output node. That’s it! No need to render or disk to cache. Jump again to ‘Edit’ page to resume your work. You can also switch to ‘Color’ for grading or any other modules. An artist need not to worry about the color space, LUT or footage resolutions. Automatic production workflow of Resolve 15 will take care of it all without any data loss.

bmd fusion into resolve

Kindly make a note that this latest announcement refers to the public beta version. Blackmagic Design technicians are rigorously working on production ready model. Until then, if you want to make your hands dirty, feel free to download ‘DaVinci Resolve 15 Public Beta’ version from the official software download page of BMD.

What more, Blackmagic Design has organized free Resolve workshop to learn all these new features through practical session. Register yourself as seats are limited!


Leave a Reply