DaVinci Resolve - Fusion

Create a fusion comp

Timeline to fusion

To “send” a clip from the edit page to the fusion page we set the playhead on the clip and switch over to the fusion page, This will give use 2 nodes the media in and media out

New Composition

We can also create a new Fusion composition. Open up the media pool, RMB click in the content section of a bin and choose “New Fusion Composition”.


There are two viewers. To send a node to the viewer select the clip and press 1 to send it to the first viwer or press 2 to send it to the other. Theese two viewers are two separate viewers (not source & timeline like in the edit page).


Function Key
Toggle Controls Cmd K
Toggle Guides Cmd G
Scale to Fit Cmd F
Zoom Cmd MMB scroll
Lock Cmd L

Top left

  • Zoom
  • Wipe view
    • wipe between two node
  • Subview

Top right

  • ROI (Region of interest)
  • Color (view channels)
  • LUT
  • Single Viewer
  • Menu
    • Show controls show hide viewer node handles (Cmd K)
    • Checker underlay show alpha or solid bg



Function Key
Swap Input Cmd T
Insert/Remove node Shift LMB drag
Pass Through (disable) Cmd P
Tool library Shift spacebar


We can set the proxy resolution from the main menu. We can also disable the proxy mode by RMB clicking the playback controils and toggle the Proxymode from the menu.

  • > Playback > Proxy Mode >
    • Off
    • Half Resolution
    • Quarter Resolution


As far as I know there is still not possible to configure the 3D navigation controls which would be nice. So for the moment I guess i will use this

Function Key
Tumble Alt MMB
Zoom Cmd MMB Scroll


New composition

You can create multiple versions of a clip to try out different ideas. Click the Clips tab in the main menu bar. RMB click on the clip and choose Create New Composition from the popup menu.