Green Screen TechniquesLearn how to properly light and expose green screen shots.
Green Screen TechniquesDeveloped by Jason Tomaric, FilmSkills
ABOUT THIS LESSON
Green screen is a popular and powerful technique used to digitally replace the background with any video or image by shooting it against a blue or green screen. When done properly, the effect is nearly imperceptible. However, getting a good clean key can be a challenge. Whether you’re shooting green screen for a million dollar feature film or for YouTube, this module walks you through every aspect of what colors to use, how to properly light a green screen, where to place your subject and even what video formats work best.
- 25:18 video that walks you through the steps of properly shooting a green screen shot
- Complete resource guide
- Example of how green screen techniques were used to shoot a falling scene
- Three Quicktime shots of increasing difficulty with which you can practice your compositing skills. Each clip includes a background plate.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- What the green screen process is and how it can be used in a movie
- How to choose the correct color for the background screen
- The differences between using blue or green
- What digital formats are the best and worst at acquiring green screen footage
- How to properly light the green screen
- How to properly light the actors
- How to coordinate props and wardrobe when shooting green screen
- How to frame a green screen shot
- How to create multi-layered special effects
- How to full subjects full body