See how to use chroma keying in Photoshop. This technique is most often used to remove green screen backgrounds from images.
This Final Cut Studio software tutorial teaches you how to key out a green screen using Final Cut Express. This is also known as Chroma Keying. Once you have keyed out your green screen, you will be able to add effects and filters to your footage and create great movies in Fin ...more
This video tutorial from IndyMogul shows you how to build a cheap and portable green screen. This week on Backyard FX, Indy Mogul build a portable green screen for under $40 that you can take with you on shoots. Erik also gives you the basics on how to correctly light a green ...more
It's no secret that the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is being used in low-budget indie films, as well as big blockbuster movies from Hollywood. But it's also become a staple for television commercials. Geoff Fox has been a weather forecaster for over 28 years in Connecticut and can b ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally replace backgrounds with Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tric ...more
Below, 10 step-by-step instructional videos for transforming yourself into a Na'vi being this Halloween. Step 1: Choose your favorite Avatar look from the list below. Step 2: Apply your chosen look. Step 3: For the dedicated fans with (more than a little) time on their hands, ...more
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to extract a green screen background from behind a spock-like monster in Photoshop CS3. Learn how to remove the green spill of light that appears around the edges of images, that are shot against a green screen backdrop. This ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to chroma key in Windows Movie Maker. Chroma keying requires having green screen video footage. Once you have footage you can use the chroma key effect tools in Windows Movie Maker to put subjects in different background. See how easy it is ...more
In this video you learn how to make your own green screen for less than $15 in under an hour. The material for the screen is a green felt-like fabric that can be easily found at a local fabric store or Wal-Mart. The fabric itself is just over 1 yard in width and you will need ...more
Back in 2008, media artist Kyle McDonald created a 3D interface that could track movement, which he turned into a virtual Tic-tac-toe game. Video: . In this tutorial, MAKE teaches us how to build one at home using cardboard, aluminum foil, an Arduino, and some basic parts from ...more
If you're doing any type of compositing that includes live footage, there's a good chance you have a blue or green screen background that needs to be removed. This tutorial shows you just how to key out footage using Adobe Premiere Pro. Make sure you click on "video tutorial s ...more
Want to learn how you can make some awesome YouTube videos of your own? Maybe your own Internet show or maybe even a short indie film... well, one way to make things easy is a green screen. This two-part video tutorial will show you how to make your own green screen studio and ...more
Steve Nelson from Indy Mogul shows you how to create cool falling or jumping from a building effect. Use a combination of camera angeles, green screen, and editing to create this cool action effect for your films.
In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally replace backgrounds with chromakeying in Sony Vegas. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure ...more
Who is Lara Croft? Video game character. Comic strip hero. Action figure. Actress Angelina Jolie. All wonderful, yet all fictional. If you're looking for a flesh-and-blood archetype, try XtremeJenn, a Lara Croft cosplayer who's linked her real life "hobbies" to the world's bel ...more
Indy Mogul shows you four ways to create movie effects to make yourself look like a giant both with and without a green screen.
Hey guys. Here's a guide to making the best green screen studio without paying too much cash! Not cheap like our first one, Today we're balancing price AND quality. Can't use green poster board forever. Where we got our studio setup: http://www.tubetape.com Household Hacker ...more
Erik from Indy Mogul teaches you how to build a miniature space ship for your films for under $20. Also covered, are using green screen to create background effects for your UFO film.
Interested in becoming a special effects wizard? Learn how to remove a greenscreen with Keylight in After Effects CS5! Whether you're entirely new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional, new to AE CS5, or just looking to p ...more
Looking to create great special FX for you films using a green screen. Steve from Indy Mogul teaches you how to shoot using a blue screen or a green screen and also how to add in your own digital backgrounds.
Are you an iMovie user looking to double down on yourself? Well, if so, watch this video and see how to clone yourself, quickly and easily. I mean, who wouldn't want to make two of themselves? It could be so helpful for so many situations! Though cloning may be far in the futu ...more
Ever wonder how to create movie magic right in your own home? This video shows you step by step everything you need to know and do to create the green screen effect, from properly setting up your green screen, to lighting it, as well as your subjects for a successful effect. F ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a green screen in iMovie. Begin by opening iMovie and click on Preferences. In the General tab, make sure the Show Advanced Tools is checked. Now film your video with your green screen. Then import the video(s) onto your compute ...more
Here is a Final Cut Studio software suite tutorial on how to use the green screen function in Final Cut Pro. Footage that has been shot on a green screen can be brought in and isolated with Chroma Key settings. Once you have your subject removed from the green screen backgroun ...more
Matt, the Shirtless Apprentice, advises viewers on the proper procedure for lighting a green screen. The successfully implemented chroma key technique can significantly raise the production value of any video podcast. He gives specific advice on how to separate the light that ...more
Andrew shows you how to set up and light a green screen for special effects.
Green screens are clever devices that have saved movie studios millions of dollars in production fees because of their ability to let you tack on any background you desire digitally. Replicate the high-quality green screen keying used in many movies by watching this tutorial ...more
This software tutorial explains how to use the keylight plugin with green screen footage in After Effects. This tutorial gives a detailed breakdown that is perfect for beginning After Effects or green screen users.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to do basic greenscreening within Adobe Premiere Pro CS5. Whether you're new to Adobes's popular NLE (non-linear editor) or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're likely to be well served by this free video lesson. Take ...more
This video editing software tutorial shows you how to remove green screen backgrounds using the chromakey tool in After Effects. Removing backgrounds from footage is a common function in After Effects. It allows you to put your subjects in new scenes, movies, effects and backg ...more
You can learn how to make a cheap green screen in your home for chroma key effect. You will need a wall, a green poster frieze paper, masking tape, and blu-tac. You can use Abobe Premiere to chroma key effects on to the green screen backdrop.
Let FiveSprockets help you get rid of the green screen effect in your videos and add great backgrounds to your movies at home! By using the Final Cut Pro program, follow along as you set your green screen clip in the display. From there you select the Effects, then Video Filte ...more
Learn how to use the SpectraMatte Key Effect in Avid Media Composer Adrenaline HD and Avid Symphony Nitris to adjust and fine-tune color keys and and eliminate shadows and color spill. This can also be used to create green screen effects. Use the SpectraMatte Key Effect in Avi ...more
Augmented reality is making many of our childhood dreams from Star Wars come true. A week after Lenovo gave us the ability to actually play Holochess, Apple has now made it possible to take live video of ourselves and layer on a (non-3D) hologram-like effect, closely resemblin ...more
Blender's channel key node is your secret to processing greenscreen video. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served ...more
Special effects are so cool and so..expensive! In this tutorial, learn how to make a portable green screen for very cool effects for less than 30 bucks. This green screen can move with you so you are ready to shoot no matter where you are! Follow these step by step instruction ...more
This video gives a ten minute tutorial on how to achieve the superimposition effect for web videos with a little props and software. You will need to get Wax, a free nonlinear editing system for Windows that includes the chroma key effect. You will also want to get the codecs ...more
There are plenty of ways to create decent looking special effects on a budget. You can use basic, inexpensive materials to make ground explosions or realistic looking alien landscapes. But nothing says Hollywood quite like your own green screen. Turns out, it's actually prett ...more
Compositing green screen images with images from other sources is the most important part of using a green screen. This video will teach you how to composite a green screen element with a 3D stage created using Maya in After Effects. The end result looks very professional, and ...more
This quick Photoshop tutorial describes the process of removing a solid background (usually a green screen) from an image. This process is known as chroma keying.
Learn how to create a green screen effect using Boris Continuum Complete's Chroma Key filter in Apple Final Cut Studio. BCC Chroma Key is used for compositing camera footage shot using a blue, green, or orange screen as a backdrop over a new background video or a still image f ...more
Tom Skowronski teaches the secrets of using an outdoor green screen. An excellent summary is given below. First check the advantages of using green screen outdoor like a lot of space, sufficient light. In the same way check some disadvantages like noises from birds, children. ...more
Indy Mogul Backyard FX is here with an awesome, cheap, special effect build that will have your audience jumping out of their seats. If you're a filmmaker on a budget you've got to watch this video and learn how to make a hole in the chest effect that look exactly like there i ...more
This tutorial shows you how to add the "green screen" effect, or how to chroma key in Sony Vegas 7!
Bill Myers shows you the quick and easy way to create chromakey and green screen effects with Sony Vegas Movie Studio.
This After Effects tutorial covers how to use the keylight plug-in when working with green screen footage. The keylight plugin makes it easy to remove the subjects from the green screen background. This saves time and makes it easy for you to get working on compositing your ef ...more
The Kinect is a powerful piece of technology you can use to do more than just play games. This tutorial shows you how to construct a basic green screen using the Kinect, and then you can use the Wiimote for even greater 3-D functionality.
Brandon gives a step-by-step tutorial on how to use the Chroma Key effect in Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.
This instructional special effects video uses fast-forward action to quickly display how to construct a green screen from scratch in an empty room. Watch this video if you are a visual learner or someone who learns by observing others in action as a team builds a green screen ...more
You will see a great way to light and set up a blue/green screen for your next video. There are a lot of tips that will come in handy if you want to film on a blue/green screen and don't want to pay outrageous fees to do so. The key in setting up is to block out all outside so ...more
If you are into visual effects, then Chroma Key is a feature of Final Cut Pro X that you have to know. Watch this video to elarn all about the Chroma key green screen tool that you can use to screate stunning FX.
A green screen lets you add any sort of background to your movie in post-production. Part of a successful green screen shot is properly lighting your set so you can easily add the special effects later. Teach your camera crew these tips for your next film!
Rick Vanman reveals the secrets to professional video effects using your own computer software. Position your model houses into a setup of your liking. Take a picture of the houses with a digital camera using the macro setting. Edit your picture in Photoshop. Disguise any unwa ...more
Into special FX? Check out this video for a lesson in green screen. Watch and learn how to use green screen in After Effects. You can use green screen to make incredible visual effects for your videos and short films.
Replicate the Predator-style video camouflage in After Effects by using displacement maps. This uniquely stunning and groundbreaking visual effect has been seen countless times in film and television to show video camouflage, invisibility, heat distortion, holograms, and stati ...more
Interested in learning how to do advanced green screen tricks to show a subject flying? After this tutorial, you'll be a pro. How to launch: Light the screen and the subject. Frame the subject so that you do not see their feet on the ground. Do this by cutting off the lower 1/ ...more
Tom of Videomaker teaches how to use the green screen to make a character appear in front of a set or to achieve the website spokesperson effect. Install a green screen in such a way that the fold at the corner of the wall and the ground is instead curved in order to create an ...more
To create a green screen, open up the program Sony Vegas. Now go to media generators. On the left hand side of your screen there should be a list with the link solid color right in the middle. Click on that and a menu with a variety of different colored boxes will appear. Doub ...more
Erik Beck of Indy Mogul shows you how to make a non-working jet pack for under $30. He'll also show you how to create a flying effect for the jet pack in post-production using a green screen.
This video describes the "green screen" process in iMovie. The shirtless presenter has setup a green screen in his home along with several lights to provide realistic lighting. The presenter then places the object, in this case a porcelain troll, in front of the green screen. ...more