Learn how to build a green screen, set up for a green screen shoot, perform the shoot and implement the effect during post-production through the use of filters in Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects with our brand new Shooting with Green Screen course led by industry expert and Cinematography for Content Creation department head, Anton Kleynscheldt.
2 sessions, 4 hours each, over the course of 2 days.
Session 1 | Contextualising Chromakeying in the Post-Production workflow; The principles of Chromakeying; Building a green screen for medium or wide shots (why infinity curves?) – theory demonstrated; The two lighting setups – practically demonstrated; Positioning of the subject and camera – practically demonstrated; Camera and lighting restrictions – practically demonstrated; Example shots taken, CU, medium as well as wide shots; Demonstration of the process by which the green can be removed from the footage using filters.”
Session 2 | Another demonstration, showing common mistakes; Comparison of various cameras shooting on green; Another setup from scratch, this time with the students doing the work; Sourcing/producing plate footage; Using plate footage to plan for a green screen shoot; Shooting more example footages; Simple removing green from the footage: hands-on exercise; Advanced green screen demonstration.