Greenscreen Video Techniques

Characteristics Of This Class:

The art of lighting and shooting a subject against a greenscreen can be tricky to master, but essential if you want to use any background! This exciting workshop will be split into two parts - shooting and editing.

The instructor will actually be demonstrating these techniques live, not just talking about them! The first half of the evening will cover shooting and lighting techniques when shooting HDV with a greenscreen background.

The second half of the evening will cover using and keying the greenscreen in Final Cut Pro. You'll get to see how a proper greenscreen shot is set up, lit, and videotaped as well as how it is then imported into FCP and combined with a new background.

Who Should Take This:

Filmmakers who understand the basics of lighting and have some experience with a non-linear editing system like Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere.

Antony Cooper

Antony Cooper

Antony Cooper has directed and produced numerous award-winning videos. Several years in music TV production for MTV and Polygram Records include names such as the Rolling Stones, the Who, Elvis Costello and INXS. Other projects include Director of on-air operations for the Denver based Scandinavian Channel, and Director of Photography on the environmental documentaries The Nature of Cities and Transforming Energy. Antony has written and directed videos for Miller Brewing, Olympus Cameras, the pharmaceutical manufacturer Roche, and national 9-1-1 database management company Intrado.

Absolutely great!

James, 10/11/2011

Instructor was terrific!

Gloria, 10/11/2011

This was exactly the level of detail I needed, as a beginner to greenscreen. The instructor was experienced and a good speaker.

Todd, 9/5/2008

Good Session. Really valuable information related to lighting for green screen.

Allen, 6/20/2007

Antony's knowledge was incredible and his experiences are worth their weight in gold. I learned a great deal of information!

Kirk, 2/9/2007

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Payment 1
Paid at time of registration.
$19.75 $24.75
Payment 2
Due one month after registration.
$19.75 $24.75
Payment 3
Due two months after registration.
$19.75 $24.75
Payment 4
Due three months after registration.
$19.75 $24.75
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Non-Members: $89.00
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