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Learn Valuable Green Screen Skills Quickly
This focused workshop provides three hours of high-quality video training on shooting green screen and covers everything from setup to producing the shoot to compositing the footage. Author, trainer, and production/compositing expert Jeff Foster starts by introducing you to various concepts and explains how to create the right green screen scenario for your needs. Then, you’ll learn how to set up your background and talent, work with lighting and scopes, explore virtual sets, use helpful iPad apps, and composite the footage.
1 Keying and Matte Extraction Overview
2 Green and Blue Screen Materials
3 Proper Lighting and Camera Setup
4 Planning the Shoot
5 Professional and DIY Lighting Setups
6 Software Options
7 Working with Virtual Sets
8 Compositing Footage
9 Fixing Problem Green Screen Shots
10 Designing the Corporate Green Screen Studio
11 Lighting and Measuring Tools on Portable Devices
Jeff Foster is a published author of several computer technology, animation, and video production visual effects books, including the best-selling book The Green Screen Handbook. He has been an Adobe Certified Expert and has served as an instructor and featured speaker at conferences such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Adobe MAX, and NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Post-Production Conferences. Foster has been producing and providing training for traditional and digital images, illustration, photography, video production, motion graphics, and special effects for over 25 years. Some of his clients include: Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, Stanford University Hospital, Nestlé, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Deluxe Digital, Universal Studios, Lions Gate Films, and Disney. He has also received several awards for his “Documercial” video productions and visual effects.