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Moving clip with green screen

I'm working on a project that is using an old "film roll" as a base for it: I want to have different clips for each color, and I plan on moving the film to the left, but I want to somehow scale the ...
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What are some Best Camera Settings for Recording for Chroma Keying and which color of cloth reflects least green color?

I am recording footage for my music video and I am using chroma keying for eliminating the green screen and changing the background of my video. I am using After Effects CC 14 video production/...
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Which of these two crude green screen lighting setups is better?

The following two low-budget, crude green screen lighting setups differ in the positioning of the screen lights relative to the talent. Which is better? 1) Screen lights further away from the screen ...
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Why does this clip go green and how do I fix it?

I have a 4k clip in after effects, in which I have used the Keylight effect. The shot looks like this (I have to blur the face for privacy reasons): Anyway, but in some frames, towards the end of the ...
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How to remove background from video without using green screen

I've started work at a company doing video work and trying to create videos that are consistent with their previous videos. However, the more I look at the previous videos, the less I'm sure about ...
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How to record a video with different background without having a green screen?

I'm wondering if there is a way to change the video background while recording with a different background , It doesn't have to be chosen by me , Just a different background . Is that's possible?
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How to make YouTube video with screen projection in background?

I want to know, how we can create YouTube videos like this channel: In here we can notice that the Daniel Shiffman's laptop screen is projected in the background, ...
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Can I paint a rough wall with chromakey paint to make a green screen?

I'm setting up a studio to make videos. My space has walls that have been covered with stucco-style paint. In other words, they're rough. I want to have a green-screen background behind me. If I paint ...
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Sony Vegas green screen

When I use the keyer to cut the green screen from the back, only the right side of the video gets dark era, the left side stays as normal. How can I do to take all the green?
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Post production removal of uneven green screen with glass object shattering in foreground

We have a glass object falling and shattering into many shards. Unfortunately the green screen was uneven causing different shadings on the background. Our edior says to use the shot, he would have ...
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Technical name for this? (PIP picture in picture with transparent background via green screen, chroma key)

Two questions regarding this screencap: http://imgur.com/RYIBdo1 What's the technical name for this? (where you impose a PIP that contains transparency, via a green screen, so there's no rectangular ...
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Is lighting a green screen necessary?

I need a green screen for a project I'm making. However, after some research, they said I need to light it. I didn't think I'd have to light it, and it looks to complicated. As long as there are no ...
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Wattage for green screen lightning

What is the minimum wattage for four-point lighting for a green screen? I am planning to use led lights in a home studio. Is this enough? Key light: 300W Fill light: reflector Back light: 150W Light ...
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Green screen Issue shooting with dslr (background green changes)

I don't have a real green screen, just a piece of canvas painted green and not even the "best" color of screen. I've taken some short videos with a dslr (Nikon D7100) of me using a mobile phone and ...
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How to record a live video of yourself with a transparent background?

I always watch and wonder how some youtubers have a little window on a corner of a gameplay or something... My doubt isn't on how they get the image, my doubt is on how some youtubers get the video ...
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DJI Osmo X3 vs Canon 5D Mk III for easier chroma green screen keying

Everything I've read indicates I'll get better green screen footage using a 4K camera rather than an HD camera as the increased resolution helps. But what about other factors such as the noise on a ...
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How does green screening work with green objects?

A question that has been on my mind for so long is: How exactly does green screening work with an object to vanish? Short example: Normal green screens as a background are replaced with an image the ...
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How to remove Tracker points from green screen footage

I have downloaded green screen footage that has tracker points with it. I have easily remove the green screen but I am unable to remove tracker points from it. I have google it, but unable to find ...
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Green Screen Streaming

I am a complete newbie when it comes to making videos. Just got a Canon VIXIA RF62, and built a DIY green screen. On the green screen I hope to place maps and other background images that I will point ...
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Green screen without green screen

Is it possible to, rather than a green screen, take a static shot of a background image (e.g. for a Skype call with a fixed-position webcam), and use this static image as the green screen? So, I ...
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Keying + Tracking onto Tablet/Smartphone with Green Screen Display in Adobe Premiere or After Effects

I shot a commercial and in the commercial we have people holding an ipad or iphone and the screen of the devices were green like the pics below. Now I have to overlay some UI/UX from apps and web ...
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Is Blue screen a better choice than Green when shooting outdoor to reserve shadows?

I'm going to use Green screen on the floor in a sunny day outdoor shot. With the shadows of characters reserved, I'm going to change the Green screen background to a stony texture. I've found in ...
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What are these black tapes in green screening?

In some 'making of' green screening videos, I saw these black tapes on the actors. What are these for?
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I keep on getting a brownish-green hue around me

I always get a brownish-green hue around me when I edit out the green screen in after effects. Is the problem the lighting, green screen editing, etc. Can someone please help.
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Remove Greenscreen Reflections?

My work has a green screen that my boss purchased with no knowledge of green screens or how to use or what to do with them. in Sept. 2014 he gave me the task to create employee introduction / ...
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Premultiplication issue with two jpeg sequences

I have two (rgb) jpeg sequences one with the alpha information (black and white) the other one with the green screen footage. I keyed them with Keylight and they look perfect in AE before exporting. ...
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Video noise and harsh shadows on green screen caused by feet

We have a recurring shoot where we continue to run into the same two issues. Our set consists of a medical exam table sitting on top of a green screen. The talent sits on the exam table and we record '...
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Transparent video background from image

Is there a simple way to make the background of an video transparent, removing the background where it is similar to the image? Just like a green screen, except that the chroma key is an image. Is ...
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How to have a non square video inside a video? [closed]

Is there any free software available for green-screening? I prefer Linux, but Windows is also fine.
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Special effects/post processing to make a black-colored light

I had this idea for an effect and I wanted to know if something like this has been done and if so how to do it: Goal: I want a lighting effect for an action scene where I will have an area start ...
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Chromakey (Green Screen) Best Practices in Adobe After Effects

I've been doing green screen in iMovie (and it works surprisingly well!), but I'm downloading Adobe Creative Cloud tonight for my new PC. I'd appreciate any "best practice" suggestions for using the ...
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Chroma Key video software for command line

Do you know about any video processing software that can do chroma key of two video files, but run from command line as well? I have two static video files (let's say MP4, same length) - one with ...
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Live desktop feed on green screen: thesis presentation

Next week I'm doing my final presentation on my thesis about Android development. Because I go to school in the Netherlands, and my internship is in New York City, I'm going to do my presentation ...
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Is it possible to find a webcam with large aperture?

I'm looking for a Webcam with large aperture and shallow depth of field, similar to the F 1.8 Canon lenses, so far It has been really difficult since most of the specifications for any webcam are ...
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Near natural lighting with softbox wattage between 2400 to 2700?

I record video with a large window as a softbox during the day, but I want to record during the night keeping those nice ambient shadows and even lighting. I'm planing to buy a 3 piece softbox kit. I ...
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Two green screens in FCPX?

I am a beginner FCPX user and am currently working on setting up a green screen studio for interviews/podcasts/etc. I am planning on painting a wall with this paint and using a this for my floor mat (...
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Building a presentation video

Hi everyone I am in my last three days before I present my final project for my exam at college everything is ready for the final presentation except a good presentation. At first I made one in ...
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Want to try green screen with my elementary students. What do we need. Using Mac OS 10.5.8

I am looking to put together an affordable portable studio to use with elementary school students. Doesn't have to be fancy just affordable. Budget around $200. I have seen some green screen kits ...
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Frequency of refreshing for a green wall

We are setting up a big cellar as a studio in which we will shoot with a green screen. At this point we have two solutions: Put in place a curtain which will be attached to a rail on the ceiling. ...
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What are some tips for shooting green/blue screen footage?

I am completely new to shooting on a green/blue screen. What are some tips to getting good results when shooting on a green/blue screen? Is there a difference in the way you shoot green screen footage,...
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Why do weathermen and amateurs use green screens when professional movie makers use blue screens?

I've seen a lot of "low budget" green screen setups. However, when I watch things about professional filmmaking, it seems everyone is using blue screens instead. (e.g. I've seen Industrial Light and ...
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Adobe After Effects vs. Final Cut Express for chroma keying

Which is better for chroma keying, Adobe After Effects or Final Cut Express and why?
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Create a DIY Green Screen / Chroma Key

What are some good resources for people attempting to setup their own green/blue screen, light, record and pull a quality key from it? Particularly on a low budget, or with materials that aren't ...