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Green screen images from 2084

I’ve written a lot about green screen shooting lately, so I’m going to keep this short. As I mentioned a few posts back, I recently directed a short film called 2084, and relied heavily on an awesome iOS app called Green Screener. The app helps you light your green screen evenly to ensure a better composite. Check out the previous post for all the details.

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I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen for Green Screen: Part II

Welcome back green screeners!  As you may recall, last week I explained how green screens help filmmakers to composite (combine) multiple layers of imagery.  Don’t remember that?  Here’s a 13 word reminder (not including “presto”):  Shoot actor against green screen, remove green in post, add a new background — Presto!  While the green screen process sounds simple enough, there are a few technical hurdles you’ll need to jump, and thanks to some brilliant app developers, your iThings will help you jump higher. Last week I proclaimed my love for an awesome app called Green Screener, a tool designed to measure

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I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen for Green Screen

What did you do last week?  I mercilessly tore my living room apart and temporarily transformed it into a green screen (a.k.a. “chroma key”) studio in which I directed a short comedy called 2084.  For as long as I can remember, my friends and I have joked about shooting 2084 on a massive soundstage with high-end gear and a huge crew — total overkill for this very silly, 3-minute short.  Well, after ten years of that not happening, we finally decided to shoot 2084 with a tiny crew (four of us) and a budget just large enough to cover lunch.

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Green Screen Movie FX Comes to the iPhone

App Advice has a write-up on an interesting app from epocfield called Green Screen Movie FX. Can you guess what it does? No? Perhaps they should have named it something more descriptive, like “This is an app that lets you accomplish green screen FX on an iPhone like the one you’re now looking at right now.“ Green Screen Movie FX has an easy to use interface and only costs a couple of bucks. It allows users to composite and record LIVE video over existing video. Some nice backgrounds are provided with the app, but the real power is being able to

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