Green Screen Handbook Real-World Production Techniques
Edition: 2010 (Handbook (Instructor's))
List price: $33.99
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Description: The definitive guide to green screen technologyWhether you're on a budget or working with high-end HD, this four-color expert guide gives you step-by-step instruction to green screening (or chroma keying) technology in today's competitive digital video landscape. This book covers the entire gamut: basic setup using cloth, panels, cardboard or paint and a digital camera; broadcast TV hardware switchers; professional HD and major motion picture compositing; and multiple-colored screen composites (background, foregrounds, and objects). A bonus DVD includes sample video footage, project files and sample software where applicable. Green screen technology, or chroma keying, is the process of filming live actors in front of a green background so that another background can be replaced during post-production Explains how this process enables computer-generated characters to be placed on top of live-action footage, as was done with Gollum in The Lord of the Rings triology Describes tools and techniques that have been used in real-world production environmentsWhether on a shoestring budget or working with high-end HD system, the step-by-step instruction can save you time and money.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/12/2010
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Exploring the Process|
|Chroma Keying & Compositing Defined|
|Digital Keying Concepts|
|Basic Shooting Setups|
|Basic Compositing Techniques|
|Simple Setups on a Budget|
|Green Screens in Live Broadcast|
|How the Pros Do It|
|Setting the Scene|
|Choosing the Right Keying Process for Your Project|
|Proper Lighting Techniques|
|Matching the Subjects to the Intended Background|
|Camera Lenses & Angles Examined|
|Storyboarding and Directing Your Talent|
|Interacting with the Background and Objects|
|Compositing the Footage|
|Getting a Great Key|
|Color Balancing the Subject and Background|
|Fixing Problem Shots|
|Working with Virtual Sets|
|Motion Tracking and Matchmoving|
|Complex Composite Keys|