11 Essential Chroma Key After Effects Tutorials

While most video editing softwares offer a form of chroma or luma key for green screen projects, Adobe After Effects provides a suite of tools that typically lead to more accurate and professional results than other programs offer. In fact, some of the most popular After Effects plugins can make keying incredibly simple and efficient, saving you time while adding a little extra oomph to your project. That’s why we’ve put together a short primer on green screen and keying, including 11 curated tutorials covering essential keying … Read more about 11 Essential Chroma Key After Effects Tutorials

Tips for Shooting Green Screen Footage

It’s fair to say that we’ve all seen a poor chroma key job at one point or another. The weather man’s tie may be see through, a subject may look jagged and unrealistic, or there may be creepy shadows and reflections in the background. All of these problems can make the chroma key effect look like an amateur production. Here are some tips for shooting green screen footage that will keep your final video looking professional! 1. Lighting A properly lit subject and green screen is the key to good chroma keying. If you don’t have enough … Read more about Tips for Shooting Green Screen Footage

How to Use iMovie to Edit Green Screen and Chroma Key Footage

Using a green screen is a really simple way to create some outstanding creative videos. Luckily, iMovie‘09 makes this effect really simple to edit when using footage from our Unlimited Library and Marketplace. Check out this tutorial: Or follow these easy steps: Note: These directions will only work in iMovie ‘09. iMovie ‘08 does not allow chroma key editing.   1) First, you need to make sure your iMovie is set up to allow the Chroma Key feature. In iMovie go to Preferences and select “Show Advanced Tools”. This will … Read more about How to Use iMovie to Edit Green Screen and Chroma Key Footage

How to Use Adobe Premiere to Do Green Screen/Chroma Key Editing

Using a green screen is a really easy way to come up with some really creative video. Luckily, Adobe Premiere has an easy-to-use Chroma Key tool that will make this process quick and simple when adding videos, such as those from our Unlimited Library and Marketplace. Watch this video to get the how-to on using Adobe Premiere:     Or follow these steps:   1) Import both the green screen footage and the footage you want to replace the green screen with into Adobe Premiere. (File>Import).   2) Place the video … Read more about How to Use Adobe Premiere to Do Green Screen/Chroma Key Editing

How to Use Final Cut Pro to Do Green Screen and Chroma Key Editing

Using a green screen is a really popular way to get creative with video editing. Final Cut Pro's great Chroma Key effect easily helps you replace all the green in your video with whatever image or video you choose, which you can find from our Unlimited Library and Marketplace. Check out this tutorial to master the green screen: Or follow these quick step-by-step instructions: 1. Import both your green screen footage (the video containing a green background, or some green elements that you want to replace) and the footage you … Read more about How to Use Final Cut Pro to Do Green Screen and Chroma Key Editing