Green Screen Videos for Beginners using Camtasia Greenscreen
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Green Screen Videos for Beginners using Camtasia Greenscreen

Learn green screen video production from scratch: lighting, editing videos, chroma videos - Camtasia Studio videos
3.8 (19 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,035 students enrolled
Created by Sel Soker
Last updated 12/2015
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn green screen video editing using Camtasia Studio for Windows
  • Learn how to make your own Green Screen video from home
  • Learn advanced green screen video editing techniques
  • Learn how to get the lighting right on your green screen video studio
  • Learn about different "shot types" and how they influence your video
  • Learn how the "Remove a Color" function works in Camtasia Studio
  • Learn how to fix issues in editing with Camtasia Studio
  • Learn why a green screen needs to a single color using my unique teaching tool
  • Camtasia Studio 8.1 or higher
  • or a free, 30-day trial of Camtasia Studio for Windows
  • Windows 7, 8 or 10
  • Any digital camera or an iPhone or smartphone with HD video

"Very good and understandable explanation - Thank you!" - by Barbara Braehmer

"This tutor is clearly very experienced in teaching. He is interesting, engaging and breaks down each step in bite size pieces. He is also exceptional in responding to questions fully and swiftly on the discussion board. This is always a plus." - by Jennifer Poyser-Blaize

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Green Screen video production - you'd like to try it, but it you don't want buy a studio full of video equipment.

What if I showed how you can save time and money so you can make videos that are more engaging and help your message to reach a wider audience?

By learning green screen video production in this unique training course you'll learn to make videos with Camtasia Studio quickly and on a budget!

The production techniques in this course save me hours in preparation and $100's in equipment I don't need. I've developed shortcuts in pre-production, production and post-production... and I will teach you my secrets in this easy-to-follow course.

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"Your course made me aware of aspects of video production I had no idea existed. I found the quality of each lecture outstanding" - by Marilyn Martyn

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In this course:

  1. you'll learn why a green screen needs to be a single color using a unique teaching technique I developed myself to illustrate why some colors become transparent while others don't

  2. I'll show you advanced editing techniques you can use to save you hours and $100's instead of reshooting!

  3. I'll reveal my favorite mobile application that saves me $100's in equipment I don't need and hours of guesswork in the studio

  4. discover how to use animation software you already own to give your videos that professional look

  5. my outdoors video shows you that you don't even need a green screen or studio lighting to make a great marketing video

  6. you'll learn that you don't have to waste hours trying to get perfect lighting

  7. you'll also learn how to fix the 3 most common lighting issues when shooting in a green screen studio

Working as a systems analyst, I've taken complex systems and then simplified them so that both technical AND non-technical people can understand them ... and that's what I've done with Green Screen Video Production using Camtasia Studio in this course.


In these training videos, I'll show you simple green screen video editing techniques you can use to enhance your teaching and promo videos using Camtasia Studio's green screen software functionality.

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"Practical and to the point" - by Gehad Wadi

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Whether you want:

  • better backgrounds for your promo videos, or;

  • you want to enhance your students’ learning experience in your teaching videos, or;

  • you simply want to improve your professional image with an expensive-looking backdrop

this green screen video training course is for you!

By the end of this training you’ll be in control of your video making! 

I love making videos. I get amazing results and I want to show you how to take your business to the next level using green screen videos with Camtasia Studio!

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"I have thoroughly enjoyed and learnt the useful technique. Thanks" - by Khurshid Md Anwar

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Important information before you enroll:

  • In case you find the course doesn't give you any value, don't forget you're covered by Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked!

  • Once enrolled, you'll always have unlimited, lifetime access to the course!

  • You also get free access to all updates as I add them to the course.

  • I'll give you my full support if you need further assistance.

  • Before taking any course on Udemy you should watch the lectures that have the Preview button switched on to get a feel for how good the production quality of the lectures are and if that course is right for you. This is especially important in courses that teach Video Production.


Take control now - press the "Take This Course" button now and start making your awesome green screen video today.

PS - you don't need to buy any new equipment to get started :)

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to use Green Screen techniques in their videos
  • Camtasia Studio users who want to take their videos to the next level
  • Udemy Instructors
  • Educators
  • YouTube Video Makers
  • YouTube Advertisers
  • Beginners to green screen video editing
  • Entrepreneurs and Small Business owners
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 01:00:14
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:07

You don’t need to wait until you buy a lot of studio equipment like green screens, tripods or softbox lighting to get started with your training. This short video was filmed on the street using just an iphone.

Preview 02:07
+ Green Screen Video Pre-Production
4 lectures 11:23

In this video I’ll use a unique teaching tool to illustrate why it’s important to use a single-colored & evenly lit green screen.

Preview 04:23

In this video we'll look at what we're actually trying to achieve with lighting on a green-screen set and we'll also look at the 3 most common lighting issues and what steps we can take to prevent them from happening in the first place.

Preview 04:32

A bit of housekeeping, I'll show how to watch videos on Udemy in HD for a better viewing experience.

How to Watch This Course in HD Quality
2 pages

In this video I'll take a look at common shot types used in talking head videos and then I'll look at how the specific shot-type that you choose can determine how much of your green screen backdrop actually needs to have perfectly even lighting.

How Your Talking Head Video Shot Type Affects Your Green Screen Lighting Needs
+ Green Screen Video Virtual Backgrounds
2 lectures 09:03

In this video you'll learn how to use Camtasia Studio to create a virtual background that you can use with your green screen footage.

Creating a Virtual Green Screen Background in Camtasia Studio

In this video you'll how grouping objects in Camtasia Studio can be useful.

How Grouping Callouts and Images in Camtasia Can Save You Time
+ Green Screen Video Editing in Camtasia Studio
4 lectures 14:01

In this video we'll prepare for editing our green screen footage by importing our video clip onto the timeline on Camtasia Studio

Prepare for Editing - Importing Your Videos Clips

In this video we'll start looking at Camtasia Studio's Remove-a-Color feature.

Camtasia Studio's "Remove a Color" Function AKA Green Screen

In this video you’ll learn about cropping, resizing and repositioning your green screen footage in Camtasia Studio.

How to Crop Your Video and Re-position It

In this video you’ll learn how to tidy up your green screen footage with the use of the Remove-a-Color slider controls.

The Remove a Color Slider Controls
Remove a Color Slider Controls Quiz
1 question
+ Advanced Green Screen Video Editing Techniques
2 lectures 15:34

In this video we'll look at a common green screen mistake - the disappearing hand blooper. And then I'll show you how to fix it with an advanced editing technique that uses 2 animation points placed around the mistake zone.

Fixing Mistakes

In this video you'll learn how to give your videos that professionally-made look by incorporating into Camtasia Studio, videos or special-effects produced by animation or kinetic typography software.

Using Animation and Kinetic Typography Software
+ Course Wrap-Up
4 lectures 02:06
Lighting Diagram
1 page
Image Credits
2 pages
How to buy Camtasia Studio or Camtasia for Mac for 50% Off
1 page