Video Editors: Learn 3D Video Compositing

Learn about instant video background removal (chroma key), special effects layering and 3D video compositing
Free tutorial
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (189 ratings)
20,122 students
3hr 13min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Remove (chroma key) color backgrounds from videos
Convert alpha videos into transparent popVideos
Composite real actors into 3D virtual sets
Create 3D video effects inside a 3D environment
Create virtual studios & sets inside a 3D real-time engine
Use videos and color grading to create realistic outdoor scenes
Employ revealers and video layering effects
Integrate videos into a 3D scene


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Now everyday video editors can learn about instant transparent videos, real-time animation with 3D video compositing for virtual newsrooms, broadcast graphics, & chroma key effects without prior 3D animation experience or expensive tools. Learn to easily combine virtual sets with real video footage of yourself, or a spokesperson, for professional video broadcasts without the need for expensive on-location studio fees.

In this course you will learn to use iClone 3D animation tool, along with popVideo 3 an instant video background removal tool, to composite real video footage with special video effects and CG assets inside a virtual 3D space.

The course is structured in an intuitive and logical way where you first receive a quick introduction of the software, followed by a step-by-step guide that will only take a couple of days. This course is designed for general video editors that wish to delve into the world of instant 3D compositing, but it can also be easily picked up by almost anyone regardless of your past experience or skill level. 

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for ANYONE regardless of their age, artistic or animation experience. But it is mainly designed for video editors who wish to quickly learn how to work inside a 3D engine for 3D video compositing, 3D video effects, 3D layering and others. Teachers, Students, 3D Animators, video producers, previz artists, and movie makers can also greatly benefit from this course.


Software Developers & Trainers
Reallusion Inc
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 2,158 Reviews
  • 113,434 Students
  • 6 Courses

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Reallusion is a leader in the development of 3D cinematic animation tools for consumers, students and professionals. Recognized as an industry pioneer, the company provides consumers with easy-to-use avatar animation, facial morphing and voice lip-sync solutions for real-time 3D filmmaking and previsualization for professional post-production. Reallusion's core technologies are widely used by consumers, educators, gamers and filmmakers to ready their desktop and mobile devices with a total real-time animation studio that plugs-in to the gamer mentality with videogame-like play-to-create technology.

These focused animation courses were created with novice animation users in mind. They were designed to quickly teach any person, from any age, education and background experience to create, animate, modify and export their customized animations in a fraction of the time that it would take with other applications. All lectures were created by highly skilled professionals that have years of experience in creating short and focused, topic-based tutorials for easy following and understanding. Learners can rest assure that each lecture is designed to focus on each topic in order to save time and maintain attention.

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