Introduction to Green Screens and Virtual Sets
What you'll learn
- Use Virtual Sets and Virtual Backgrounds for live streaming
- Use Virtual Sets and Virtual Backgrounds for webinars and video conferencing
- Understand how to use a green screen effectively
- You will need to know how to set up a green screen
This course will help students set up and use green screens for live broadcast and streaming. The course will start with tips on setting up effective green screens for video backgrounds. We will discuss lighting, tuning your camera and selecting backgrounds. We will then segway into use cases for various industries including: Finance/Banking, Sales/Marketing, Education and Churches.
The course will then discuss the use of virtual sets. We will include a set of free virtual sets which can be used in live production software such as: vMix, Wirecast and NewTek TriCasters. The course will also include an interview with the CEO of Virtual Sets Works who will discuss the various use cases we are seeing in the live streaming and broadcast markets. We will discuss how you can customize virtual sets to create branded scenes for live streaming and best practices on using them to create professional broadcasts. Finally we will include a live virtual set demo from the 2016 NAB show in Las Vegas.
Who this course is for:
- If you are interested in live streaming
- If you are interested in virtual sets
- DO NOT take this course if you do not have a green screen
I am an author, coach, and Chief Streaming Officer for the Streamgeeks. I also work at PTZOptics, a company that is an industry leader in affordable live streaming technology. We host a live show on YouTube Live every Friday and we hope to help the world better understand live streaming and technology it takes to produce amazing video content!
I host a live show on YouTube Live called "PTZOptics Live" where we review the latest in the live streaming and video conferencing industry. This is the basis of our live streaming innovation where you can learn quite a lot of about the industry.
I have worked in the professional audio visual industry for over 10 years. Each of the companies I have worked with have kept me involved in designing, building and operating live streaming and video conferencing systems. Throughout my career continue to help others in video communication projects.