Greenscreen 101
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Greenscreen 101

Your guide to make great video using proven chroma key techniques.
4.3 (26 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,764 students enrolled
Created by Chip Dizárd
Published 10/2012
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Recognize the best software for chromakeying
  • Construct a home green screen studio
  • Identify good and bad footage for chromakeying
  • Understand effective lighting techniques for chroma key
  • Utilize practice footage to create your own chroma key video
  • Create virtual set videos using chroma keying techniques
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Requirements
  • Computer Mac/PC with Video Editing software
  • iMovie
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Screenflow
Description

In this course you will learn how to make a video using chroma keying techniques with various software applications.  The course is structured by software application and each lecture has detailed information on the chromakeying process.

Please note: This course will not teach you how to use the software, but it will teach you how to use the chroma keying effects within the software.

You should take this course to expand your knowledge and to learn how to create really cool effects.

Check out my free tutorial on Video Compression right here on Udemy .

Visit Web Video Chefs  for more tutorials and check out Amani Channel's free tutorial on making better videos .

Who is the target audience?
  • Video editors
  • Filmmakers
  • Hobbyists
  • Anyone who wants to create great videos
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Curriculum For This Course
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Software Programs
7 Lectures 34:07
In this brief introduction I cover the objectives of the course and why chroma keying is important.
Preview 02:17

In this lecture I show you to use iMovie '11 to perform a green screen key. 
iMovie '11
07:25

In this tutorial I show you to use Final Cut Pro X to key footage.
Final Cut Pro X (10.0.6)
04:01

In this tutorial I show you how to use the Keylight 1.2 plugin that ships with After Effects to pull your green screen.
Adobe After Effects CS 6
07:20

In this lecture I use Adobe Premiere CS 6 and the Ultra Key plugin (included in the software) to pull a great key in seconds. 
Adobe Premiere CS 6
03:01

In this lecture, I show you how to use Screenflow my screen recording tool of choice for the Macintosh.  It now has the functionality of chromakey and performs like most non-linear video editing software.
Preview 03:40

In this lecture, I show you to how use Avid Media Composer while keying footage. This software is the industry standard for professional filmmakers to edit footage.
Avid Media Composer 6.5
06:23
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Bonus Content/Downloads
4 Lectures 08:43
In this lecture I show you how to create a moving background while chromakeying.  I call this the "Love and Hip-Hop Effect" because I noticed this while watching the show. 
Preview ImportContent

In this tutorial I teach you how to set up a Green Screen home studio for under $200 Amazon.com (Affiliate link).  I also share best practices for setting the screen up in your house or office. 
How to set up a Green Screen Home Studio
01:58

In this lecture I show you how to key out "blue" screens. Although this is not as popular as green screen footage it still is used in many productions. I use Final Cut Pro X to key the blue screen footage.
Chroma keying with a Blue Screen
04:50

In this lecture I show you how to use the Luma Keyer and how to pull a key based on a range of image lightness. I am using Final Cut Pro X, but most non-linear editing software has this function.
Luma Keyer
01:55
About the Instructor
Chip Dizárd
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Video Professional. Final Cut Pro X Level 2 Certified

Chip Dizárd is a Final Cut Pro X Certified Trainer  and entrepreneur with a passion for all things technology and media.  He graduated from Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland with a degree in Media Art/Communcation, and discovered his love for web design in 1999 after he created a web site for local nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C. area.

He’s helped numerous organizations build an online presence.  In 2002, he founded the new media firm Absolute Presence.  The company focused on web development, video production, and media consulting with a focus on serving government agencies, non-profits, and companies.

In 2002, Chip also co-founded Praizevision.com, an online streaming portal where churches and ministries throughout the world can stream services live and on demand.

He also discovered a love for education, and after working as the General Manager of Baltimore City Public Schools Education Channel 77, he now teaches media production for the school district.

He now focuses on online delivery of teaching at his new web site http://www.webvideochefs.com  with his business partner, Amani Channel.