greenscreen

The truth about green screen

The truth about green screen

We’ve all seen them: green screen plugin videos where the demo artist clicks a button and all the green disappears, replaced by a perfectly composited background. But in the…

Fusion 9 in depth review

Fusion 9 in depth review

There was a lot of chatter around Fusion a couple of years back when Blackmagic acquired the company. But in the ensuing time spent porting to Mac and Linux, the…

Term of the week: Chroma key

Term of the week: Chroma key

It might surprise you to know that greenscreen keying is not chroma keying. Find out what chroma keying refers to in this week’s term. Click here to watch this…

Keying and compositing in NukeX

Keying and compositing in NukeX

You’ve seen it before: composited people with hair helmets. If you’ve done any keying yourself, you probably notice it all the time. And you’ve seen worse: webbed…

Norman Hollyn discussing editing for L.A. Post Fest

Norman Hollyn discussing editing for L.A. Post Fest

Norman Hollyn, among many other things, is one of the judges for the L.A. Post Fest, an editing competiton and Film Festival event where entrants complete the short sci…

Disney’s Tomorrowland: Realistic Environments On Stage

Disney’s Tomorrowland: Realistic Environments On Stage

The recent film Tomorrowland, from Director Brad Bird, uses DPS Cinema technology to create the environments described in the story. DPS Cinema is a principal supplier of the latest in…

Choosing the Right Green Screen Materials

Choosing the Right Green Screen Materials

Okay, you’ve seen the green screen “Kits” that come with some cheap lights, stands and a green screen cloth backdrop… or someone tells you to just…