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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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43 Green Screen Directing

Marshal M. Rosenthal

Figure 43-1

Figure 43-1

With the advent of YouTube and inexpensive HD camcorders, pretty much anyone who wants to be a movie director can be one. But for the aspiring Spielberg or Cameron producers who wish to beef up their vids, well, using a green screen is hard to discount. The idea of being able to create a background of your choosing—be that a pastoral scene, the Eiffel Tower or an asteroid in outer space—is hard to beat. And, surprisingly, easier to do today than ever before.

A “green screen” at its most ...

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