Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Keying in After Effects, part of Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography.
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Rich Harrington: So Abba, we have jumped into After Effects here and same rules apply.…If you're completely brand new to After Effects, there is After Effects Essential Central Training…here on lynda.com and several other classes on After Effects.…Today, we just want to focus on the keying part.…So, don't worry if After Effects itself looks a little bit difficult.…What we've done here is we've simply put the two layers on top of each other, much like…we did in the NLE Program.…I've got one of our backdrops here, and I've got an image, but you've already got a starting project here.…
So, that's what we're just going to work with, where those two images have been sandwiched…together and ready to go.…Abba Shapiro: What I like about this is that, After Effects Keyer is so much more powerful than…the keyer that I find in almost any other non-linear editing program.…Rich: Well, the one we're going to use is called Keylight, and it's built-in with the…After Effects, and it's been used on major Hollywood films and actually has a couple…
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- Why use green screen?
- Using a fabric, Flexfill, or Reflecmedia backdrop
- Lighting the green screen
- Establishing a relationship with the subject
- Shooting handheld
- Shooting with a DSLR
- Using a sync sound workflow
- Processing raw footage
- Creating transparency in Photoshop
- Removing the background
- Adjusting background focus
- Keying in Premiere Pro or After Effects
- Animating the camera
Skill Level Appropriate for all
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
1. An Introduction to Green Screen
2. Prepping the Green Screen
3. Lighting the Subject
4. Working with the Subject
5. Best Shooting Practices for DSLR Video
6. Background Selection
7. Creating Backgrounds in a Nonlinear Editing Tool
8. Creating the Composite for Motion
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