After Effects Tutorials: Remove a green screen background


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Removing a green screen background

In this movie, we are going to look at how to remove a green a screen background. When doing a film and video work oftentimes as subject is filmed in front of a green screen, such as this podcast host here. And then in postproduction in After Effects we remove the green screen to place them on a different background. That's exactly what we are going to be doing in this movie. This process is often referred to as keying. You might hear somebody say I am going to pull a key, or I am going to key out this background. So the word key is used as a noun and as a verb. So, what I'm going to do is I am going to apply perhaps the best keying effect in After Effects called Keylight.

I am going to apply this to the top layer the podcast, part 1.3 clip here. Nothing happens at first. That's okay. That's normal. And what we are going to do is go over here to Keylight and there is this Screen Color property and we are going to click the Eyedropper tool and then we are going to click the...

Removing a green screen background
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Removing a green screen background provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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After Effects
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