Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Rendering the animation, part of Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography.
Rich Harrington: Now that we've got some shots done, I'm going to render these out, so they're ready to bring in.…If I'm using Premiere Pro, I could just drop the After Effects projects in, but these are…pretty intense with lighting and depth of field, so I think it's a pretty good idea to render.…Abba Shapiro: Now basically, rendering is just like flattening an image, so instead of having…all these layers and all this computer work being done, it's just going to be a movie.…Rich: Yeah, and we'll just add that to the render queue, so I've got that composition…selected there in my project, and I can say Composition > Add to Render Queue.…The shortcut is just Ctrl+M or Command+M, as in make a movie.…
It puts it in, and you've got your settings here, and this is not a detail of the After Effects class,…I just want to give you the quick highlights.…Best Settings are fine, and then you can click on where it says Output Module, and this is…where you could choose the file format you want to write. I typically go with the QuickTime Movie.…
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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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