Pulling a simple key


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Pulling a simple key

Here we are going to key this footage to create a little news promo. I would like to thank my friend Jake for helping me out and letting me shooting him on some green screen. Now as you'll see keying is never quite an exact science. It's a little bit more of an art. The key to keying is actually in a shoot. And you want to make sure to separation between your subject and the background, so the background color doesn't bleed on to your subject at all. You also want to make sure your subject doesn't cast a shadow on to the background, that way you'll end up with a nice, smooth constant color and will be easier to pull the key.

If it's not already open, we are in the 02_PullingKey project. Hit F5 to open up your Layers tab and Cmd+2 to open up your Library. Go to Filters and Keying. And you'll notice there are a number of keyers supplied in Motion. The one I have had the most success with is Primatte RT, so go ahead and drag and drop that right on to your footage. And you...

Pulling a simple key
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Pulling a simple key provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 3 Essential Training

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