What does the green-screen process look like in Adobe Premiere Pro? It all begins by getting your layers stacked correctly. Essentially what you're doing is you're going to put the footage on top that's going to be keyed over a backdrop. In this video, Richard Harrington demonstrates how to best stack video layers for keying.
- While we have taken a quick look…at the process of keying in Premiere Pro,…let's dig in in depth.…The first step to keying in Premiere Pro…is making sure that things are laid out correctly.…Quite simply, you need a backdrop and a foreground.…Now what's going to typically happen…is the backdrop will go on track one…and the foreground or footage element…will go up on track two.…If you're dealing with a more complex layered backdrop,…you might need multiple tracks…or depending upon how the sequence is laid out,…this might go to a higher track,…but ultimately it's pretty straightforward.…
Background and foreground, let me show you.…Let's start by making a new sequence.…I'm going to do this project here key in Premiere Pro…and I'm just going to click to make a new item…and we'll make a new sequence.…Now I'll leave this as is…because we'll autoconform in just a moment.…I'm going to name this key in PP for Premiere Pro…and click OK.…It's now added to my project.…Let's maximize that window again…and you'll see that it was put inside the folder.…
- Keying in Premiere Pro vs. After Effects
- Importing footage to key
- Stacking layers in Premiere Pro
- Using the Ultra Keyer
- Using KEYLIGHT
- Enhancing a key with 3D lights
- Deciding when to use a third-party tool
- Processing backdrops in Photoshop
- Exchanging transparency data
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Deciding Where to Key Your Footage
2. Importing Footage to Key
3. Keying in Adobe Premiere Pro
4. Keying in Adobe After Effects
5. Selected Third-Party Keyers
6. Processing Backdrops in Photoshop
7. Backdrop Techniques
8. Exchanging Transparency Data
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