The Basics: How to Shoot & Edit a Green Screen Video

Rahim Samad, Creative Entrepreneur

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6 Lessons (10m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:01
    • 2. Gear & Equipment

      1:29
    • 3. Setup & Recording

      1:09
    • 4. Editing

      4:34
    • 5. Class Project

      1:38
    • 6. Clips from My Green Screen Music Video

      0:34

Project Description

The 15 Second Clip

ASSIGNMENT

Upon completion of this class you will have the opportunity to create a 15 second Green Screen video clip or longer demonstrating the techniques that you learned in this class. The purpose of this class is to learn the basics of shooting and editing a green screen video. You can showcase any kind of footage that you like (appropriate of course) using the green screen. Upload the video clip and share it with the class. Also I can offer my own critique and assistance where needed.

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DELIVERABLE

Upload a 15 second green screen video clip to share with the class.                                                         Post your youtube or vimeo link in the Project Gallery to share.

MATERIALS

Video Recording Device: DSLR, Camcorder, iPhone, iPad                                                                   Lighting                                                                                                                                                  Green Backdrop                                                                                                                                   Computer                                                                                                                                                        Editing Software: Final Cut Pro X                                                                                                                    I have included a link below in the Resources section for a free trial for Final Cut Pro X. 

RESOURCES

Download a free 30 Day Trial of Final Cut Pro X Here

Free Trial for Video Blocks to download background footage, clickHere

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