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Green screen question

Posted: Fri, 11th Jun 2004, 7:03pm

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Klut

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I've got a few questions about greenscreening,
1: Those it have to be green or blue?
2: Those it have to be the exact color (contrast) on the hole thingy (like no shapes or dark spots)
3: Where can I get a screen (colored)?
Posted: Fri, 11th Jun 2004, 7:05pm

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4036Douglas

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A greenscreen has to be green, while a bluescreen has to be blue. There can be dark spots on the screen, most programs can key them out. Chromanator is top of the line. you can buy the green/bluescreens at fabric stores or wal mart.
Posted: Fri, 11th Jun 2004, 9:51pm

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Evman

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green is better than blue when using consumer cameras... i dont know whym but it does. so get a GREEN screen..
Posted: Sat, 12th Jun 2004, 9:02am

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Redhawksrymmer

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The ccd in your camera better picks up green color so therefore you should use a green greenscreen.

And you can call it a greenscreen but you could have it purple or red or any color you want. For example in Star Wars Episode 3 they use both purple and yellow screen for some scenes when filming live action elements.

You could just use a sheet or something that's green to make a good greenscreen.
Posted: Sat, 12th Jun 2004, 10:21am

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Rawree

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When you're looking for a greenscreen, make sure that the colour is strong and bright not all pale and washed out otherwise it may be harder to key.