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Multiple Green Screens

Posted: Tue, 30th Dec 2008, 8:14pm

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HI guys.
This may seem like a dump question but in the videos for FXhome product it shows multiple screens put togther to make a kindda 3d effect. They show people on the beach and in some really neat eviroments but I dont know how to do this. I have a 10x20 green screen the draps on the ground, could I get a ground texture and a background? I just want to be able to do what they do in the vids. Thanks
Posted: Tue, 30th Dec 2008, 10:39pm

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VisionLab User FXhome Movie Maker Windows User

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Hey FxHomer,

There are many ways to do that kind of Compositing.

I watched the Clip from FXHome, and it seems they used multiple layers.

After keying the woman out, they most likly placed a picture/videoclip of the sandbeach under the woman layer and masked the horizon out to put the forest in. The same with the water and all other moving parts.

Its all about masking.


Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2008, 2:43am

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VisionLab User VideoWrap User Windows User

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Yes, you must keep in mind that when you remove the green is simply makes a whole in the footage. Neither your camera or compositelab can recognize the difference between the screens. You will have to mask the areas you want to be different (as Fingon stated).