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The camera starts on a close up on the guys face and gradually pulls out to the shot you see.
The problem is the hand and keyboard sit outside of the green screen. I knew i was going to do some masking (around the green screen) but wanted to keep it simple (squares) and obviously a hand isn't simple.
I was going to do a simple garbage matte in FCP 7 but then realised you can only do an eight point one, which isn't sufficient.
It then occured to me that I have EffectsLab Pro. I'd not used it for years and I thought it may be the answer. So I started to try and animate a Mask (a painstaking frame by frame process), I did this and did a test export and imported it into FCP. I mistakenly thought the black would be like an alpha channel and show what was underneath...I was wrong. Can I now change the Mask into a Garbage Matte???
I have now looked at the garbage matte tutorial which i think is the right way to go about this, but am I right in thinking I cannot do this in EffectsLab Pro and nee CompositeLab?
Basically, what is my best way of doing this and bringing into FCP so I can use Green Screen.
I wish I was a bit more careful and made sure the hand was inside the green screen now!!!
Thanks for any responses i appreciate it.