First Light Video DVD: Compositing Module, with Full HD Editing File

First Light Video DVD: Compositing Module, with Full HD Editing File

First Light Video DVD: Compositing Module, with Full HD Editing File


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  • Part of Digital Cinema Filmmakers Course
  • Command Course Plus Series
  • Film with Green or Blue Background
  • Teaches Compositing Over a Background

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The Compositing Module, with Full HD Editing File DVD by First Light Video Publishing teaches you how to film against a green or blue screen, and then remove that color in post and composite the scene onto the desired background.

It covers planning, scripting, charting, accurate lighting, specific direction of actors and color-matched post compositing.

Lighting the green or blue screen background.
Lighting foreground plate and subject.
Matching fore-to-background.
How to set the height and angle of the background camera, match it to the foreground camera.
Matching the color, direction and intensity of the subject's instruments with the background natural light.
Blend action elements with proper direction for actor eyelines.
post production compositing
Using keying hardware.
Directing actors.
Keying in post.
Using keying software.
Contains a 3.5 GB full HD 1080i file with all the elements needed to build an action scene for practice by copying to a PC or MAC and dropping it into a compositing program.

Includes the Following 4 Components

COMP1 (62 Minutes)
Opening (2 min.) Pre-Light (15 min.) Introduction to Compositing (2 min.) Edges/Spill (3 min.) Screen/Room Size (3 min.) Garbage Mattes (2 min.) Real-World Issues (1 min.) Matching Bkgrd (3 min.) Bkgrd Plate Prep (3 min.) General Lighting (4 min.)Aesthetics (3 min.) Specific Lighting (5 min.) Metal-Halide & Sodium Vapor Sources (2 min.) Video Noise (1 min.) Camera Angles (1 min.) Camera Settings (12 min.)
COMP2 (48 Minutes)
Lighting the Foreground Step by Step (18 min.) Quick Lighting Summary (3 min.) Analyzing Lighting in Detail (5 min.) Analyzing Each Light Source (5 min.) Filming the Action (3 min.) Coordinating Secondary Action (13 min.)Final Note (1 min.)
COMP3 (50 Minutes)
Diagrams (3 min.Screen Prep (3 min.) Spot Meter (4 min.)Zebra Control (4 min.) Waveform (6 min.) Vectorscope (5 min.) Polarizers (2 min.)Scene Prep (4 min.) Ultimatte DV (5 min.) Lighting Control through Hardware Keyer (2 min.) Lighting Summary (2 min.) Specific Lighting (3 min.) Creating Atmosphere to Mimic Background (3 min.) Filming the Shot (3 min.) Final Note (1 min.)
COMP4 (25 Minutes)
Intro & Software (4 min.) Cropping (2 min.) Spill Suppression (2 min.) Backgrounds (1 min.) Lighting Correlation (1 min.) Crop Marks (1 min.) Lens Settings (3 min.) Aesthetics (2 min.) Final Notes (1 min.) SD Footage for Practice (4 min.) HD Footage for Practice (4 min.)
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First Light Video FDCT-COMP Specs

Length 3 hours, 5 minutes
Publisher First Light Video Publishing
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 5.0 x 2.0"

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