Green-Screen Basics

In this tutorial, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, takes you through the basic steps of lighting a green screen properly. Green-screen production is great for special-effects work or when you need to shoot a subject against a variable background. But to make it look believable and professional, absolutely even lighting of the green backdrop—whether a piece of fabric or a cyc wall—is crucial. This video shows you how to avoid common pitfalls such as spill so that you can pull a clean key easily in post production.

This green-screen tutorial also touches upon a couple of different lighting solutions that work well for different setups. Finally, McCormick explains why you'll need a camera that captures 4:2:2 (not 4:2:0) video, or at least an external recorder that can do so. 


I own at Canon T4i. If I purchase the Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Shuttle 2 SSD Video Recorder, will I notice a significant difference over the normal video footage shot with my T4i?

Hi, I already have a green screen and 1 500(?) Led light, how many lights are ideal? And where can 1 get good soft boxes? Also, do I need to keep with all the same type(eg, LEDs) while shooting a green screen?

what is the basic kit to make chroma key effect in 1080p.
i got nothing so tell me all i need and how much it cost.
i would need half body recording to make tutorials. that's it ( one person or two)