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The Green Screen Handbook, 2nd Edition by Jeff Foster

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Introduction

For several years, a great deal of confusion has surrounded green screen and blue screen production. People tend to ask the same questions regarding lighting, background materials, shooting, and compositing techniques:

  • When should I use green or blue screen?
  • What kind of materials should I use?
  • What can I use to light the green screen?
  • What kind of cameras should I use?
  • What should I use to composite my green screen footage?
  • How do I fix bad green screen shots?

In addition to my many years of experience in blue screen and green screen production, I’ve done a great deal of research on the topic to dig into the history of compositing, testing products, and running through every kind of workflow and technique I could ...

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