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Author Foster, Jeff, 1959-, author.

Title The green screen handbook : real-world production techniques / Jeff Foster.

Publication Info. Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., [2010]
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Description xix, 362 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm + 1 DVD-ROM.
Note "The DVD includes almost 2 gigabytes of HD video footage and movie clips, images, and After Effects project files. The files are organized by chapter. Within each chapter you will find several files and in some cases, folders with completed movies to preview." --p. [353]
Includes index.
Contents Mattes and compositing defines -- Digital matting methods and tools -- Basic shooting setups -- Basic compositing techniques -- Simple setups on a budget -- Green screens in live broadcasts -- How the pros do it -- Choosing the right matting process for your project -- Proper lighting techniques -- Matching your subjects to the background -- Digital cameras and camcorders -- Storyboarding and directing your talent -- Interacting with the background and objects -- Getting a great matte -- Color balancing the subject and background -- Fixing problem green screen shots -- Working with virtual sets -- Motion tracking and mtachmoving -- Complex composites.
Summary This unique guide is a comprehensive how-to of professional production techniques, step-by-step instruction, and tips that can save you time and money. Learn when to use green screens instead of blue, find out how the pros operate in professional studios, and get amazing results--even on a shoestring budget. --from publisher description.
Subject Cinematography -- Special effects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cinematography -- Special effects.
Computer graphics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Computer animation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Image processing -- Digital techniques -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 9780470521076
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