Cheap green screen or blue screen?

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Skylamar, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Skylamar

    Skylamar Guest

    Hi. I use IMovie '11 on my Mac and I just bought a Kodak Zi8 camcorder.
    I'm interested in playing around with IMovie's green/blue screen
    feature. There are some chroma key screens selling on ebay:

    However, I'm wondering if there are even cheaper alternatives. I'd
    ideally like to pay as little as possible since I'm guessing the
    lighting in my apartment may not be good enough to allow for the
    green/blue screen to work.


    Skylamar, Nov 5, 2010
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  2. Skylamar

    Brian Guest

    My screen screen was pieces of paper I got from a stationary shop
    which I taped together. The paper was thicker than normal paper.
    If you are able to you could paint the wall green. Buy a green cloth
    big enough to hang on the wall. Shine a green light on the wall. If
    your video editor has the option you might be able to replace a
    background colour with green.

    Regards Brian
    Brian, Nov 5, 2010
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