The Evolution of Greenscreen Compositing

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Tony Reale (nextwaveDV) pointed to this the other day on his twitter stream and it is very interesting! Quite well done by the folks over at FilmmakerIQ

While we all probably know what green screening (chroma keying) is, we often don't think about how it came to be and this video goes all the way back to the beginning. It shows some fascinating history of film as well as how hard it used to be to make a movie!

The Evolution of Greenscreen Compositing

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Go inside the history of the traveling mattes (now called chromakey) and learn the history of visual trickery used by filmmakers from the earliest filmmakers through to the modern day.

This is part of Filmmaker IQ Course: History and Techniques of Modern Chromakey


– Your chance to show off your chromakey muscle.

This lesson is proudly sponsored by:

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[source: Tweet from Tony Reale ]

(cover photo credit: snap from the video)

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