Desktop computers have revolutionized the special effects world making it possible for anyone to create dazzling special effects. This workshop will serve as an introduction and survey of special effects techniques. During this 2-day workshop participants will shoot, composite and edit a short special effects sequence. The Day 1 of this Workshop will will focus on production and be conducted with SAW Video's portable green screen. Day 2 activities will focus on Post-Production techniques in Adobe After Effects and Photoshop.

Topics covered will include:

  • lighting and shooting
  • green screen effects
  • keying basics
  • basic matting techniques
  • motion tracking
  • compositing


Green Screen Workshop


Duration in hours: 
Prerequisite Workshops: 
Introduction to Video Production, or experience with Video Production.
Maximum Participants: 
Cost for Members: 
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