By Valentin Ewan As the success of “Life of Pi” shows, with four accolades from the Academy Awards alone, green screen is not only a great potential tool for film but sometimes a necessary one. After all, imagine how many stuntmen or actors would be lost at sea or mauled by tigers if ”Life of Pi” had been made in simpler cinematic times. Green screen has been criticized by some, who consider the environments created by green screen, regardless of how beautiful or accurate they may be, limiting to the medium of film. These people believe that a green screen makes it harder for actors to act in and […]
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Party Girl Green Screen Photobooth Ok Gang. This is not something offered by my company, the American Movie Company, ( we specialize in VFX, Green Screen Special Visual Effects, 3D Virtual Sets, TriCasters, etc) but I really thought it “way cool” and even though I can get all kinds of high end professional green screen video photography for myself and my fellow actors hr in our Green Screen TriBeca stage in lower Manhattan. Hey, I like this Green Screen Booth.Every party needs a photobooth, (and I love parties… really love parties. And like other girls I have fun in photobooths. But trust me. Not all photobooths are created equal. Listen […]
Virtual Sets A virtual set in a typical television studio consist os a blend of real-time of people an /or other real objects and computer generated digital environments and objects in a seamless virtual reality-like manner. A key point of a virtual studio is that the camera can move in 3D space, while the of the virtual camera is being rendered | in real-time from the same perspective. There exist many technical solutions for creating virtual studios, but most of them include the following components. Camera tracking, that uses either optical or mechanical to create a live stream of data describing the exact perspective of the camera. Real time rendering […]
All of the country, green screen studios have increased in popularity in video productions. A lot of things you seen on TV or in movies was filmed using a green screen. Many people have no idea what a green screen is or what it can do despite the fact that they are used all the time. By using a green screen, you can make videos that are more exciting than ever before. Don’t start in video production until you know about perhaps its greatest and most creative asset: green screens.
Video production has become one of the most important components of any marketing campaign. In order to reach a larger amount of people, marketing firms are finding that it is absolutely essential that they branch out into the virtual realm. There is, however, a method to their madness; these time-tested strategies used in video production will insure the success of your projects and the marketability of your product.
There’s a green screen revolution underway in videography. No longer the domain of plaid-coated 1970’s TV weather forecasters, green screen backgrounds and backdrops now fuel major motion pictures like the recent Star Wars trilogy, 300, Sky Captain and Sin City. Hollywood producers are no longer forced to build large, expensive sets. Instead, they can use green screen backgrounds and chroma key software to build top-quality virtual sets on computers, saving millions of dollars in production costs. But that’s only part of the story. The revolution has spread far beyond the major motion picture studios. Today, using revolutionary virtual sets and other innovations like elastic backgrounds, anyone with a fast computer, […]
Lightwave Feature Films By Hi Chao-xing Mui, Lightwave Artist. Ok, here goes, pretty much off the top of my head. This is a list of movies that used Lightwave 3D software to achieve amazing VFX results. Some of the titles might surprise you (they did me). Especially titles that don’t seem like VFX films at all. Well, that’s just part of the power of Lightwave 3D. It can do awesome SiFi, fantastical robots, future cityscapes, spaceships in one film like Star Wars and then more organic realistic just fantasy material like Lord of the Rings and yet produce totally, photo realistic images blended seamlessly with actually 35mmm film footage like […]