Implementing the art of green screen (or blue screen) into your video productions can be extremely useful. Background composites aren’t just for sci-fi scenes or exotic locations – they are useful in common interviews and company profiles. In this video, theC47 founder Jem Schofield discusses the basics of green screen production. This detailed tutorial covers everything from lighting chroma key backdrops to pulling the key.

How to Green Screen

Westcott chroma key backdrops are available in sizes ranging from 5′ x 7′ to 9′ x 20′ in blue and green. Green backdrops are the preferred choice for many cinematographers as cameras typically capture more green than blue. Blue backdrops are most useful when shooting a subject that is wearing green.

5 x 7-Foot Wrinkle Resistant Green Backdrop • 5 x 6-Foot Collapsible Backdrops (Reversible Blue/Green) • 6 x 7-Foot Collapsible Backdrops (Reversible Blue/Green) • 9 x 10-Foot Wrinkle-Resistant Backdrops (Available in Blue or Green) • 9 x 20-Foot Wrinkle-Resistant Backdrops (Available in Blue or Green)

Questions? Read our in-depth backdrop buying guide here.

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