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Green screen was the common name for a monochrome CRT computer display using a green “P1″ phosphor screen.
Abundant in the early-to-mid-1980s, they succeeded teletype terminals and preceded color CRTs as the predominant visual output device for computers.
The most famous green screen product is arguably the original IBM PC monochrome display, designated the IBM 5151 (the PC itself had the model number 5150). From the outset, the 5151 was designed to work with the PC...

How to Fix a 'Green' YouTube or Vimeo Video [Tip]

How to Fix a Green YouTube or Vimeo Video [Tip]

Sick of watching YouTube or Vimeo and getting a green screen in the video player, with audio but no picture? The ReelSEO virtual mailbag has been hit with the following question for some time, So how do you fix it? Well Reel Readers, the answer lies within.

How-to Key Green Screen Footage with Adobe After Effects [ReelRebel #50]

How to Key Green Screen Footage with Adobe After Effects [ReelRebel #50]

Adding background footage in post-production can turn a good video into an amazing one and in this week's ReelRebel tutorial we show you an advanced editing technique that will really help you get more creative with your videos. Tune in to find out how to make the most of your video content.

How to Shoot Video with a Pure White Screen Background [Reel Rebel #21]

How to Shoot Video with a Pure White Screen Background [Reel Rebel #21]

If you've been watching our weekly video tips series, you've probably noticed that we often choose to shoot against a solid white screen background.  Shooting against a solid black or white background is a popular choice for web videos as it helps create an intimate ...

How to Choose Between Green Screen & Blue Screen for Chroma Keying Video [Reel Rebel #13]

How to Choose Between Green Screen & Blue Screen for Chroma Keying Video [Reel Rebel #13]

Green screen or blue screens chroma key backdrops are sometimes used during filming in order to remove the colors when chroma keying in post production and superimpose the subject onto a different background or scene.  On this week’s Reel Rebel Stephen Schweickart discusses the basics ...

YouTube Will Offer Video Production Tips On Google+ Hangouts on Air Every Wednesday

YouTube Will Offer Video Production Tips On Google+ Hangouts on Air Every Wednesday

Knowing that, every day, people are posting videos on YouTube and don't know exactly how to make great videos, YouTube will be offering tips on everything from pre-to-post-production every Wednesday starting July 18 on Google+ Hangouts on Air.  It will be interesting to see what ...

11 Tips For Planning A Green Screen Video Production

11 Tips For Planning A Green Screen Video Production

Previously, I wrote an article discussing the benefits of a green screen video production. However, once you have determined that green screen is the way to go - how do you plan for it? Well, do not underestimate the importance of Pre-Production when shooting green screen. It's easy ...

The Benefits of Using A Green Screen For Your Web Videos

The Benefits of Using A Green Screen For Your Web Videos

So, youʼve been awarded a contract to shoot a company video. Awesome. But now you need to find a location to film your video. Not so awesome. If your client is like most clients, their office or corporate boardroom probably provides a wide range of less-than-desirable options - ...

Changing The Sky With After Effects - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Changing The Sky With After Effects   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Do you wish you could get just the right sky for your scene, but the blasted sky just won't cooperate? Fret not, Ryan Connolly, his brother Josh, and Episode 126 of Film Riot is here to help. Obviously, when shooting outside, you can't predict a ...

Video Location Scouting & Underwater Filming - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Video Location Scouting & Underwater Filming   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Film Riot host Ryan Connolly got a hands-on test of the RED Epic camera a couple of weeks ago and showed some footage he shot with it, mostly he and his crew just having fun and horsing around. When it was about time for him ...

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you ...

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