Coincidentally I just set ours up this morning. We got this one from Amazon last year, and it suits our purpose (portable, sufficient for "amature" work.) I followed Linda's advice about 3 lights, but honestly in a well-lit room I have not found the "top light" makes much difference for video. I guess it helps for portraits, etc.

The key is software: Chromakey is built in to iMovie but I never found a plugin that worked with Moviemaker Live 2013 (the one out there is for an older version of WMM, which is inferior.) I have been using the free MoviePlus Starter Edition from Serif and it does what we need it to do.

I hope this helps,


Eric Hall
Technology Integration Specialist
Mount Mansfield Union High School
Chittenden East SU

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On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Donahue, Brucie <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Dear List,

I’m looking for some recommendations for purchasing a green screen to use with iMovie and MovieMaker. Can anyone send along some recommendations?

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PS Hope you all have fun at VTFest this year…I’m taking the year off.

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