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We also painted our lab a pretty shade of blue that works the same way as a
green screen with imovie.  Now every wall is a "green" screen.

-Amanda

On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:10 AM, Audrey Homan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> In fact, for $8.00, you can get a large amount of bright green cotton from
> Joann Fabrics, hang it over your SmartBoard, and make perfectly fine
> Touchcast green screen videos with it:
> http://tiie.w3.uvm.edu/blog/app-smash-touchcast-aurasma/
>
> Bonus: the sheet folds up for a traveling green screen. :)
>
> —Audrey
>
>
>
> On Nov 6, 2014, at 8:50 AM, Mark Kline <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > I think that it's worth noting that green screen will work without the
> extra lights and things. You can go buy a green bed sheet and hang it on
> the wall with a couple of tacks and it will work (especially if the
> subjects being videoed aren't clad in shades of green or tan).
> >
> > The brighter green the better - and a striped bedsheet might not work so
> well ;)
> >
> > So yes, the kits are nice, but don't feel that you can't do greenscreen
> until you can buy one!
> >
> > FWIW,
> >
> > /\/\ ark
> >
> >
> > Mark Kline, M.Ed.
> > Technology Coordinator
> > Waterbury-Duxbury School District, Vermont
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:45 PM, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > I offer a few quick thoughts on green screen I just bought a starter
> kit. I used to B an H photography . I bought the largest green screen I
> could with a steel spring support.
> > It was 8 feet by 16 .  it's really 8 by 8 with a 8 foot pull out in the
> steel spring keeps it pretty tight. Honestly the five by sevens were way
> too small
> > I purchased wondershare Video Editing, but I'm not recommending that.
> Its good but it could be better. I may try the other one that was
> recommended here earlier by Eric. I used a three point lighting system,
> also purchased at B&H. I'll send a video tomorrow to let you see what it
> looks like but my students are still playing with it .  Overall I'm pretty
> happy with the setup its not professional but it's pretty darn close.
> Cheers Jon
> >
> > 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
> >
> > No trees were injured in the creation of this message, but a significant
> number of electrons were inconvenienced.
> >
> > 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?
> >
> > [log in to unmask]
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Brucie
> >
> >
> >
> > PS Hope you all have fun at VTFest this year…I’m taking the year off.
> >
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Amanda Bickford