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A wall at the TV station is painted in Chroma-Key Green (yes, its a real
color).  Works great!  The only caveat is that you cannot take it with you.

Jeremy Perkins
Systems Admin, GNAT-TV

On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 12:28 PM, Amanda Bickford <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> 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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