Green Screen Color Keying & Masking Module

colorkeyCourse Overview

Designed to help participants master essential green screen & keying skills, this focused course, offers a detailed overview of the green screen filming process: from the equipment required to setting up a greenscreen studio, through the techniques involved in lighting the greenscreen and the subject separately and covers everything from setup to producing the shoot to compositing the footage.

Color Keying & Masking – 3 Weeks

  1. Understanding Color Keying
  2. Measuring & Filming Back Plates
  3. Setting up the Green Screen
  4. Filming on Green Screen
  1. Color Keying
  2. Fine-Tuning & Problem Solving
  3. Alternatives for an Impossible Key
  4. Matching & Combining Layers
  1. Working with Masks
  2. Mask Options and Variable Feather
  3. Animating Masks
  4. Advanced Sky Replacement

Courseware is a mix of classroom lessons, field work, assignments & a final course project.

Color Keying & Masking – Course Hours Breakdown:

School Hours:
06 Hrs. Contact (Theoretical – with Tutor)
30 Hrs. HandsOn (Practical – with Tutor)

Extra Hours:
15 Hrs. Self Study (Assignments)
30 Hrs. Assessment (Course Project)

81 Hrs. Total Course Hours

Starting Date Option 1: 17th July 2017 – 700

Starting Date Option 2: 29th January 2018 – €700

Starting Date Option 3: 23rd July 2018 – 750

Classes: 4 Days/Week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Time:  10:00-13:00

Open to anyone 18yrs + and courses are delivered in English. Students are required to provide their own laptop.

All classes have a participation of a maximum of 6 students, to guarantee individual attention.

Tutors are available on phone & online to provide 24/7 support.

Participants are encouraged to assist on other HandsOn Malta Student’s film productions as a member of their crew, providing everyone with extensive on set experience.

Participants are given the opportunity to enhance their portfolio by participating and delivering on commercial projects. (T&Cs apply)

Professional Equipment will be provided by the School for the duration of the course.

No other fees.

Booking & More Info:

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