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Getting Started with Green Screen

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Over the last year, I worked with students to create a broadcast studio for my school's announcements.  We worked with a live recording, where our 'anchor desk' could record the pieces together.

There were a lot of pieces, but we were able to get some nice results.

Items needed:


Green Screen or Painted Green wall.  I used a Matte Finish green paint from my local paint store.  Lights.  I found mine on Amazon. Video Camera or Digital SLR with an HDMI output.  I had a Nikon D3300 and a Samsung Video camera.  Having the ability to zoom is a good idea for larger groups. HDMI Capture Card, and a cable to suit. I use the Blackmagic UltraStudio Mini Recorder, which outputs to Thunderbolt on my iMac.  But the Elgato Cam Link looks good too. Check the connections on your computer, because this is the device that connects your Camera to your computer.  Software.  OBS Studio is a great piece of open source software. It runs on multiple operating systems.  It connects to almost everythi…