It sounds simple enough: don’t wear green clothes on a green screen set. And that’s absolutely true. But there’s plenty more at play than simply keeping your Boston Celtics T-Shirt at home when you sit on a green screen set.
If you’re using a green screen for digital video production, you need to make it part of your planning for everything you set up on your virtual set. Your clothes, your props, your logos and anything else that you want to put in front of the camera needs to be seen, and needs to be seen accurately. Beyond that, any guests that you plan on bringing on set need to be prepped for this as well. There’s a lot of thought that needs to go into clothing and props on a virtual set, and it should be far from an afterthought for someone launching a green screen studio.
Want more? This is Part Five of a Five Part Series on using green screen for video production. To watch the rest of the series, click here. You can reach Nick Saber on Twitter @NickSaber, and you can reach Tyler Pyburn on Twitter @TyPyburn