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The Writer/Producer/Director/Art Director's Nearly Complete Self-Defense Guide to surviving an Ultimatte Shoot

Chapter: Keying

Topic: Advanced Keying Techniques

For many years traveling matte blue-screen photography has produced highly convincing movie magic by using strictly optical, mechanical, and chemical means. As the industry developed, and as most commercials were now being shot in film but finished in video, the introduction of the Ultimatte series of instruments permitted composite mattes to be made electronically in post. As an additional benefit, a new degree of creative influence over the final composite image was made possible.

TAGS: chroma, blue, green, screen, alpha, composite


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