What is a Green Screen ?


Green screen technology is the basis of the effects seen in everything from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to the weather forecast. The idea is simple. If you have a video or picture with a single coloured backdrop (blue or green is often used) software programs such as Pinnacle Studio allow you to make that colour transparent – replacing it with any other video clip, graphic or still image.

With green screen, it’s simple to superimpose anything or anyone into any shot. You can transport yourself to the moon, appear in your favourite film, or make a presentation along with all the relevant facts and figures…