6 Steps to Pulling a Good Key – Green Screen Post Production

Proper setup during the shoot is vital to the success of any green screen scene, but the real magic happens in post-production.

Once you have your green screen footage recorded, you’ll bring it into your keying software of choice in order to remove the green screen from your shot, letting your background plate show through from the layer below. You can use the tools built into your editing software for this or go for more advanced keying plugins or a standalone application. In any case, the basic process will be more or less the same.

In this video, we will show how to pull a good key and create a convincing green screen composite.

With a bit of finesse, you should end up with a convincing, cohesive final composite that helps tell your story without distracting your viewer.