GREEN SCREEN

Greenscreen Studio Filming & Production Services Overview

THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT, THE FUTURE IS GREENSCREEN

Greenscreen filming long ago become a common tool available for everyone from Hollywood to the corporate video. Its role in every aspect of filming will continue as the innovative canvas for 3D virtual production techniques including Unreal Engine and photo realism, artificial Intelligence, augmented reality and virtual reality.

Greenscreen Studio in Camberwell

Camberwell Studios has over ten years experience in both operating and using greenscreen studios. Both studios are set up as green as standard (although we can repaint to white and drape to blackout with some arrangement).
We have lights in place and regularly supply kit and crew, from Directors of Photography, Operators and Lighting Specialists to Production Assistants and Runners. You can find out more about our services, here.

Greenscreen Production Skills

Greenscreen filming has been a mainstay of the production business for a long time now. The technology and tools are well established. Creative practitioners, from cameramen, gaffers, art department to post-production abound.

Music videos, animations, puppetry, presentations and pieces to camera are just some of the popular reasons why clients choose to film using green. It’s a case of imagination

Since covid entered our world, greenscreen has taken on a new meaning, in particular becoming a mainstay of live streams and remote productions. Geographical location no longer matters and even our small Studio 2 can seem like the largest conference centre.

VIRTUAL PRODUCTION

Virtual Production, driven by the Unreal Engine gaming software will enter the mainstream and become a reliable and affordable option for most commercial video and film production companies.

The need for big expensive real sets built for one day of filming and then thrown away the next day will reduce. As will flying an entire film crew to a remote location for a shoot. You can do it in the studios in regular business hours.

Over the course of 2021 we plan to install a Virtual Production Suite, meaning you can bring your 3D designed environments, import them into the system and start filming, in camera, live, to final pixel state. We mean it to be as straightforward as that.

Read this article on the future of greenscreen 

The following articles provide a detailed overview of the process of filming against greenscreen: from considering using chroma key, through to the workflow and post-production process implications of that decision. They are intended to help Production Managers, Directors and DOPs alike.

+ “Why & When to Film Against Greenscreen”

Here, we look at the pros and cons of that decision and how it will benefit the overall production.

+ “Planning to Film Against Greenscreen”

This covers everything from the replacement backgrounds, to camera, to lighting and what clothes to avoid.

+ “Lighting Greencreen”

A key article for camera operators! Our own expert Tom Watts shares his advice which will save you time and money in post-production.

How to Key Greenscreen

This looks at the edit process, and how to get the look you want – complete with a handy video tutorial.

Cleaning the Key

Watch a video on different greenscreen settings, including: Matte Generation, Matte Cleanup, Spill Supression and Colour Correction

Cropping Greenscreen

A short video tutorial for beginners which shows you how to crop out unwanted objects from your shot and creating and using masks.

+ Removing Greenscreen Spill

A quick video tutorial showing you how to remove greenscreen from people and objects.

Camberwell Studios can provide experienced crew for your greenscreen productions. Our roster of crew includes Directors, DOPs, Lighting Technicians and Gaffers, all who have filmed against green at our studios.

Camera, Lenses, Lights and greenscreen treadmills are available on request supplied by our network of reliable and trusted partners.

For more information about our crewing and equipment hire options check out our Services pages where we provide a lot more detailed information.

You can call us on 020 7737 0007 or send in your question by email to studio@camberwellstudios.co.uk

Greenscreen Articles

We’ve used our greenscreen expertise to write a series of informative articles to help with your productions. Here’s are a few to get you started, or visit our Production Guides for more.

The Future is bright. The future is GREEN.

The Future is bright. The future is GREEN.

Greenscreen has been a critical tool in film and video productions, especially in the past two decades. Once a technology reserved for Hollywood blockbusters with big VFX budgets, the accessibility and improvement of chroma keying technology and innovations in both...

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Removing Greenscreen Spill

Removing Greenscreen Spill

Greenscreen spill is a common problem, but an easy one to solve. In this video tutorial you’ll learn a quick and easy method to remove green from objects and body parts that shouldn’t have green on it. Key Takeaway: You will become familiar with the process and...

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