The Green Screen Handbook

Author : Jeff Foster
ISBN : 9781317673576
Genre : Art
File Size : 22.14 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive how-to manual that walks you through the many integral techniques required in preproduction, production, and postproduction to use green screen effectively. Step-by-step instruction and time-saving tips cover matting and keying basics; lighting and digital camera essentials; setups using fabric, portable background panels, and paint; broadcast TV hardware switchers; professional HD and major motion picture compositing; multi-colored screen composites; directing storyboards and talent; working with virtual sets; motion tracking; and much more. Additionally, this new edition has been updated to include: Coverage of the latest digital camera technologies, lighting gear, and compositing and editing software Advice on using apps for portable devices that will help you light and shoot better green screen Examples and case studies of real-world green screen and compositing projects in film and television productions An extensive companion website (www.focalpress.com/cw/foster) featuring downloadadble project files and streaming video tutorials You can’t afford to miss out! The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a one-stop shop for all of your green screen solutions.
Category: Art

Green Screen Production Master Class

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ISBN : 013390265X
Genre : Computers
File Size : 84.44 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Master essential green screen skills! This focused workshop provides three hours of high-quality video training on shooting green screen and covers everything from setup to producing the shoot to compositing the footage. Author, trainer, and production/compositing expert Jeff Foster starts by introducing you to various concepts and explains how to create the right green screen scenario for your needs. Then, you'll learn how to set up your background and talent, work with lighting and scopes, explore virtual sets, use helpful iPad apps, and composite the footage. Duration: 2 HR 58 min User Level: Beginning/Intermediate 1 Keying and Matte Extraction Overview 2 Green and Blue Screen Materials 3 Proper Lighting and Camera Setup 4 Planning the Shoot 5 Professional and DIY Lighting Setups 6 Software Options 7 Working with Virtual Sets 8 Compositing Footage 9 Fixing Problem Green Screen Shots 10 Designing the Corporate Green Screen Studio 11 Lighting and Measuring Tools on Portable Devices System Requirements Mac OS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows XP, or higher 1 GHz processor or higher 2 GB RAM or higher 1 GB Free HD Space (does not include lesson files) (Please note that this DVD can be viewed only on a computer. It will not work in DVD-Video player software or a DVD set-top player.
Category: Computers

The Green Guide For Business

Author : Chris Goodall
ISBN : 9781847651334
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 88.54 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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Everyone wants to go green these days, but for businesses that's easier said than done. How do you measure a company's carbon footprint? Are dryers or hand towels more eco-friendly? Recycled paper or FSC-certified? And what's the greenest company car? The Green Guide for Business answers all these questions and hundreds more, enabling businesses and organisations of all sizes to make eco-savvy decisions. Accessible but authoritative, the book also features scores of case studies to help readers learn from other people's successes and mistakes. From keeping ahead of environment legislation to green marketing, The Green Guide for Business is indispensable for every company with an environmental conscience.
Category: Business & Economics

The Ves Handbook Of Visual Effects

Author : Susan Zwerman
ISBN : 9781136136214
Genre : Art
File Size : 37.31 MB
Format : PDF
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Wisdom from the best and the brightest in the industry, this visual effects bible belongs on the shelf of anyone working in or aspiring to work in VFX. The book covers techniques and solutions all VFX artists/producers/supervisors need to know, from breaking down a script and initial bidding, to digital character creation and compositing of both live-action and CG elements. In-depth lessons on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates are included, as well as chapters on interactive games and full animation authored by artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. From predproduction to acquisition to postproduction, every aspect of the VFX production workflow is given prominent coverage. VFX legends such as John Knoll, Mike Fink, and John Erland provide you with invaluable insight and lessons from the set, equipping you with everything you need to know about the entire visual effects workflow. Simply a must-have book for anyone working in or wanting to work in the VFX industry.
Category: Art

Visual Effects Society Handbook

Author : Susan Zwerman
ISBN : 9781136136146
Genre : Art
File Size : 58.47 MB
Format : PDF
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Wisdom from the best and the brightest in the industry, this visual effects bible belongs on the shelf of anyone working in or aspiring to work in VFX. The book covers techniques and solutions all VFX artists/producers/supervisors need to know, from breaking down a script and initial bidding, to digital character creation and compositing of both live-action and CG elements. In-depth lessons on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates are included, as well as chapters on interactive games and full animation authored by artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. From predproduction to acquisition to postproduction, every aspect of the VFX production workflow is given prominent coverage. VFX legends such as John Knoll, Mike Fink, and John Erland provide you with invaluable insight and lessons from the set, equipping you with everything you need to know about the entire visual effects workflow. Simply a must-have book for anyone working in or wanting to work in the VFX industry.
Category: Art

The Green Investing Handbook

Author : Nick Hanna
ISBN : 9780857190505
Genre : Clean energy industries
File Size : 38.33 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
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"The book delivers both demystifying explanations of the intricate technology at the heart of the green revolution, as well as providing comprehensive investment insight. It is designed to help the investor to make better-informed decisions when engaging with these complex, innovative and rapidly growing industries. And it does so whether you are interested in investing through equities, direct investment or funds"--Page 4 of cover.
Category: Clean energy industries

Green Entrepreneur Handbook

Author : Eric Koester
ISBN : 1439817316
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 81.9 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Written by a practicing business attorney with startup experience in the environmental and technology sectors, Green Entrepreneur Handbook: The Guide to Building and Growing a Green and Clean Business assists entrepreneurs in tackling the wide variety of opportunities to go green. It helps you incorporate clean technology, environmental practices, and green business approaches into your work environment. Part I The first section of the book lays the groundwork for any new entrepreneur to understand the history of the environmental and clean technology movements. The author explains the motivation of greentrepreneurs, the drivers of the green revolution into the future, and how to find the right market for your solution. Part II The next section takes a new business from initial idea to sales of the product or service. The book addresses where greentrepreneurs can find ideas around which to build a business; how to form a company to execute the business concept; how to find and retain founders, employees, advisors, and directors; how to raise money and make sales; and the importance of intellectual capital and assets. Part III Emphasizing aspects unique to the green business environment, the third part provides a sound understanding of utilities and energy generation and distribution and explores funding through project finance. It also looks at the players and process of selling to the government; the federal, state, and local regulatory impacts; government incentives and tax programs designed to spur clean technology development; and grants, loans, and other funds as sources of capital. Part IV In the fourth section, the author covers lessons learned and emerging challenges. He offers practical suggestions for going green that businesses can implement themselves and describes current green certifications. He also examines the role of venture capital and institutional investors in green innovation, international trends in green business, and the potential for exit events, such as public offerings, mergers, and acquisitions. Part V The final part focuses on lessons, tools, resources, and fundamentals essential to any entrepreneur. It discusses market research and business planning, details of forming a business, issues of employing people, smart intellectual property management, obstacles encountered in a difficult fundraising climate, and much more. A one-stop resource for green entrepreneurs, this comprehensive handbook equips you with the tools and knowledge to fully appreciate the unique challenges of developing a green business. Discussions of timely topics, advice, and additional resources are available at www.greentrepreneur.org
Category: Business & Economics