Sometimes there's nothing to it but to do it, so let's get down and dirty with pulling the key from greenscreen footage. In this series, we'll run through the process of creating a key with soft edges and hard contrasts. We'll even tackle tough hurdles like motion blur, noise, and light wrap.


Creating a clean plate
Increasing contrast
Edge matte/Core matte technique
Building a ground matte
Additional mattes
Refining the edge
Dealing with motion blur
Light wrap
Matching the footage