Workshops > Production

Green Screen


$175 DCTV Members // $225 Non-Members    Requires Registration by Mon 7/23

Master the fundamentals in chroma keying to create backgrounds, effects, characters and cinematic elements. In this workshop, you will set up, light and shoot a brief scene with a green screen background, then import your footage to key in alternative backgrounds using Premiere. Technically awesome movie-making magic!

Topics include:

  • Setting up a Green Screen
  • Lighting and Shooting
  • Media Management
  • Manual Keying
  • Masking
  • Refining the Cut

Size: 6 students | Duration: 6 hrs

Prerequisite(s): Camera Fundamentals, Lighting Fundamentals and Premiere or equivalent experience is required.

Materials: All you need to bring is yourself! we provide all equipment and are committed to a 2:1 student to camera ratio. Each student will be equipped with a 27-inch iMac with 5K retina display running Premiere 2017. Personal equipment is not permitted.

All DCTV Workshops have limited enrollment and require registration in advance. By registering you verify you have basic Mac OS X literacy and have read and agree to the prerequisites above and our Workshops Policies.

If registration is closed, please call 212.966.4510 x646 to be added to the wait list.


Summer 2018
A Sat 7/28 11:00am - 5:00pm Alex Gilwit