While there are some advantages to using green screens in film production, they are also one of the biggest drawbacks. While there are ways to eliminate green screen effects in post-production, the biggest downside is that green screen can make your subjects look pale against a green background. Here are some tips to keep your actors’ looks intact. First, make sure that your actors wear clothing that matches the green screen. If they don’t, your subject may look like they are missing a part of themselves. Second, make sure your actors wear clothing that matches the color of the green screen.
Last but not least, green screens are easy to use. Typically, a green screen backdrop consists of two pieces, the ground piece being approximately 4 feet by eight feet in size. The upper piece is usually three feet by five feet. You can also purchase larger versions of these backdrops. This type of green screen background is best for videography, since the colors are much more easily seen and less difficult to remove. Additionally, it saves you budget and time.
Another drawback of green screens is that they can cause uneven lighting. This can make the subject’s face appear bright in some scenes but look dark in others. When filming in a green screen studio, it is best to use digital cameras that allow for smoother transitions. However, if the green screen isn’t the right color, the subject can look smeared with green. Fortunately, there are several options. Besides a green screen, a blue screen can be used in filmmaking.