- • After Effects User Guide
- 1. Basic Editing+
- 1.2 How to Cut Video in After Effects
- 1.3 How to Make an Intro in After Effects
- 1.4 How to combine clips in After Effects
- 1.5 How to rotate a video in After Effects
- 1.6 How to speed up/slow down footage
- 1.7 How to add audio in After Effects
- 2. Animation editing+
- 2.1 How to Make Character Animation
- 2.2 How to Make an Animated Logo
- 2.3 How to Create Text Animation
- 2.4 How to Make 3D Animation
- 2.5 How to Create Motion Graphics
- 3. Advanced Edtiing+
- 3.1 Make a Kinetic Typography Video
- 3.2 How to Create a Mask from a Shape
- 3.3 How to key green screen footage
- 3.4 Color grading in After Effects
- 3.5 Pan and zoom in After Effects
- 3.6 Make slow-motion/timelapse clips
- 3.7 Free After Effects templates
- 4. Tips and Tricks+
- 4.1 Top 10 After Effects Shortcuts
- 4.2 Top 10 Best Free After Effects Plugins
- 4.3 After Effects Alternative for Windows/Mac
- 4.4 Top 10 After Effects Tips & Tricks
- The easiest way to make green screen effect
- How to Keying in After Effects
- Quick Tips on Keying in After Effects
- Open Filmora and then go to full feature mode.
- Drag green screen clips and background videos to media library.
- Put green screen in PIP track and original video on timeline.
After Effects: Green Screen (Chroma Key) Tutorial
Adobe After Effects is a complex professional level software mainly used for 3D creation, complex tracking, encoding etc., but you can also use it to do some video editing like Chroma key. Here is the step by step guide that can help you to learn about how to use chroma key effect for your videos in After Effects.
There is no doubt to say that green screen effects provide stunning looks to your videos but it is not easy for beginners to adjust these effects in advanced softwares like After Effects. It is possible to make your videos more effective using Wondershare Filmora software that has lots of user friendly editing tools. Below are few easy to follow steps to complete Green Screen adjustment task using Filmora platform:
The easiest way to make green screen effect
How to Keying in After Effects
Step 1: First of all, you need to create a composition in your editing tool and it can be done by simply dragging the desired video clip over composition icon available on screen. Note that, it is possible to send video footage to After Effect using a dynamic Link from CC or CS6.
Step 2: Now go to the Effects and Presets option on After Effects window and from the drop down menu you have to apply 'keylight' to the video clip by simply using double click.
Step 3: It is time to hit the eye dropper tool named as 'Screen Color' and then click on your image at specific green screen section.
Step 4: Simply scroll down to find the 'Screen Matte' option and get it opened in the menu.
Step 5: You need to adjust the 'Clip White' and 'Clip Black' settings till the time background section of your video goes completely black and the foreground becomes whiter. Try to reduce the spotting effect.
Step 6: Again go to the view option and from drop down menu select 'Final Result'. Soon you will be able to find a cleaner Key.
Step 7: Users can also make adjustments for 'Screen Shrink/Grow' settings that can help to get rid of rough edges.
Quick Tips on Keying in After Effects
The importance of green screen: If you want to have a smooth editing experience, it is better to do things right at first, so it is essential to prepar a clean and big green screen. Bu sure no wrinkles! In order to avoid shadows, subjuct should be in a proper distance with green screen.
Use online material: If you don't have the budget and time to shoot green sceen material, you can also go to online store to download or buy material from VideoBlocks.
Check this video to know more details on how to adjust the light of the green screen video:
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