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Old November 27th, 2006, 01:51 PM   #1
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What is the best file format for green screen?

What is the best file format for green screen shoot? shooting with VHX200

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Old November 27th, 2006, 02:34 PM   #2
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If shooting standard-def, shoot DVCPRO50.

If shooting high-def, use 1080/24PA (unless you need the "reality" look, in which case I'd say go for 720/60p).
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Old November 27th, 2006, 02:40 PM   #3
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Thanks Barry, is there any problems with recording straight to the G5?
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Old November 28th, 2006, 11:43 AM   #4
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None that I know of, people do it all the time.
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Old November 28th, 2006, 02:23 PM   #5
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Why would file format be important when it comes to aquiring for green screen? This is something I didn't consider an issue before seeing this thread.
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Old November 29th, 2006, 01:26 AM   #6
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Why would file format be important when it comes to aquiring for green screen? This is something I didn't consider an issue before seeing this thread.
If the compression format is poor, or the color subsampled, the chroma key results will suffer.

In general DVCPRO50 is better than DV for chroma keying, and DVCPRO HD is superior to HDV for chroma resolution. It's not magic though. You still need lighting, lighting and lighting...
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