lynda.com Announces Release of Blue and Green Screen Production Principles Behind-the-Scenes Look at Popular Filming Techniques

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lynda.com, the leader in self-paced digital media and design training, today introduced Blue and Green Screen Production Principles.

lynda.com, the leader in self-paced digital media and design training, today introduced Blue and Green Screen Production Principles.

The technology used for compositing blue and green screen has improved to the point where a chroma key matte can be pulled off almost anything. However, the better the original photography and setup, the better the matte extraction and composite will be. Whether the goal is to shoot a blue or green screen for compositing, or just to get familiar with terms and techniques, Blue and Green Screen Production Principles has the information needed. Pete Kuran goes behind the scenes to teach the processes of this popular film technique. Blue and Green Screen Production Principles is an excellent accompaniment to Digital Video Principles in the lynda.com Online Training Library™.

"We are known for software training, but our customers also need the principles-based education that makes the software easier to use. Starting with the best possible footage makes it a whole lot easier to work with compositing video using digital tools. This is a great example of how to apply knowledge from the outside world of videography and film to the desktop world of digital editing tools," says Lynda Weinman, CEO of lynda.com.

Anyone with an internet connection can access Blue and Green Screen Production Principles by subscribing to lynda.com's Online Training Library™. Blue and Green Screen Production Principles is an online exclusive.

Subscriptions to the lynda.com Online Training Library™ start at $25 per month, and provide access to over 17,600 movie tutorials covering more than 260 technology career tools, software, and techniques. Subscribers can access any of the computer-based training titles at their convenience. Multi-user subscriptions are also available for companies and institutions seeking to provide education and training to groups.

For free online samples of Blue and Green Screen Production Principles and more detailed product information, please visit http://movielibrary.lynda.com/html/modPage.asp?ID=392.

To arrange to view the full training title, please contact megan(at)lynda.com.

For more information on lynda.com products, please visit http://www.lynda.com or call 1-888-335-9632.

About lynda.com
Since 1997, lynda.com has provided education and technical training solutions for designers, computer graphics specialists, digital media users, and computer owners. lynda.com products include web-based training, instructional books, CD- and DVD-based video training, self-paced online learning, and events for creative designers, instructors, students, and hobbyists. lynda.com specializes in teaching fundamental design and graphics principles along with the latest computer software, digital media technologies, and techniques.

About Peter Kuran
Peter Kuran began his career in 1976 working as an animator on the original Star Wars movie. He introduced the concept of adding animated shadows and interactive light to objects to make them appear more dynamic. Since then, Peter and his studio, VCE, have worked on more than 250 theatrical motion pictures, including both Addams Family films and all three RoboCop features. In 2003, Peter won an Academy Award in the scientific and technical achievement category for his RCI color restoration process.

As a filmmaker, Peter has produced five documentaries on the history of atomic weapons and testing. He produced and directed the award-winning film Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie, and has since produced Atomic Filmmakers, Atomic Journeys, Nukes in Space, and Nuclear Rescue 911.

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