The Magic of Hollywood’s Green Screen


Thanks to green screen technology, virtually anyone can produce a film or video creating wizard-worthy special effects. We’ve all seen the TV weather guy/girl standing in front of a green screen. A computer taps into the screen in order to replace every green pixel it sees with one from another image. It’s the same technology when it comes to movies and television, which this video past the break demonstrates. Sometimes the green screen seems like a ridiculously simplistic concept, until you’re reminded what amazing visual effects it helps produce. Click through for a detailed look at Hollywood’s green screen magic.

[Spotted via /Film]