Green Screen Lighting And Positioning The Talent


1. Back lights are for lighting the green screen evenly. I use soft boxes. You can use whatever is within your resources or works for you. 

2. Key lights are the lights in front of you, lighting the subject. Remember to do a few takes and position the key lights differently to see what you like best. 
Some people like the lights at eye level, some like it just above. It’s what works with you. 

3. The fill light is optional. It’s the light above the subject. I used it for a while, but realized it isn’t totally necessary. 


I stand 3 to 4 feet in front of the green screen, making sure to keep myself behind the back lights because that’s for the green screen. You can probably go as close as 2 feet, if you’re working with a real small place, as long as there are no shadows on the screen. 

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