The technology that’s replacing the green screen

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6 måneder siden

The green screen is a Hollywood staple. Should it be?
It’s easy to complain about overreliance on special effects, but for projects that require impossible-to-film environments or have incredibly expensive shots, how do you get the flexibility of green screens without the drawbacks?
Charmaine Chan has worked on one of the possible answers. Vox's Phil Edwards spoke to her about her career and how it's at the forefront of a big technological shift. As a compositor for venerable effects house Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), she’s worked on films like The Last Jedi, assembling various digital elements into a beautiful, seamless image. Her job changed on The Mandalorian, one of the first shows to use ILM’s upgrade for the green screen: LED panels that used video game engine technology to place a realistic-looking world behind the actors.
It was a huge improvement, because green screens actually have a lot of drawbacks. Removing the green screen is never as quick as visual effects artists would hope. It also casts green light upon the set and actors. Even substitutes for a green screen, like projecting an image onto a screen behind the actor, fail to dynamically respond to camera movements the way they would in the real world.
ILM’s solution fixes a lot of those problems, and it also led to creative breakthroughs in which the old Hollywood order of a TV show or movie, in which VFX came last, was suddenly reversed. Now, artists like Charmaine are alongside actors, set designers, and other crew members during filming. That collaboration means that this technology doesn’t just eliminate a screen - it eliminates a creative barrier.
Watch the above video to see how it happens.
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Wisdom Onyekwere
Wisdom Onyekwere 2 måneder siden
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Poop in a bucket
Poop in a bucket 4 måneder siden
64 likes lol
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dude no 5 måneder siden
@GEORGE FLOYD how high are you?
Viv
Viv 5 måneder siden
@GEORGE FLOYD ok buddy... That's enough meth for today..
Viv
Viv 5 måneder siden
Whyy
Film Making with Siddharth Sai
Film Making with Siddharth Sai 18 timer siden
I think the director was looking for this post-filming mark 2 scenes of Ironman Part 1
Aaron Center
Aaron Center 2 dager siden
I just wish the clouds actually moved in the scenes. Distracted me to no end. No movement in clouds at all.
Jens Schröder
Jens Schröder 3 dager siden
The most important news program Tagesschau in Germany has a 17.5 meter long curved projection surface. 7 projectors create a seamless image. Explanatory backgrounds are displayed depending on the news. Other programs use the same studio with different backgrounds. For example a news program aimed at children and several political programs. The studio produces 24/7 programs, most of them live. LED screens are not used because you need a high, sharp resolution. But projector surfaces with 7 synchronous projectors were also unusual.
ok
ok 4 dager siden
A5G ROTS YOUR BRIAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1!!!!!!!!!!
6cmcnc6
6cmcnc6 4 dager siden
“No one’s running”
johnny rankin
johnny rankin 5 dager siden
due to my deal memo on the production i am on i cannot reveal the tv show, but we call it the A R wall we have a stage in toronto of the wrap around LED panels ...its amazing when standing back with our set {im a set dresser } it truley gives a depth to your set ....i wish i could show you the pictures i took but alas i cant or i will get fired or worse ...lol but it really helps the actors ..they become immearsed totally surrounded by whatever landscape or "set" you give them...personally ive noticed where we dressed almost seemlessly melds into the image on the LED pixo panels .....its really cool to be part of this new technology in film making
I Suck at Robotron
I Suck at Robotron 5 dager siden
just look for the set border and you'll see it every time.
Cldstrife
Cldstrife 6 dager siden
@productioncrate You guys should look into adding something similar to the studio there and renting it out to locals.
Fábio Trombini
Fábio Trombini 8 dager siden
Simplesmente incrível, fico feliz em ver que estamos criando novas formas de fazer cinema, e também em poder ver o quanto filmes e seriados são verdadeiras obras de arte, acredio que ainda vai demorar um pouco para essa tecnologia realmente substituir de vez o Chroma Key, principalmente para estudios menores, mas só por iniciarem isso tudo já é um grande passo.
Clavers Odhiambo
Clavers Odhiambo 9 dager siden
Great job with the new tech but by God isn't her video quality horrendous
Crystelle Nunes
Crystelle Nunes 9 dager siden
Could've used a better background score. It was so distracting!
Rick Timmermans
Rick Timmermans 9 dager siden
Did anyone else see the 'Beautiful Minecraft' book in the background?
Dumbi Olise
Dumbi Olise 10 dager siden
From surround sound to surround screen
Karuvin
Karuvin 10 dager siden
The monitor we wanna have but do not have the money to buy
Deja Zoo
Deja Zoo 11 dager siden
It's still challenging and time consuming!
Vaibhav Sapkota
Vaibhav Sapkota 11 dager siden
Back to old ways, but with new technology...
AOA S
AOA S 11 dager siden
doesn’t work, Visual effect is done after the shooting, not before, if you do it before you cannot easily make changes. It may look fancy but useless and expensive.
AOA S
AOA S 11 dager siden
The worse part is, after shooting you still need post....
AOA S
AOA S 11 dager siden
Only work when you have infernally amount of money.
Jayvee Aurea
Jayvee Aurea 12 dager siden
How about high resolution OLED panels?
taz santiago
taz santiago 13 dager siden
In the next few years you will be able to watch movies at home using the same technology just shrunken down for a consumer purchasing. You put a movie on and the scene just appears in the middle of the room actors and all 🤩 It’s using the same technology we just saw in this video and some holographic technology..... They’re already being tested now by major companies
taz santiago
taz santiago 13 dager siden
Since when was 5G turned on in America? That explains the tumors in my 🧠
Aline Sanchez Ramirez Baruchi
Aline Sanchez Ramirez Baruchi 13 dager siden
Blue and green- miles Davis
Goldfire2006
Goldfire2006 14 dager siden
So basically you've created Holodeck 1.0. Got it.
Nicola Jan Smith
Nicola Jan Smith 14 dager siden
I bet the actors like it better too. I have heard some actors say that they don't like green screen as there is nothing to react to
Dj Auqland
Dj Auqland 16 dager siden
Didnt they also manage the ultra wide LEDs für Interstellar? U can see this exactly when Cooper is into the pearl of the black hole
r e e
r e e 16 dager siden
baby yoda got a concussion after getting hit by the lamp
kelli blue
kelli blue 16 dager siden
Wow. One step closer to Star Trek's holodeck!
RubyBadger223 Main Channel
RubyBadger223 Main Channel 17 dager siden
4:30 top 10 saddest anime deaths
Daniel M
Daniel M 17 dager siden
Junk.
FranIsLove
FranIsLove 18 dager siden
This is so fascinating
J Maker
J Maker 18 dager siden
that's so cool man, this chick has the best job ever.
Alexandre Dumbass
Alexandre Dumbass 19 dager siden
So we are watching other screens from our screens 🙂
Din Djarin
Din Djarin 19 dager siden
This is the way
The Chumps been dumped.
The Chumps been dumped. 19 dager siden
A Star Trek holodeck made real.
Bryan PD
Bryan PD 20 dager siden
Imagine! PS5 Gran Turismo On this screen...
TCI Beat Records
TCI Beat Records 21 dag siden
This will never replace a green unless it becomes affordable....nope, probably on Mars....
Karan R
Karan R 22 dager siden
Hey Charmaine, why did the mandalorian have such dark colour overtones, was that a conscious choice ? were you really able to see the footage clearly on your laptops without having to brighten it?
Punith Gowda J
Punith Gowda J 22 dager siden
3:57 yoda is green 😂😂
mrkingofhaha
mrkingofhaha 23 dager siden
The way she talks is off putting
Litpk
Litpk 24 dager siden
not intesting enough
Ko
Ko 24 dager siden
Probably for bigger studios that can afford that switch over but I think the green screen will stay a while longer
Jocelyn Joseph
Jocelyn Joseph 24 dager siden
Wall and lumens of light. (The world upside down - novel). As a kid, I've enjoyed a simple pinhole producing this effect in a dark room.
mike mastradonis
mike mastradonis 25 dager siden
What program use for backrounds? ''After Effect''?
Nobody Nobody
Nobody Nobody 25 dager siden
Green screen: 50 bucks. Volume: Millions I'll stick with the former.
Mjnoon
Mjnoon 25 dager siden
Why is she talking like she holds huge diarrhea
Pocket Fluff Productions
Pocket Fluff Productions 26 dager siden
They should have shown how distorted it must look from any angle other than the camera they're shooting with.
TJ Marsh
TJ Marsh 26 dager siden
when you put your hands in front of your face i got so uncomfortable i had to turn the video off
Goldsborough Love
Goldsborough Love 27 dager siden
The none home plus budget friendly green screen lol
Exclusive Kix
Exclusive Kix 27 dager siden
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Adaptable {Mr. NerdyGamer}
Adaptable {Mr. NerdyGamer} 27 dager siden
Man I would do anything just to spend like 10mins in the volume. I don't even know what I would even do, I just wanna spend time in there
Sigma Soldier
Sigma Soldier 27 dager siden
Okay. Y’all raw.
Arthur
Arthur 28 dager siden
Is there a place for a boomman within the volume?
R Garlin
R Garlin 28 dager siden
Magnificent advances in technology - and no stopping it in sight👍🏻👏🏻
E Petruza
E Petruza 28 dager siden
That's all well and good, but I wish they devoted as much time and effort to writing good stories as they dedicate to special effects.
Zel Gemini24
Zel Gemini24 28 dager siden
Awesome technology in terms of movie making
Jake Boyer
Jake Boyer 28 dager siden
Holodeck v1.0
JBI JBI
JBI JBI 29 dager siden
When I watched Mandalorian I felt something weird on the background. The resolution is not high enough. Besides that, they didn’t do a good job on the lighting and contrast. Most of the the time it looks too gloomy.
Mi chi
Mi chi 29 dager siden
Who would have thought that post-production would become pre-production?
Naum Rusomarov
Naum Rusomarov 29 dager siden
this is amazing and super cool.
Dandy Dabber dude
Dandy Dabber dude 29 dager siden
They should use this in theatres
BoyWithCrackers
BoyWithCrackers 29 dager siden
This is a bridge between the Old and New style. The "Old" way of putting rotating screen on car scene and "New" way of digital picture.
Viejo Delentes
Viejo Delentes 29 dager siden
I miss the green screen it made things look more believable for some reason.
Kenneth Cummins
Kenneth Cummins 29 dager siden
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KICKDRUM
KICKDRUM 29 dager siden
Do they sell these on amazon?😎
Pukes
Pukes Måned siden
Ian Mckellen's bane.
Bilal Güvenç
Bilal Güvenç Måned siden
half real and half animation are not the solution. the real solution will be full animation ;)
Jordan Khoo
Jordan Khoo Måned siden
whats the opening instrumental called?
Creative 8D
Creative 8D Måned siden
Clips?
March For Science
March For Science Måned siden
THIS IS THE WAY
heylou
heylou Måned siden
It's definitely an awesome method, but...a complete waste of money in my opinion. This method only works with million dollar budgets. Most films or series shot now a days are closer to $200,000-$500,000 and that's a decent size budget.
Clinton Walsh
Clinton Walsh Måned siden
So this is why actors get paid millions.. pffft
Ashiqur Rahman
Ashiqur Rahman Måned siden
The idea is very old(remember car driving scene, where actors just used sit on car and in background some video was used to play)
Pocket Fluff Productions
Pocket Fluff Productions 26 dager siden
Now they can make the prop car work as a video game controller, hooked up to the computer that's rendering the background, so it reacts exactly to how they're "driving".
Jacob Ray
Jacob Ray Måned siden
It’s great knowing we can get this but we can’t get healthcare
Sean Tomlinson
Sean Tomlinson Måned siden
Mind blown. Next stop is the star trek holodeck right?
Lee A. Scott, II
Lee A. Scott, II Måned siden
"The Volume" is a huge cinematic step & It would be cool to see other tv shows & films to follow their lead. Jon Favreau & his team are such innovators with this concept
Steven Blackman
Steven Blackman Måned siden
I'm surprised you didn't mention "Interstellar", since Nolan famously filmed most of it with virtual back-drops rather than green screen. Which just goes to show that this new technology benefits the actors as much as the film crew.
gory banua
gory banua Måned siden
china will steal this. wanna bet?
Tony P
Tony P Måned siden
Ray Bradbury anticipated full floor-to-ceiling rooms with television screens in "Fahrenheit 451". That was in 1953
Silver PC
Silver PC Måned siden
far more expensive, than green screen.
Omer S
Omer S Måned siden
I have a crucial question: why do people say "L-E-D" (El-Ee-Dee) instead of pronouncing this nice acronym as a word?
Colin M
Colin M Måned siden
So the question is, can you make these screens spherical and would that give more realism?
World Peace
World Peace Måned siden
I thought in the beginning that she is the chairman of the company
VampCaff
VampCaff Måned siden
the technology that's replacing green screen, real life scenery.
Rasdan Handel
Rasdan Handel Måned siden
Imagine if there's a dead pixel in one of the LED.
Shreeveda Consulting
Shreeveda Consulting Måned siden
Good old saying, 'Do it right the first time'.
XSAVIER busy
XSAVIER busy Måned siden
nvm
Min Ern Chuah
Min Ern Chuah Måned siden
I love everything about this video...including the sponsor being at the end. Thanks
JC Crisostomo
JC Crisostomo Måned siden
This is a game-changer WOW!
Peter Stone
Peter Stone Måned siden
Well. No. This is NOT replacing green screens. This is an high-end cost solution for major studios. 99.9% of everyone else can't afford this lol.
Simon Byrd
Simon Byrd Måned siden
My god, they've created the Holodeck!
Laura Powell
Laura Powell Måned siden
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Ciarán
Ciarán Måned siden
Its like the holo deck from star treck
Prabhat Raj
Prabhat Raj Måned siden
The post production changing into pre production
Galo Aguirre
Galo Aguirre Måned siden
5G? can't really do a lot of outside stuff anyway... wifi's cool
Reynaldo di Magdalena
Reynaldo di Magdalena Måned siden
3.2 K who don't like is those who can't work on this new technology.
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ً Måned siden
so like will this help for youtubers
Tim McKinney
Tim McKinney Måned siden
So they just went back to the old school rear projection. That is how they did it over 70 years ago. It is nothing new. Just the tech of projection has changed. Watch an old 1950's SciFi flick. They did it this way. Not say it is bad. Just saying we have been here before. However with better OLED screens etc. This might just be the answer.
Marshelo Jonsena
Marshelo Jonsena Måned siden
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Weird Brain - Funny Edits and More
Weird Brain - Funny Edits and More Måned siden
Usually: greenscreen works nicely Yoda: not today!
Tam Aaretti
Tam Aaretti Måned siden
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