Asked • 03/26/19

Why do professional green screens look so much better?

Why does the average green screen, such as one on the local news station, or some video on YouTube, leave an outline and is obviously fake, but in some movies these effects look totally real. I was just watching behind the scenes clips of The Amazing Spider-Man, and the green (or blue) screen effects looked so realistic when I saw the movie that I wouldn't have ever thought it was filmed in a studio.Is it the quality of the camera that produces this effect, lighting, editing software, or a combination?

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David P. answered • 03/26/19

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