Production Lighting

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

5 Tips for lighting a green screen

 

 

 

Hi Eric,

 

 

With over 35 years of experience lighting some of the Hollywood’s biggest sets, Litepanels co-founder Pat Grosswendt helped spearhead the LED lighting revolution and won numerous awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award and a Black Diamond Award in the process.

Now, he provides his top five tips for lighting a green screen.

 

 

1) Digital vs. Chroma Green Screen
Digital is highly reflective, so you can use less light,
making it much easier to work with than chroma.
Try the difference and see for yourself!

2) Light Your Talent Before Lighting the Green Screen
To avoid making the scene too bright and contaminating the skin, light the talent first. Then figure out what you need to add to the background green screen after…