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Narrating a Presentation: Green Screen Narration

Have you needed to narrate a presentation? Maybe a video or Powerpoint? The library has you covered. This guide includes resources for technology that can you help you with all your screencast tutorial, spoken word jazz, and action movie.

Why would I use the green screen to narrate my presentation?

You can use the green screen room to make a great demonstration video. Point to areas of photos and videos that you want to bring attention to.

 

For a complete guide to using the Digital Video Lab ("green screen room"), please visit http://ferrum.libguides.com/greenscreen 

Provided in the Green Screen room

We have some equipment that is available to you if needed when you are filming in the green screen. We have a camera that you can use if don't have one just make sure you download your video to where you want to save it to because we erase the videos off the SD card to be available for the next person. We also have adapters for the tripods if you wanted to use your smartphone when you are using the adapters it better if you take your case off your phone for a better fit.

Using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 for Green Screen Editing on an iMac

1. Create a new project --> NAME it, don’t change the settings --> Use the default sequence settings

2. Drag and drop clips from Finder --> drag background image to Video 1 on the timeline

3. Drag Green Screen video(s) to Video 2

4. Lower left hand panel --> Click on “Effects tab” --> “Video Effects” --> “Keying” --> “Ultra Keying”

5. In upper left hand panel --> Click on “Effect Control Tab”

    a) First take the eyedropper and click on the green background

6. Save the file by clicking on File --> Export --> Media --> Format saves as Quick Time & Video Codec is H.264

    a) No 3gp

    b) Output name (Where you can find it later)

    c) Export (It will take some time to export so be prepared to wait a little bit)

Using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 with iMovie for Green Screen Editing on an iMac

You can import the Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 video to iMovie to tailor your video by adding music, images, captions and much more!

 

1. Create a new event --> Import media file – you can import other media (images and music) during this stage as well.

2. Once you have imported the file and it has downloaded, double click on it to highlight the whole sequence, then click on the plus symbol to add it to the timeline. You can also drag and drop the highlighted sequence onto the timeline.

3. Follow the same instructions for step two when adding music.

4. Located at the bottom of the left hand corner, there is a selection of tools you can use such as Transitions, Titles, Maps & Backgrounds, iTunes, Sound Effects, and GarageBand.

5. Once you are finished, click on the “Share” icon at the top of the screen and export the file.

6. You can share the file to Theater (iMovie Theater), Email, iTunes, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, CNN iReport, and File. File is the best option because it shares the video as a QuickTime file and can be sent in an email, saved anywhere on the computer and saved on a USB.