Green screen chroma-key technology has taken digital photography and film to new places. Unprecedented special effects are now possible in both photography and film. You’re probably familiar with the green screen backdrop, but did you know that you can use green screen technology directly with people, too? Enter the green man suit.
A green man suit is the same color as a green screen backdrop, making it easy to delete the people wearing them later during post-production. Let’s say you need to animate an object seemingly hovering on its own; simply put your subject in a green screen suit and in front of a green screen backdrop, film them moving the object, and you’ll be able to “make them disappear” from the shot later, leaving the object still moving onscreen. If you’re considering trying a green screen suit, here’s what you should know: