Look for small, fold-out background panels that resemble a round section of green screen. You can use these to shoot keyable footage on the go. Hold the pop-up screen behind the person or object you want to shoot. In your video editor, cut a simple matte (called a garbage matte) between the person and the edge of the green area, and remove the background beyond the line of the matte.
Anything solid in color can potentially be a screen for a keying project. Creative studio Abby Priest experimented to discover whether or not they could use liquid paint as a green screen. Watch how they did it and see the stunning result of their work.
Keep your eye on the latest tutorials and updates to Premiere Pro through resources like Adobe Live and try out new ways to use Chroma Key tools in your videos. “Because editing capabilities change every few months,” explains Apley, “it’s important to be continuously learning.” As long as your lighting is set up correctly, there are countless ways to introduce fascinating new backgrounds to your projects within the world of chroma keying.