Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Animation
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Green screen, chroma key compositing, or chroma keying, is a special effects / post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues (chroma range). The technique has been used heavily in many fields to remove a background from the subject of a photo or video – particularly the newscasting, motion picture and videogame industries. A color range in the top layer is made transparent, revealing another image behind. The chroma keying technique is commonly used in video production and post-production. Green and blue backgrounds are more commonly used because they differ most distinctly in hue from most human skin colors. No part of the subject being filmed or photographed may duplicate a color used in the background.
Here's an example of a basic line drawing animation.
Here are two other lessons by George Zaidan: How do Pain Relievers Work? and What is fat?
Biljana Labovic has directed the animation of many TED-Ed Lessons. Here's a small taste of her work: How folding paper can get you to the moon, Exploration on the big data frontier, and Insights into cell membranes via dish detergent.
Lisa LaBracio has animated many TED-Ed lessons. Here's a small taste of her work: The key to media's hidden codes, Animation Basics: Homemade special effects, and Rethinking thinking
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