“We can either paint our U-shaped infinity cove, supply green screen drapes that can be suspended from a ‘goal post’ or use a 9ft or 12ft wide colorama background depending on the background area required. The paint we use is made by Mylands, who supply all the major film studios. We paint two or three coats depending of the mixture consistency. On the shoot day we provide plastic shoe covers or suggest people take off their shoes to prevent scuffing of the painted area. After the shoot the infinity cove/cyc and stage is painted back to white.
Green/blue screen FAQs
What is Green/Blue screen used for
The principal subject is filmed in front of a blue or green background. These colours are furthest from skin tone. In post-production the background colour is “keyed out” and replaced.
Do we need to have one of your paint packages? I don’t need that much painted
No. The packages are just guidelines. We can paint any amount you want, and charge accordingly. The less we paint, the cheaper it will be.
Let me know about your green screen drapes
The drape we use has the consistency of wet suit material as it stretches and does not crease. It’s almost like memory fabric as it returns to its original shape if stretched or formed around an object. Our principle green screen drape measures 20ft x 20ft.
I need a different colour! is this o.k.
Yes! We can paint the cyc any colour you want. Just let us know a reference in time, and we will get it mixed for you. Prices may vary though. If you require a black background, we recommend that you shoot in front of our matt black curtains. These run more than halfway around the stage perimeter.
We have an early start. WIll the paint be ready on time?
Yes. The paint will always be dry prior to your shoot. Even if the previous day’s shoot goes late, we will get it done for you overnight.
I need a green chair/table/bench!
We always have spare paint, so painting a prop is no problem. We also have small pieces of green material that are useful for covering that lighting stand that’s in shot!