Posted on May 22, 2023 Updated on May 24, 2023, 2:20 pm CDT
This story was originally published on Passionfruit.
Technology makes putting yourself into a video easier than ever. Once upon a time, you needed a professional studio to do effects. Today, green screen backgrounds can turn any apartment into a sound stage.
Whether you’re streaming on Twitch or making a short film at home, customizing your green screen doesn’t have to be a hassle. Let us walk you through the basics of green screen backgrounds, from best practices to which programs to explore.
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*First Published: May 22, 2023, 11:14 am CDT
John-Michael Bond is a tech reporter and culture writer for Daily Dot. A longtime cord-cutter and early adopter, he's an expert on streaming services (Hulu with Live TV), devices (Roku, Amazon Fire), and anime. A former staff writer for TUAW, he's knowledgeable on all things Apple and Android. You can also also find him regularly performing standup comedy in Los Angeles.