The Realities of Life on a Set: Hollywood Blockbusters Side by Side Their Green Screen Counterparts

    Where would we be without the beloved green screen? It’s brought to life some of our favorite films and created visuals we could never recreate if it wasn’t for the technology. It’s the process in which foreground action is combined with separately constructed or separately filmed footage. And by using bright green backdrops or objects, the color can be isolated, replaced, or removed.

    Image: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

    It’s used for a huge spectrum of filmmaking and, get this, isn’t always green. But these images have a totally different edge when green screen photos of memorable scenes in cinema or TV are side by side the final edited version. Take a look at the CGI magic that’s responsible for some of the most striking scenes on-screen.