- A digital technique by which a block of a particular colour (often blue or green) in a film or video image can be replaced by another colour or image, enabling, for example, a weather forecaster to appear against a background of a computer-generated weather map: the weatherman is gesturing at a blank wall, and the image is inserted by chromakeyMore example sentences
- During rehearsals for the main ITV1 programmes, the channel decamps to a small single-camera chromakey studio, which wasn't too bad with the old look as you almost couldn't tell to look at it visually.
- Arm yourself with Eejit's ‘Film Lingo’ and you'll soon know your cookie from your cutaway, your capture card from your chromakey, so you can easily cut to your closeup.
- You've seen chromakey in action, even if you might not know what it is.
verb (chromakeys, chromakeying, chromakeyed)[with object] Back to top
- Manipulate (an image) using the chromakey technique: (as noun chromakeying) examples of chromakeying on televisionMore example sentences
- The anchor sergeant is shot against a blue screen, and chromakeyed in post over the virtual set, which we created in Strata 3DPro.
- But for those whose editing programs won't handle the pre-keyed footage, we've chromakeyed it so you can key it yourself.
- If the polarity of the area signal is reversed, the region which can be chromakeyed is reversed as a matter of course.
More definitions of chromakeyDefinition of chromakey in:
- The US English dictionary