blue screen


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blue screen

n
(Film) a special effects film technique involving filming actors against a blue screen on which effects such as computerized graphics can be added later and integrated into a single sequence
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A blue screen is the unmistakable signal of an inevitable crash.
But he believed that officials from NASA didn't want to reveal much over the Internet, therefore 'NASA did go to blue screen as soon as they noticed the UFO.
The role of registering this latter event--however it comes about--is left to the blue screen of marrow and fatness, which records all likely and all remote possibilities, deeming them of equal weight for its purpose, namely to convert everything into vegetation that may have flourished during the planet's earlier phases.
lt;p>Within hours of that update's release, users flooded Microsoft's support forum, reporting that their computers had been incapacitated with a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD).
LEARNING CURVE: Al Holmes (left) and Al Taylor (right), two blue-screen flim-makers who have been commissioned by FACT; CUTTING EDGE: A scene from the film Eternal Youth, by blue screen artsist Al & Al
The school is using blue screen technology to fuse his filming with the superimposed images of pupils, helping to create a realistic feel.
Despite the rise of computer animation, many of the special effects we see in movies and on television are created using an old technique in which subjects are shot in front of a featureless blue screen that is later replaced by a different background.
I've learned to be more comfortable and adept at working with the blue screen where you're talking to an imaginary figure rather than another actor,' said Natalie, right.
Marcel Gagne has written a book which promises to "kiss the blue screen of death goodbye" by showing the reader how to move to Linux.
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Maybe that was why I later got a Blue Screen of Death when I tried to leave the site.
If your practice is using a blue screen system, you should seriously consider upgrading to green screen technology.