Elkhorn Crossing student during a greenscreen effect activity at the KET Media Lab.
Teachers Johnna Scogin, Lindsay Hale, and Jordan Clemons brought students from Elkhorn Crossing School, Scott County, to KET’s Media Lab for workshops in Greenscreen Effects for Video Productions. They also attended KET workshops in Video Production and took tours of KET’s multimedia production facility.
Students at Elkhorn Crossing, a special enrichment program high school in Georgetown, KY, work together in career-development “village” groups that integrate multimedia production into many classroom projects. At KET’s Media Lab, they explored how the Chroma Key or “greenscreen” video effect can be used to place students in any time or place to enhance video production projects — such as the portrayal of famous people from WWII for history projects. They saw, as in the example below, how easy it is to add documentary media information to a multimedia presentation using the greenscreen effect:
If you’d like to bring public, private, or homeschool students to KET for a free
KET Media Lab multimedia production workshop and a tour of KET, please contact Jeff Gray, KET Education Division.