I found some tutorial videos on You Tube on how to do the masking for green screen. However, no matter how much I searched, I could not find the masking button in my software. I searched everywhere and followed the tutorials to a 'T'. I was getting very frustrated because I needed to find out how to mask out the sides or I didn't know what I was going to do. I went back to Google and found other people having the same problem. My issue was, I had the wrong version of the software. I had Vegas Movie Studio 11 and I needed Vegas Pro 12. The Pro version had the masking capability.
So, I had to order a patch for Vegas to get the masking functionality. The problem was, I had to wait 3 days to get it. I was already a behind schedule to make the May 1st launch and now I would lose 3 more days. But, I would find other non-video related tasks to work on. Luckily the software came in 2 days. I loaded it up and with a little experimentation I got it to work. You can see in the screen shot above that the edges are now seamless.
I was very happy to have the mouth and the edge issues handle. However, I began to see that I was still be haunted by one more issue still.
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