What Actors Need to Know About Working on Green Screens

WATCH: “Shadowhunters” star Dominic Sherwood has some tips

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It should come as little surprise that “Shawdowhunters: The Mortal Instruments” star Dominic Sherwood is well acquainted with performing on a green screen and with various other CGI rigs. As an actor on a series that constantly delves into the supernatural, playing with imagined elements to be added in post is old hat for the British talent. Sherwood recently joined us on Backstage Live and discussed what it's like to shoot SFX-heavy scenes in front of these specialized sets, as well as what actors should know about doing the same.

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