UPDATED WITH PART II: Sin City Inspired Photoshoot (Behind the Scenes)
In terms of creating the "Sin City Style" lighting is the most important element. The look developed for the film was adapted from the original comic series and involves high contrast black and white images with harsh lighting.
For the film they achieved this look through the use of "rim lighting". Rim lighting basically means placing lights behind your subject pointed towards the subject. This lighting creates a glow or "rim" of light around the subject, separating them from the background.
In this video Phlearn explain how we set up our rim lighting to achieve the "Sin City Style".
PART II: Cutting The Subject out from Green Screen
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