Visual effects have been the gold standard for film production since films were first shown on the silver screen. The green screen is known for its ability to transport people to another world and now TikTok have introduced a brand new ‘green screen’ effect to help give users the most creative tools available.

How to use the green screen effect

To use the green screen effect, follow these simple instructions:

  1. Open the app and hit the “+” to create a video.
  2. Select “Effects” and under the “Trending” section, look for the #greenscreen icon.
  3. Choose any photo from your phone library to use your background and hit record!

Green screen in action

Since going live, users have utilised this effect in creative and unique ways to take their content to the next level. Check out the videos below and don’t miss #greenscreen on TikTok for more.

Did you know you can use the green screen effect without an actual green screen?


You can flex without the hassle of leaving home.


You can be on point with literal lyrics.


You can have all your pizza dreams come true.


You can bring those Minecraft references to the club!


Or you could cosplay as a Doughboy.