# Char is not moving with Car Overlay

I already looked at a video and some helpful posts here on episode but my char is not moving in sync with the car overlay. The char slowly moves back while the car moves straight forward. What am i missing? Here is my code.

INT. BLACK - NIGHT
NARRATOR
Chapter 1

INT.PARKINGLOT with CAR SIDE BROWN

@overlay CAR SIDE BROWN shifts to -669 -10 in zone 1
@overlay CAR SIDE BROWN scales to 1.000 1.000
@NOONE spot 1.226 -249 -154 in zone 1 and NOONE faces right

I have some directing going on over here and then I finish of with the car and person driving of scene

&NOONE walks to spot 1.226 449 -157 in zone 3 in 4 AND NOONE is idle
&overlay CAR SIDE BROWN shifts to 342 -15 in zone 3 in 4

Try this:

&NOONE walks to spot 1.226 449 -157 in zone 3 in 4 AND NOONE does it while idle

If you zoom out of the camera to view the whole 3-zoned, youâ€™ll see that your character and the car did not move at the same distance, which is why your character is moving to the back, because the car is moving at a larger distance than your character.
So you need to re-adjust the characterâ€™s x-coordinate.

The example is just an approx. coordinate, youâ€™d have to do your own calculation if you want to be more accurate:
&NOONE walks to spot 1.226 745 -157 in zone 3 in 4 AND NOONE does it while idle
@overlay CAR SIDE BROWN shifts to 342 -15 in zone 3 in 4

Use â€śdoes it whileâ€ť instead of â€śisâ€ť when the character is walking to a new spot.

Its still giving me the same problemâ€¦ I zoomed out to show all 3 zones and did the coordinates again while adding does it while

What are your coordinates now? Because I tested your code above and the character is moving to the back seat rather than the front seat when the car moves, meaning the characterâ€™s end placement coordinates donâ€™t match where the end placement of the car overlay goes.

Here are my new coordinates.

INT. BLACK - NIGHT
NARRATOR
Chapter 1

INT.PARKINGLOT with CAR SIDE BROWN

@overlay CAR SIDE BROWN shifts to -456 -20 in zone 1
@overlay CAR SIDE BROWN scales to 1.000 1.000

@NOONE spot 1.226 -23 -178 in zone 1 and NOONE faces right

&NOONE walks to spot 1.226 533 -111 in zone 3 in 4 AND NOONE does it while idle
&overlay CAR SIDE BROWN shifts to 401 -14 in zone 3 in 4

They still dont match. Right after the car/character moves, you have to zoom all the way out and find/focus to the end placement of both the car and character. You will see that the characterâ€™s ending placement is not in the front seat. You have to move the character to the front seat and use those coordinates. All you need to do is change the x coordinate, the y coordinate will stay the same.

Ok I got what you said now! Thank you so much!

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