Dara Amarie's Official Help Thread! [closed]


Then those are eye overlays the author animated. A Guide to Using & Animating OVERLAYS

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How do you know all of this stuff? It’s seriously amazing, thanks!

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Hey Dara! For some reason, the music I’ve coded into my story isn’t playing, and this error is showing up above the web preview:
Here is the code:


Hey how do you add a customized name in the script?
For example if a person made a customized character and has the ability to type their name in the story, how would you add their name into the script?


Have you tried refreshing the page?


Yes :slightly_frowning_face:


Hey I’m trying to zoom in on a character and have the camera follow her, still zoomed in, as she walks to a new zone. Is that possible? Thank you for your time!


Hey, I need help, I’m using an overlay and it won’t show up on the previewer!
Here’s my script:

&cut to zone 1
&zoom on 98 92 to 139% in 0
&overlay NEWLABS12 create
&overlay NEWLABS12 shifts to -79 21 in zone 1
&overlay NEWLABS12 scales to 0.838 0.838
&overlay NEWLABS12 opacity 1
&overlay NEWLAS12 to layer 1
&overlay LABBARS create
&overlay LABBARS shifts to -79 21 in zone 1
&overlay LABBARS scales to 0.838 0.838
&overlay LABBARS opacity 1
&overlay LABBARS to layer 2

The overlay LABBARS is the one that doesn’t show up.


Pan and zoom at the same time.

&pan to zone # in [time] and zoom on _____ in [time]
@CHARACTER walks to [spot] in [time]

Since you want the overlays to already be in the scene from the beginning, just add the overlays next to the background name.

INT. GRAY with NEWLABS12 to 0.838 -79 21 in zone 1 at layer 1 with LABBARS to 0.838 -79 21 in zone 1 at layer 2


thanks I’ll try.


How would you make the screen shake?


Hi, Dara
I was wondering if it is possible to pan in between zones.
For example, if you have zone 1 and zone 2, how to zoom on something that’s right in between the zones?
I hope you understand what I mean :joy: oh well…


Ok @Dara.Amarie , hey i need help… Ok When you are changing the backround you can do this @transition fade out black 2 and then change the backround… do you know how to change the backround in a more cool way?



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You’d have to play around with zooms. The x coordinate for zone 1 is between 0 and 320, so zoom into a spot thats way over 320. So an example would be: @zoom on 1000 0 to 110% in 0. Save and preview. If it’s still not quite in between the zones, keep changing the number to something even higher.

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how can i make the waitress go behind that counter?