Directing Problem: Smooth Directing


#1

I’m having trouble with having the character standing at a scene and not popping up on the screen all of a sudden to stand. Can someone help me?


#2

Use & instead of @


#3

Would I do the chars positions then say & fade in?


#4

yes :slight_smile: place all your characters then fade :slight_smile:


#5

Thank you so much!!:blush::heartbeat:


#6

How do I have a character lying INT. ANGIE BED RED - NIGHT


#7

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DEBKhIuCQjBi_NG2WOM6LB8-W1ROGta3i90zxshgRM8/pub


#8

is their a far back center or a back center


#9

What do you mean?


#10

Like having characters in the background


#11

You can use basic ones:

@CHARACTER stands screen right
@CHARACTER stands screen center
@CHARACTER stands screen left
@CHARACTER stands upscreen left
@CHARACTER stands upscreen right
@CHARACTER stands back far left
@CHARACTER stands back left
@CHARACTER stands back right
@CHARACTER stands back far right
@CHARACTER stands offscreen right
@CHARACTER stands offscreen left

Or Spot directing:


#12

thank you :slight_smile:


#13

I need help placing a character in a zone


#14

Just add “in zone 3” or whatever zone you scene takes a place in

@CHARACTER stands upscreen right in zone 3


#15

How to pause for a beat


#16

@pause for a beat
Or
@pause for S

S - seconds

For example:

@pause for 3


#17

I need some questions answered and help ok

how do I do choices? I am in my mobile phone I don’t have a computer please don’t say go on a computer

how can I do a choice and say you slap a character and it comes with they will remember that how do I do that


#18

Here’s a guide on remembering choices: