Directing Problem: Smooth Directing

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?

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Use & instead of @


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

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


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

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

is their a far back center or a back center

What do you mean?

Like having characters in the background

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:

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thank you :slight_smile:

I need help placing a character in a zone

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

@CHARACTER stands upscreen right in zone 3

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How to pause for a beat

@pause for a beat
@pause for S

S - seconds

For example:

@pause for 3


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

Here’s a guide on remembering choices: