How do you spot uploaded overlays?

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#1

Hi! I need help, how do you spot your uploaded overlays? For example:

EXT. JUNGLE BUNKER - NIGHT
@cut to zone 2
@BREE stands screen center AND BREE is idle_hold_baseballbat

I uploaded some sword overlays, and they’re already approved. I just need to know how to put them in the scene.
In this scene, Bree is doing the idle_hold_baseballbat action, but I’m not putting the baseball bat prop in. I wanna make it look like she’s holding a sword. Can you help me?

#2

There are two ways to put an overlay into a scene first like this

Ex.

EXT. BLUE - DAY with OVERLAY

the other method is to write this

@overlay OVERLAY create
@overlay OVERLAY shifts to x y in s in zone #
@overlay OVERLAY scales to % % in s
@overlay OVERLAY opacity # in s

#Note that you need to type in EXACTLY like this (Except the x, y, s, % and s) for it to show up in the previewer

I suggest you do the first method if you are new to this kind of things. Good luck with you’re story :wink:

#3

Can check out this: A Guide to Using & Animating OVERLAYS

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