How to make a character appear

Hey guys! so I was wondering if I could start a scene with this girl just standing there? or does she have to walk in?

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yeah ! you just code @char spot ____ in zone _____ instead of them walking in at the beginning of the scene

Yeah, you can just spot direct the character normally. You don’t need the “walks to” part and change the @ to an &. :two_hearts::two_hearts:

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so spot__ would be like screen left?

oh yeah sure !

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INT. BLUE SCHOOL HALLWAY LOCKERS - DAY

&CHARECTER spot 1.280 68 -27 in zone 1

@transition fade in black 1

Something like this! :slight_smile:

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thanks!

You’re welcome, have fun with your story! <3

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I know I’m doing something wrong but…
@ash.writes @Superpup @zerocantwrite

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Do:

&DANCER CLASS RACHEL spot screen left in zone

@cut to zone 2

NARRATOR
My story starts here-

Try that?

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Wait, let me try it on episode real quick!

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@CHARACTER stands screen center AND CHARACTER faces left/right

Yeah! Like Amy said, just do:

&CHARACTER stands screen left in zone 2 and CHARACTER faces (left or right)

@cut to zone 2

NARRATOR
My story starts here.

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let me try it.

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Okay, I tried it and it worked for me! :slight_smile:

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Yes! It worked for me too. Quick question, I’m so sorry, If I wanted to zoom in, how would I do that? Is it a command?

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What do you want to zoom on?

Here’s what you have to do:

On the right side of the screen theres an option that says, “show helpers.”

click it and go to camera.

then when you’re at it there’s a “zoom and focus” button. zoom will make the camera zoom and focus will make it so you can move around without it zooming in.


When you have it where you want it, scroll down so you can see the commands.

Capture

then after u can just copy it!

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thanks.

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You’re welcome, and if you don’t want it to automatically zoom then just do:

Ex:
@zoom on 320 307 to 155% in 3
Instead of doing the in 0

basically this will just make it zoom in slowly
Happy to help :slight_smile:

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