I need help! (Looping backgrounds)

INT. BLACK - NIGHT with FOREST LOOP to 0.016 -3 0 in zone 1 at layer 2
@overlay FORESTLOOP_2 create from FOREST LOOP
@overlay FORESTLOOP_2 shifts to 147 -2 in zone 1 AND overlay FOREST LOOP shifts to -241 -2 in zone 1
@overlay FORESTLOOP_2 scales to 0.016 0.016
@overlay FORESTLOOP_2 moves to layer 2
@overlay FORESTLOOP_2 opacity 1 in 0
@zoom reset

@overlay FOREST LOOP shifts to -389 0 in zone 1 in 3 THEN overlay FORESTLOOP_2 shifts to -3 0 in zone 1 in 3 THEN overlay FOREST LOOP shifts to 64 0 in zone 2 in 0 THEN overlay FORESTLOOP_2 shifts to -389 0 in zone 1 in 3 THEN overlay FOREST LOOP shifts to -3 0 in zone 1 in 3 loop INFINITE times

I’ve been at this at three hours… ughh… I don’t get what I’ve been doing wrong and I feel like I’m so close and now the code’s just being weird… I just don’t get what to do anymore. If I put in &'s it works but I had to use THEN to get the loop code to work so I had to use THEN instead of AND’s and it messed it up… Idk why but the overlays keep seeming to go where I don’t tell them to go lol. Can someone help?

Here’s the overlay I’ve been using:

I tried to go to Dara’s site for help with this but when I followed the steps it didn’t work and looked weird even when I had the right background so I tried doing it myself but failed…

Don’t use EXT. BLACK - NIGHT. Overlays don’t work well with that background. Also, my looping background template only works with 3-zone backgrounds

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Noted! But when I did your template even when I didn’t use INT. BLACK - NIGHT it looked weird. It’s probably my background. When I tried to convert it to PNG it didn’t go so well.

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I already have that background converted into a PNG on my website. You just need to download it with the correct size of 1183 (width) x 700 (length)

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It’s weird, I tried to and it wouldn’t let me… I’m not sure how to lol. Thanks for your help btw

I hope this helps:
https://www.instagram.com/p/B5gGfVDlBMB/?utm_medium=copy_link

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Here you go

Thank you so much!

Would you mind posting the day version as well?

Thanks so much for your help lol

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Thank you again!

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Okay, for some reason the template did not work. I’m not sure why, I used your background and inserted everything right and did not use INT. BLACK - NIGHT. But I eventually figured it out! I just had to use three overlays lol. If anyone else is stuck here’s the code for mine:

EXT. BLUE - DAY with LOOP_OVERLAY to 0.945 0 0 in zone 1 at layer -5
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 create from LOOP_OVERLAY and overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 opacity 1 in 0
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 scales to 0.945 0.945 in 0 and overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 shifts to 0 0 in zone 1 in 0 and overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 to layer -6
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 create from LOOP_OVERLAY and overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 opacity 1 in 0
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 scales to 0.945 0.945 in 0 and overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 shifts to 0 0 in zone 1 in 0 and overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 to layer -6
@zoom on 317 355 to 343% in 0
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY shifts to 116 242 in zone 2 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY shifts to 441 242 in zone 2 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY shifts to -218 242 in zone 1 in 0 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY shifts to 105 242 in zone 1 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY shifts to 106 249 in zone 2 in 3 loop INFINITE times
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 shifts to 115 242 in zone 1 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 shifts to 113 242 in zone 2 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 shifts to 112 242 in zone 3 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 shifts to -219 245 in zone 1 in 0 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_2 shifts to 101 254 in zone 1 in 3 loop INFINITE times
&overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 shifts to -205 242 in zone 1 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 shifts to 108 242 in zone 1 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 shifts to 107 242 in zone 2 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 shifts to 112 242 in zone 3 in 3 THEN overlay LOOP_OVERLAY_3 shifts to -219 260 in zone 1 in 0 loop INFINITE times