Moving overlay isn't working

I’m trying to move an overlay, but it isn’t moving.
The background is INT. BASIC OFFICE - DAY with the overlay DESK OFFICE.
I did:

INT. BASIC OFFICE - DAY with DESK OFFICE
@cut to zone 3
@overlay DESK OFFICE shifts to -175 -0 in 0
@overlay DESK OFFICE scales to 1.000 1.000
@SAMAEL stands screen left AND SAMAEL faces right

The overlay is in zone 1 and the character is standing over the desk not behind.

Update: Need help again :sweat_smile:

INT. PUBLIC LIBRARY - DAY with DESK LIBRARY in zone 3 at layer 3
@cut to zone 3
@overlay DESK LIBRARY shifts to -323 -0 in zone 3
@overlay DESK LIBRARY scales to 1.000 1.000
@SAMAEL enters from left to screen center AND SAMAEL moves to layer 1 AND RENESMAE enters from left to screen left AND RENESMAE moves to layer 1

If I put the overlay at layer 2, neither of the characters will be behind it. At layer 3, only Renesmae stands behind it. More specifically, only the character standing screen left will be behind it, screen center they won’t. Why is this, and can I fix it?

Try…

INT. BASIC OFFICE - DAY with DESK OFFICE in zone 3 at layer 2
@cut to zone 3
&overlay DESK OFFICE shifts to -175 -0 in 0
&overlay DESK OFFICE scales to 1.000 1.000
@SAMAEL stands screen left AND SAMAEL faces right AND SAMAEL moves to layer 1

You need to add the zone to the overlay shift command. If you don’t add the zone to that specific command, the overlay defaults to zone 1.

@overlay OVERLAY shifts to x y in zone #

You also need to layer the overlay and your character if you want one in front of the other.

BACKGROUND with OVERLAY at layer #
or
@overlay OVERLAY to layer #

It worked, thank you!

Thank you :blush:

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