Need help coding fire

I’m coding a scene when a fire starts from a cigarette in a man’s hand. It starts with the fire being really tiny and in his hand, then transfers to his jacket, then he exits the scene after that. I have an overlay but I have no idea where to start. :face_holding_back_tears: :face_holding_back_tears:

Like what do you need help with? The coding of it or the planning aspect of how it could happen

I need help planning and coding if that makes sense, I have nothing so far. Coding overlays, especially fires are unknown territories for me. Sorry I had to edit this!

I could probably do it if you provided me with the BG and the overlay youre using, just tell me howd you like it to happen.

Thanks so much! The background is EXT. LA CITY STREET - DAY and this is what I have so far,

EXT. LA CITY STREET - DAY with FIRE1
@cut to zone 2
@zoom on 320 317 to 244% in 0
&FEMALE 2 spot 0.612 20 291 in zone 2 at layer 0 AND FEMALE 2 faces right AND FEMALE 2 is talk_armscrossed_condescending_loop
&MALE 2 spot 0.645 96 284 in zone 2 AND MALE 2 faces left AND MALE 2 is smoke_cigarette_neutral

I’m not sure if I coded this right so it might be completely in the wrong place but I want the fire to start from his hand. This was the size I put it at @overlay FIRE1 scales to 0.064 0.064
I want it to slowly get bigger, not huge, but big enough to spread to his jacket, then I’ll have him exit right.

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This is the overlay I’m using.

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Alright, ill start coding it right now

Thank you so much!!!

script

EXT. LA CITY STREET - DAY with FIRE1 to 0.046 73 271 in zone 2 with CIGARETTE to 0.064 60 230 in zone 2 with 004 to 0.064 83 275 in zone 2
@cut to zone 2
@zoom on 320 317 to 244% in 0
&overlay 004 opacity 0
&overlay FIRE1 opacity 0
&overlay CIGARETTE opacity 0
@add Cigarette White Tan to MALE 2
&FEMALE 2 spot 0.612 20 291 in zone 2 at layer 0 AND FEMALE 2 faces right AND FEMALE 2 is talk_armscrossed_condescending_loop
@MALE 2 spot 0.645 96 284 in zone 2 AND MALE 2 faces left AND MALE 2 is smoke_cigarette_neutral
@remove Cigarette White Tan from MALE 2
&overlay CIGARETTE opacity 1
@MALE 2 is talk_neutral
&FEMALE 2 is talk_sarcastic
&overlay CIGARETTE shifts to 84 272 in zone 2
&overlay 004 opacity 0.5 in 0.5
&overlay CIGARETTE shifts to 53 173 in zone 2 in 1 and overlay CIGARETTE rotates 360 anchor point 0 0 in 1
@MALE 2 is dustoff_neutral_loop
&overlay 004 opacity 0
&overlay FIRE1 opacity 1 in 1
&overlay FIRE1 scales to 0.190 0.190 in zone 2 in 1
&overlay FIRE1 shifts to 47 260 in zone 2 in 1
&FEMALE 2 is idle_terrified_loop
@MALE 2 is react_scream_horror
&overlay FIRE1 shifts to 113 263 in zone 2 in 1
@MALE 2 walks to spot 0.645 166 288 in zone 2 in 1 AND MALE 2 is run_cry_embarrassed_loop

overlays

image
this is the 004 overay

image
this is the cigarette overlay

how it looks in game

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It looks perfect!!! Thank you SO MUCH! :smiling_face: I really appreciate it.

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ik me not the person who make this post but what apps or website you use? :blush:

Use for what? I use episode to code and write it lol do you mean the overlays?

sorry I meant to make the video as gif :joy:

Ohh no worries, I screen record then i use giphy to upload the recording as a gif

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thenk you so much :blush: