Need help getting character in front

so I’m using one of the overlays from Episode overlays and like I can’t get my character to go in front of the overlay no matter how many times I tried

I tried bringing her up front and tries to change the overlay to the back but it wont let me…

someone please help me? i need some help

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what layer are the character and the overlay on?

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Did you try spot directing?

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spot directing doenst work, and my character layer is 24th layer so i kept clicking bring +1 layer and she still wont go forwards

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write the script like:

@overlay OVERLAYNAME moves to layer 24

Just write like this,
@overlay NAME moves to layer 0
@CHAR moves to layer 1

Save it and refresh.

but that would bring the overlay forwards wouldn’t it?

how do i write that when the overlay name is this…? Screenshot 2020-09-23 at 5.53.07 PM

it will make the overlay go back and then you can bring the charcter a layer infront

INT. COMPACT CAR BACKSEAT TAN - DAY is your overlay

ok so i wrote it to go back but it still didn’t work

INT. COMPACT CAR BACKSEAT TAN - DAY is not a bg as far as I know or am I wrong?

Screenshot 2020-09-23 at 5.57.01 PM
Screenshot 2020-09-23 at 5.57.09 PM

What is your background?

Screenshot 2020-09-23 at 5.58.20 PM

Okay, you can’t use overlays without a background. So you need to pick one from background section (if you want it to move use with the ones loop), and then write like this

BACKGROUND with INT. COMPACT CAR BACKSEAT TAN - DAY
@overlay NAME moves to layer 0
@CHAR moves to layer 1

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oooohh