The @follow command

It’s explained above in an earlier reply:

I used the coding and it said that I had an error. I don’t know why, but this is what script looks like:

&KAMILAH1 walks to 0.808 229 188 in zone 1 at layer 0 AND KAMILAH1 does it while walk_neutral
@GALLERIA walks to 0.808 292 189 in zone 1 at layer 2 AND GALLERIA does it while walk_neutral

You left out the word “spot”

You also cannot add the layer when walking to a spot

Ohh okay. I got it now :slight_smile:

How can I zoom into a character that is behind another character ? For example, one is in layer 1 and the other is in layer 0, but whenever I try to zoom into layer 0 character’s face by zooming in on their face by 400%, it always ends up zooming on the man in zone 1…I’ve seen many stories where the zoom can go past a certain character to zoom in on a character behind them, but I just can’t figure out why it’s not working for me

So this is actual a trick. This is not a literal code. And the reason why that is is, logically, if one character is in front of another, they will always get in the way no matter how you zoom.
But what directors do is, as the zoom is happening, they shift the front character to the side.


@CHAR1 spot S 300 Y in zone 1 at layer 1
@CHAR2 spot S 300 Y in zone 1 at layer 0

&zoom on X Y to 400% in T
@CHAR1 walks to spot S 100 Y in T

So the CHAR1 shifts to the left and allows the zoom to land on CHAR2. And if you do this just right, it will look like the zoom pushed past CHAR1 and landed on CHAR2 automatically. Cool trick, right.

AHHH TYSM THIS HELPED A LOT :slight_smile: I was wondering if this was a trick, but just thought it looked too real…Thanks!