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Brent NeugentLayer Trouble
by on Mar 9, 2013 at 2:12:52 pm

Hey Guys Newb here, trying to enhance a video for our Easter Drama. I want to add an ellipse overlaying the video on one part. The ellipse will have a photo that I would like to zoom on during the clip.I dont want the ellipse to move during this zoom. I would like to feather this ellipse with the background video. Thats all I want, haha. I just cant get that to happen for me..

Im working on a MBP
After Effects CS6
Photoshop cs6 enhanced
final cut pro x


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Todd KoprivaRe: Layer Trouble
by on Mar 9, 2013 at 7:23:17 pm

How are you trying to set this up? Are you using a track matte?

Showing a screenshot of your Timeline panel and Composition panel will help us to help you, since we can see what you have so far.

I recommend that you start here to learn After Effects:

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Vishesh AroraRe: Layer Trouble
by on Mar 10, 2013 at 5:00:55 am


As Todd suggested, Start learning the basics.

Here is an example file that may help you:

Vishesh Arora
3D and Motion Graphics Artist
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2011 3D Demo Reel:

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