Placing the background


show more Placing the background provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title show less
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Placing the background

If you're jumping straight into this movie and you have access to the exercise files, you can go ahead and pick up the action from Intermediate Comps, O3 Camera Move. This has the music are already spotted, has our Placeholder layers already set up in place and has a Camera Move already created for you. However, I am going to continue with our final comp composition that we've already been building. Before I start replacing these Placeholders with the actual content, I think I'd like to have a background in this composition just to have something more interesting to look at and I can see my layers in context.

When working in 3D environments like this, you can either put a 2D background behind your 3D layers that way it will always stay in the same position and always fill the frame, or you can place a very large image far back in space so that it moves along with the rest of your layers in your Camera Move. For projects such as this, I prefer things that have some animatio...

Placing the background
Video duration: 5m 25s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Placing the background provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

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Video
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After Effects
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