Using precomposing to rewire the render order


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Using precomposing to rewire the render order

In the previous movie we fixed the problem with the visual rendering order by using two compositions. We nested one competition into a second and then we could pick and choose which attributes rendered in which comp. That was a fairly simple example, and we could fix it with Nesting because our first composition only had one layer in it. But that's not a very real world example, so in this movie, I'd like to show you how to fix a similar problem using Pre-compose instead of Nesting.

I'm still using the Render Order project, and if you have any Comps open, let's close them all up by selecting Close All from the Composition Panel. The comp I want to open is in the Render Example 2 folder, and it's called Circle. I'll RAM Preview. What we have here is the same movie we were using earlier. It's been masked, and we have a number of effects applied to it, and there is a title and a background movie.

The problem I'm having with this movie is that I've masked it into a ...

Using precomposing to rewire the render order
Video duration: 10m 4s 2h 25m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Using precomposing to rewire the render order provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 08: Nesting and Precomposing

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Video
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After Effects
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