Adding onscreen timecode for reference


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Adding onscreen timecode for reference

We have our animatic pretty well timed down. We know that the promo is going to be 15 seconds long. But in order to really understand exactly how long each of our shots are we need a running frame count for reference. We are going to add two sets of timecode using adjustment layers inside of After Effects. One set of timecode is going to be a running frame count for the entire piece. And then a second timecode will be used to tell us how long each of the shots are. So let's start off in our animatic composition here and add an adjustment layer. So we go to the Layer menu > New > and Adjustment Layer.

And an adjustment layer will have an effect on anything below it. But the effect that we are going to put on here is a text effect and so it won't really affect any of the images below it. It's just going to sit on top of them. So we go to the Effect menu and we go to Text and to Timecode. And in the Timecode field now we can see it shows up as the Display Format. And that ...

Adding onscreen timecode for reference
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Adding onscreen timecode for reference provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D: Designing a Promo

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