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Posted: Sun, 21st Nov 2010, 12:47pm

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HELPPP i have masked my footage but when i add an effect it turns black i want the effect to go behind an object i have followed the video tutorial but i still cant do it :{
Posted: Sun, 21st Nov 2010, 5:02pm

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A mask removes a portion of the layer you add it to. So if you want your effect to appear to be behind the footage, you need to remove a portion of the effect, correct? So you need to add a mask to the effect layer, not to the footage. This knowledgebase article explains in a bit more detail, with illustrations.
Posted: Tue, 14th Dec 2010, 1:43am

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In the vision lab tutorials section it explains what you need to know