xtranormal Tutorial

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xtranormal Tutorial

  1. 1. A Tutorial for xtranormal<br />http://www.xtranormal.com/<br />
  2. 2. Click CREATE ACCOUNT<br />
  3. 3. Fill in the requested information and click Submit<br />
  4. 4. E-mail verification!<br />
  5. 5. Click Log In<br />
  6. 6. Click MAKE MOVIES<br />
  7. 7. Scroll down and choose the setting for your move. <br />Click on 1 Actor or 2 Actors. <br />
  8. 8. Let’s start at the bottom of the page with the options to DESIGN THE SCENE.<br />DESIGN THE SCENE. <br />Change Scene<br />Change Soundtrack<br />Change Actor<br />
  9. 9. Click on the first icon to chose the scene. <br />
  10. 10. Click on the different scenes to see how they look behind the actors. <br />Choose a scene and click Apply.<br />
  11. 11. Click on the second icon to chose the soundtrack. <br />
  12. 12. There are two soundtrack options: <br />Ambience<br />Music.<br />
  13. 13. Click the drop-down arrow to view the list of sounds. <br />
  14. 14. Click play to preview a sound. <br />Once you have chosen the sound(s) click Apply. <br />
  15. 15. Click on the third (and possibly fourth) icon(s) to chose the actor(s). <br />
  16. 16. Click on the different different actors to preview them in the scene. <br />Use the drop-down arrow to preview and select a voice.<br />Once you have chosen the actor and voice, click Apply. <br />
  17. 17. Now let’s go back to the top of the page to WRITE THE SCRIPT. <br />The two actors appear under WRITE THE SCRIPT.<br />Click on an actor, then type his/her lines. <br />
  18. 18. Click on the + to add a script block. <br />Then click on the actor and add his/her lines. <br />
  19. 19. Click + again continue adding script blocks.<br />If you want to delete a script block, click X.<br />
  20. 20. When you have finished the script, it is time to DIRECT THE ACTION!<br />To add action to your movie, you will use the icons under DIRECT THE ACTION. <br />To insert an action, place the cursor in the script. Then click on an action icon. <br />View the action options on the following pages. <br />
  21. 21. Click Cameras to manage the camera angle. <br />A pop-up will appear with different camera options. When you click on a Camera, the thumbnail will display the view of the scene using the selected Camera. When you are ready, click Apply. <br />A Camera icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  22. 22. Click Animations to animate the actor that is speaking. <br />A pop-up will appear with different animation options for that specific actor. When you click on an action, the thumbnail will display a demo and you can click play for a preview. When you are ready, click Apply. <br />An Animation icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  23. 23. Click Expression to animate the face of the actor that is speaking. <br />A pop-up will appear with different expression options for that specific actor. When you click on an expression, the thumbnail will display the expression on the actor. When you are ready, click Apply. <br />An Expression icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  24. 24. Click Look to change the direction of the actor’s face in relation to the camera. <br />A pop-up will appear with options for that specific actor. When you click on a look, the thumbnail will display a demo and you can click play for a preview. When you are ready, click Apply. <br />A Look icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  25. 25. Click Points for the actor to indicate with his/her hands. <br />A pop-up will appear with options for that specific actor. When you click on an action, the thumbnail will display a demo and you click play for a preview. When you are ready, click Apply. <br />A Points icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  26. 26. Click Pauses for the actor to stop speaking for a moment.<br />A pop-up will appear with options for that specific actor. When you click on an option, the thumbnail will display a clock with the number of seconds the actor will pause. When you are ready, click Apply. <br />A Pauses icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  27. 27. Click Sounds to insert sounds. <br />A pop-up will appear with sound options. When you click on an option, the thumbnail will display a a demo and you can click play for a preview. . When you are ready, click Apply. <br />A Sounds icon will be displayed in the script where the action has been inserted. <br />
  28. 28. Click Magicam for automatic camera angles. <br />
  29. 29. When you are finished, click ACTION<br />A indicator will display the status of saving and creating the movie.<br />
  30. 30. Fill in the fields and click Publish. <br />After you click Publish, you will see the screen below. <br />
  31. 31. Then you will be directed to a screen to wait while the movie is rendered. <br />URL & <br />Embed Code<br />Privacy Setting<br />YouTube Setting<br />Optional High Quality Download<br />

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