Overlay 3d On A Reel

Both 3-D modeling and animation have become a major part of the entertainment and gaming industries. Often these models are used in fully CGI animations, but they are sometimes incorporated into live-action videos. For example, you might want to have a video reel of a person standing next to a structure that is not actually in the scene, such as a proposed building or an alien spaceship. Overlaying your 3-D rendered object in the scene can be done in a number of video-editing applications.

Instructions

Pinnacle Studio

1. Start Pinnacle Studio. Select “File” from the menu at the top and click “Open.” Browse to and open a video project to which you want to add the 3-D overlay.

2. Click “File” in the menu at the top and click “Add Files.” Browse to and open the PNG file with the 3-D rendered object.

3. Drag the PNG file from the bin to the Overlay track in the timeline where you want it in the video. It will render out as a transparency. Save your work.

Adobe Premiere

4. Start Adobe Premiere. Select “File” from the menu at the top and click “Open.” Browse to and open a project you have been working on.

5. Select “File” from the menu and click “Import.” Browse to and open the PNG file with the 3-D rendered object.

6. Drag the PNG file from the bin to a vacant track in the timeline where you want it in the video. It will render out as a transparency. Save your work.

Photoshop Extended

7. Open Photoshop. Select “File” from the menu and open a project containing the video to which you want to add the 3-D overlay.

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8. Click on “Windows” and click “Animation.”

9. Select “File” from the menu and click “Open.” Browse to and open the PNG file. Select the “Copy” and “Paste” functions under Edit to place this image in the video document. Save your work.