Chapter 16: How to Set Up a Scene

Setting up your scene can be compared to building a set for a television show. This is the point when you position each scene element such as the camera frame, the background elements and the characters.

Positioning the Camera

Positioning Objects

Refer to How to Animate Objects and the Camera to learn how to animate objects.

Repositioning the Pivot

Transformations, such as rotation, scale, skew and flip, are made relative to the pivot point position. You can reposition this pivot point anywhere using the advanced animation tools.