Background Matte Movie

The background matte movie can be used in one of two different ways:

The background matte movie must have the same name as the transition asset folder, followed by “-backgroundMatte” and can have an extension. For example, if the transition asset folder’s name is Spinning DVD, the background matte movie could be named Spinning

Figure. Background matte movie.

The background matte movie needs to be monochrome, with white identifying where the start frame video appears, and black identifying where the end frame video appears. As a general rule, the background matte movie should start with a full white screen and end with a full black screen. You can also use levels in between white and black to set a transparency and add soft edges.