Howd you use a video as a backdrop?? Please help

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Old 07 July 2005   #1
Howd you use a video as a backdrop?? Please help

Hi guys, im using vue 5 infinite. I used the video clip as an enviromental map, this was good as the lighting and reflections were automaticaly calculated. However the video is bent round, as if it is a cylinder and you are in the middle of it (camera view). I have also tried creating a plane but the sun interacts with the clip and if i place an object (e.g car) in the scene a shadow is created. Is there any way of combining the automatic lighting, reflection etc of the enviroment map with the clip filling the scene. Simply put I need the backdrop as the file. Please help and thank you
 
Old 07 July 2005   #2
Use an Alpha Plane. In the material editor upper right hand corner their will be two check boxes. Turn off both cast and receive shadows.



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