|In this article:|
|➤ About Scenes|
|➤ Adding a Scene Template|
|➤ The Scene Line-up|
|➤ Scene Layouts|
Scenes are the building blocks that comprise your video. Their purpose is to deliver a message that supports the video you're creating while bringing your content to life.
Inside the SundaySky platform, you'll find a rich scene template library from which you can pick scenes that match your messaging needs. Once you have chosen a scene template to present or explain a topic, you can start configuring the scene placeholders with your unique content. Placeholders are populated with text, media assets, and narration. Finally, the theme that you select determines the visual packaging and animation of the scene.
All the scene templates can be used an unlimited number of times in any of your videos.
|Scene Template Before Configuration||Scene After Configuration|
Adding a Scene Template
To learn more about scene templates (including specific recommendations for usage), see Choosing a Scene Template.
To open the scene template library, select the Scenes tab in the sidebar.
As you browse the library, note the following:
To add a scene template to your video, hover over the template and then click Add Scene.
The scenes are added to the video's scene line-up, with default names of Scene 1, Scene 2, Scene 3, etc.
Change the default scene names to meaningful names that reflect the topic of each scene (for example: Opening Scene, Benefits, CTA).
To rename a scene:
The Scene Line-up
After your selections, the video and the scene line-up are populated with the scenes.
The scene line-up, at the bottom of the page, provides you with a global overview of the video's flow. While you work on an individual scene, the thumbnails in the line-up always remain visible.
The scene line-up is also used for reordering the scenes in the video.
A layout is an alternative arrangement of a specific scene.
All the layouts of a specific scene include the same number and types of placeholders. The layouts are differentiated only by where the placeholders are positioned in the scene and by the colors that are applied in the scene.
To switch to a different layout, select the scene in the scene line-up and then select the Design tab in the right panel. To learn more, see Working with Scene Layouts.
Note that the number and type of layouts are dependent on the theme that you have selected.