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how can i make my animated footage go on my background?

how can i make my animated footage go on my background?

how can i make my animated footage go on my background?

please help! i am new to after effects also, only started learning a week ago.
i'm working with aftereffect 6.5 on my mac.

i used a rostrum to animate a hand-drawn dog. it was done on a4 white paper.
i also used a rostrum to do a simple background on a4 paper. my purpose was to make it all wiggly & hand-drawn.

is it possible in after effects to layer these two?

i exported the dog animation into quicktime & i need to know how i can make it so that the quicktime movie of the dog can be seen over the background i have prepared.

is there anyway that i can get just the animted dog layered on top of the background without the rest of the white paper being seen?

thanks for any help!

RE: how can i make my animated footage go on my background?

Ah - - more information yet.

You could try to use the transfer mode (like blending modes in Photoshop (Ps)):  set to Multiply

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