Stop Motion Studio for macOS

Customize your movie

Set Foreground and Background

Choose a foreground image. The image will be in the foreground of your entire movie. Use it to simulate an underwater scene or a scene that takes place in outer space.

  1. While in the movie editor, click the Project Settings button .
  2. Click to change the foreground.
  3. Select a new foreground.
  4. Click Done to close the project settings.

You can also import your own image as foreground. Make sure the image you import has some transparent parts otherwise you won’t be able to see anything else besides the foreground when playing back the video.

  1. Create a 16:9 - 1920x1080 transparent image and save it as a PNG file.
  2. While in the movie editor, click the Project Settings button .
  3. Click to change the foreground.
  4. Click Import and select an image from the image chooser.
  5. Click Done to close the project settings.

Tip: If you use the Green Screen you can also choose a backdrop image. A backdrop image will appear in the background of your movie. Try different foreground and background images to see what fits best to your scene.