Following this tutorial, I successfully tracked my footage in AE, which looked like a really good track.

I downloaded ATOM_AE2Blender27_05302014.zip from this website and ran that script successfully as the tutorial showed in AE.

When I returned to Blender 2.79 and opened up the output script AE returned, it set up a camera and my tracking scene. But when I opened up my footage as the camera background, the footage moves too slow and the scene too fast. I noticed the script put all its keyframes into 258 or so, and the video footage extended out a lot longer, up to 400 frames.

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Why is my scene and "nulls" not aligned with the video footage? How do I re-align the scene to my video footage?

  • $\begingroup$ I didn't specify the correct amount of frames in AE, and after doing that, it fixed itself. I'll answer it after my time limit is up. $\endgroup$ – Akados Mar 1 '18 at 16:59
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    $\begingroup$ Blender has very powerful tracking tools. I suggest you use them instead of tracking in AE. It seems to me there is a discrepancy in the frame rate (is the original footage using variable frame rate?) and how the project is set up in blender. $\endgroup$ – cegaton Mar 1 '18 at 18:06
  • $\begingroup$ @Akados interested to see your answer :) $\endgroup$ – LateralTerminal Mar 1 '18 at 19:50
  • $\begingroup$ @cegaton I feel that Blenders tracking overall is good, but the automatic AE tracking yields me better results for just about any footage. Perhaps I just need more experience with Blender's manual tracking. (But Blender's auto-detect tracking points is absolutely terrible) $\endgroup$ – Akados Mar 1 '18 at 23:12
  • $\begingroup$ That would be awesome if you cared to share the answer you came up with and the AE version you were using. Thank you. $\endgroup$ – sr9yar Oct 21 '18 at 9:13

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