Aligning Angles for Video with Halftime and Video Without Halftime

This tutorial is specific to our newest product, Hudl Sportscode. If you’re on Sportscode v11, use these resources instead or upgrade today.


This tuto­r­i­al will walk you through how to align angles for videos that are record­ed con­tin­u­ous­ly (con­tain­ing half­time) with angles for videos that were paused (do not con­tain halftime).

Shorter Video File — Video Without Halftime Recorded

  1. Import the short­er video file into Hudl Sportscode by nav­i­gat­ing to File Import Video

  2. Select the short­er video file and click Open

  3. Select Move into pack­age with­out transcod­ing

  4. Click Create

  5. Name your video file and click Save

  6. Click on the New Row icon. Do this twice to cre­ate two new rows on your timeline.

  7. Rename your rows 1st Half” and 2nd Half”. 

  8. Create an instance on your time­line that spans the length of the 1st half. 

    You can do this by using Hudl Sportscode key­board short­cuts. First select the row by sin­gle-click­ing it. While hold­ing down Control + Option + Command, click and drag the play­head to the moment the 1st half ends. 

  9. Create an instance on your time­line that spans the length of the 2nd half. 

  10. Double-click on the instance for the 1st Half” and nav­i­gate to File Export Video

  11. Name your file and click Save

  12. Repeat the Steps 9 — 11  for the 2nd Half” instance. 

Combining and Syncing Angles

  1. Navigate to FileImportVideo. Select the 1st Half” and 2nd Half” files you cre­at­ed and all addi­tion­al video angles. 

  2. Check Assign files to angles and click Open

  3. Make sure the 1st Half” and 2nd Half” video files are assigned to the same angle. If they aren’t, click and drag the video into the appro­pri­ate angle assign­ment. Delete any unnec­es­sary angle assignments. 

  4. Select Move into pack­age with­out transcod­ing and click Create

  5. Name your Hudl Sportscode video file and then click Save

  6. To align the 1st half for your angles, start by press­ing the hotkey asso­ci­at­ed with your first angle. Drag the play­head to where you want the start­ing point to be and then click Sync Point

  7. Press the hotkey asso­ci­at­ed with anoth­er angle and drag the play­head to where you would like the start­ing point to be. Then click Sync Point

  8. Repeat these steps to sync the start­ing points for the 1st half of any addi­tion­al angles. After you’ve suc­cess­ful­ly synced all the start­ing points, click Align Angles

  9. Align the 2nd half for your angles by repeat­ing Steps 6 — 8 above.