After Effects New York

Just a reminder, I’ll be presenting at the upcoming After Effects New York meeting Thursday, March 26. It’s a free meeting and there are sure to be a few good tips and prizes… not sure about the tips though

This is a picture from last years trip and this time I’m going to catch that guy and find out who he really is!

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March 15th, 2009 @ 11:55 pm
Man! Wish it wasn't the day before my birthday... But welcome to the East cost!
March 15th, 2009 @ 11:58 pm
Man I wish I lived in New York. I would TOTALLY go to this meeting. Maybe if I get into NYU I can go if you ever have one of these meetings again.
Prodat TV
March 15th, 2009 @ 11:58 pm
Can i help you to catch him??
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:06 am
I wish i lived in New York, Im From Argentina, i cant go! :(
Barry Barrera
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:17 am
well all the luck for you Mr. Kramer....
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:21 am
good luck with that
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:23 am
please, somebody tape the meeting!!! i want see how is it!
Richard W
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:55 am
so jealous as would love to go :(

by the way, looks like Spidey would go crashing into the road judging by the angle of the line....haha, only winding you up, i love the pic!
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:58 am
I can´t go, i live in Portugal
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:01 am
very good
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:01 am
It's Sam in disguise. ;)

Good luck, wish I could be there.
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:16 am

Big trouble caused by the german tv-broadcaster ProSieben.

In Terms of the Premiere of FRINGE (the reason why i am posting this is andrew did the opening titles, or don't he?)
ProSieben faked a News-Break reporting of a enormous fast growing baby, showing some amateur recordings of the birth.


isn't that weird?
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:25 am
awesome! I want to go, maybe i should visit NY. I'm acually from Sweden, so it's a very long trip.

Why are you guys saying that you can't go becouse you live in another country? If you really want to go just go! Life is too short to be lazy!
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:28 am
Yeah, i just talk to my wife. Maybe i take a trip to New York. I think 6 or 7 hours i could be there :-)
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:47 am
Events like that should be streamed live over the internet or be made available as streaming video afterwards.
I'm sure you'll meet some loyal followers like me. Who knows maybe a cute female stalker, like the one I have...oh that reminds me *opening the window and yelling* "Hey you, get off the porch right now or I'm calling the cops again"...
Ok back.. yeah I don't mind her standing infront of the house but the porch is private property... oh it's starting to rain, maybe I should let her in..hmm.. ok I will.
Have a safe trip Andrew!
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:52 am
Look at you Mr. Kramer -- trying to throw us off by adding yourself to that photo. We all know you are Spider-man!
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:53 am
With that angle and web length, i rekon spidey would hit the ground...
But its ok, cause we all know its Sam.
March 16th, 2009 @ 2:02 am
Why can't they have AE Sydney? :(
March 16th, 2009 @ 2:03 am
hey Andrew K. looks like tht guy "tourch" on fantastic four :)
March 16th, 2009 @ 2:58 am
Dammit Dammit Dammit, I so wish i could be there but Im all the way in South Africa...huh?..yes thats right! I said South Africa and NO I dont see an elephant and/or a lion outside my window...huh?... yes thats right I said window... Yes we do have windows, all sorts of windows... 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista windows 7 and vista's sibling Microsoft Windows Sista...but we all prefer MAC

South Africa is pretty much like New York, only that our superheroes dont have secret identities... :-)

It would be kick really if there was like a video of the meeting for us that cant be there....

March 16th, 2009 @ 3:01 am
His name's Peter Parker...but I'm sure you were going to find out...sorry, if I spoiled it... :0)
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:05 am
Good luck in catching spidey!
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:35 am
I wish I could go but the zipper on my costume is stuck......I'll defiantly be caught.
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:39 am
dave matthews is from south africa, so I think south africa is cool! :)
Wish i could go to NY too, i've been saying this for like 4 years in a row and still didnt make it.
Which is not good.
Hey Andrew, why don't you shoot some footage while downtown? There aint no place like NYC.
PS Could you buy a I [love] NY t-shirt for me? I'll pay it back!
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:52 am
On Thursday? Are you kidding me? I was gonna go if it'd been on weekend.
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:58 am
Oh.. don't worry, i'll tell you his name.
He is Mr. Wayne. Bruce Wayne
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:04 am
well,,, its Me!
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:07 am
good luck Andrew
David W.
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:31 am
When people think of New York all they link it to is the city. I live on the other side of NY and would love to go but my parents can't take me. Would you be willing to pick me up? Anyway, have a great time and bring back lots of tips and tricks to show us. :)
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:57 am
I wish I lived in new York, I live in Australia. :(

LOL I like that pic of spiderman, how do u do it
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:18 am
Hey Andrew! I will see you there!!! And seriously, I'm not even joking at all, I am going to ask for your autograph. You are just that cool!!!! It's my first time there so it should be cool.
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:30 am
Good excuse to take off work :D
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:32 am
I wish i lived in New York, I would totally go to meet you. WHY DO I HAVE TO LIVE SO FAR SOUTH???? WHYYYY!!!!
AE Expressionist
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:45 am
Oh that's great. I live in NYC and I rarely miss a AENY meeting.

For all of you out there, perhaps Andrew can tape/capture his presentation and upload it on his website for you.

Looking forward to seeing you Andrew. Will you bring our favorite prop "Sam" with you?? just kidding..

see ya there
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:55 am
See you here ANDREW!!
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:56 am
I'm gonna try my hardest to be there. BTW you have to put "www" in front of the link or it won't work (at least in Safari).

Sounds like a good time.
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:57 am
never mind the "www" works now haha
Josh M
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:57 am
Sounds like a good time, i wish i could attend! Good luck Andrew!
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:13 am
dude that guy in the front is freaken scary if you catch him be shure to lock him up and throw away the key..... and say hi to spidy for me.
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:18 am
Wohooo....FRINGE is coming to Germany! Series is starting today 8:15 pm on PRO7
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:24 am
Hey Modisana, great comment, I had to laugh. I from Germany and I know that many people on this world think people from Africa are not civilized, and you made fun about it.
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:33 am
u r a great man
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:34 am
andrew come to russia :)
Eric Harrison
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:44 am
This will be great,
Hey Andrew, do you think they'll have a recorded DVD or a HighLights dvd for sale?
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:56 am
When I saw this I thought I had gone back in time to last year. I can't beleive its already been a year since I started following this website. Greatness.
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:56 am
On your way back from NY, you can stop in South Bend, Indiana and speak at an AE User group meeting here! Ok, there may not be as many people... no door prizes... but my wife will make cookies...

Just imagine (see pic)!
March 16th, 2009 @ 7:41 am
SpiderCopilotMan 4
Jan Grohn
March 16th, 2009 @ 7:44 am
Cookies... Andrew, go there!
March 16th, 2009 @ 7:50 am
By the way, where do you live,Andrew?
alex from germany
March 16th, 2009 @ 7:54 am
i know the red/blue dressed person. please don't hurt him. :D he is a nice old duck!

btw: have fun in NY
March 16th, 2009 @ 8:12 am
Have fun !
March 16th, 2009 @ 8:14 am
Sounds great! This reminds me of Las Vegas, when I once went there. :) That was so cool.. I love the casino's around there.
By the way, congratulations Sven Kramer! World Champion Ice Skating.. I wouldn't be surprised if he was your cousin. Hmm, nah I didn't mean that. Well anyway, have fun.
March 16th, 2009 @ 8:42 am
ahh march 26, my birthday!
March 16th, 2009 @ 8:44 am
gr8 Andrew, BTW I think thats me flying to catch you. hahahhaha but its that u will catch me !

March 16th, 2009 @ 8:51 am
I wish id be there. well..S**t happens. Have fun (:
Diego G.
March 16th, 2009 @ 9:02 am
man, I hope you catch that guy ;)
March 16th, 2009 @ 9:08 am
I live in the UK.. :(

Ah well..
March 16th, 2009 @ 9:17 am
i wish i had some money and some visa :( ...(i am from mexico)
i guess i will have to keep working...
Point Blank
March 16th, 2009 @ 9:32 am
too bad I live on the other side of the continent,or I'd be there. Have fun.
I think that the masked man, is Sam...
March 16th, 2009 @ 9:53 am
It's either Toby McGuire or Jake Gylenhall..
March 16th, 2009 @ 10:20 am
Hi Andrew Krammer, My son Christian and I will make travel arrangement to NY... We will not miss this opportunity to meet you.
March 16th, 2009 @ 10:22 am
ill meet u there
March 16th, 2009 @ 10:29 am
Hello Andrew, at least for your fans sake (who are miles * 2 away from NY) you must record your talk and stream.
March 16th, 2009 @ 10:30 am
Can someone please capture the presentation on videotape and put on vimeo or something like that?
March 16th, 2009 @ 10:40 am
I'm not realy lucky in france meetings like this one doesn't exist so I can't imagine see you in an after effects meeting.

I wich you good luck ;)
March 16th, 2009 @ 10:51 am
Noway ! I'm French and I go to New York on September T________T :'(
March 16th, 2009 @ 11:02 am
Spiderman, Spiderman,
does whatever a spider can...

I remember that picture from last year.
March 16th, 2009 @ 11:04 am
i would love to be there, but i'm trapped in germany....
Hopefully adobe will publish a video of your presentation.
You could ask Sam to film you, and sell the video, i would pay to see that^^
March 16th, 2009 @ 11:11 am
How much would Andrew's autograph be worthed?
March 16th, 2009 @ 11:51 am
I bummed that I can't make it.
Does anybody know where i can watch it online?
Rob F
March 16th, 2009 @ 11:57 am
If I was in driving distance, I would totally try to get to this thing! Maybe in a year or two I could afford to go there.
AE Expressionist
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:01 pm
Andrew is a Liar. He has never been in NYC. That pic has been photoshoped. I can tell because his head is bigger that everyone else's head on the pic. :)
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:06 pm
hmm !! montreal is just 6 hours from NYC !

I might give it a go !
josh lawrence
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:28 pm
man i used to live in new york but i just moved down to north carolina =(
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:39 pm
it's a pity you don't present such meetings in germany, not all of us could come to NY
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:55 pm
Yea, that's right.
Please come to Germany !
March 16th, 2009 @ 12:58 pm
I wish you tell us these "Tips" here because I'm from Egypt !
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:04 pm
Please make a DVD...or something like...
VCP’s Biggest Fan
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:19 pm
Good. I bet it's gonna be fun. Good luck catching that guy. It'll be quite a challenge.
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:27 pm
Maybe you can lure Spiderman in with some free pizza? :P
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:32 pm
I got chosen to goto New York a couple of weeks ago. I was suppose to goto a studio in the Hamptons, but ended up going to Fox News Studios in New York and got to be on the Strategy Room. I'm only 14 and I got chosen because of my video editing and I learned all I know about after effects from Andrew. Thanks. Have fun in New York.
March 16th, 2009 @ 1:56 pm
Aww....I live in New York, but its a school night and my parents probably won't let me go (I'm in high school and I can't drive).
Nikan Ansari
March 16th, 2009 @ 2:39 pm
Hey i will definatly go and that stuff what is that stuff.

Also how old do you have to be to enter
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:01 pm
that is it..
i think robocop..
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:19 pm
Man I wish I lived in NYC for so many reasons and this is one of them. Oh well LA is pretty darn gnarly!
Juan Francisco
March 16th, 2009 @ 3:31 pm
Oh man I live in Peru :(
my dad and brother are in NY tho..
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:08 pm
Not that it's the key selling point, but they stopped doing the pizza at the new location. However there are 4 times as many seats so I hope to get one. Thanks for coming back!
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:10 pm
March 16th, 2009 @ 4:57 pm
Can you sign my copy of The Bullet?
March 16th, 2009 @ 5:09 pm
I'll sign if you want.. but if you can find and unsigned copy...
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:03 pm
Yeah I'm defiantly bringing a DVD to be signed. Oh and btw guys, I will film Andrew's presentation and give you guys a link for those who can't make it. That is, if this is okay with Andrew...
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:52 pm
YEAH ANDREW! Come to my house eat a piece of CAKE or pizza if you liked!
March 16th, 2009 @ 6:56 pm
can you do a (small budget) tutorial on how to make a guy who can shoot out web and fly like spiderman? :]
Matt Paull
March 16th, 2009 @ 7:37 pm
i would go but i live in new zealand!
March 16th, 2009 @ 9:50 pm
Hope you have a Great Presentation!
Also please post videos etc from the presentation for people like me who can't make it this time.
March 17th, 2009 @ 1:55 am
Oh man, Id totally go there if I could...
March 17th, 2009 @ 2:03 am
i will be there also . my name is detective john kimble
March 17th, 2009 @ 3:51 am
Andrew, What sort of things will you be discussing/talking about at the presentation?
March 17th, 2009 @ 4:29 am
Awesome, I get to meet the great Jim Kramer! LOL! I will see you there.
March 17th, 2009 @ 4:51 am
I was hoping to be at this meeting, but I'm off to LA on the 27th. Enjoy!
March 17th, 2009 @ 5:57 am
Hello Mr. Andrew,

do you think it would be possible to Record/Screen Record your Presentation at AENY, like Lloyd Alvarez Presentation was done? Would be awesome for us Kids ;)
March 17th, 2009 @ 6:45 am
next year, i'll definitely be there. so long!
March 17th, 2009 @ 7:11 am
Yep....Spidey is definitely gonna scrape his bollocks on the tarmac...OUCH!!!


Now ever cross the pond and do a lecture...I'd be there!
March 17th, 2009 @ 7:32 am
thats a bad composite.hehehe...
March 17th, 2009 @ 8:25 am
no one can catch me!
March 17th, 2009 @ 10:22 am
Definitely going to be there :)
March 17th, 2009 @ 11:52 am
I'll be there too. Good thing AENY got extra seating (somewhat) recently. AE rockstars like Andrew would be quite cramped at the old Pratt space.
March 17th, 2009 @ 11:54 am
And to those saying Spidey would hit the ground at that angle...You don't know what his web is attached to. It could be a traffic light just out of frame.
Sunky Jay Pedro
March 17th, 2009 @ 12:04 pm
i'm on vacation in Nigeria meeting with the rest of my bug friends...inotherwords cnt catch me...sorry
March 17th, 2009 @ 12:35 pm
i wish these meetings were on a diff day than thursdays.... thats the worst day for me with school/work
March 17th, 2009 @ 2:42 pm
This is free, right? And anyone can go?
March 17th, 2009 @ 3:02 pm

School Work? Blow it off and come stop by!
March 17th, 2009 @ 3:04 pm
I'll only go if Sam will be there ;) Can't wait!
March 17th, 2009 @ 3:12 pm
Yeah, my dad's being all skeptical, because he thinks they're going to hit us with a membership fee at the door. Plus, I only started using AE in September of last year (my school got the Adobe CS3 suite), so he's wondering if I could actually get something out of it.
I don't think he understands that this website's tutorials facilitate the increase of AE knowledge exponentially. At least I tried to explain it to him...
March 17th, 2009 @ 6:15 pm
@ftragg - let him know that it's not only free, but you have a chance at amazing door prizes, and a great opportunity to network with some of the folks working in the industry you love. He'll come around!

He can look at the network of amazing AE user groups, and see that the goal is to spread knowledge, and AENY is run by some of the best and brightest.

I wish I could go. :(
March 17th, 2009 @ 6:45 pm
Hey Andrew! You need to get yourself a Video Copilot APP on iTunes so we can keep up with your updates and blogs on da go! Best :)
March 18th, 2009 @ 7:16 am
Hey everyone,

Regarding bringing a camera to the meeting we cannot have non approved cameras since this is a public school in NYC.
I will speak with Andrew about what he would like to do about recording the meeting similar to how I put Lloyd Alvarez preso on our Vimeo page.
It is not an easy task to run the meeting on time and set up and strike for records as well.If recording can happen I will make sure it goes up on the AENY Vimeo page for everyone to see.
ALSO AENY IS FREE NO COST TO ANYONE AT ALL NO FEES , its all about the community of users we do not make a profit of anyone or anything.


co-leader AENY
March 18th, 2009 @ 11:23 am
Yeah, Jim, I thought so because I would have already seen hundreds of videos from past meetings somewhere. Well, I guess that explains it!
March 18th, 2009 @ 3:13 pm
I will see u there
March 18th, 2009 @ 6:21 pm
OMG im going since i live in staten island! ^_^
March 18th, 2009 @ 8:26 pm
When are you coming to Sydney, Australia?
March 19th, 2009 @ 5:29 am
My brother and I live in Albany, so were making the trip down. There is nothing you need to do or bring right? You can just walk in?
March 19th, 2009 @ 8:57 am
u are an inspiration man
March 19th, 2009 @ 1:13 pm
OK... for the last time... The Meeting is FREE. You don't need to do anything or bring anything.

Just. Show. Up.
March 19th, 2009 @ 1:15 pm
Cool I'll be there! I look forward to meeting you!
March 19th, 2009 @ 5:06 pm
I was there today nice and early... turned out I had the wrong date lol premium

Hoping to make it next week (again)
Luther Hadley
March 20th, 2009 @ 2:19 am
just look over your shoulder honey .. ill be their ... ill be their .. oh i love that song .. if their are no seat can we hang out the window ... lol
March 21st, 2009 @ 9:42 am
March 23rd, 2009 @ 7:45 pm
Andrew you are the man and if you some day you'd like to come to colombia i would search very good places to stay and giege me your knowledge alive!...that would be too cool! :D
March 25th, 2009 @ 4:39 pm
Dang, might not make it. Do you speak at AENY yearly? I saw you there last fact, I sat right behind you but it took me a while to realize it was you 'cuz I never saw your face, only heard your voice on the tutorials.
March 26th, 2009 @ 9:01 am
See you there! Should be a great meeting!
March 26th, 2009 @ 5:56 pm
Great turnout, Andrew! Why the HECK didn't you call my raffle number!!!! Haha. Thanks again for the inspiration.
March 31st, 2009 @ 3:13 pm
this is great stuff, thank you andrew kramer for putting some after effect techniques online.. i was wondering how that stuff worked it always frustrated me just to read about it... you made it all clear! but what about apple motion? can you add some tuts for that? would be great !
anyway could you also explain how to do some multiply techniques for like saying creating armys ? or how about nuclear bombs and meteorite impacts? or how to recreate the blade runner intro? any other idea's? anyway this stuff is great, youre like the new age magician...... thanks for sharing some of your tricks
April 21st, 2009 @ 3:59 am
Hold Up! That was my window. You must have took this shot cross-street from me (Westin Hotel)
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