The truth about AENY…

Here is what the crowd really looked like at AENY! Actually, in the beginning of the meeting I asked everyone to “boo” the stage so that I wouldn’t feel so nervous. It didn’t help :)

Check out some pics from the meeting. Thanks to Jim for getting these online for us and the anonymous photog.
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PS, In case it wasn’t clear, I set this scene up as a joke for the blog. Not only did I think it was funny but I thought it was great that everyone there went along with it.

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6 years ago
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68 Comments

Nuriddin
4 years ago
Very interesting!!!
:) ;) :-)
Iman
4 years ago
lol. when I first sow these photos on the flicker I thought they really mean it, so I signed in and wrote some comments against them.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/aeny_nyc/3407311045/
sounds like a little stupid for me. yea :D
cariaga
6 years ago
hahahahahahahahahahahahah
phantom
6 years ago
lolz the guy on the left bottom is classic hahaha
niceeeeeee......
6 years ago
The dude with the pose was sitting right next to me (i was on the other side, out of frame). I had no idea that he was posing like this at the time. how funny.
Sue
6 years ago
I'm partial to the kid smack in the middle top of the photo standing with a beard and one arm raised (grey shirt). Looks like he is enjoying every moment of
AENY.
Damon
6 years ago
When is the next AENY meeting and will Andrew Be there?
Timinator
6 years ago
I think the empty seats is where the girls were sitting.
6 years ago
I am verry mees after effects because it is a big dream for me ca you send me a video copilot of tutorial after effects and thanks for this tutorials
6 years ago
I love the "I AE NY" on the screen. Too funny....

...Hey, you mean nobody threw a shoe at you while at the podium???....that means you must have done something right....Great pics.
marieju
6 years ago
Doesn't seem like there were many girls...why not??
6 years ago
Awesome just from his sweet expression, or did he help out a lot besides?
Bo
6 years ago
LOL that's awesome.
hi-liter
6 years ago
Wow! Aharon Rabinowitz was there?? Would've gone for sure had I known that!

Honestly, to have both he and AK in the same room talking AE... very cool!
6 years ago
All I have to say is that guy on the bottom is awesome!
electrikFrenzy
6 years ago
Juan Lascano:

Select the layer and hit "A". This will bring up the ANCHOR POINT properties. Adjust it to where you want it.
6 years ago
What's with the guy on the very bottom left? ROFL
6 years ago
Andrew,Jim and Aharon.., 3 gods of AE in one place.., :)
6 years ago
Fun ))
tonylegolas
6 years ago
Sooooo Many Crazy Zombies!!!
6 years ago
Hi there,

is there no video from Andrew Kramer on AENY? :-(
6 years ago
not one woman, very telling
Hiphopjoe
6 years ago
so, hows you familie? (not AE...the REAL familie)

haha! You so funny!
6 years ago
andrew i need help
its stupid.. but i dont know how to change it...
when you turn something to 3d layer--- you have the controls of the 3d´s in te center bottom of the center of the layer... but i have that on the bottom left corner.. i want to change it... please halp me.. i hope you understand
syaf
6 years ago
ahh...man....im not there..
blomd
6 years ago
bottom left corner , those guy is so funny ;]
6 years ago
LOL! In this blacka dn white picture look at the guy at the bottom left corner!
Rednex.
6 years ago
Looks so interesting! God I wish I could have been there. Well... better luck next time.
Jas
6 years ago
Any Video from the meeting??
6 years ago
I think the jet lag has messed up your scheduling! I used to know that you would only post in the wee hours of the night!! Now you have me al confused with these mid day posts! But I love it! thank you for sharing.
6 years ago
Hey, nice one! I know how it feels. I was playing guitar in front of 2000 people yesterday. (I had a great time though!)

Look forward to all the new tutorials and hopefully a super hero one! Thanks AK.
6 years ago
Lol indeed that guy left in the corner probably wouldn't dare to shout 'boo' to THE Andrew Kramer, he's just a big fan of yours!
And I can understand him :)
Suvir
6 years ago
Hey Andrew...

That isn't something that you are cooking up to cover this REAL reaction which you got from the crowd right?? :D
Fractal Noise
6 years ago
..Next time Andrew Can we Throw Stuff "... that would have been Great LoL.. How about Golf Balls ... LOL great tips... next time
Kael
6 years ago
EMPTY SEATS?! BLASPHEMY!
Shavkat
6 years ago
What were you talking about to peple there, Mr.Kraner?
6 years ago
I love this picture like lemon drops....but more!
Rich D
6 years ago
Looks like the theater in the Ed Wood movie. You're a little better than Ed Wood, though, just a little ;).
6 years ago
I really wish I could have been there for that.
mdg
6 years ago
Looks like a great place to pick up girls.
Dan Allen
6 years ago
ANDREW! YOUR ON TAPE!!!

http://www.vimeo.com/3957773
Vince
6 years ago
Bottom right corner needs more cowbell.
Pablo
6 years ago
there is not any video???
6 years ago
You're a good sport man. You told us to pose with our thumbs down but we went a few steps further. Cursing you and shaming you for leaving Sam back in Cali and for making him cry when he ran away from home in tutorial #57. You looked a little surprised that we would rough you up a bit - east coast style. All in good fun though. That's me and my son in picture number 3 over at the flicker page. It was a tremendous amount of fun. You were shaking hands and kissing babies and snapping photos and signing autographs. AWESOME community of VXF professionals and folks who just have a passion for mixing it up with After Effects and all the rest. Hats off to all you guys. Carry on Captain.
Hiphopjoe
6 years ago
Huy on the bottom left:

"Oh no! Its andrew!! Quick! how do i look?!"

Haha! Looked like a ton of fun
William
6 years ago
Hahahah.
David W.
6 years ago
Great pics! I WANTED TO GO!!! :(
fablemaniac
6 years ago
the guy at the left corner should be institutionalized .
6 years ago
lol ah man that sounds like it was so much fun! but after then all booing you, you should have pulled out an airsoft gun and started unloading on them. That'll teach them to boo you.
Wuzzysbrand06
6 years ago
wish i'd been there..
there are also 2 videos on youtube
just type AENY :)
6 years ago
Where's the picture of spiderman crashing through the windows?
Point Blank
6 years ago
Plane ticket to NY: $1400
AENY Admittion: $50
Asking people to boo you for money: $5 per person
The expression of the guy in the bottom left corner: Priceless
Anthony Miller
6 years ago
Hey! Forget the guy in the bottom left corner. See the guy in the middle row third from the left? He owes me twenty bucks!

Bastard.
terminatorvf
6 years ago
lol look the one on the bottom left side :D
6 years ago
Guess I'm not the only one who noticed the bottom left cornor...

^^
U

-David
6 years ago
Hehe, great pics.
-David
Rasty
6 years ago
What a bunch of hooligans. ;)
georgetom
6 years ago
funny idea for introduction

Wish been there also asking some questions too...
Ante
6 years ago
Yea,i will like too to look whole meeting
6 years ago
Is there any video of the whole meeting available for us to watch online ?
David
6 years ago
Ohh.. Ive would have paid to get there !
kris
6 years ago
on the left side corner, isnt that what I think he is. Is that John Dickinson? lol
ftragg
6 years ago
It was my first time going to one of these meetings, so I was a tad confused when this happened...And I agree with the two other people about the guy at the bottom left. It's hilarious.
Evan George
6 years ago
Awesome. Wish I had been able to go.

Bottom left corner is the most entertaining to view. Nice pose.
Some Guy
6 years ago
I've watched all photos and that guy seams to be a statue. LOL
6 years ago
The guy left at the bottom is funny xD
Vick1138
6 years ago
The guy on the bottom left has a priceless expression
Vick1138
6 years ago
That must have been nerve wracking AK
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