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MNAE #6

Sign up to receive AE news delivered right to your inbox near the end of each month. Happy keyframing! Fake Drawn Me Daniel Hashimoto (“Hashi” or Action Movie Dad) has just raised the bar on tutorials. He just released a…

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June 2021 Recap: Essential Graphics & Templates

This month we covered the Essential Graphics panel in After Effects. Co-manager Paul Conigliaro demonstrated how the seemingly simple Essential Graphics panel can unlock a new way of thinking about text templates, rigs, and sending graphics to Premiere Pro. The…

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June Prompt: Camping

This month our prompt is Camping! Create a short video with the theme and share it with us! You can post to social media using the hashtag #mnae, but the best way to make sure we see it is to post…

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May 2021 Recap: Reimagined Reels

This month we challenged you to take one piece from your first (or earlier) reel and reimagine it with the skills and eye you’ve developed since. This was a lot of fun to see. Hanna shared her new take on…

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April 2021 Recap: Rigging

This month we covered a lot of ground on rigging. Nice Moves Co-Founder Alicia Allen demoed a rig created by using image sequences. MNAE Co-Admin Tara Iannarelli showcased how to set up a mouth rig for voiceover lip-syncing and a…

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April 2021 Prompt: Sushi

This month our prompt is Sushi! To be included in the meetup, please post by 11:59PM (CDT) Wednesday April 21st. You can post to social media using the hashtag #mnae, but the best way to make sure we see it is…

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After Effects 18.0 & New Beta

After Effects 18.0 was release yesterday along with a new public beta for 18.1. These releases bring some great new features to your workflow and a BIG new feature to test. After Effects 18.0 The latest release brings us up…

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March 2021 Prompt: Secret

Shhhhhhh. This month, our prompt is secret. No really, the prompt word itself is “Secret.” To be included in the meetup, please post by 11:59PM (CDT) Wednesday March 24th. You can post to social media using the hashtag #mnae, but the…

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February 2021 Digital Meetup

This month special guest Caitlin Cadieux joined us to go over her cel animation workflow from Procreate to Photoshop to compositing in After Effects. It was a great free flowing demo on concerting, techniques, tools, and finishing. Caitlin covered material…