New Year Message Video – After Effects Template

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New Year Message Video – After Effects Template

Show everyone the year you’ve had and the your plans for the New Year with this free social media video promo template for After Effects.

Add your personal new year’s resolutions (see below for ideas!) or a video ad for your future company plans!

As with all our After Effects templates this free file is easy to edit and well documented.


  • Use for your personal or business messages
  • Widescreen (YouTube) or square (Facebook, Twitter) renders
  • 14 media placeholders for photos or video
  • Optional caption text for each polaroid
  • Fast render

Why the square version?

The widescreen version (1920x1080px) is perfect for any video sharing sites such as YouTube or Vimeo but we’ve included a square format version (1080x1080px) which is better for playback on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

The reason for rendering a square format is that it fits better (larger) on mobile devices, specifically smartphones – which are normally held in a vertical orientation.

Videos are shrunk to their width, meaning that a square video will take up more room (therefore visibility) on someone’s phone as it will demand more height, too.

Font Use

The free fonts used are not included but can be downloaded from these links :

Montserrat | Denne’s Old Handwriting

Not Included

The quirky, happy music we’ve used is also free but you’ll need a Google account to download it. Visit the YouTube audio library and search for “Someone Your Own Size” by RW Smith

Images are for preview purposes only and not included with the project.

Ideas for new year’s resolutions

  • Write a book
  • Learn a new instrument
  • Quit those bad habits
  • Do more travelling
  • Lose weight
  • Get fit
  • Plan more
  • Enjoy yourself!

Software Requirements

This project requires Adobe After Effects CS5 (and above) to edit.

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Terms of Use

All files remain copyright of Enchanted Studios but are royalty-free for personal and commercial use – please review the Terms of Use before downloading.

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