Assuming that the file has not been moved, have you already tried to replace/reload the .ai file?
Looks like after 3:08 the file is missing.
Do you get any error pop-up before the file appear missing?
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It looks like all your Illustrator elements have been imported as Illustrator sequences. You can tell because the icons look like a bunch of frames stacked on top of each other. This could have something to do with your file or layer names, causing AE to think you wanted to import an image sequence.
Re-import your footage (right click on item in project panel -> replace footage) and be sure to uncheck "Illustrator/PDF/EPS sequence" in the import dialog.
Snakedogman is correct. You should have separated all of the elements you wanted to import in illustrator so they are on separate layers then imported Import as a comp and probably retain layer size and then made very sure that import as a sequence was not checked.
Oh, THAT screen (I hate that one). After Effects can't find the file, for whatever reason (sometimes, no reason at all). Look for the files in your 'Project' window in After Effects, right click on one of them and choose 'replace file'. That will open a file browser window, which will allow you to navigate back to the original file. You'll probably only need to do it once, and it will be enough to prompt After Effects to find the rest of the files there too. I hope that helps.
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right click on one of them and choose 'replace file'.
clicking on it twice will do the same thing and could save you a few hours a year.
haha, you're right! Might prevent RSI too
Thank you so much! Unchecking it did the trick!
This could have something to do with your file or layer names, causing AE to think you wanted to import an image sequence.
that's right. if your file is being imported out of a folder that has the same file name with sequential numbers i.e test1 test2 - it will default to import it as a sequence:
you can of course uncheck that box, but that's a gotcha right there