Developing a Hand Crafted Look to Animation in After Effects can be much simper than it looks.
Daniel Brodesky hosts a look at creating animation in After Effects that has a nostalgic old film look to it. There are a couple of methods that you could do this. Daniel shows two ways with one method being centered in a non-destructive workflow.
Daniel also uses some of the unique properties of Ae’s fractal noise effect in some unique ways to add to the look.