How to make a Battlezone type movie using Adobe After Effects

I taught myself After Effects a couple of years ago so I could make this Blockchain explainer video. From the perspective of my limited skillset, I was blown away by what filmmaker Stu Maschwitz was able to do entirely within After Effects: a short film called Tank, that pays homage to the classic Atari arcade game from 1980, Battlezone. Above, the film. Below, how he made it.