Check out the new features in Element 3D 1.6 for After Effects.
Color Vibrance for After Effects
Color Vibrance is a free plug-in for After Effects, courtesy of Video Copilot.
Video Copilot - Sci-Fi Weapons Experiment
Andrew Kramer demonstrates several types of sci-fi weapon firing techniques in this fun and instructive video.
Video Copilot - Simulated Scopes Tutorial
Video Copilot have released a tutorial on creating simulated scopes in After Effects.