GMH2 is an advanced version of the GMH script, specialized in hair modeling & stylizing, created by Phung Dinh Dzung.
Digital Frontier's Alembic for 3ds Max
Digital Frontier add interoperability for Maya and 3ds Max with their free plug-in for exporting in Alembic format.
Softimage 2013 - Crowd Effects
This Siggraph video shows off the impressive crowd effects found in Softimage 2013.