Color Vibrance is a free plug-in for After Effects, courtesy of Video Copilot.
WinC4D is a new contest website where After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite users can compete in quarterly animation contests.
Video Copilot - Advanced Spin FX Tutorial
Check out this cool tutorial from Video Copilot on creating dynamic spin effects in After Effects without any plugins.
Ben Mauro - ZBrush for Environments
Ben Mauro has released a free 3D environment design tutorial using ZBrush, Keyshot and Photoshop.