Here's how the Metropolitan pack for Element 3D looks like in After Effects.
Element 3D - Particle Replicator Tutorial
Andrew Kramer has a new tutorial to show how to use the particle replicator in Element 3D for After Effects.
Dark Corner is a plug-in for After Effects that creates Ambient Occlusion and Z-Depth information from images.
Element 3D - First Look
Get a first look at Element 3D, the new After Effects particle plug-in from Video Copilot.