Here's how the Metropolitan pack for Element 3D looks like in After Effects.
555LAbs - Demoreel
555LAbs have posted a demoreel showcasing work done using LightWave 3D, Nuke, After Effects and ZBrush.
3D Pre-Compose for After Effects
Video Copilot have released a free script for After Effects, 3D Pre-Compose.
Video Copilot - Sci-Fi Weapons Experiment
Andrew Kramer demonstrates several types of sci-fi weapon firing techniques in this fun and instructive video.