See how Video Copilot created the titles for Star Trek Into Darkness using After Effects and Element 3D.
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 - Translucent Glass Tutorial
Video Copilot have posted a tutorial on creating a 3d glass effect in After Effects.
Video Copilot - Epic Shatter Tutorial
Video Copilot has a tutorial on shattering an object in 3ds Max then editing the shot in After Effects.