See the improvement offered by the new Voronoi modifier, versus the old Fragmenter, in the new update for RayFire.
Portal Trick Shots - VFX Breakdown
Corridor Digital talk about how they created their recent Portal Trick Shots short film.
Terrain for 3ds Max
You can generate landscapes from real world elevation data with the Terrain plugin for 3ds Max.
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.