Here is a collection of free tutorials, covering Cinema 4D, After Effects, Maya, Vue and much more. Many include project files to help you on your way. There is also a set of beginner tutorials for those of you new to VFX and 3D. The tutorials are almost all in 720p HD and can either be watched here on the site or downloaded for viewing at your leisure.
Tutorials for the real world
16_Bullet Time Explosion