Cascadeur is a unique physics-based animation software that gives animators the ability to create realistic action sequences of any complexity without the help of motion capture. Sign up for the next beta testing phase HERE
AnimChallenge is a Facebook group that features a monthly animation challenge as well as a dedication to learning within the animation community.
Johan The Dog is a free quadruped rig for Maya for use in non-commercial projects.
Advanced Skeleton has been used to rig creatures, props, vehicles and just about anything since 1999. It is free to download but if you want to use it for a commercial project you will have to buy a license.
Grey Matter Gary is a free Maya rig from Squiggly Rigs
The Setup Machine enables Maya users to easily and quickly rig a wide variety of CG characters with just a few clicks. Generate a flexible, modern character rig in minutes saving you days or weeks of work
The AZRI Rig is a simple animation rig for Maya 2018 and above, representative of video game projects aimed at retaining a high frame rate when working even on lower-end machines. Featured in the book, ‘Game Anim’
Game Anim is a book by Jonathan Cooper (Naughty Dog) that de-mystifies the animation side of game development, explaining every step of the process while providing valuable insights and work philosophies