|The emphasis here is on free tutorials which are either hosted here on cgspeed.com because they meet the goals of this site, or tutorials hosted elsewhere which I've found useful as an animation hobbyist.|
Tutorials local to CGspeed.com:
-- Real-time Camera Motion Recording in Maya for under $50: Using a SpaceNavigator for Maya Camera Flythroughs
-- Installing Maya 8 on Fedora Core 8 Linux
Tutorials from other sites:
Lighting for 3D:
Light: A Detailed Tutorial from itchy animation. An extensive multi-part discussion of lighting.
Lighting Techniques by Amaan Akram. A few pages, with many images, that discuss light intensity, direction, and color.
Maya and/or Motionbuilder:
Maya to/from Motionbuilder workflow overview from snovak.com
Meyer & Meyer "Tips and Tricks" article archives from Artbeats.com