here. There are tons of good tutorials for blender and it is definitely worth investing some time to learn it.
One of the amazing features of Blender is its capability to execute scripts. Unfortunately the blender folks have recently changed their API and none of my older scripts works. Bad luck ;(
Our movie has recently stuck since I discovered a wonderful new toy: Google App Engine. Google has created an environment to run for example Java projects on the server side. And it is free. I just love this company ;)