“We’ve been beating the notion that Blender is “not just for static modeling” like a dead horse. (Ananimated dead horse, anyway.) But here’s yet another example, just because it’s cool – and because following the video gives you a basic sense of how to replicate the effects yourself” -CDM
Blender is widely considered the most capable and easy to use Open-Source program in the “maya” digital design category. Well worth a download if you’re interested by that kind of stuff and come on, who doesn’t love free stuff?