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These are some loose links that might be useful:

Other webs and repositories:
Rendermania has not been updated for a while but if has a wealth of info about renderman compliant renders and also a lot of other renders & related stuff... Since 9 Sept 2000!
Open source projects:
Cgmuscle is an open source muscle system for Maya

Articles, essays:
The Case for Doing a Project by the Book, rather than by cutting corners.

Hardware:
How many of these would you like to have to render your feature film?

Some propietary softwares:
Toonboom should really know how to make a storyboard system, so it is worth having a look at it.

The ContentCube is a comprehensive and scalable MAM solution that is feature-rich but also affordable and modular. It allows entire media libraries to be organized, archived and reused. Each video and image asset can be easily retrieved and transcoded into a variety of formats allowing the use of these assets without specialized software or hardware.

Digital Storage Manager is a powerful storage management solution specially designed for creative, publishing and prepress workgroups. Workgroups generate thousands of digital document files during the creative and production process. As the number of files grow, so do the challenges faced by the professionals who need them.

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