Might be of interest to somebody...http://jumpcut.com/ or http://eyespot.com/

YOU GUYS (ICS) MIGHT BE INTERESTED http://usa.autodesk.com/

90 days of free tutorials http://www.cineversity.com

Please also be aware that there are many communities that wil answer questions and that have
educational resources:

http://www.bendingpixels.com/artcenter/3dmg/resources.html
http://forums.creativecow.net/viewforum/19
http://www.computerarts.co.uk/
http://maxon.digitalmedianet.com/
http://www.3dattack.net/
http://www.c4dportal.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=14
http://www.c4dcafe.com/ipb/index.php?

I don't know if anybody seen this or would be interested, but starting next year high school students can get the full MS Visual Studio, MS XNA Game Studio, and many other programs for free from Microsoft.
http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2008/feb08/02-18GSDPR.mspx?rss_fdn=Press%20Releases

Here is a list of all the programs:
https://downloads.channel8.msdn.com/Products.aspx