This is probably an easier way to show the application seeing as not everyone can just download 85mb or so of video. That and I don't have a huge bandwidth web hosting plan.
Stated throughout the video, all pieces were rendered in Blender Internal. All works were at least started in Blender, the only other programs involved were Zbrush and Photoshop. Everything I've done is possible to replicate in Blender and Gimp alone.