You are going to 3D animation school and you like Warhammer 40k, so you might as well animate what you love!
Strangely, in the realm of animation one model seems to get more love than any other.
The Space Marine Dreadnaught.
I am no 3D animator, but I guess it has something to do with with the boxy edges and simple shapes. It could also be because it is badass and even the most unimaginative understand angry battle robot-cyborgs.
If you search for 3D Dreadnaught animation on YouTube you will be amazed at what you will find. The pages just keep on going and going, from student projects to professionals to game designers.
Here is a sample of the ones that caught my eye… for good and bad reasons.
Best of 40k Internet is rated Old News. These articles are meant to bring to light some of the best 40k inspired stuff you can find on the Interwebs… AKA mostly Youtube videos you probably seen.