After Effects Rigging by e.d. films

Daniel Gies of e.d. films is a brilliant designer of digital puppets in the After Effects platform. You can see some of his incredible work here: http://edfilms.net/

He has also authored many in-depth tutorials explaining his innovative work-flow to creating digital puppets and rigs in After Effects. Here are three great starting points. See his Vimeo account for more.