This is the final rendered version of vimeo.com/40170556
A typical "school of fish / sardine run" animation created in ICE, rendered with MR. No 3d-party tools. Fully procedural, not a single keyframe, anywhere in the scene.
Loosely based on this reference video : youtube.com/watch?v=7vVb9aYd1gE&hd=1
This an attempt to explain some of ICE's basic building blocks. I have tried to explain it in a way that I would have found useful when I started in ICE a few months back. Its a little rambly and off the top of my head, but I hope it will help someone.