Fire (WiP) - 3dsmax and FumeFX. Rendering with Vray. Compositing : Fusion.
Basic cloud (Test) - 3dsmax. Rendering with Scanline Renderer.
18sec/frame -- 2k resolution, on my workstation (core i7 and 16Gb).
Sand test - 3dsmax, PFlow. Rendering with Krakatoa.
Tornado (2011) - (3ds max 2010, PFlow, After Effects and Photoshop)
---Splash - 3dsmax, PFlow. Rendering with Vray.