Below are the course notes for the presentations in the SIGGRAPH 2013 course on Multithreading and VFX, in order of presenter. The course nodes are in pdf format.
Multithreading Introduction and Overview
Asynchronous Computation Engine for Animation
Pixar Animation Studios
Parallel Evaluation of Character Rigs Using TBB
GPU Rigid Body Simulation Using OpenCL
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Parallelism in Tools Development for Simulation
Parallelism in Houdini
Side Effects Software Inc