Go check JacquesLucke‘s Animation nodes and Никита Городецкий’s Sverchok for Blender
Impressive implementation of nodal visual scripting system inside Blender’s architecture.
It’s definetly the right direction to go.
This example is based on the Thinking Penguin‘s tutorials.
Here with NK-multishader and filmicforblender.
Go check this amazing piece of software that fills the gap between proprietary software and open source-free software in the compositing and video editing field.
The Textures gallery is online again