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Blender Movie Winner in 2011 Science Visualization Challenge


Christopher Wilmer's video 'High density energy storage using self-assembled materials' has won a prize in the 2011 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge.

Christopher Wilmer writes:

I submitted a video to the 2011 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge in September 2011. It was picked as finalist in October and then I didn't hear anything back until yesterday, when it was publicly announced to be one of the winners! (three videos were picked, one got 'first place' and the other two got 'honorable mention'). My video is the one entitled "High density energy storage with self-assembled materials."

The winning entries are featured in this week's issue of the journal Science and can be viewed on their website.

The winners (including the Blender movie) are on display on Wired magazine and MSNBC:

Hopefully I'm doing my small part in raising Blender's profile!



  1. *sobbing* It's so beautiful! That fact that it was made in blender made it so beautiful! *Breaks down and cry*

    Excellent work! 

  2. Very good work, keeping a sort of right pace, a feature not so frequently met with in this kind of videos.
    Ah ah, "gasoline, also called petrol". You paid homage to both sides of the pond :=)

  3. I think Blender is the software of choice for scientific visualization on a budget, especially when you're more of a scientist than a Graphics Studio. Now if I could only get numpy and matplotlib working inside blender....

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