IU’s Advanced Visualization Lab has been named a 2011 3D Film Festival Winner in the Best of Shorts category for their production entitled “A Universe of Questions”. Aimed at middle school children as well as the general public, this five minute stereoscopic 3D movie features video, computer-generated animation, and data simulations that demonstrate the value of computational science and its effects on theoretical astrophysics. The 3D Film Fest is the largest 3D film festival in the world and was held in Los Angeles in September. AVL members Albert William, Michael Boyles, Chauncey Frend, and Chris Eller created the movie with help from IU students and collaborators across the country.
To see a full list of the 3D Film Fest winners, visit http://www.mtbs3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12672&Itemid=89.
To see the stereoscopic and standard version of the video that won the award, visit http://3d.iu.edu/astronomy.