Awards of Mesh

"Best Animation" at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival nyiifvf

Mesh was selected to be part of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival screenings held September 22 - 29, 2005 in Los Angeles. The Saturday, September 24 screening at the Laemmle Fairfax Theatre in Hollywood marked Mesh's North American debut.

Afterwards, Mesh had the honor of being awarded "Best Animation" of the festival.Mesh was the only educational piece screened at the festival. “I am excited that this 40-minute math video has received accolades not only for its instructional merit, but also for its pure entertainment value” says Janzen.

"Best Experimental Film" at Scinema 2006 in Syndey scinema

Mesh wins at Scinema 2006, the 6th International Festival of Science Film. 45 films from around the world screened in 89 venues around Australia to an audience of over 10,000 during National Science Week, August 12-20. Mesh was announced “Best Experimental Film” at the concluding ceremonies at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney

"Best Scientific Visualization" at the Red Stick International Animation Festival red stick

Mesh was selected to be part of the Red Stick International Animation Festival held April 20 - 23, 2006 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Mesh had the honor of being awarded "Best Scientific Visualization" of the festival.

Screening of Mesh to be hosted by the Art Institute of California in Los Angeles ai_logo

The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles has offered to host a screening and reception of Mesh on Monday, November 21st, 2005. This event is open to the public and is free of charge. Janzen is a faculty member of AiCA-LA where he teaches computer animation and mathematics.

"Best Scientific Video" at Eurographics 2005 in Dublin eurographics

Three excerpts of Mesh were selected to appear in the Eurographics Animation Theater at the Eurographics 2005 conference held Aug 22 to Sept 2, 2005 in Dublin, Ireland. Mesh: Bubble Excerpt was chosen for the Best Scientific Video award. In addition, the Mesh: Bubble Excerpt had the honor being nominated for the Pixar Award.

"Best Award" at Digital Media Festival 2005 in Melbourne dmf

An excerpt of Mesh was awarded best in the category of Corporte/Government/Training at the Digital Video Awards at the Digital Media Festival held June 1-2, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. The Digital Media Festival is Australia's premier event for digital artists and content creators. Not only did Mesh: Bubble Excerpt have the honor of winning the training category, but three Mesh excerpts received finalist nominations. This made Mesh the only project to be nominated multiple times (four overall) and was the only work to be nominated in multiple categories (short film as well as training).

Early Previews of Mesh

iciam Mesh made its first sneak preview in July 2003 at ICIAM 2003, the 5th International Conference on Industrial and Applied mathematics in Sydney, Australia.

In November 2004, Konrad Polthier showed previews of Mesh at the universities of Tokyo, Kobe and Fukuoka.

The video Mesh was previewed at a seminar on May 21, 2004 at the University of Oslo's Centre of Mathematics for Applications.

Screening of Mesh at the summerschool on Mathematical Visualization in Maubeuge, France, in June 2005.

Mesh was screened at the international symposium on Information Communication Technology at Tohoku in Sendai, Japan, in December 2006.

In an invited presentation at the annual workshop of AIM@SHAPE in Tallinn in July 2006 Polthier presented the final DVD version of Mesh for the first time.

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