Why Build a Sun on Earth?

Prize-winning animated documentary I made in collaboration with fusion scientists at York Plasma institute. Touring UK schools in a portable 'Sun Dome', this film offers an informative and entertaining spectacle that demonstrates the benefits of nuclear fusion research and empowers its young audiences to be part of the solution for our energy future.

Winner: Rutherford Prize for the Public Understanding of Plasma Physics
Winner: 1st Prize, Durham New Energy Futures Film Festival at Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, UK on September 27th 2012

Assets drawn in Adobe Illustrator CS6
2D animation in After Effects CS6
3D animation with Video Copilot Element 3D
Music
composed in FL Studio
Sound design in Adobe Audition CS6

Live action elements filmed on Canon 60D DSLR with:
Tamron 90mm 2.8
Canon 28mm 1.8

Construction footage of ITER, France belongs to ITER organization: http://www.iter.org/

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