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This is a Flash movie. Please wait for it to load. About two minutes playing time. This is an animated fractal based on the Mandelbulb 3D software. It scored highly in the Fractal Forum 2012 short animation competition. This is an interesting example of the possibilities inherent in 3D rendering technique applied to the geometry of Benoit Mandelbrot. The beating heart is not part of the rendering mechanism but is an insertion of the artist.
The Transmdorians are aliens from the planet Transmadore in Kurt Vonnegut's savage and satirical novel Slaughterhouse-Five. They see everything in the fourth dimension.
Brummbaer (born August 18, 1945) is a German digital artist who has done work as an art director, designer, graphic artist, and 3D modeler. As an actor he has appeared in various German TV movies, and also produced and directed. In the latter part of his career he became focused on computer graphics, and has since created several short computer-generated animations like this one here and has done visual effects for movies.
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