Tricklabor Animation Reel

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A short introduction to the animation work of Tricklabor. See individual portfolio items for full length videos.
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Updated in February 2011

Finding Tomorrow Today

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Official video for one of Europe's biggest research facilities, Forschungszentrum Jülich.
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Client: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

PICO

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This animation explains how the electron microscope PICO works.
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Client: Ernst-Rusca Centre

FlexNet

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Film about the FlexNet project on organic electronics. Joint production with the X10D film.
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Client: VDIVDE-IT

X10D

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Kick-off film for the X10D project on organic photovoltaics. A joint production with the FlexNet film.
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Client: VDIVDE-IT

Single Atom Transistor

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This animation explains a single atom transistor. It was produced to replace an older animation in an educational film (only in German).
Client: Beilstein-Institut

Triple-Alpha Process

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Animation to illustrate the creation of carbon inside stars.
Client: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Breaking New Ground

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A film about the activities of the Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, JCNS. >> Read more
Client: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Van Gogh under X-Rays

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Using X-Rays, scientists discovered why the yellows on van Gogh's paintings are fading. Animation and illustration for the press release by ESRF.
Client: ESRF

Solar Cells

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Several animations for a film about solar cell research.
Client: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Plastics: Structure & Properties

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A series of animations for an educational video about the structure and properties of different polymers.
Client: FWU | Video production: Lopane Film.

BERLinPro Building

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An architectural visualization for the Berlin Energy Recovery Linac Project (BERLinPro).
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Client: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Miele Smart Grid

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Title illustration for the German 2010 issue of Miele Magazine.
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Client: Miele

ESRF 2009

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The new introductory movie of the ESRF features animations and effects, all created by Tricklabor. >> Read more
Made for: ESRF | Producer: Hannah Mably

Electron Source (PITZ)

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An educational film about the electron source of a free-electron-laser, developed at the photo injector test facility in Zeuthen. >> Read more
Client: DESY

Palladium(III) Catalysis

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Inspired by the discovery of a bimetallic palladium(III) complex that can catalyse the formation of carbon-heteroatom bonds.
Client: The Ritter Group, Harvard University

Solar System

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A stylized solar system for an information website about climate change.
Earth animation: Roman Kessler

What if…? (Particle Masses)

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How would the universe have turned out if the elementary particles had slightly different masses? >> Read more
Made for: German Executive LHC Outreach Group

Kawasaki Industrial Robots

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This animation presents four different kinds of industrial robots in a highly stylised production plant. >> Read more
Made for: Kawasaki Robotics GmbH

Inside an Undulator

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The XFEL's new title illustration:
A light-emitting electron bunch between the magnets of an undulator, a key part of every x-ray laser >> Read more
Client: European XFEL

RFID Gate

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This clean animation explains the concept behind a new RFID gate.
Made for: Checkpoint Systems

Wind Energy Takes Off

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This series of illustrations is a modern rendition of the classic "flying windmills", combining 3D graphics and photos. >> Show individual illustrations

Wind Turbine Study

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Animated preparatory work for the CG image series "Wind Energy Takes Off".

Big Bang

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The big bang must be one of the toughest "things" to visualize - it's not an explosion in space, but rather the explosion of space.
Client: Softmachine

Supernova Stardust

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This scene from the full-dome movie Adamas - Realm of Light follows carbon "stardust" from a supernova on its way to earth.
Client: Softmachine

Experimental Hall

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A simple presentation of the experimental hall of the future European XFEL.
Client: European XFEL

X-Ray Laser Infrastructure

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An interactive information graphic and print illustration about the future research centre European XFEL.
Client: European XFEL

Dynamics of Atomic Systems

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How to film chemical reactions with an x-ray laser. Educational film with German text.
Client: DESY.

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