SCC5: POVRay Short Code Contest #5 - The animation round![ Competition information ]
Congratulations to the winners of the 5th short code competition. It was a very close competition, the top 5 entries received almost 80% of the votes.
The entries are given below, click on the image to view the movie. The movies are provided as QuickTime with the H264 codec. It is difficult to provide a movie format that will supported by all hardware and OS combinations, but a free QuickTime movie player is available for Mac OS and MSWindows. The movies supplied should also be supported by current versions of VLC and MPLAYER.
All the movies shown here were created using the free cross-platform raytracer called POVRay. The scene file, also given with each entry, contains no more than 512 characters! More information on this competition can be found here including the results from earlier rounds  and . And finally for addition amusement, some information on the Slashdot effect.
Top three voted entries.
Next highest voted entries in order. (Honourable mentions)
Remaining entries in no particular order.