Machinima Festival and NTC Video Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Machinima, derived from the words ???machine??? Combining aspects of animation, game development, puppetry, graffiti, fan fiction, and improvisational theater into a moving image art form, machinima represents the latest frontier of digital popular culture. The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting the 2006 Machinima Festival this weekend in NYC. Moderator: Carl Goodman (Deputy Director and Director of Digital Media, Museum of the Moving Image).

Jumping into Art in Second Life

Museum 2.0

When people talk about museum projects in Second Life and other virtual worlds, I'm often disappointed by the short-sightedness of the vision. So much energy is put into recreating physical spaces and their real-world limitations rather than experimenting with ways that virtual worlds create opportunity to do things that are impossible in real museums. It's a machinima (video) by Robbie Dingo, a 3D recreation of Van Gogh's Starry Night.

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

15th including a session on using Machinima to create political and social change videos. Podcasting The ABCs of Podcasting from PND covers how Web sites of public radio stations, museums, and other education-oriented nonprofits are turning to podcasting as an increasingly popular and inexpensive way of delivering audio programming. Click To Play. Found via the NpTech Tag at blip.tv.

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