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. Machinima with Issues Engaging and provocative uses of machinima as art, advocacy, and evidence will be presented and discussed.

Second Life and Alzheimer's Exhibit Coming to Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amoration tackles a wide variety of creative ventures for corporations, like Telus and for a host of activist and nonprofit groups like Betterworld Island, a group which has created the powerful Camp Darfur simulation you'll hear Evonne mention in the interview. Evonne is also a machinima producer and you view some of her work here. Machinima are movies filmed inside virtual worlds like Second Life.