RootCampSL: Machinima Session

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Last Sunday, I drove like a bat out of hell from my Sharing Foundation board meeting in New Hampshire to my computer so I could log in to the RootsCampSL session on "U sing Machinima for Social Change and Political Action." Machinima (muh-sheen-eh-mah).

Machinima Festival and NTC Video Contest

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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.

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My First Machinima

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It's not as hard as learning the piano. And definitely not as hard as spelling it. Bouncing out of your seat to take a bow reminds me of Rudolph Serkin. Instructions - hat tip to Diana Drake

Photography and Machinima on Second Life

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Several months ago, I made my first Second Life Machinima, " I'm a Pianist In Second Life " after discovering Robbie Dingo 's instruments. (I

Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good

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By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change. For the first time, this year's Games for Change Festival created an opportunity for producers of games in development to get live feedback from leading game designers, educators, and funders on the main stage.

Jumping into Art in Second Life

Museum 2.0

It's a machinima (video) by Robbie Dingo, a 3D recreation of Van Gogh's Starry Night. When people talk about museum projects in Second Life and other virtual worlds, I'm often disappointed by the short-sightedness of the vision.

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

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15th including a session on using Machinima to create political and social change videos. Click To Play. Found via the NpTech Tag at blip.tv.

NpTech Tag: Stop Cyberbulling Day is Today!

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where you vote for one of the finalists in the NTEN Video Content or watch a machinima about Nonprofits in Second Life. Today is Stop Cyberbullying Day. Here's what some nonprofit technology bloggers posted - Paul Lamb , Allison Fine , and Deborah Finn.

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