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." " In the guy in the gray shirt is Paul Marino from the Academy of Machinima and Moo Money from Alt-Zoom studios. Machinima (muh-sheen-eh-mah). My Flickr Set: RootsCamp SL Machimina Session.

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. 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.


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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 I have a flute, cello, and grand piano.) I was little afraid that I might end up not only wasting time making music videos in Second Life, but actually composing a theme song. So, I stayed away. And, now Rikomatic has to go and create this. and I'm starting to get inspired. This video is a little tour of Information Island.

New Nonprofits in Second Life Video

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It combines real world video footage with Second Life video (machinima) and gives many examples of how nonprofits can benefit from virtual worlds. Our Nonprofit Commons in Second Life project has a new video! read more. Tools

RootsCamp Second Life Schedule

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The session I want to attend is on November 12 from 1-2 PM PST and called "" Using Machinima for Social Change / Political Action" lead by Paul Marino. RootsCampSL got underway yesterday and I attended the start up meeting. Rik has a good post here. Ruby Sinreich is one of the organizers. I have a board meeting for my Cambodian NGO, but I'm hoping I can make it there towards the end

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Second Life and Alzheimer's Exhibit Coming to Second Life

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Evonne is also a machinima producer and you view some of her work here. Machinima are movies filmed inside virtual worlds like Second Life. There is so much happening in Second Life with nonprofits, educational institutions, museums, and libraries that it is hard to keep up. The amazing Wayne MacPhail has been helping the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and Second Life Library 2.0 curator Shadow Fugazi put together a photo exhibition in Second Life.

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 Election Day Debriefs What we can learn about online politics from the 2006 Campaigns from e-politics offers some lessons and takeaways about social networking and other traditional technology tools deployed for political campaigns.

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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. There's a lot of resources, ideas, and discussion over at Stop Cyberbullying Site. A few blogosphere posts offering advice about online safety and what you can do help stop cyberbullying can be found here.

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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. Virtual worlds are a new, emerging technology, and like any new technology, overlaying old techniques onto new platforms is disappointing at best.