Photography and Machinima on Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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 was little afraid that I might end up not only wasting time making music videos in Second Life, but actually composing a theme song. Be sure to check out the growiong list NMC second life media collection here ).

RootsCamp Second Life Schedule

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Evonne is also a machinima producer and you view some of her work here. Machinima are movies filmed inside virtual worlds like Second Life.

New Nonprofits in Second Life Video

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

RootCampSL: Machinima Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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. It's a machinima (video) by Robbie Dingo, a 3D recreation of Van Gogh's Starry Night. Sadly, Robbie's goal was to use Second Life as a platform to create a 2D representation of the painting--so the 3D space of the painting is not available for visitors to explore. But was I with those people in Second Life?

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. Although I could participate via Second Life. Need more inspiration to create video or machinima for social change?

NpTech Tag: Stop Cyberbulling Day is Today!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

where you vote for one of the finalists in the NTEN Video Content or watch a machinima about Nonprofits in Second Life. Random Thoughts on Life and Work points us to an excellent resource on wiki adoption patterns. 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.

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