Carol Anne Hagele contacted me and asked if I could post the following: it's not as dull as it looks. Her institution wants a fantasy dramatization for elementary school children that will alert…Continue
I am so frustrated. I take shots adjusting frame rate and draw distance, select clips that are without lag, I put them on my time line in CS5 Premiere Pro, I'm using the ultra key, and as soon as I…Continue
Well, it looks like MESH is taking our Virtual World by storm, so to speak, and the UWA is even getting art entries using it. So my reservations about the MESH viewer have to be quashed. I went to…Continue
Dear MAG members, Sorry for the cross-posting but I wanted to alert you to an issue I opened in the FS JIRA. There is a serious problem with making machinima in Firestorm that I wonder if the rest…Continue
I was very thrilled that Pooky Media made a machinima for my sister's place of work. I made a call for it here, and she saw it or someone passed it along. I'm very grateful. She told me that it was the first Public Service Announcement to use a virtual environment period, and one made in Second Life no less! Here's the link which Pooky said I could share:
She worked with my sister…Continue
Hello, MAG! After a challenging semester, I'd like to draw your attention to the machinima posted by my students on their YouTube Channel, so called because we met in Harkness Hall 3 times a week for 14 arduous weeks:
Maybe some of you will check it out and watch the final projects (many but not all made in Second Life). Two of my students are…Continue
Hello friends! I've been asked to contribute to a collection of essays, and I have finally gotten my survey questions together that I want to direct to SL machinimatographers and SL builders/artists. Where this will be published is still in the works, but it will probably be a print-production. Crossing my fingers.
I welcome any interested filmmakers and/or artists to contribute to this; you can answer all or part of the many questions. If you are willing, and I hope you…Continue
I just wanted to express my concern and sympathy for our Japanese machinimatographers. I am sure we are all worried about you, and hope that you are safe. I have always wanted to come to Japan and I admire the artistry of your country, and your work on machinima and in Second Life. You're in our thoughts and prayers.