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Japan these past few days....

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.

 

Hypatia

Added by Hypatia Pickens on March 17, 2011 at 8:15am — No Comments

Machinimist needed March 5

Hi all!

 

A friend of a friend is having her club's 3rd anniversary party and wants a machinimist to film it. It is a 6 hour long event, starting at noon SLT, but I believe she understands if someone can't work that long.

 

She told me she needs 10-15 minutes of video compiled from the various activities, including djs, singers, and a "showdance group."

 

I'm not qualified for this kind of gig but thought someone else may want to take it on. Tikaf…

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Added by Mathilda Islay on March 4, 2011 at 7:40pm — 1 Comment

DID U KNOW.......

..... we actually have an inworld group called SL MAchinima Artist Guild - what a surprise.-))

if u haven't reached the limit of groups, pls feel free to join to get the recent updates and infos within this community.

 

c u there  - allbest

Added by cisko vandeverre on March 2, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

Smooth Camera Movements for Machinima in Second Life

In a video I posted earlier this week I indicated that I was using a new strategy for having smooth camera movements in my videos.  I claimed I wasn't using a joystick or space navigator.  In reality, I am using the keyboard.

 

This technology doesn't replace either the joystick or space navigator, and it forces you to shoot videos more like the movies, where there is a scene and a specific camera shot, then a new scene and new camera shot.  In that mode, you can do complex…

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Added by Ginger Alsop on January 8, 2011 at 10:14pm — 4 Comments

Second Life Machinima with Fraps and Vegas - How To Guide

I originally created blog after developing the "Expressions of Imagination" video, in hopes that others could take advantage it. I've now posted the entire contents of the blog in MAG for the same reasons. If you see any errors, omissions or suggestions, feel free to make them.



Have Fun - Ginger






Well isn't this fun ... yet another way to express my creativity, if The Chamber and Quantum Matrix weren't enough, there is now Machinima.… Continue

Added by Ginger Alsop on November 15, 2010 at 2:16am — 6 Comments

Joining this guild

Someone sent me a message on YouTube which lead to this Ning.



I'm know for my documentaries in SL with my communities of New Babbage and the SLC & SL Goonies. I don't put much thought into staged machinema. For one thing my films are mostly documenting events I've organised in SL. another thing is that my hardware can't handle the state of the art SL graphics such as shadows and lighting.



I often watch the other machinemists doing wonderful staged films in SL and… Continue

Added by Loki Eliot on November 7, 2010 at 11:52am — 3 Comments

Moondust Films - Unforeseen

This was my entry into the 48hr file project contest.

I made the entire film by myself over the course of a very hectic weekend. :-) Enjoy!

http://aviewtv.com/videos/3130/moondust-films-unforeseen-%28film-de-femme%29

Added by Levio Serenity on September 28, 2010 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

Two Films in Four Days? Cool!!

This has been an exhausting, but exciting week. Team Running Lady entered the 48 Hour Film Project competition, but alas, did not make it in time. But we were still eligible to compete with the other films for the Audience Choice award...and came in first place!!



But that's not all. Turns out, our team can make a film in 48 hours, because we turned around and created a film for the University of Western Australia's Machinima challenge the… Continue

Added by Suzy Yue on September 24, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

My machinima "A Question of Honour" in shortlist for YouTubePlay !!

I am thrilled to announce that my machinima "A Question of Honour" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YftouEm3CT4 and available on this site) has been shortlisted for http://www.youtube.com/user/playbiennial

This is a collaboration between Youtube and Guggenheim museum...

125 videos preselectionned (on more than 23000), for a choice of 20 which will be shown at… Continue

Added by iono allen on September 20, 2010 at 3:42pm — 5 Comments

ooo

just discovered this bit...
i guess i will think of something clever witty and interesting to say eventually...
but don't hold your breath :0
in the mean time u might like to peruse this
http://www.flickriver.com/photos/jedda/

Added by jedda zenovka on September 14, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

MAG begins accepting limited sponsorship and advertisers to offset costs (also welcome the newest Runo)

Hello all!



If you haven't already noticed, we are now accepting limited advertising and sponsership to offset some of the new NING subscription charges.



You have my word that most of our page real estate will still deal with machinima and the features we have all come to love such as the forums, blogs and media.



I will limit large banners to only 4 total and there will be some opportunities for right side column mini-banners as well.



Thanks for your patience… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on August 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Hi, M.A.G. CREW!!!

Thx Celestial Elf. You were the path. Here am I, a digital becoming.

Added by chaotic writer on July 22, 2010 at 9:31pm — 1 Comment

NeoVictoria, a steampunk experiment in machinima and freeform roleplay

The official opening of the Machinima Tools building in NeoVictoria, with a celebration of Tikaf Vipers' machinima "The Kiss" is scheduled for this Tuesday (29-June), so I thought it time to share a few words about… Continue

Added by Asil on June 26, 2010 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

words from Peter Greenaway concerning nudity in SL art ...relevant to MAG i think

Dear Courtney Linden,



As a reaction to the rejection of Rose Borchovski ‘s art installation : The Kiss at the Celebration Sim, I

would like you to read this.... "text_exposed");''>See More



It seems to me incredible that you are enforcing censorship concerning nudity in public forums on Second Life.



Traditions of nudity in Western Art have for…
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Added by Pyewacket on June 19, 2010 at 10:51pm — 15 Comments

‘China Animation Market’

Dear all,



as part of our ongoing cooporation with XMediaLab, the internationally acclaimed digital media think tank, we are happy to invite you

to join a Second Commerce VIP delegation to the XML conference and business

matching forum China Animation Market, taking place in Suzhou / Shanghai from

July 9th to July 11th, and to EXPO 2010 Shanghai, including a VIP tour of the

Chinese and German Pavillons and Youth Innovation Expo on July…
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Added by cisko vandeverre on May 30, 2010 at 5:16am — No Comments

Congratulations to our new site moderator, celestial elf!

Hello all.

I just wanted to announce that I have chosen celestial elf to be one of our site moderators. He brings enthusiasm, creativity and a technical eye to our panel.…

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Added by Lowe Runo on May 14, 2010 at 1:34pm — 9 Comments

Changes in the NING platform and the Machinima Artists Guild

Some members have written to me, concerned with the upcoming changes in the Ning platform and what it will mean to our website.



Be rest assured the MAG website will remain intact and we will migrate along with our sister site the "Professional Machinima Artist Guild" onto the new service structure offered by Ning, our web host. This offers the "best" solution so that we do not suffer content loss or other hassles.



In the event that the Ning platform no longer offers hosting… Continue

Added by Lowe Runo on May 4, 2010 at 1:12pm — 2 Comments

JIRA to consider voting for...

As probably most who have worked with the Viewer 2.0 know the suppression of the UI is only partial... it leaves the menu bar visible. Please consider taking a moment to wander over to this link and voting: http://jira.secondlife.com/browse/VWR-17009 . In the mean time thank goodness for Emerald.

Added by Robward Antwerp on April 4, 2010 at 11:22am — 2 Comments

mischiefworks part 2

well i tried an isp that has a lot of experience with opensim but it didnt work for me since i got the cheapest thing possible. but i like oars and things like that. or even change my password or a new account. opensim lets you do that.

i sold half my vast region on second life (ok it was not that vast) so i am left with a little bit and *someone* is filling up with…

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Added by bristle chesnokov on March 24, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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