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With international guests and heaps of highlight screenings, this full day (with two breaks) surveys the latest and greatest in Machinima.
Paul Marino (Director of the Machinima Film Festival and Executive Director of the Academy of Machinima Arts and Sciences) presents a screening of the Festival winners including the hilarious The Adventures of Bill & John: Danger Attacks at Dawn
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Eddo Stern, Chris Dodds and Paul Marino examine the unique cultural context of machinima generated within Massively Multiplayer Online games.
Lisa Dethridge, author of Writing your Screenplay
and a script editor for Chopper
, chairs a discussion on writing for machinima. Eddo Stern and Jessica Hutchins present their work with alternative computer games: looking at the politics of hacking and modifying including their work Darkgame
and the machinima Landlord Vigilante
. The Adventures of Bill & John: Danger Attacks at DawnKBS Productions, France, Lock on: Modern Air Combat
Winner: Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Independent MachinimaDeviationHardlight Films, USA, Counterstrike
Winner: Best Voice Acting Performance, Best Sound DesignEdge of RemorseRiot Films, USA, World of Warcraft
Winner: Best Direction, Best Visual DesignMale Restroom EtiquettePhil Rice, USA, The Sims 2
Winner: Best WritingDarkgameEddo Stern, USA, 2007Landlord VigilanteEddo Stern and Jessica Hutchins, USA 2006Fort Paladin: Americas ArmyEddo Stern, USA, 2003
Session concludes with:
Attendees of the Machinima Festival Showcase are invited to show their work in an open screening. Limited places: first in best dressed!
Film submission guidelines are available here
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