Sunday, October 26, 2008

Machinima Info Barf #14

Number 14.

I have not done one of these in awhile, and probably will not have time to do another for a few weeks.

Previous Info Barfs listed on the sidebar.


Machinima News:

Antics v. 5 released. I have reservations.
ZenCub3d new beta.
Xtra Normal releases online animation tool. I made a brief clip.


The New York festival is coming up. 99.999% sure I will make it. Nominees and Panels listed. Note, the New York marathon is Sunday Nov. 2nd.
The Machinima Expo lost it's real world appendage, but it's virtual head will reappear in Second Life on Nov. 9th.Pineapple Pictures promo.
Imagina Awards 2009.
48 hour machinima contest. I tried to set up a team but no one seems to have the time. That's too bad because that kind of time pressure contest is an experience everyone should survive.
Suzanne Awards winners announced.

Video Game/Virtual World News:

Political Machine (Stardock). Smear your opponent to appeal to your base. Evade all questions while winking at the camera. Offer no solutions. Just like real candidates.
Linux Gamers release.
Mellanium talks industrial archaeology.
Bioshock2 trailer.
Interview with the maker of the Super Columbine Massacre RPG!. Playing Columbine is a documentary on the whole thing made by Danny Ledonne. (Part I, II, III).

Machinima/Video Clips:

Universal declaration of human rights.
Time lapse tilt shift video.
ill clan releases Tiny Nation.
In a few months this blog post might look like this.
YouSuckAtPhotoshop has gone hardcore ARG.
Fear of the Dark animated trailer looks like a nice collection of darker themed shorts by IFC.
The credit crisis as Antarctic exploration.
Virtualization of the Universe.
Cellular automaton in Second Life.
World animation day. Why isn't there a world machinima day.

Digital Online Video/Cinema/Imaging:

New DSLR can do HD.
Stock photo royalties.
ILoveSketch. 3D curve sketching system.
Five Gimp tricks.
Fake tilt shifting in Photoshop.
Real time raytracing.
Photosynth explained.

Misc: Reads aloud typed text (plugins for Firefox and IE available).
This Wired report on Ramayan 3392 AD film has some interesting images.
RIP: Remix Manifesto. Open Source Cinema. Rip the system.
Animation explained. From storyboards to render by Dale Myers.


Anonymous said...

hey your New York festival is actually happening Saturday Nov 1st not the second and its titled Machinima Filmfestival.

bllius said...

I know when the festival is. I am pointing out that the New York Marathon is taking place on Nov. 2nd, which might affect some attendees travel plans.