Saturday, February 21, 2009

Machinima Info Barf #20

Not getting smaller, are they?

Machinima News:

Audio conference today!
Mixed Second Life/Amsterdam International Machinima Festival.

The filmblazer two week community filmmaking tour.
Steampunk contest submissions.
Rod Serling script competition.

Video Game/Virtual World News:

Sun Tzu and Starcraft.
Wired talks about and shows pics of the recent 48 hour global game jam.
Second Life Battlemech roleplaying sim.
Odd casual game - you win if no one else is playing.
Philosophy of computer games online docs.

Machinima/Video Clips:

Watch Order of the Myths this weekend only.
MBC News.
Cool projection mapping video on Motionographer.
The Battery Menace. video and interview.
COGs steampunk game video preview.
Watch the Ascent of Money documentary. Probably better than watching the Oscars.
Spacechase in 3D - glasses required.
Interview with Andrew Stanton (director on Wall-E).
Francis (L4D) hates everything.
I hate my boss animated poem.
Big Sugar documentary (no, not the band, industrial sugar production).
Coraline artists panel.
Hemlock student animation.

Digital Online Video/Cinema/Imaging:

50 Gimp tutorials.
Create a color palette from a single image.
HDRI tips and tricks.


32 essential and free PC applications.
Interview with Werner Herzog.
Some preproduction photos for Alien3 (watch the behind the scenes on one of the DVDs for the full saga of the suite of directors attached to that movie until Fincher finally directed it).
A list of mindfuck movies.
Letter monster fonts/images on flickr.

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