Monday, September 27, 2010

MachinimUWA II : Art of the Artists

UWA - The University of Western Australia



45 entries from around the world were received for the MachinimUWA II: Art of the Artists challenge which asked machinimatographers to capture and honour the artworks in the UWA 3D Art and Design Challenge. Winners of this challenge will be announced together with the winners of the Grand Finale of the UWA 3D Art and Design Challenge from 6am slt, Sunday 10th October at the 4-SIM, 200 seater UWA-BOSL Grand Amphitheatre. ALL entries are linked below, and on the website provided. Do take part in the AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT described below, where YOU can share in a L$5,000 prize.

Date and Time: 6am SLT, Sunday, 10th October 2010
Location: UWA-BOSL Grand Amphitheatre (200 Seater) �� http://slurl.com/secondlife/UWA/106/240/1645
Guest Speaker of Honour: Lumiere Noir (creator of the legendary Ivory Tower Library of Primitives)
Star Performer: Mommaluv Skytower
WEBSITE WITH ALL ENTRIES: http://uwainsl.blogspot.com/2010/09/uwa-machinimuwa-ii-art-of-artists.html

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT for MACHINIMUWA II :
Deadline Midnight SLT 7th October
L$5,000 has been set aside for SL residents and viewers who take part in a special participation event. We are asking all the residents of SL to give us your TOP 8 machinima, in order of your preference.

The 3 residents whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel (see end of NC for names of panel members), will win for themselves L$2,500, L$1,500 & L$1,000 respectively. The winner will be invited to be on the panel for MachinimUWA III.

Method of entry - List your top 8 in order of preference on a NC, and send to White Lebed and/or Jayjay Zifanwe. Please title the NC - MachinimUWA Audience Selection (your name)

ALL ENTRIES - IN NO ORDER WHATSOEVER

LASLOPANTOMIK YAO (Barcelona, Spain) - City of Art & City of Art II
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXHkkZXwalY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrRHI6_vS_U&feature=player_embedded

PIA KLAAR (Brewster, Massachusetts, USA) - Art of the Artists: A Closer Look
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE-SuGbx7yE

ED VESPUCCIANO (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - Lessons in Democracy
http://vimeo.com/14894926

BRADLEY DORCHESTER (Perth, Australia) - Art of the Artists
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3HzHUNREno

LAURINA HAWKS (Ulm, Germany) - UWA Art of the Artists : No Tomb for the Arts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsrZgMA8SNI&feature=player_embedded

GLASZ DE CUIR (San Sebastian, Spain) - MachinimUWA II: Art Theft done in Second Life
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxwJJvdl8es
http://vimeo.com/15073702 (High Definition Version)

YESIKITA COPPOLA (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) - Inspiracion
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubRVBll5muI

L1AURA LOIRE (Boston, USA) - CLICK, Immersive & Interactive Virtual Art
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Sf3Q2VAlKE

TUTSY NAVARATHNA (Frenchman in Pondicherry, India) - An Art Form is Born & Gladiator
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr1JGXuXs_U&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF3WIJfvN1w&feature=player_embedded

LARKWORTHY ANTFARM (Tacoma, Washington, USA) - Freedom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ59KEzvPJA

ARCHIVIST LLEWELLYN (Lima, Ohio, USA) - Biological R/Evolutions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndZi7W-kjBE

FUSCHIA NIGHTFIRE (Poole, Dorset, UK) - Adventures of a Cyborg Part II & Moonlit Heath
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmSRirER49s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ib_LxjvRgKw&feature=player_embedded

SPYVSPY AEON (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - I Am Not A Robot
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXY12oCNxDQ&feature=player_embedded

BRYN OH (Toronto, Canada) - Art of the Artists
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9cLyeJ3_cs&feature=player_embedded

MEGAN MERLIN (Bavaria, Germany) - Wichtels Fantasy Fly
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2nnvg60xac&feature=player_embedded

RYSAN FALL (Enfield,Connecticut, USA) - MachinimUWA, Art of the Artist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0XbX9b6Qs0

SUZY YUE (Sunnyvale, California, USA) - Across A Crowded Room
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ec8MAuK7fTU

MISSY RESTLESS (Santa Cruz, California, USA) - Yearning for the Sea & Quantum Matrix
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1TgtYzfVHg&hd=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysDal1Q8ERE&feature=player_embedded

FAKE JEWELL (Cheshire, United Kingdom) - Song of Medusa
http://vimeo.com/14745121

PENUMBRA CARTER (Rural Midwest, USA) - University of Western Australia
http://vimeo.com/14994248

AIDAN WITRIAL (Munich, Germany) - MachinimUWA II : Art of the Artists & Shibas Dream
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGhczNdRX-o&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGIdPy5O5Cs

APMEL GOOSSON (Stockholm, Sweden) - ROBOT - The Visit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AB5NiND8h9s&feature=player_embedded

CHANTAL HARVEY (Maastricht, Holland) - Arts of Both Worlds
http://www.vimeo.com/15213371

NICOLEX MOONWALL (New Orleans, USA) - Silken Vortex, Frames, Balloons, Holophrasis, Kunst Der Fugue & two additional tributes to Einstein's Unfinished Symphony
http://vimeo.com/15045751
http://vimeo.com/15027044
http://vimeo.com/15046450
http://vimeo.com/15149068
http://vimeo.com/15149827
http://vimeo.com/15146141
http://vimeo.com/15148453

KAFKA MOODY (New York, USA) - Aphrodite Visits
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcfKbPFA7wA

EIFACHFILM VARCIRCA (Zurich, Switzerland) - The Abyss, Natural Energy, The Sandman & The Deep
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifpSfHx9YRU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40IpFCAhgng
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hveWvvKlj8U
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZLPTkR-VKo

MINDBLIND SETSUKO (Bologna, Italy) - Escape from the Art Gallery
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iohfTj65FiY

ROHAN FERMI  (Stuttgart, Germany) - Order in Chaos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO8phE2-rMA

HYPATIA PICKENS (Rochester, New York, USA) - Hyperreal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwloFzqLMAQ

ABDULLAH YAZIMOTO (France) - Untitled (September the 18th 1984)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAqAJnr--ys

FRIDAY SIAMENDES (Calabasas,  California, USA) - Virtual Vaccuum
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tcH-p5j7EI

THEME OF MACHINIMUWA II - Art of the Artists: Create something that will take our breath away

THE CHALLENGE
Create a Machinima of between 2 and 5 minutes in length (recommendations only - is not a criteria) that features some of the winning artworks from the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge. There are more than 35 artworks spread across 4 floors, and you can choose to film  as many (or as few) as you like. You can view the artworks at the following location and vote for your favourite artworks & building designs.
 �� UWA 3D Art and Design GRAND FINALE START and LOCATION

  JUDGING PANEL
 1. Professor Ted Snell (RL) - Director, Cultural Precinct, The University of Western Australia
2.  Dr Carmen Fies (RL) - Second Life Lead: University of Texas San Antonio
3. quadrapop Lane (SL) - Curator of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge
4. White Lebed (SL) - Lead of Burning Life Art Department, Curator
5. Jayjay Zifanwe (SL) - Owner of The University of Western Australia (SL), Creator & co-host of the UWA 3D Art& Design Challenge
6. Iono Allen (SL) - Official Machinimatographer of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge
7. Cisko Vandeverre (SL) - Reigning UWA MachinimUWA Champion
8. Dr Kim Flintoff (RL) - Lecturer, Instructional Design, Centre for eLearning, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
9.  LividEye Yoshikawa (SL) / John Yap (RL) - Senior Media Producer, National University of Singapore
10. Michelle Glaser (RL) - Senior Project Officer, Department of Culture and Arts, Government of Western Australia
11. Ian Booth (RL) - Chief Executive Officer, Screen West, Western Australia
12. Raphaella Nightfire (SL) - Snr Writer Best of SL Magazine, Owner Sanctorum Gallery (SL)

PRIZE POOL: L$200,000
1st Prize $L70,000
2nd Prize $L50,000
3rd Prize $L30,000
5 Honourable Menton prizes @ L$10,000

 With thanks to LaPiscean Liberty, Taralyn Gravois, quadrapop Lane and Bohemian Ghost


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