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Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education
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Siggraph 2008 Machinima in Education

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A presentation for the SIGGRAPH 2008 conference in L.A. on the use of Machinima in Education.

A presentation for the SIGGRAPH 2008 conference in L.A. on the use of Machinima in Education.

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Second Life Machinima & Education Anthony Fontana Instructor of Art Learning Technologies Consultant Bowling Green State University
  • 3. Machinima - Tutorial
    • Definition: Computer-generated animation that uses the virtual world engine to render real-time three-dimensional graphics
    • SL on SL: to use software, maneuver the virtual world, build, and script objects.
      • See Torley Linden on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Torley
  • 4. Machinima - Documentary
    • Document the interactive happenings of the virtual world
    • Second Skin
      • Premiered at SXSW 2008
    • SLPN
  • 5. Machinima - Documentary
    • Journalism
    • Filmmaking
    • Communications Studies
    • Anthropology
      • Ethnographies
  • 6. Machinima - Live
    • Mac: CamTwist
    • PC: ManyCam
    • Social Live sites:
      • Stickam.com
    • Production
      • Ustream.tv
      • Mogulus.com
  • 7. Machinima - Live / Recorded
    • The Second Life Cable Network (SLCN) features a number of interview and talk-show style programs.
      • Metanomics
        • Cornell University
  • 8. Machinima - Live
    • Communication Studies
      • Telecommunications/Broadcasting
      • Interpersonal Communication
    • Marketing
    • Pop & American Cultural Studies
    • Musical and Performing Arts
    Cylindrian Rutabaga
  • 9. Machinima - Narrative
    • Filmmakers
    • Animators
      • Machinima.com
      • Vimeo/ Blip.tv
      • WeGame.com
    • Festivals
  • 10. Machinima - Narrative
    • Animation (.bvh)
    • Modeling
    • Post Production
    • Screenwriting
    • Scripting (LSL)
  • 11. Machinima - Narrative
    • Easy on a budget
    • Highly collaborative or extremely individual
      • simultaneously actor, writer, director, machinimatographer, set designer, lighting engineer, scripter, sound engineer, editor…
  • 12. Machinima - Cinema Continuum
    • The aesthetics of machinima?
      • “… the printed word and cinema are cultural traditions, distinct ways of recording human memory and human experience”
        • - Manovich, The Language of New Media
    • Distinct ways of recording avatar memories and avatar experience.
  • 13. Machinima - Generated User
    • Teachers without training
      • Assessment standards
      • Collaboration skills
      • Adjusted rubrics
    • Duplicitous expectations
      • Characterized by experts
      • Cultivated ‘underground’
        • Punk
  • 14. Second Life Machinima & Education
    • Anthony Fontana
    • Bowling Green State University
    • In SL: AnthonyFontana Chevalier
    • [email_address]
    • August, 2008

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