MACHINIMA PUPPETRY OF THE FUTURE?
<ul><li>► PLAY VIDEO:  Make Love Not  Warcraft </li></ul>
WHAT IS MACHINIMA? Machinima ( machine cinema ) is a film genre created using interactive 3D engines – computer games – ra...
WHAT IS MACHINIMA? Live action without traditionally live actors – machinima is filmed in real time as the events are unfo...
ADVANTAGES Potentially unlimited range of settings and characters. Special effects and stunts. Can be very simple to create.
DISADVANTAGES Can be very complex. Acquired knowledge. Potential time consumption. How do most people react to or engage w...
REQUIRED SKILLS Possibly: Game engine Film technique Video editing
<ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Filming tools </li></ul><ul><li>Free will </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to use </li></ul><...
<ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Huge cast possible </li></ul><ul><li>Decent resources </li></ul><ul><li>DISADVANTAGES...
<ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Huge cast possible </li></ul><ul><li>Large resource base </li></ul><ul><li>Customisat...
<ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-player </li></ul><ul><li>Halo 3 includes comprehensive filming tools </li></ul>...
APPLICATION Creating virtual performances Design (sets, costumes) Incorporation (eg with live performance) Keeping record ...
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  • Machinima in Drama

    1. 1. MACHINIMA PUPPETRY OF THE FUTURE?
    2. 2. <ul><li>► PLAY VIDEO: Make Love Not Warcraft </li></ul>
    3. 3. WHAT IS MACHINIMA? Machinima ( machine cinema ) is a film genre created using interactive 3D engines – computer games – rather than live actors or specifically rendered animation.
    4. 4. WHAT IS MACHINIMA? Live action without traditionally live actors – machinima is filmed in real time as the events are unfolding. ► PLAY VIDEO: Machinima with Officer Dan
    5. 5. ADVANTAGES Potentially unlimited range of settings and characters. Special effects and stunts. Can be very simple to create.
    6. 6. DISADVANTAGES Can be very complex. Acquired knowledge. Potential time consumption. How do most people react to or engage with it?
    7. 7. REQUIRED SKILLS Possibly: Game engine Film technique Video editing
    8. 8. <ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Filming tools </li></ul><ul><li>Free will </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to use </li></ul><ul><li>Plenty of resources </li></ul><ul><li>DISADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Free will </li></ul><ul><li>Single “player” </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly limited to realism </li></ul>THE SIMS 2 ► PLAY VIDEO: The Strangerhood (Episode 1)
    9. 9. <ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Huge cast possible </li></ul><ul><li>Decent resources </li></ul><ul><li>DISADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>May be difficult to get a “closed set” </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly limited to fantasy </li></ul>WORLD OF WARCRAFT
    10. 10. <ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Huge cast possible </li></ul><ul><li>Large resource base </li></ul><ul><li>Customisation </li></ul><ul><li>DISADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Can require a lot of time, effort and possibly money to make the most of the potential. </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of set up </li></ul>SECOND LIFE
    11. 11. <ul><li>ADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-player </li></ul><ul><li>Halo 3 includes comprehensive filming tools </li></ul><ul><li>DISADVANTAGES </li></ul><ul><li>Limited resources </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly limited to sci-fi and action </li></ul>HALO ► PLAY VIDEO: Red vs Blue (Internet vs Reality)
    12. 12. APPLICATION Creating virtual performances Design (sets, costumes) Incorporation (eg with live performance) Keeping record of “live” virtual performances
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