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Machinima Presentation

  1. 1. MACHINIMA Or... How to find Steel City
  2. 2. Scope <ul><li>McMaster has recently bought an island, expanding from existing location in Cybrary City </li></ul><ul><li>Need a tool to promote the new location and show how to get there </li></ul>
  3. 3. Project <ul><li>Create a machinima to show how to find McMaster University Library’s new Island, Steel City </li></ul><ul><li>Aimed toward inexperienced SL users </li></ul><ul><li>Show multiple ways of finding the island </li></ul>
  4. 4. Resources <ul><li>Capture video with: </li></ul><ul><li>Fraps or Game Cam V2 </li></ul><ul><li>Edit video with: </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Dub </li></ul><ul><li>Record and edit sound with: </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>
  5. 5. Challenges <ul><li>Sharp learning curve: every piece of software was completely new to me </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing video that can be pieced together (Avatars move too much!) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of functionality in capturing software </li></ul>
  6. 6. Challenges (cont’d) <ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adding or removing too many frames </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Syncing sound and video </li></ul>
  7. 7. Credits <ul><li>Starring Avid Lerner </li></ul><ul><li>Created for Zebulon Greenwood </li></ul><ul><li>Music: Audacity (Incompetech.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used under Creative Commons Licence </li></ul></ul>

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