MachinimUWA - UWA Machinima Challenge: FINALISTS REVEALED!
What a thing is Second Life! How else can the world converge on a university in the most remote capital city on the planet (Perth, Western Australia) to produce artistic brilliance that uplifts and seems to transcend geography....language.... art... time... space.
Launched in mid December 2009, the wondorous avatars of THIS world have delivered, and MachinimUWA: The UWA Machinima challenge is proud to announce the 13 finalists hailing from Texas, Massachusetts, New York, Florida, Barcelona, San Sebastian, Paris, Maastricht, Berlin, Toronto and Perth.
Winners of this L$215,000 challenge will be announced on the 8th of February (details below) following the deliberations of an international panel helmed by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Western Australia (RL), Professor Alan Robson, and the doyen of all things SL, Torley Linden.
Please join us for the winners announcements and party on the 8th of February:
Date: 8th February 2010 Time: 1pm - 2pm slt Location:Winthrop Hall, University of WA sim in SL
Guest of Honour at the winners announcement party will be Torley Linden!
UWA would also like to thank Sophia Yates, MasterDark Footman, Iono Allen & Matt Jilley for some wonderful machinima of the UWA SIMS which are unrelated to the Challenge, but focus on a number of areas as to the UWA presence: