Sunday, July 11, 2010

MachinimUWA II: Art of the Artists

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WHAT:
MachinimUWA II : Art of the Artists

THEME:
Create something that will take our breath away!

WHEN:
Submissions are open 7th July 2010 till 20th Sept 2010
Shortlisted entries will be displayed on the University of Western Australia (UWA) Second Life Blog.

PRIZE:
PRIZE POOL: $L140,000
Winner to be announced during the announcement of the Grand Prize winner of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge in early October 2010. 1st Prize $L70,000, 2nd Prize $L40,000, 3rd Prize $L30,000

THE CHALLENGE
Create a Machinima of between 2 and 5 minutes in length (we wont be finicky about time limits) 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.

SUBJECT MATTER
Winning artworks for the monthly rounds of the year long UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge located at the UWA 3d Art & Design Winner's Platform
(note the artworks are spread across 4 floors)
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4

you may also choose to film any of the art entries to the July or August rounds of the IMAGINE or FLAGSHIP challenges, as part of the Machinima, should those pieces better suit the machinima you are trying to create. These will be located on the UWA 3D Art & Design Platform and the Flagship Platform (accessible via TP panels on the Imagine Platform)

METHOD OF ENTRY & OTHER INFO:
* Load the Machinima anywhere, preferably youtube or vimeo, and provide the link to Jayjay Zifanwe
* The length of machinima referred to above is only a suggested maximum, and will not be enforced nor cause entries to be disqualified
* Please acknowledge the artworks you feature (full list below)
* If you need to rezz (blue screen etc), contact Jayjay Zifanwe, quadrapop Lane or Taralyn Gravois

CLOSING DATE:
Midnight 20th September 2010
(winners announced in Early October 2010)

UWA Logo Texture to be used if you wish
(available from Jayjay Zifanwe or quadrapop Lane in SL)

JUDGES
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

ARTWORK LIST
(Works currently in the contention for the Grand Prize - this will be updated over the next two months with the July & August winning entries):

SEPTEMBER 2009 WINNERS
OUR SOULS COLLIDE by Snubnose Genopeak
IMMERSIVE ART: THE MAZE by Alizarin Goldflake
AN UNKNOWN RACE by Isaa Gelber (non-scripted)

OCTOBER 2009 WINNERS
Willow by Bryn Oh
Holophrasis by Snubnose Genopeak
Concentric Shells by Ichiko Miles (non-scripted)

NOVEMBER 2009 WINNERS
Tendrils by Glyph Graves
Consolation of Philosophy of Ichiko Miles
Jackobs Stairs by Silene Christen (non-scripted)

DECEMBER 2009 WINNERS
CHAOS IN ORDER by Igor Ballyhoo
AURACARIA ARTIST BOOK by Anyunie Daviau
BLACK SOIL PLAINS RUNNING THROUGH MY VEINS by Sistagrlro Wei (non-scripted)

JANUARY 2010 WINNERS
CYBERSHARK by Igor Ballyhoo
MUTASCOPES by FreeWee Ling
BLACK PEARL by Solkide Auer (non-scripted)

FEBRUARY 2010 WINNERS
ATOMIC-GO-ROUND by Atomic Gaffer
NIGHT LIGHT by Alizarin Gldflake
THE NIGHT ORCHID by soror Nishi (non-scripted)

MARCH 2010 WINNERS
HEATH by Flivelwitz Alsop & Fuschia Nightfire
OCEANS OF LIGHT by Kolor Fall/Patrick Faith
JULIA'S WILTING HEART SHRINE by Julez Odigaunt
BLOOM GLOW by Sledge Roffo (non-scripted)

APRIL 2010 WINNERS
JULIA'S MAGIC MIRROR - DEMON by Julez Odigaunt
ORGANIC RECURVE by Glyph Graves
THE ABYSS by Sharni Azalee (non-scripted)

SCIEN&ART (PHYSICS ) WINNERS - MAY/JUNE
COSMIC SHOWER by Merlino Mayo
STRING THEORY by Abstract Baroque

MAY 2010 WINNERS
UMBRELLAS by Nish Mip
IDENTITY CRISIS by Cat Boccaccio
TORSO SERIES (FIRE & WATER) by Eliza Wierwight
THE WHITE GODDESS TREE by Soror Nishi (non-scripted)

JUNE 2010 WINNERS
VERTICAL SPIRAL KALEIDOSCOPE by FreeWee Ling
EINSTEIN'S UNFINISHED SYMPHONY by Gleman Jun &
SIERPINSKY SIEVE by Takni Miklos
MEDUSA'S GAZE by pravda Core (non-scripted)

JULY 2010 WINNERS
TBA

AUGUST 2010 WINNERS
TBA

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