Thursday, September 30, 2010

MachinimUWA II: Art of The Artists - Winners 10th OCT, 6am SLT


The challenge was set in July: Create something that will take our breath away!
Machinima makers in SL were asked to create a Machinima of between 2 and 5 minutes in length (we weren't too finicky about time limits) that featured some of the winning artworks from the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge.

They had more than 35 artworks spread across 4 floors, from which to choose and could include other Imagine or Flagship entries that were up at the time.

There was an amazing 45 entries in total. Below are links to all 45.

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) - the founder of
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
9. LividEye Yoshikawa (SL) / John Yap (RL) - Senior Media Producer, National University of Singapore
10. Michelle Glaser (RL) - Senior Project Officer, Department of Culture and Arts, Government of Western Australia
11. Ian Booth (RL) - Chief Executive Officer, Screen West, Western Australia
12. Raphaella Nightfire (SL) - Snr Writer Best of SL Magazine, Owner Sanctorum Gallery
13. Laetitia Wilson (RL) - Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts, UWA
14. Aaron Kennedy (RL) - Chairman, WAnimate, Raging Pixel Productions

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT - Deadline Midnight SLT 7th October
L$5,000 has been set aside for SL residents and viewers who take part in a special participation event. We are asking all the residents of SL to give us your TOP 8 machinima, in order of your preference.

The 3 residents whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel (see end of NC for names of panel members), will win for themselves L$2,500, L$1,500 & L$1,000 respectively. The winner will be invited to be on the panel for MachinimUWA III.

Method of entry - List your top 8 in order of preference on a NC, and send to White Lebed and/or Jayjay Zifanwe. Please title the NC - MachinimUWA Audience Selection (your name)

The MachinimUWA II entries received roughly in reverse order of submission (click on the creator's name for a link to their machinima):

Arts of both Worlds - Chantal Harvey from Chantal Harvey on Vimeo. 1.10

Suzy Yue has dedicated Across A Crowded Room is dedicated to all the artists in the UWA Challenge, to all artists around the world, and to to GnuEon Aeon, the most gifted artist she knows. 4.17

An epic 14 minutes by Rysan Fall 13.59

In this celebration of the efforts of the finalists in the UWA SL "Imagine" Art Competition by Bradley Dorchester: join our hero, Artisto, as he tours these wonderful masterpieces as part of his interminable quest to forge into the future of digital art. 1.52

A multiartwork Machinima by Friday Siamedes ! 5.14

Written, filmed & edited by L1Aura Loire/Lori Landay this educational machinima, 'Click' teaches the uninitiated how to view and interact with virtual art. 3.02

Larkworthy Antfarm
presents a dystopian nightmare based on the writings of George Orwell and Aldous Huxley 5.54

Fuschia Nightfire
's look at a Moonlit Heath

A comedy submission to MachinimUWA II: Art of the Artists by Fuschia Nightfire. 5.30

The Deep by Eifachfilm Varcirca, features the artwork of the same name by Blue Tsuki 3.13

Natural Energy by Eifachfilm Varcirca, features the artwork of the same name by Anley Piers 2.01

The Sandman by Eifachfilm Varcirca, features the artwork of the same name by Noke Yuizta 2.01

A tribute to Sharni Azalee's 'The Abyss' by Eifachfilm Varcirca 1.52

Lessons in Democracy from Ed Vespucciano 4.07

An untitled tribute by Abdullah Yazimoto, to Glyph Graves enchanting & immersive work, Organic Recurve. 3.46

Hyperreal by Hypatia Pickens, Lyricks composed and sung by Hypatia. 2.40

A Rohan Fermi abstract interpretation of Igor Ballyhoo's Chaos in Order. 3.58

MindBlinD Setsuko helps Igor Ballyhoo's Cybershark 'Escape from the Gallery'. Also features the works of Alizarin Goldflake, Nish Mip & Anyunie Daviau. 2.41

Archivist Llewellyn "I saw when visiting the exhibits, sea creatures: the shark, the jellyfish, and the octopus, and I built upon the concept of genetic manipulation and mechanical hybridization. Life began in the ocean, so I wondered how this might be significant not only for the evolution of marine life but future generations of human life as well...." 5.30

City of Art Part I Laslopantomik Yao's heroic attempt to film every single one of the IMAGINE Grand Finale works. 5.24

City of Art Part II Laslopantomik Yao's heroic attempt to film every single one of the IMAGINE Grand Finale works. 1.51

Glasz DeCuir brings news of a 2nd attack on the UWA Gallery in a week. 5.55

An Aiden Witrial tribute to Bryn Oh's '26 Tines' 1.55

Kafka Moody's 'Aphrodite Visits' is a lovely multi-artwork piece featuring 17 of the 35 Imagine Finalists. 5.00

Balloons by NicoleX Moonwall an interpretation of Gleman Jun's Einstein's Unfinished Symphony. 2.46

Einstein 's unfinished symphony2, hanging with the Alpha Tribe from Nicole X Moonwall on Vimeo. 2.57

Einstein 's unfinished symphony2, and friends from Nicole X Moonwall 3.09

Silken Vortex by NicoleX Moonwall, a work dedicated to FreeWee Ling's Virtual Spiral Kaleidoscope. 3.41

Frames by NicoleX Moonwall depicts the SL UWA exhibit, The Chamber (by Gingered Alsop) through the eyes of two women, was filmed in one take. 4.13

NicoleX Moonwall cuts the ties that bind Igor Ballyhoo's Kunst der fuge (art of fugue) to give it Freedom at Last. 1.15

NicoleX Moonwall: Snubnose Genopeak is the artist I felt the soft light around me, like a mist light floating away. 1.20

ROBOT - The Visit by Apmel Goosson 2.59

No Tomb for the Arts by Laurina Hawks - 1st of the attacks on UWA's art collection. 14.42

A lovely tribute by Aiden Witrial to the artists of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge. 2.56

A Penumbra Carter creation featuring the works of numerous artists! 3.23

A Closer Look at 18 of the Imagine finalists by Pia Klaar 5.11

A Missy Restless creation featuring Igor Ballyhoo's Cybershark. 2.21

Fake Jewell's response to the pravda Core's statue, 'Medusa's Gaze'. 5.06

A haunting, mysterious offering: Inspiracion, by Yesikita Coppola. 3.39

Bryn Oh's dynamic up-tempo Machinima of the artists of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge. 4.22

A Missy Restless tribute to Gingered Alsop's Quantum Matrix. 6.01

Megan Merlin's gem of a machinima. 2.17

Tutsy Navarathna's Gladiator. 1.41

spyVspy Aeon's I.Am.Not.A.Robot. 3.21

An Artform is Born by Tutsy Navarathna 5.49

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