Wednesday, February 22, 2012

MachinimUWA V Companion Event: Poster Challenge

Poster Credit: Chic Aeon

A companion event is being run alongside the L$725,000 MachinimUWA V: Seek Wisdom, being a Poster Challenge helmed by Ginette Pinnazo & LaPiscean Liberty on behalf of the SL machinima Poster Archive & AviewTV.

Details, as follows are taken from the Machinima Artists Guild & AviewTv sites.


In conjunction with this year's world-famous UWA Machinima Challenge, artists of every medium are invited to participate in an all-new companion event: the
UWA Machinima Movie Poster Contest, where works of art will be showcased in a special exhibit that celebrates the rich heritage and imagination of the movie poster!

Who can enter?

Any photographers, graphic artists, painters, or illustrators with a passion for the movies and creative flair for the promotional can enter by creating works that are posters for films submitted into the UWA MachinimUWA V Challenge.  And yes, artists who created videos that are submitted into the machinima contest are also permitted to submit posters for their own films!

How to enter:

  1. To see the film submissions to date, go to, browse the MachinimUWA V film gallery and choose from any of the submitted videos. Note that this year's film theme is "Seek Wisdom". Posters may or may not have anything to do with the theme, but posters should seek to promote the film in question in a way that may encourage more viewers. So, watch the film! Think about great poster ideas!
  2. Create posters that are exactly 640x360 in proportion and resolution
  3. Contact Ginette Pinazzo within Second Life via IM or Notecard to become registered and arrange for image transfers. Gina will confirm the validity of any submissions and enter you into the official entry list. (Gina is always available for early questions too!)

Deadline for Poster Submissions is June 30, 2012

What Happens Next?

All posters will be displayed in AviewTV's Machinima Gallery in Second LIfe and there will be art openings to coincide. Poster prizes will be awarded at same time as prizes for MachinimUWA V video awards. Details of this process will be made available at later date.

Why Should You Enter?

  1. This contest brings artists of many disciplines together, into the machinima field, which is a dynamic and vibrant field of creative expression, and an exciting career path for many
  2. Everyone loves movie posters
  3. 10,000 Linden cash prize for best poster (other prizes to be announced later)

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