Thursday, November 5, 2015

Audience Participation Event: MACHINIMUWA VIII - Pursue Impossible (Win A Share of L$41,000 for Watching Machinima)

The Grand Finale Winners announcements for MachinimUWA VIII: Pursue Impossible will be held on Sunday the 13th of December at 6AM SLT (note its AM!!)  along with the winners announcements for the 3D Art Challenge. We have 45 Machinima from around the world for the 8th edition of the UWA short animated film challenges.

One of the Machinima  below will be awarded the L$60,000 Grand Prize in DECEMBER 2015! L$500,000 in all will be distributed at the winners announcements

UWA would like to acknowledge fellow sponsors,
Tom Papas & SciFi Film Festival, Reign Congrejo & BOSL, LaPiscean Liberty & SL Artist, AviewTV, Pixel Bits,   TheDove Rhode with S&S Gallery of SL Fine Art & Peace Is A Choice Gallery, Virtlantis, Phillip Vought, Dr Valerie Casey, Carolyn Steele & York University (Canada), Taralyn Gravois,  johannes1977 & Windlight Magazine, Eleanor Medier & The Sim Street Journal, UWA Marketing & Communications, as well as The UWA Virtual Worlds Project.


Deadline For Audience Participation Prizes: Midnight SLT 6th December 2015.

L$41,000 has been set aside for all machinima lovers who take part in a special participation event. We are asking everyone to view the machinima and give us which machinima you think will finish in the TOP 10 in order 1st - 10th as decided by the official judging panel. 

(email OR list them on a notecard to Jayjay Zifanwe - please put your name on the title of the notecard with the words MachinimUWA VIII Audience Event).

The 5 participants whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel, will win for themselves between L$12,000 - L$5,000.

* More than happy for the artists taking part as well to submit their lists, as this will not impact the actual results

This is not a popularity vote. Your top 10 is your prediction of who the actual top 10 will be according to the official judging.

(Awarded to viewers/ visitors whose top 10 lists most closesly aligns to the actual juried top 10)

  • 1st Prize L$ 12,000
  • 2nd Prize L$ 10,000
  • 3rd Prize L$ 8,000
  • 4th Prize L$ 6,000
  • 5th Prize L$ 5,000
(In reverse Klingon Alphabetical Order)

Sarah Whitney (Stonington, Connecticut, USA) - Pursue Impossible
Jackson Redstar (Phoenix, Arizona, USA) - Reach
Isabelle Cheren (London, England) - Finding Heart
Tutsy Navarathna (Frenchman in Pondicherry, India) - Death of Death?
Braclo Eber (South AFrica) - Path to Redemption
Fuchsia Nightfire (Dorset, England) & Gweeb (Canada) - Right for Me
Haveit Neox (Los Angeles, USA) & Lilia Artis (Bern, Switzerland)  - Tis an Egg
Soda Air (Monterey, California) - Pursue the Impossible
Glasz de Cuir (Spain) - Your Love Letter
Mexi Lane aka Marina Bellini (Rome, Italy) - Pursue Impossible - Fly High
Sevio (Barcelona, Spain) - Virtual Flow
Billy Carter (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) / (Elite Littlebird - SL) - Pursue Impossible
Suzie Anderton (Bournemouth, England) - Pursue Impossible
Vilvi Rae (Jyvaskylla, Finland) - Don't Look Back
Chich Aeon  (Corvallis, Oregon, USA) - Bookends
Natascha Randt (Gelsenkirchen, Germany) & Karina Hoisan (San Isidro del General, Costa Rica) - Chasing a Butterfly
Sunset Quinnel (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - Pursue Impossible for Who
Isabelle Cheren (London, England) - Pursue Impossible
Secret Rage (Dallas, Texas, USA) - The Gift
Chic Aeon (Corvallis, Oregon, USA)  - Folding Time
Chantal Harvey (Maastricht, Netherlands) - Robi - oh my head
Fuzzy Deezul (Chicago, Illinois, USA) - The Escape
Panda (La Corneuve, France) - Ghost Race
JaeSang (Seattle, Washington, USA) - Parallel Universes

Fuchsia Nightfire (Dorset, England) & Gweeb (Canada) - Surfing on Ceres
Sophia Yates (Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA) - IF
Joseph Nussbaum (Durham, North Carolina) & Boris Twist  (Portland, Oregon) - Quest
Maximillian Merlin (Hann. Muenden, Germany) - Enchanted Dimensions
Misio2 (Melbourne, Australia) - ;Decorations
Sophia Hines (Paris, France) - Pursue Impossible
Kobuk Farshore (Alaska, USA) - Pursue Impossible
Sheba Rayna (Sacramento, California) - Pursue Impossible
Ultraviolet Alter (Toulouse, France) - Thin Places
Alfonso Garavito Olivar (Colombian in Boston, USA), Inés Rodríguez (Valencia, Spain) and Juani Ruiz (Cordoba, Spain) - A World Without Borders
Diana Al Martini (Jakarta, Indonesia) - Pursue Impossible on UWA Today
Yesikita Coppola (The Netherlands) - Infinite
Secret Rage (Dallas, Texas, USA) - Pursue I'm Impossible
Haveit Neox (Los Angeles, USA) & Lilia Artis (Bern, Switzerland) - Touching White
Eric Takkar (USA) & SurReal Muse (Perth, Australia) - Impossible
Livio Korobase (Caravaggio, Italy) - Pursue Impossible? (VIMEO VERSION HERE)
Artistik Oluja (A Briton in Kuwait City, Kuwait) - Magic Mirrors
Dae Hayes - Daegirieul (SL) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) - Pursue Impossible
Mary Wickentower (Zimmerman, Minnesota, USA) - Mother's Warnings

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