Saturday, December 10, 2011

MachinimUWA IV: ALL 83 Entries, Winners Ceremony 6am SLT SUN, 11th DEC L$20,000 for Audience Event

MachinimUWA IV: Art of the Artists,  which kicked off in June 2011 is heading towards its finale! 83 entries (all listed below, and all linked on AViewTV) have come in from around the world, including Mexico, USA, England, Italy, Brazil, Canada, Spain, India, Greece, South Africa, Germany, Venezuela, Poland, France, Australia, Portugal, Sweden & Argentina!

UWA would like to acknowledge the amazing efforts of the co-host of this event, LaPiscean Liberty (AViewTV) who is also a sponsor, alongside OPEN THIS END (directed by Cristina García-Lasuén (RL) /  Aino Baar (SL) International Curator, Art Writer, Founder & CEO of the group), who have sponsored the UWA Machinima events since MachinimUWA III (Click Here for Cisko Vandeverre's Show Reel of MachinimUWA III Winners). Special mention also to Taralyn Gravois and FreeWee Ling.

More than L$350,000 will be distributed to Machinima Winners at the winners announcements from 6am SLT, Sunday 11th December. This will be held in conjunction with the winners announcements of the Grand Finale of the UWA 3D Open Art Challenge.

A special event will be held to announce the outcomes of the challenge:
Time & Date: 6am SLT Sunday, 11th December
Location: UWA - BOSL Grand Amphitheatre (Entrance 1, Entrance 2)
Show Kicks Off With THE PHOENIX EMBERS SHOWCATS with 'Gothica'

L$350,000 PRIZE POOL (Sponsored by Open This End, AView TV & UWA)
1st Prize - L$60,000
2nd Prize - L$40,000
3rd Prize - L$30,000
4th Prize - L$25,000
5th Prize - L$20,000
5 Special Awards - L$19,000@
Open This End Awards of Excellence - L$60,000 Prize Pool
Prizes for Audience Members - L$20,000

Win a Share of L$20,000, A Spot on the Official Jury for MachinimUWA V & Special RL Package
Deadline: Midnight SLT 30th November 2011
L$20,000 has been set aside for viewers who take part in a special participation event. We are asking everyone to watch the submissions and give us your TOP 10 machinima, in order of your preference (email OR list them on a notecard to Jayjay Zifanwe - please put your name on the title of the notecard with the words MachinimUWA IV Audience Event).

The 3 participants whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel (as below), will win for themselves L$10,000, L$6,000 and L$4,000 each. The first prize winner will also be invited to be on the panel for MachinimUWA V and ALL 3 will receive in the mail a special pack that includes a copy of the book, '100 Treasures of UWA' which was produced for UWA's Centenary.

(In reverse Klingon alphabetical order)

PENUMBRA CARTER - A Discreet Infiltration of Thought

CHIC AEON (Corvallis, Oregon, USA) - Shades of Gray

OONA EIREN & SAYZEE ISHTARI (London, UK) - Remote Control (ONE Machinima in 4 Parts)
PART 1 of 4


Professor Ted Snell (RL) - Director, Cultural Precinct, The University of Western Australia

Yesikita Coppola (SL) - Official Machinimatographer for UWA 2011
FreeWee Ling (SL) - Curator, UWA 3D Open Art Challenge
Cisko Vandeverre(SL)  - Winner of the Original MachinimUWA
Laurina Hawks (SL) - Winner of MachinimUWA II
Kim Flintoff (RL) - eLearning Advisor, Centre for eLearning, Curtin University, Western Australia
Wagner James Au (RL) / Hamlet Au (SL) - Editor in Chief of New World Notes
Nazz Lane (SL) - Journalist and Author
Rowan Derryth (SL) - Art & Design Historian; Writer for Prim Perfect Publications
Dr. Phylis Johnson (RL) - Media Professor, Southern Illinois University, Author - Machinima: Aesthetics and Practice (a.k.a, Sonicity Fitzroy, SL Virtual Journalist)
Mal Burns (SL), Metaverse News Aggregator and Broadcaster

C.Steele (RL) - Lecturer, Humanities and Culture, "In Other Worlds: Art and Artists in 3D Multi-User Environments", York University, Toronto, Canada
Chestnut Rau (SL) - Journalist
Thirza Ember (SL) - Art Blog Writer
Pia Klaar (SL) - Machinimatographer and Winner of MachinimUWA III Viewer Event
Persia Bravin (SL) - Journalist, SL Media Producer and TV host
K. DaVette See (RL)//Suzy Q. Yue (SL), film diretcor, CEO Running Lady Studios
Naya Pinazo - Open This End Group Leader for  SL and Facebook
Lapiscean Liberty -  CEO of AView TV
Jay  Jay Jegathesan (RL) / Jayjay Zifanwe (SL) - Manager School of Physics/ Lead of UWA Virtual World Projects

News on MachinimUWA IV
On Caitlin Tobias Blog
Living in a Modem World
Kara's Korner
On New World Notes
Pixie Rain Blog
Chestnut Rau
More New World Notes
The Examiner

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