Sunday, October 18, 2015

MachinimUWA VI: Awesome Foursome - Natascha & Karima, Joseph & Boris, Secret, Sophia

Natascha Randt & Karima Hoisan's "Chasing a Butterfly"

Joseph Nussbaum & Boris Twist's "Quest"

Secret Rage's "The Gift

Sophia Yates "IF"

13 days to go till the deadline for entries and we have a wonderful set of 4 to add to the field.  2 amazing partnerships one spanning the oceans and one across the USA, bring us 'Chasing A Butterfly' with the powerful combo of Natascha Randt and Karima Hoisan  along with 'Quest' by Joseph Nussbaum and Boris Twist. Gifted filmmaker, Sophia Yates asks the question with the thought provoking 'IF' and the ever generous Secret Rage, bestows on us all.... "The Gift"

These films are now part of MachinimUWA VIII: Pursue Impossible, the 8th UWA Short Animated Film Challenge. UWA's L$560,000++ Pursue Impossible Art & Film challenges are so themed in honour of UWA adopting Pursue Impossible as their clarion call in real life. CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS IN 31ST OCTOBER 2015.

You may interpret the theme 'Pursue Impossible' as you see fit, however the average viewer would need to be able to appreciate how you fit this theme (alternatively, please indicate in the notes that accompany your film how it fits). Your machinima must be made specifically for this challenge, and this should be indicated in the opening credits 'For The University of Western Australia's MachinimUWA VIII: Pursue Impossible' (or end credits if it works better creatively). You do not have to film on the UWA sims, however this of course will be appreciated, and there is a Special UWA Prize which will be made available to a film which starts at the same point as the UWA Pursue Impossible Video, at Winthrop Clock Tower.

ALSO, public viewing for PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: The 6th UWA Grand 3D Art Challenge is now open (closing date for entries is the same as the Machinima - 31st October)

Do visit the UWA Challenge Gallery HERE to view the submissions so far.

List of Submitted Machinima for MachinimUWA VIII: Pursue Impossible
(In Reverse Klingon Alphabetical Order)

Sarah Whitney (Stonington, Connecticut, USA) - Pursue Impossible
Jackson Redstar (Phoenix, Arizona, USA) - Reach
Tutsy Navarathna (Frenchman in Pondicherry, India) - Death of Death?
Billy Carter (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) / (Elite Littlebird - SL) - Pursue Impossible
Suzie Anderton (Bournemouth, England) - Pursue Impossible
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 (Sallas, 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
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

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