Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Vilvi Rae & Iono Allen Films Feature in Veterans Film Festival + More Machinima by Maximilian, Livio & Misio

2 remarkable, award-winning films by Vilvi Rae (No Man's Land) & Iono Allen (Butchery) which featured in MachinimUWA VII: Transcending borders have been selected for screening for the Veteran's Film Festival at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on the 11th of November, being the only 2 animated films selected for screening amongst 21 short films featuring the dedicated individuals who served their countries over the years.

Trailers and a synopsis are available on the Veteran's website for some of the films, one of them being Butchery, and as it has a trailer, thats what has been embedded here, with links to the full version.

BUTCHERY by Iono Allen
“The latest attack cost (figures given by officers) eighty thousands men and one billion 5 hundred millions of francs for munitions. And at this price, we gained 4 kilometers to find before us new trenches.” Soldier Michel LANSON – July 1915

1914-1918 World War I: 9 millions dead, 8 millions disabled. A short symbolic vision of this war, the first massive and technologic one, through real letters from soldiers: a french one, a german one and a english nurse.


NO MAN'S LAND by Vilvi Rae
Christmas story from World War One. Famous story from the trenches of World War One, when British and German soldiers made a brief truce for Christmas Day. A machinima film created using anthropomorphic animal characters and filmed entirely in Second Life.

No Man's Land from Vilvi on Vimeo.

Best wishes to both films for the festival!

With MachinimUWA VIII: Pursue Impossible, we have come to 3 days from the deadline, and 3 unique films from Maximillian Merlin, Livio Korobase and Misio2 have come in!

Enchanted Dimensions by Maximillian Merlin

Decorations by Misio2

Pursue Impossible? by Livio Korobase

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