Machinima Expo in Second Life – itsReal

See forty-one of the 130 films selected for the competition. Ten films and three Canadian films are up for special jury prizes which will be announced at the Expo.
I think for Asia Pacific Start time is around Midnight – between 9 & 10 November…
The Machinima Expo will take place Sunday, November 9th, from 9 AM to 9 PM on Second Life’s Jamvile Island (217, 228, 23).

There will be a “Premiere” of the film “Clear Skies” with the director, Ian Chisholm, present to answer questions after the showing of the film.

Featured panel on “women in machinima” with major female machinima filmmakers participating. The event will wrap up with a party and fireworks.

This event was originally slated to take place in Montreal as part of the Canadian Arcadia Games festival.

How to Attend the Expo this Sunday

The long awaited Machinima Expo will occur this Sunday, November 9th @ Second Life. We will have an entire day of events, panels, demos, screenings and premieres starting at 9pm and running until 9pm in the evening. These times are SL times which makes them Pacific Time (-8:00 GMT).

The location slurl in Second Life is here:

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Jamville/151/214/23

There will be an information booth and Expo helpers available to answer questions and help you out if you’ve never used Second Life before. SL is a free download here:

http://www.secondlife.com

And here’s a nice guide on how to attend events like this in Second Life:

http://docs.google.com/View?docid=df8fq6hr_23g962pnzt

A detailed guide with links and more detailed info can be found at Phil Rice’s blog:

http://z-studios.com/blog/2008/11/07/machinexpo2008/#comment-41643

And stop by Saturday evening if you want to get a feel for the place and check out the schedule. We’ll be tinkering around and checking the set up most of the evening.

Phil has also created a sweet teaser for the Expo. That’s Phil on the far right in his Second Life “Sol Bartz” persona. I hope you will come by, watch some movies and have fun!

MachinExpo Teaser from Overman on Vimeo.

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