Friday, November 02, 2012

The Machinima Expo 2012 (program and links)

Watch live streaming video from themachinimaexpo at
Monday, November 12th, 2012
12:00am        Expo Screening Reels start. Shops Open.
Jury reel, Screening reel, Honorable Mention reel and more.
Complete list available at
Reels run 24/7 at Manhattan Reverie sim in Second Life or via Expo Livestream.
Special VideoDome (by Thoth Jantzen) showings begin as well. VideoDome is situated above Central Park in Manhattan Reverie Sim.
All specialty shops for our sponsors (Muvizu, 3Dconnexion, Reallusion, Moviestorm and Open This End) are now open in the Manhattan Reverie sim in Second Life.

November 16th, 2012 (FRIDAY) Focus: Machinima Craft and Tutorials
(Note: All events take place live in the virtual world of Second Life at the New York Manhattan Reverie sim and simultaneously via the Expo Livestream)
Introduction by Ricky Grove
9AM - 10:00am    -iClone presentation     John Martin of Reallusion

10 – 10:30am    -Muvizu presentation         Barry Sheridan of Digimania

10:30 - 11:00am    -Second Life Tutorial     Cisko Vandeverre, SL filmmaker
11:00 - 11:30am    -Unity3D presentation     Joe Robins of Unity3D

11:30 - 12:00am    -ipi Soft Tutorial         Pavel Sorokin of ipiSoft

12:30 – 1:00am     -MovieStorm             Shirley Martin, Moviestorm

1:00 – 2:00am    -Live Music/Dance Party
+ Joe Farbrook Installation Art Island visit (link tba)

November 17th (SATURDAY) Focus: Machinima Panels and Discussions
Introduction by Pooky Amsterdam
8:30am         Keynote Address by Torley Linden

9 - 9:45am         Topic: Machinima as Movie - The Big Picture
-A conversation between Douglas Gayeton & Jason Silva

10 - 10:45am         Topic: The Machinima is The Message -
Politics and Machinima
-Joseph Delappe, Fanny Starr, Helen Starr and Joliz Cedeno

11 - 11:45am         Perspective on New Machinima Platforms /
New Perspectives on  Classic Machinima Platforms
-Tom Jantol, John Martin, Bruce Wallace, Joseph Kwong ,
LaPiscean Liberty

12 - 1pm         Break & Band (live music) The Follow

1 - 1:15pm         Topic: Machinima Sound & Music
(Intro with Ricky Grove & Phyllis Johnson)
1:15 - 1:45pm     Topic: Composing for Film
-Claus Gahrn -Richard G Roberto -Phil Rice -Ricky Grove -
Phyllis Johnson

2 - 2:45pm         Topic: Is There a Realistic Market for Machinima?
-Paul Marino -Warren Schultz -Dean Takahashi -Jeff Ramos

3 - 3:45pm         Topic: The Machinima Series - Dream & Reality
-Chris Burke -Flufee McFluff -Olibith Gnome -Saffia Widdershins

4 - 4:45pm         Topic: Got Real Life?- Non Fiction or
Documentary Machinima
-Daniel Moshel -Draxtor Despres -Judy Kriger -Freeta Kayo

PLUS: Live Interviews with select members of the machinima community from Second Life
– It’s New York with Reporters Rysan Fall & Pooky Amsterdam

November 18th (SUNDAY)
The 5th Annual Expo Awards 2012
(Note: Each award-winning film will be screened live after each award is announced)

9:00 AM     Introduction by Ricky Grove

9:15 AM    The 2012 Machinima Expo Awards Ceremony
(Kinte Ferguson & Lauren Weyland Presenters)

• The Peter Rasmussen Award (for outstanding contributions to the Machinima community)

• OPEN THIS END Award (special cash prize to outstanding film from the 10 Jury nominated films)

• JURY Prize Winners (3 films)

Solid Gold Tiny Dancers (musical interlude)

• Grand Prize Winning Film Q & A with the Director of Grand Prize

• Closing Lock-Note Address from Will Wright

(Approximate ending of Awards Ceremony is around 11:30am - pacific time)
• Post Show Party! (location TBA)

November 18, 2012
6pm        Jury films added to screening reels
All reels continue 24/7 at Manhattan Reverie Sim and at Machinima Expo Livestream. VideoDome continues screening.

November 26, 2012
12am        All Screening Reels Closed. Manhattan Reverie sim closed.

This program can be downloaded from here as a PDF.

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