Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Grand Finale of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge

45 entries from around the world were received for the Machinima UWA II: Art of the Artists challenge which asked machinimatographers to capture and honor the artworks in the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge. Winners of this challenge will be announced together with the winners of the Grand Finale of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge from 6am slt, Sunday 10th October at the 4-SIM, 200 seat UWA-BOSL Grand Amphitheatre. ALL entries are linked below, and on the website provided. Do take part in the AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT described below, where YOU can share in a L$5,000 prize.

Date & Time: 6 am SLT, Sunday, 10th October 2010
Location: UWA-BOSL Grand Amphitheatre (200 Seat)
Guest Speaker of Honour: Lumiere Noir (creator of the legendary Ivory Tower Library of Primitives)
Star Performer: Mommaluv Skytower

PARTICIPATION EVENT for MACHINIMUWA II - Deadline Midnight SLT 7th October

L$5,000 has been set aside for SL residents and viewers who take part in a special participation event. We are asking all the residents of SL to give us your TOP 8 machinima, in order of your preference.

The 3 residents whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel (see end of NC for names of panel members), will win for themselves L$2,500, L$1,500 & L$1,000 respectively. The winner will be invited to be on the panel for MachinimUWA III.

Method of entry - List your top 8 in order of preference on a NC, and send to White Lebed and/or Jayjay Zifanwe. Please title the NC - MachinimUWA Audience Selection (your name)


LASLOPANTOMIK YAO (Barcelona, Spain) - City of Art & City of Art II

PIA KLAAR (Brewster, Massachusetts, USA) - Art of the Artists: A Closer Look

ED VESPUCCIANO (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - Lessons in Democracy

BRADLEY DORCHESTER (Perth, Australia) - Art of the Artists

LAURINA HAWKS (Ulm, Germany) - UWA Art of the Artists : No Tomb for the Arts

GLASZ DE CUIR (San Sebastian, Spain) - MachinimUWA II: Art Theft done in Second Life (High Definition Version)

YESIKITA COPPOLA (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) - Inspiracion

L1AURA LOIRE (Boston, USA) - CLICK, Immersive & Interactive Virtual Art

TUTSY NAVARATHNA (Frenchman in Pondicherry, India) - An Art Form is Born & Gladiator

LARKWORTHY ANTFARM (Tacoma, Washington, USA) - Freedom

ARCHIVIST LLEWELLYN (Lima, Ohio, USA) - Biological R/Evolutions

FUSCHIA NIGHTFIRE (Poole, Dorset, UK) - Adventures of a Cyborg Part II & Moonlit Heath

SPYVSPY AEON (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - I Am Not A Robot

BRYN OH (Toronto, Canada) - Art of the Artists

MEGAN MERLIN (Bavaria, Germany) - Wichtels Fantasy Fly

RYSAN FALL (Enfield,Connecticut, USA) - MachinimUWA, Art of the Artist

SUZY YUE (Sunnyvale, California, USA) - Across A Crowded Room

MISSY RESTLESS (Santa Cruz, California, USA) - Yearning for the Sea & Quantum Matrix

FAKE JEWELL (Cheshire, United Kingdom) - Song of Medusa

PENUMBRA CARTER (Rural Midwest, USA) - University of Western Australia

AIDAN WITRIAL (Munich, Germany) - MachinimUWA II : Art of the Artists & Shibas Dream

APMEL GOOSSON (Stockholm, Sweden) - ROBOT - The Visit

CHANTAL HARVEY (Maastricht, Holland) - Arts of Both Worlds

NICOLEX MOONWALL (New Orleans, USA) - Silken Vortex, Frames, Balloons, Holophrasis, Kunst Der Fugue & two additional tributes to Einstein's Unfinished Symphony

KAFKA MOODY (New York, USA) - Aphrodite Visits

EIFACHFILM VARCIRCA (Zurich, Switzerland) - The Abyss, Natural Energy, The Sandman & The Deep

MINDBLIND SETSUKO (Bologna, Italy) - Escape from the Art Gallery

ROHAN FERMI (Stuttgart, Germany) - Order in Chaos

HYPATIA PICKENS (Rochester, New York, USA) - Hyperreal

ABDULLAH YAZIMOTO (France) - Untitled (September the 18th 1984)

FRIDAY SIAMENDES (Calabasas, California, USA) - Virtual Vaccuum

THEME OF MACHINIMUWA II - Art of the Artists: Create something that will take our breath away

Create a Machinima of between 2 and 5 minutes in length (recommendations only - is not a criteria) that features some of the winning artworks from the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge. There are more than 35 artworks spread across 4 floors, and you can choose to film as many (or as few) as you like. You can view the artworks at the following location and vote for your favorite artworks & building designs.

1. Professor Ted Snell (RL) - Director, Cultural Precinct, The University of Western Australia
2. Dr Carmen Fies (RL) - Second Life Lead: University of Texas San Antonio
3. quadrapop Lane (SL) - Curator of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge
4. White Lebed (SL) - Lead of Burning Life Art Department, Curator
5. Jayjay Zifanwe (SL) - Owner of The University of Western Australia (SL), Creator & co-host of the UWA 3D Art& Design Challenge
6. Iono Allen (SL) - Official Machinimatographer of the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge
7. Cisko Vandeverre (SL) - Reigning UWA MachinimUWA Champion
8. Dr Kim Flintoff (RL) - Lecturer, Instructional Design, Centre for eLearning, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
9. LividEye Yoshikawa (SL) / John Yap (RL) - Senior Media Producer, National University of Singapore
10. Michelle Glaser (RL) - Senior Project Officer, Department of Culture and Arts, Government of Western Australia
11. Ian Booth (RL) - Chief Executive Officer, Screen West, Western Australia
12. Raphaella Nightfire (SL) - Snr Writer Best of SL Magazine, Owner Sanctorum Gallery (SL)

PRIZE POOL: L$200,000
1st Prize $L70,000
2nd Prize $L50,000
3rd Prize $L30,000
5 Honourable Menton prizes @ L$10,000
With thanks to LaPiscean Liberty, Taralyn Gravois, quadrapop Lane and Bohemian Ghost

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