Special Broadcasts on Friday & Saturday: Machinima Book Launch

Radio Riel is pleased to announce two spe­cial broad­casts on Radio Riel Steam­punk this week­end as part of a joint ven­ture with the Sec­ond Life com­mu­ni­ty of NeoVic­to­ria in hon­or of the release of a new book on the art of machin­i­ma.

Sonic­i­ty Fitzroy, PhD, writer, and Lowe Runo, Machin­i­matog­ra­ph­er and MAG and Pro­Mag founder, have recent­ly pub­lished their co-authored book, “Machin­i­ma The Art and Prac­tice of Vir­tu­al Film­mak­ing”, which includes input from many Sec­ond Life res­i­dents.

Every­one is wel­come to join the fun on Fri­day and Sat­ur­day to help them cel­e­brate this release. Both of these events will be broad­cast on Radio Riel Steam­punk. You can find the Sec­ond Life event and book sale infor­ma­tion list­ed below in the par­ty invi­ta­tion and press release.


From the press release: “Wel­come to the Offi­cial Vir­tu­al Book Launch of our recent­ly pub­lished Machin­i­ma: The Art and Prac­tice of Vir­tu­al Film­mak­ing (McFar­land, 2012).”
US: Fri­day May 11, 6PM-9:00 PM SLT (7PM Short Pre­sen­ta­tion)
EUR: Sat. May 12, 12PM to 3:30PM SLT (1PM Short Pre­sen­ta­tion)
Both events will broad­cast on Radio Riel Steam­punk.
Steam­punk themed at NeoVic­to­ria Sky Club

Adult ver­i­fi­ca­tion is nec­es­sary to enter the estate, which is craft­ed for mature role play­ers. The event is tak­ing place on the sky lev­el, where there is no role play.

Launch Par­ty Here: http://slurl.com/secondlife/NeoVictoria/17/128/1001


Hosts: Sonic­i­ty Fitzroy and Lowe Runo:

We appre­ci­ate all those involved in this project and we con­sid­er it a col­lab­o­ra­tive effort among numer­ous peo­ple inside SL as well as those look­ing in from the out­side. This book is not intend­ed to pro­mote SL, but we seri­ous­ly view it as a major plat­form for the cre­ation of inno­v­a­tive machin­i­ma.

This is not the defin­i­tive voice in machin­i­ma, but a col­lec­tive voice with­in the vir­tu­al film­mak­ing com­mu­ni­ty that rep­re­sents many per­spec­tives. The machin­i­ma sto­ry will con­tin­ue to evolve, and we are pleased to doc­u­ment this point in his­to­ry, as well as to encour­age so many to exper­i­ment with this medi­um through this book.”


Book Avail­abil­i­ty:

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/machinima-phylis-johnson/1103882877

http://www.amazon.com/Machinima-The-Practice-Virtual-Filmmaking/dp/0786461713/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_2

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