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DIY summit summary

Well, I’ve been trying for days to write something about this past 24/7 A DIY Summit put on by the Institute for Multimedia Literacy School of Cinematic Arts (IML) — at least the part I played in it. I’m not much of a diarist or journalist, but I will say, I had a blast!! And […]

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In between my schooling, my writing and attending to my poor neglected Internet business I’ve been scouting locations in Second Life for use with upcoming machinima projects.
Like some accidental tourist, I’m finding very beautiful architecture and captivating city layouts everywhere I travel, all of which are enhanced by the atmosphere created by the WindLight client. […]

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What I Hate! Episode #319

Moviestorm commissioned Fling Films to breakout the ending credits scene from Morning Run Amok and give it its own place in the spotlight. This is the result which highlights some of the items and animations from Moviestorm’s two new Domestic Drama expansion packs.
CJ Ambrosia returns in his role as YouTube’s larger-than-life HarryPackage88, the vid-prolific complainer […]

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Atom Films and Me…

The saga gets a little weirder: just after uploading my animation entitled “The Internet, You Am A Winners!” to the Atom Films site I received a letter from yourfriend@atomfilms.com stating I had violated their terms of service. I replied with the following:
Dear User Abuse Manager,
It would be nice to know exactly what “abuse” my movie […]

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Go Figure

After some of the stuff I’ve seen on Atom Films this rejection letter comes as a bit of a surprise:
Hello FlingFilms,

We have found that your clip violates one or more provisions of Section
4 of our Terms of Service, which states that users may not:

create a user name or screen name or upload to, […]

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You might consider this short to be a bit mean. If so, chalk it up to my week-long bad mood brought on by the wildfires that have destroyed so many nearby homes — along with the forest I’ve been in love with for over fifteen years.
I needed a quick pick me up, and this guy […]

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As I watched the way Tom Jantol recently introduced one of his latest creations, it got me thinking about a frustration I’ve encountered when trying to explain machinima to interested laymen.
I have more than once been attending some sort of community function or chamber mixer and found myself blabbing on and on about this emerging […]

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