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The global Bitfilm audience Awards

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The results are out! The global Bitfilm audience has chosen the winners of the Bitfilm Festival 2011 through an online vote.In the category 3D SPACE (computer generated 3D animations), the award goes to Kasi Medidi from Hyderabad (India) for the short film “Feel the Punch”.In the category FX MIX (digitally composed hybrid films) the award goes to Alexander Gellner from Berlin (Germany) for the short film “One Minute Puberty”.In the category MACHINIMA (films shot live in computer games or...

“MachinExpo” in Second Life 3:00pm-3:30pm, November 20th

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R2D2, Second Life, Machinima, The Caucus, Rome, London, Boston, NY, Juneau, Chicago and New Media Film FestivalThe Best in New Media… Honoring Stories worth Telling. R2D2, Second LIfe & Machinima: Tony Dyson, the man behind “Star Wars” R2-D2. The versatile Emmy nominated Film SFX supervisor is the creative genius at the helm of many of the biggest SCI-FI movies to date. Among them are “Superman 2”, “Moon Raker”, “Dragon Slayer”, and of course, “The Empire Strikes Back”. To...

The Bitfilm Festival for digital film wqill award bitcoins

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The Bitfilm Festival for digital film will be the first film festival worldwide which pays the prize money in Bitcoins, the new digital currency. Bitcoin is money that is generated by a sophisticated mathematical process on the Internet without the need of a central bank. It is designed to be as rare as gold and will therefore not be subject to inflation. Its value has risen from a few cents to over 20 US Dollars in the last months. More than 2000 products and services can be bought with Bitcoin...

Machinima community to feed BitfIlm's feature film project "Money & Me"

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Machinima-Filmmakers from around the world may contribute frame story ideas for the feature film Money & Me - Submissions of ideas for the frame story until April 30, 2010 - Submissions of short films about Money until July 31, 2010 - Presentation of the films selected by the audience in November 2010 - Premiere of the feature film Money & Me in early 2011 Hamburg based Bitfilm Networks is calling for ideas for the frame story of its feature film Money & Me...

The Tiger and the Lamb

Director: Ulf Kristiansen.
Based on 2 poems by William Blake, animation by Ulf Kristiansen. Blake is building on the conventional idea that nature, like a work of art, must in some way contain a reflection of its creator. The tiger is strikingly beautiful yet also horrific in its capacity for violence. What kind of a God, then, could or would design such a terrifying beast as the tiger? In more general terms, what does the undeniable existence of evil and violence in the world tell us about the nature of God, and what does it mean to live in a world where a being can at once contain both beauty and horror? The open awe of "The Tyger" contrasts with the easy confidence, in "The Lamb," of a child's innocent faith in a benevolent universe. By letting the tiger recite "the Lamb" , the tiger appears somewhat mephistotelian even though the lamb is not letting herself be seduced. The tiger is also less than impressed by the lamb’s poetry reading and seems to be planning his next meal.

Machinima Film Festival

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Enterprising filmmakers are utilizing real-time 3D gaming rendering technology to play, create, and entertain. The history of machinimation began with gamers, but the future will be written by filmmakers.

4th Renderyard Short Film Festival 18 - 20 Sept Tickets on Sale!

Renderyard Short Film Festival 18th - 20th Sept 2008 Programme 2008 This year we are bigger and brighter screening over 50 films from 5 different categories and hosting talks with Guest speakers in their fields of Animation, Film and Documentary, Music Video and Machinima at the Westbourn Studios in London. Make sure you buy your 3 day PASS to insure that you get unlimited access to this years festival and all

2nd Renderyard International Film Festival Call for Entries

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Renderyard is pleased to announce we are now accepting films for the 2nd Renderyard International Film Festival running from the 26th - 28th March 2009. Submit your film to this years festival to be in with a chance of winning a cash prize worth $1000 including a prestigious Renderyard Award and getting your film placed our film channel and Free Membership for a year. The full list for Categories submissions this year include:FilmsAnimationsDocumentariesMachinimaFilm ScoresScripts Sending Your F...

A message from Revelation Festival

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It's happening and on us! The 11th installment of Rev is here with a new venue, new program director and event activity that extends the festival beyond the wonderful screens at Mt Lawley's beautiful Astor Cinema and into galleries and clubs.The 2008 event contains over 100 films drawn from the four corners of the globe and features live musical performances in the cinema, a micro-cinema and machinima showcase at the Spectrum Gallery (also Mt Lawley), a bar and lounge throughout the event at the...

The Worldwide Online Festival Bitfi lm 08 will start on May 1, 2008, with a Live Event in Stuttgart

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This year the 9th International Bitfilm Festival for Digital Film will kick start its worldwide Online Festival at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. Bitfilm is dedicated to films that use digital technology in a creative and innovative way: from 3D blockbusters and Internet Flash Movies to films shot in computer games and short clips for mobile devices. The main part of the Bitfilm Festival, which was founded in 2000 in Hamburg, will take place on the Internet: all films may...

Europe's First Machinima Festival at DeMontfort University in Leicester

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The Machinima Festival Europe 07 runs from 13th to the 14th October and is taking place at DeMontfort University in Leicester. The festival, which is supported by the Academy of Machinima and Arts Sciences (AMAS) and s^ponsored by Moviestorm, attracts both professional and enthusiast creators and is likely to encourage more people to try machinima for themselves. As machinima keeps evolving, its practice is spreading beyond the gaming community. Subgenres like in-game dance movies and politica...

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Machinima For Dummies will make it easier for you

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Moviestorm™ officially announces that a free version of its machinima creation software is cover-mounted on the newly published "Machinima For Dummies" (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; September 2007; $U29.99, ISBN-10: 0470096918, ISBN-13: 978-0470096918). Written by Hugh Hancock and Johnnie Ingram, two of the best-known authorities on machinima, "Machinima For Dummies" teaches how to - at little or no expense - make virtually any movie using machinima techniques generally and Movi...

Europe's First Machinima Festival at DeMontfort University in Leicester

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The Machinima Festival Europe 07 runs from 13th to the 14th October and is taking place at DeMontfort University in Leicester. The festival, which is supported by the Academy of Machinima and Arts Sciences (AMAS) and s^ponsored by Moviestorm, attracts both professional and enthusiast creators and is likely to encourage more people to try machinima for themselves. As machinima keeps evolving, its practice is spreading beyond the gaming community. Subgenres like in-game dance movies and political ...

These are the Award Winners of the Bitfilm Festival

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The 8. International Bitfilm Festival for Digital Film ends today with the award ceremony in Barcelona. The award winners have been selected from 111 nominated films in a worldwide audience voting which started on August 30. The winners are: GRAND PRIX TV DIGITAL:300 by Zack Snyder (USA) T-HOME 3D SPACE AWARD:A Gentlemen’s Duel by Francisco Ruiz and Sean McNally (USA) AUTODESK FX MIX AWARD:Fission by Kun-I Chang (Taiwan/USA) MTV FLASH AWARD:Their Circumstances by JiHyun Ahn (Korea/USA) GEE MAC...

Here Are The Winners Of The Bitfilm Awards

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The worldwide Internet audience has decided in a public voting about the winners of the Bitfilm Awards. More than 750 films from 51 countries have applied for the prizes in seven categories. Here are the winners:T-COM 3D SPACE AWARD „Versus” by François Caffiaux, Romain Noel and Thomas Salas (France)ADOBE FX MIX AWARD„Travel Diary” by Keng-Ming Liu (Taiwan/United States)MTV FLASH AWARD„Blow” by Hermes Mangialardo (Italy)HAMBURG MACHINIMA AWARD„The Days After” by André Pesch (Ge...

Bitfi lm awards

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Bitfi lm awards go to Poland, the UK, the US and GermanyThe audience has decided: in six competitons it has voted for the winning fi lms by SMS. The winners have received the Bitfi lm Robot and a prize moneyof 1500 Euros each.3D SPACE AWARD – for the best computer-generated 3D animation:Fallen Art by Tomek Baginski (Polen) by Tomek Baginski (Polen) Cinema FX MIX AWARD - for the best digitally composed hybrid:City Paradise by Gaelle Denis (UK) by Gaelle Denis (UK) FLASH ATTACK AWARD - for best ...

Hamburg Bitfilm Festival focus on digital new media

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Bitfilm Festival 2005 to show cutting-edge digital movies in eight competitionsBitfilm Festival Hamburg (November 2 – 6 2005) presents films that use digital technologies in a creative and innovative way.The audience decides by SMS voting on awards in eight categories with a prizemoney totalling 12000 €:3D SPACE – Computer-generated 3D animationsFX MIX - Digitally composed hybrids, mixing for example live action and animationFLASH ATTACK - Films produced in Macromedia FlashMACHINIMA - Movi...

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