Tuesday, October 21, 2014

2014 PEOPLE: ART: EDU: Communities in Second Life: Community Cultural Hub

Communities in Second Life: 
Community Cultural Hub 
The Community Cultural Hub (CCH) located in the Whole Brain Health educational sim is an Info and teleport hub to help people get to health-oriented and community-based sims throughout SL. 
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News and Notes

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Community posters grouped 
  • Educational
  • Historical
  • Arts
  • Spritual
  • Countries

  • Click on a poster for a notecard with description and LM. 
  • For more information, click on the bookcases.

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Fold-It Short Poetry Workshop-Tue 10/21,7pm SLT 

This week the Short Poetry Workshop will be doing a fun group poem called Fold-It. Each person participates in creating a poem by writing one verse and passing it to their neighbor. Except- you only get to see the one line written prior to yours. You won’t know what the poem is about until it’s done! So join us to learn, write and share the Fold-It poem.

Contests and dated calls/invitations/events

The Machinima 48 Hour Film Project

Weekend of 14 - 16 November 2014
Filmmakers from all over the variety of virtual worlds and games will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world.
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Entries Close at Midnight SLT 31st October 2014. Winners will be announced in December 2014.   
UWA Art & Film Challenges 2014 with L$1.03 Mil in Prizes, early entries 
Visit the UWA Challenge Gallery  to view the submissions so far:
    Note:I am running some submitted videos in this blog, but only those posted on YouTube.  Vimeo sometimes removes videos and so ruins the post. 

    Newcomer Help in Virtual Worlds


    Education


    How to handle a Hypergrid address 

    From any Hypergrid-enabled grid, paste the address into the address bar of Firestorm and press enter. Or paste it into the world map search bar of any viewer, search, and click Teleport when the destination is found. If it doesn't work, don't give up. Try again later. Some hypergrid destinations are offline part of the day. 
    If you get a address that looks like this: 
    hg.francogrid.org:80:Residence-09:/119/128/190 it may take you to the exact coordinates if you paste it into the address bar of Firestorm

    Entrepreneurs call

    New Media Arts AMP report 

    FSR project Thursday, Oct 10   
    Camera Engineer Geo Meek 
    Director Bob Shurley (Thundergas Menges in SL)  
    Executive producer and Avateer Selby Evans (Thinkerer Melville in SL) 
    Spent Thursday evening capturing voice clips for scene 3 (Communion).  We got part of Mama's speeches done. 
    Mission:  Flying Saucers Return is a proof of concept project to demonstrate and document the feasibility of a plan to produce a video series in virtual worlds.  A video series requires, and the plan includes both the writing and the video production.    If the plan proves to be feasible, FSR may result in a commercial venture (thus separating from NMA, but with some of the same people.)   #FlyingSaucersReturn

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