Heres a rather cool article highlighting cinema special effects before the rise of the machines (computer effects and such). A fun read. Hattip Myclone Blog.
The Exit Polls are a series of interviews with machinima movie makers about a specific release. Today the TWCS Ringleader, BudBundysMullet, talks about how to put together one of the biggest Collaborative projects on TMU (it involves elves).
Is being the ringmaster of an enormous, adults-only, collaborative project more like working a puzzle or like being a pimp?
BudBundysMullet: I'd say
The Exit Polls are a series of interviews with machinima movie makers about a specific release. The always interesting and often controversial Shidden Shiddog talks about his latest film, Bronco and Billy.
Where did the idea for Green Bean Casserole come about?
Shidden Shiddog: One afternoon, I was drinking beer and playing around with Iclone (before that I said to myself -
The connection between architecture and machinima is not a subtle one. Where architects add tiny little people to their fully 3d rendered buildings, we machinimators often add buildings to our fully conceptional people. Or better said, we both create little 3d worlds to play with. Somewhere in the middle lies simcity I suppose.
Lately I have been working on occasion on my own little cartoon future city that mimicks the Dean Motter comic settings of Mister X and Terminal City (Which