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Title The machinima reader / edited by Henry Lowood and Michael Nitsche
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 345 pages) : illustrations
Contents I. Reflections -- 1. Video Capture: Machinima, Documentation, and the History of Virtual Worlds / Henry Lowood -- 2. From Game Mod to Low-Budget Film: The Evolution of Machinima / Matt Kelland -- 3. Arrested Development: Why Machinima Can't (or Shouldn't) Grow Up / Katie Salen -- II. Technology -- 4. Toward a Machinima Studio / Friedrich Kirschner -- 5. Image Future / Lev Manovich -- 6. Tangible Narratives: Emerging Interfaces for Digital Storytelling and Machinima / Ali Mazalek -- III. Performance -- 7. Machinima as Media / Michael Nitsche -- 8. Encoding Liveness: Performance and Real-Time Rendering in Machinima / John Carroll -- 9. Machinima: From Art Object to Cultural Practice / Ricard Gras -- 10. Of Games and Gestures: Machinima and the Suspension of Animation / Peter Krapp -- IV. Machine Cinema -- 11. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Machinima? / Michael Pigott
12. Machinimatic Realism: Capturing and Presenting the "Real World" of Video Games / Jeffrey Bardzell -- 13. Undefining Machinima / Erik Champion -- V. Pedagogy -- 14. Everything I Need to Know about Filmmaking I Learned from Playing Video Games: The Educational Promise of Machinima / Matthew Thomas Payne -- 15. Machinima and Modding: Pedagogic Means for Enhancing Computer Game Literacy / Danny Kringiel -- VI. Context -- 16. Pink vs. Blue: The Emergence of Women in Machinima / Robert Jones -- 17. Participatory Fan Culture and Half-Life 2 Machinima: A Dialogue among Ethnography, Culture, and Space / Bevin Yeatman -- 18. Don't Mess with The Warriors: The Politics of Machinima / Matteo Bittanti
Summary This is a critical overview of the emerging field of machinima the use of computer game engines to create movies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Digital cinematography.
Machinima films.
Genre/Form Machinima films.
Machinima films.
Form Electronic book
Author Lowood, Henry.
Nitsche, Michael, 1968-
ISBN 0262295369 (electronic bk.)
1283148064
9780262295369 (electronic bk.)
9781283148061