And Now For Something Completely Machinima

And Now For Something Completely Machinima

Machinima, real-time filmmaking, virtual production and VR. Four veteran machinimators share news, new films & filmmakers, and discuss the past, present and future of machinima.

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June 10, 2021 69 min

Tracy, Ricky, Damien and Phil review a super-diverse set of short films made in Unreal Engine, Animal Crossing, Flight Simulator X, GTA V, and Garry's Mod.

Full notes for this episode are available at:
https://completelymachinima.com/2021/06/10/completely-machinima-5-2-films-of-the-month-june-2021/

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In this episode we discuss some new releases by some machinima veterans, NVIDIA's Machinima Omniverse tool, a new sandbox game reliant on the world of NFTs, the recent FantaSci Short Film Festival, and making machinima in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Full notes for this episode are available at:
https://completelymachinima.com/2021/06/03/completely-machinima-5-1-machinima-news-june-2021/

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 Ashley Ruhl has been designing memorable cinematic moments in games for over 10 years. She's a designer, writer, and director of story content for games such as Star Wars: The Old Republic, Tales From the Borderlands, Remnant: From the Ashes, Darksiders 3, The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and Defiance. I strive to tell a compelling interactive narrative that empowers the player to be the author of their own story.

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And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines). This month (May 2021) we are splitting our 4th podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (May 6), Machinima Films (May 13), Machinima Discussion (May 20) along with several interviews which we will publish separately throughout the month. 

Episode 4 was produced by Damien Valentine who is joined by...

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Mark Meer is a Canadian actor, writer and improvisor, based in Edmonton, Alberta. He is known for his role in the Mass Effect trilogy, in which he stars as the voice of the male version of the player character, Commander Shepard. His voice is featured in a number of other games from BioWare Corp., notably the Baldur's Gate and Dragon Age series. Meer stars as the voice of the player character William Mackenzie in The Long Dark ...

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And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines). This month (May 2021) we are splitting our 4th podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (May 6), Machinima Films (May 13), Machinima Discussion (May 20) along with several interviews which we will publish separately throughout the month. 

Episode 4 was produced by Damien Valentine who is joined by...

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Dane Johnston is the Director of Omniverse Connect at NVIDIA and a member of the recently released (May 4, 2021) Omniverse Machinima. We spoke with him just before the release and asked him about the Machinima app.

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  • Omniverse Platform for Virtual Collaboration | NVIDIA
  • Omniverse Machinima App | NVIDIA
  • Overview — Omniverse Machinima documentation (nvidia.com)
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    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines). This month (May 2021) we are splitting our 4th podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (May 6), Machinima Films (May 13), Machinima Discussion (May 20) along with several interviews which we will publish separately throughout the month. 

    Episode 4 was produced by Damien Valentine who is joined by...

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    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines). This month (May 2021) we are splitting our 4th podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (May 6), Machinima Films (May 13), Machinima Discussion (May 20) along with several interviews which we will publish separately throughout the month. 

    Episode 4 was produced by Damien Valentine who is joined by...

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    Machinima's historian, Ben Grussi, looks back over the past couple of decades and shares some significant machinima-related events which occurred in the month of April.

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  • Red vs Blue: https://bit.ly/3gMlYpr
  • Lenny and Larry on the Campaign Trail  https://bit.ly/3vktbkr
  • Common Sense Cooking with Carl the Cook https://bit.ly/3xulfPl
  • Red vs Blue on the Wall Street Journal  https://bit.ly/3sRiR1D
  • Paul Marino's Art of Machinima boo...
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    CM Special Episode April 22, 2021, Show Notes

    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a long-form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality.

    Summary: Phil Rice and Ricky Grove discuss building a PC specifically for Machinima production and post-production. They start with the GPU and work their way through an entire PC build adding tips and techniques for making a gr...

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    CM Episode 3.3 Machinima Discussion Show Notes

    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a long-form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our 3rd podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC...

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    CM Interview with Slavo Strangeovich

    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a long-form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our 3rd podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC” podcast (...

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    CM Episode 3.2 Film Selection Show Notes

    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a long-form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our 3rd podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC” podc...

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    On April 8, 2021, the Completely Machinima Podcast will publish episode 3.1 which focuses on our Machinima Film selections for the month. We love machinima and want to share out film discoveries with you. 

    Be prepared for a passionate and oftentimes funny discussion of our Machinima Film picks for this month. Each film will be linked in the Show notes for the episode which goes live on April 8, 2021. 


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    April 3, 2021 18 min

    CM Interview with Scott Tanner Show Notes

    Scott Tanner is, along with Chris Stapleton, the creator of Cine Guru, a cut-scene creation tool that is associated with Game Guru. We were all intrigued by this new application which looks quite smart. Tracy spent some time talking about Cine Guru and its future developments.

    Links

  • Cine Guru on Game Creator Store
  • https://www.tgcstore.net/product/35318

  • Just Cause Top Gear Ep 1 – Top Gear machini...
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    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our 3rd podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC” podcast (April 22). 

    Episode 3 was produced by Ricky Gr...

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    March 28, 2021 1 min

    And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies, and virtual reality. This month (April 2021) we are splitting our 3rd podcast into four sections which will post once a week: Machinima News (April 1), Machinima Films (April 8), Machinima Discussion (April 15), and a Special “Build a Machinima PC” podcast (April 22).

    You can listen to our podcast here...

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    Machinima's historian, Ben Grussi, looks back over the past couple decades and shares some significant machinima-related events which occurred in the month of March.

  • "Killer Robot" by Peter Rasmussen
  • "Anna" by Fountainhead Entertainment
  • "Fending Off Alien Robots, but Still Time to Flirt" (NY Times)
  • "Inspired animation tools from an uninspired sitcom" (The Boston Globe)
  • Wikipedia: Antics3D 
  • "Eschato...
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    March 4, 2021 20 min

    Tracy Harwood interviews Ricard Gras, Games Chair at SIGGRAPH Asia 2020

  • Video: "Silver Bells and Golden Spurs" by Ricard Gras
  • Made in Second Life
  • The Machinima Reader by Henry Lowood and Michael Nitsche
  • Naughty Dog (The Last of Us 2)
  • Epic MegaGrants
  • The Unreal Fellowship
  • Video: Red vs Blue Introduce New Blood Gulch Fortnite Creative Map
  • Machinima Pioneers: Ill Clan
  • An excerpt of this interview was featured in Completely Machinima, S...

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