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"Bloodspell: The Rise of Machinima" Viewing and Panel


On the 22nd November Bloodspell, the first feature length machinima production, will be screened in conjunction with a panel on machinima at the London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre. The evening will start with Hugh Hancock, of Strange Company, introducing the concept of machinima and the film, to be followed by a viewing of Bloodspell. After the viewing a panel will address the issues raised by the film then open the floor for discussion.

We’ve talked about Bloodspell before, as it not only represents an excellent example of a new form of film creation, but also because it is released under a CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. More info on the screening/panel below:

When: Nov. 22, 2007 5.15PM – 8.30PM
Where: London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre, 166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB
Panelists: Professor Lilian Edwards, Director of the Institute for Law and the Web at Southampton (ILAWS) of Southampton University
Holly Ayllet, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at London Metropolitan University and Managing Editor of Vertigo Magazine.
Ian Brown, Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute of Oxford University
Andres Guadamuz, Co-Director of SCRIPT, the Centre for Research in IP and Technology Law at The University of Edinburgh.

Posted 12 November 2007