Saturday, December 15, 2007

GE+Intel Machinima Workshops presscon: picspam

So there's this brewing right now in the local Granado Espada scene:


In the afternoon of 14 December there was a special lunch for the local press to not only get acquainted with the concept of machinima, but also to introduce Granado Espada as a source for the machinima, as well as a quick hit of the Fantazztic Film Awards.

The press briefing was presented by Intel Philippines and CreaM [Creative Media and Film Society of the Philippines], in cooperation with MachinimaSIA [The Asia Chapter of the Academy of Machinima Arts and Sciences] and IP E-Games. Theme: Driving Original Pilipino Digital Content Development.

The direct sequel to this press briefing was, of course, the series of machinima workshops taking place on 15-16 December at the Ascott Makati [formerly, and infamously, known as Oakwood].

Here's a quick picspam of the speakers at the press briefing:

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The theme of the press briefing.

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Intel Philippines Country Manager Ricky Banaag.

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Cillian Lyons representing MachinimaSIA. To demonstrate machinima, he "recorded" a male fighter and a female elementalist doing an approximation of the YMCA dance.

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Ms Imee Marcos, the founder of CreaM.

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GEph Product Manager Ivee Feria. Her introductory presentation for GE was geared more specifically on its possibilities as a source for machinima.

She also mentioned that the very idea of the FFA came about from the many machinima fan films created by Filipino GE players ^^

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A sneak peek at the theme of the machinima workshops.

pCM Veya has announced that those who reserved seats for the workshops will be receiving a Bear Package ^^

In an interview with Hero TV after the press briefing, Ivee also said that should the FFA champions be from the Philippines, IP E-Games will award them an additional set of prizes: a 1GB video card each!

Continue to the workshop


View all the photos from this machinima-mad weekend at my Photobucket: GE machinima.


paulvr173cm said...

imee marcos wow ^_^

NineMoons Family said...

@ paulvr173cm

yeah, she was witty and cool, and seemed to be extremely dedicated to her advocacy. [i can't really judge that though since i only "met" her then.]

welcome to this blog of mine ^^