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MachinEVO 2015 Week 2

Page history last edited by Hazeldazel 9 years, 6 months ago

Week 2: 19 - 25 January 2015

 

Moderator Ann Nowak, all supporting    (Carol, Hazel, Dennis)

 

In week 2 we are going to:

- customize avatars

- edit profiles

- learn how to use IM calls and private voice chat

- control the camera

- navigate environments

- discuss about storylines

 

 


 

Tasks for Week Two

Monday

1- Customize avatars    

                Watch:  Change Avatars

                            Practice task:  Change the gender of your avatar or change into a vampire, robot or car.

2- Edit Profiles

               Watch: Making a profile and changing the display name

                           Practice task: Change the name of your avatar to fit the new looks.

3- Using IM calls and private voice chat

              Watch: Communication Chat IM Call Friends

                           Practice task: Make a new friend and invite him/ her to a private chat. Find out who has your same time zone and similar interests.

 

4- Controlling the camera  (Fraps)

              Watch: Controlling the camera in SL

                           Practice task: Take pictures of your new friend and you.Practice filming for “cut away” shots, close ups and following actors.

                           Taking live footage, camera practice.Groups of four go in the balloon, two filming and two talking and groups of two people in the  

                       boats ride, one filming and one talking or acting. 

Friday

5- Navigating environments

                           Practice task: Teleport to MOSP and find locations to film your machinima. Take footage.

                           Snapshot practice, Windlight settings demonstrated, Telephoto or Wide angle lenses. 

6- Group discussion

                            Practice task: Start thinking of a storyline for your machinima and dicuss your ideas in the group.

 

 

 Visit Machinima Open Source Project (MOSP) for Video capture Practice: Click links to get Second Life URLs (SLurls)

 

WELCOME

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/129/128/22

Valley

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/162/166/21

Beach

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/55/125/21

Stage 1

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/143/42/1503

Stage 2

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/138/43/1665

City

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/128/128/3015

Sand

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/58/193/1831

Sage

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/59/194/1355

Soil

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/60/193/2052

Snow

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/59/197/1248

Speciality

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/26/186/801

Machinima

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/45/195/2266

Classes

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA7/43/165/801

 

Targets:

At the end of week 2 you should have:

- built groups

- made footage for your machinima

- found a place to film

- started to make a storyline

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