Monday, August 11, 2008

What's Machinima?

Posted By on Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 2:39 PM

Machinima is a relatively new art form sweeping through  the subcultures of America.

But what the hell is it exactly?

According to the pop culture site Newsarama.com,  Machnima is:

movies, short and long form, created using an existing 3d environment; most often with video games used as the base. The most famous Machinima (pronounced muh-sheen-eh-mah) is probably an ongoing series of web shows and movies called Red vs. Blue. These productions are filmed using Halo 2 (and now 3), then dubbed over with full scripts to tell the story.

In case that explanation doesn't give you a clear picture on Machinima, here's a look at one of the films:

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