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S4 E133 Machinima News Omnibus (Jun 2024)

This week we celebrate Nvidia's investment in machinima, discuss latest AIs and give you the heads up on some great projects we want to highlight - there are just too ...

S4 E132 Star Citizen: 60 Seconds of Horror (Jun 2024)

A compelling and powerful story of one man's quest to remain sane on an isolated planet. This is a very effective story by Lens Nation, given its only 60 seconds long ...

S4 E131 Forlorn (May 2024)

This week, we review a pretender for a new Disney show called Forlorn, by @projectforlorn (aka Alex St Pierre). Well, it may well be at some point in the near future! ...

S4 E130 Music Maestro Please! (May 2024)

This week, we discuss two stunning music videos: Children of Pain by  @VincereSylph with video created by  @TomJantol and  @tanyasubaBg ; and Firefly by  @TheEsoterica...

S4 E129 Cinematics: GTA5 (May 2024)

Not for the first time do we discuss the gorgeous cinematic qualities of GTA5, and this week we share a beaut by @Salva.Padilla. This one has a distinct vibe to it, bu...

S4 E128 Machinima News Omnibus (May 2024)

Our May update on machinima and virtual production related news highlights some of the latest generative AI tools, warts and all, and brings to attention several of th...

S4 E127 May the Force: A Tribute (May 2024)

This week we celebrate Star Wars with a fabulous short portraying the infamous AT-AT death walkers as 'nature-creatures' in their natural habitat - this is a beautiful...

S4 E126 Music Videos: Portal | Helldivers 2 (Apr 2024)

This week, we cover three outstanding music videos, demonstrating different genres of music and different game engines - a re-imagined Simon and Garfunkel classic, a p...

S4 E125 Its science but not as we know it... Blackholes & New York (Apr 2024)

This week, we discuss one of the most outstanding presentations of space science, by  @EpicSpaceman , called I put 4M Suns in a Blackhole. Made in Blender, we discuss ...

S4 E124 Machinima News Omnibus (Apr 2024)

A packed review this month, with some sad :( better :| and happy news :)1:42 Demise of Rooster Teeth and yet RVB will outlive the corporate brand!  We reminisce about ...

S4 E123 Fluxus: The Dog Days (Apr 2024)

The Dog Days is an unusual machinima that combines the glitchiness of AI generated content composited with a Second Life avatar. Whilst not realtime, the performative ...

S4 E122 M/F Toxic Relationships: Vigilante & Flite (Mar 2024)

In this ep, we discuss two machinima films dealing with thematically similar issues, albeit presented with different treatments: Vigilante is made in GTA5 and tells th...

S4 E121 Cosmic: Flowers of Evil (Mar 2024)

This week, we take a look at a spectacular particle show in a machinima that has been documented and edited by Tutsy NaVaRaThNA in Second Life.  The show is called Flo...

S4 E120 Machinima Omnibus News (Mar 2024)

This week’s podcast episode is our curated news omnibus for this month.  We cover lots, and enjoy reflecting on the significance of the stories we highlight for the wo...

S4 E119 Feature Length: Emesis Blue (Mar 2024)

In all our years of involvement with machinima (and that's over 75 years between us), feature length has been something we've rarely found watchable... but with this w...

S4 E118 Slapstick: 100 Ways to Die in Starfield (Feb 2024)

100 Ways to Die in Starfield is wonderful stuff - whether you are 15 or 50! For all those who have distant memories of seeing classic slapstick comedy featuring Charli...

S4 E117 DC vs Marvel + Unreal Engine vs Action Man + AI (Feb 2024)

This week we compare and contrast, in a way extending that ongoing debate about whose IP is the daddy... but the ep is about much more than that too. We discuss  @solo...

S4 E116 GTA5: Danser Encore | Escape Game (Feb 2024)

This week's review is of a self-contained excerpt from a larger film, called Escape Game by  @CrisUberman . This part of the film is the final chapter of the story, Da...

S4 E115 Machinima News Omnibus (Feb 2024)

This week, we spend some time talking about new tools, emergent topics, AI and copyright (again), with some interesting links for you on our show notes -2:45 New tools...

S4 E114 After the Robbery Goes Wrong (Feb 2024)

Made with Sims 4 characters although animated in Blender to great effect, this is a short short at under one minute long by  @tricoufamily . It is also all about the t...

S4 E113 Legends! Zelda TOTK: Godzilla | iClone: Lobachevsky (Jan 2024)

This week we discuss two very different films, both reflecting a bygone era of classic entertainment.  Firstly, an interpretation of the 1954 Japanese classic Godzilla...

S4 E112 Sims: The Fixer Series (Jan 2024)

We take a look at one of the best machinima series we've ever seen this week... from the annals of history. The Fixer series was a crime drama created by Todd Stallkam...

Completely Machinima Interview: Ben Tuttle, filmmaker

Phil catches up with a long-time machinima creator Ben Tuttle, aka 4413 Media.  Ben admits he cut his teeth on The Movies in the late 2000s, and then discusses Shockbr...

S4 E111 Machinima News | GTA5 Cinematic (Jan 2024)

This week, we discuss the critical turn we witnessed in 2023 towards machinima among creative industries professionals. We highlight why it is high time there is a maj...

S4 E110 Elden Ring Machinima: Overpowering Character Builds (Jan 2024)

Kicking off 2024 with machinima from a slightly different perspective: this week, Ricky introduces us to the #letsplay/#tutorial/#epicguideline/#showNtell genre in his...

S4 E109 Training an AI: Backflip (Dec 2023)

Backflip is a docu-style film, made over a period of three years where Nikita Diakur presents his progress using AI to teach a character to backflip.  The character is...

S4 E108 Cyberpunk 2077 The Movie - Trailer (Dec 2023)

This week, we review a trailer for a movie, although the full movie is now also available: Cyberpunk 2077, by Jack Hunt.  In many ways this is an astonishing and timel...

S4 E107 Epic Battles: Northern Wars | Oryctes (Dec 2023)

This week's film picks are of epic battle scenes: one made in Warhammer and the other Unreal Engine. There are similarities and contrasts between these two works, resp...

S4 E106 The Sims 4: I Abducted My Entire Neighborhood (Dec 2023)

We start this week's episode with a discussion about Reallusion's new facial mocap system, Accuface (which Phil and Damien have already invested in), move on to a brie...

S4 E105 Star Citizen: Life of a SC Stuntman (Nov 2023)

What's it like to be an in-game stuntman? This week's review is of a fun take, with a more serious undertone, on the NPC's perspective of life in the background of a g...

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