Completely Machinima S2 Ep 38 News (June 2022)

In this episode, Damien, Ricky and Tracy discuss the release of Reallusion’s iClone 8 and Character Creator 4, the use of OpenAI for generating machinima scripts, legalese and Star Citizen’s users rules update, latest contests and challenges for machinima creators, technical notes and project updates, including Pooky Amsterdam’s announcement of her latest project, the world’s first Metaverse musical Credits: Speakers: Damien Valentine, Ricky Grove, Tracy Harwood Producer/Editor: Damien Valentine Music: Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au

Show notes and links

0:35 Feedback from our listeners, thanks Ben Tuttle, 3DChick, Mike Clements, CD and Pooky Amsterdam
 
6:40 Getting started with Nvidia Omniverse Machinima, ostensibly for the Make Something with Nvidia Machinima contest but also really useful to just learn about the toolset
 
9:17 Using machinima techniques for the new Batman film
 
11:29 Damien compares the fan-made Star Trek Pike to the release of Star Trek Strange New Worlds
 
13:34 Release of iClone 8 and Character Creator 4 discussion
 
21:48 Milan Machinima Film Festival update and using OpenAI to generate scripts for machinima
 
24:12 Fair use and transformative use and the case of Star Citizens’ updated machinima and fan film content rules and guidelines and its relationship to Squardron 42 (maybe?)
 
34:10 No excuses: Nvidia Omniverse Machinima competition closes 27 June 2022 – and here’s the link to Ricky’s interview with Dane Johnston as the Machinima app was being launched last year
 
36:09 Reallusion’s Pitch and Produce competitive support programme
 
37:14 Showreel of 100 3D renders of ‘infinite journeys’ and the weekly CG challenge by Clinton Jones aka Pwnisher (paid subscription on Patreon channel)
 
38:40 2nd Annual Film Festival for Fantasy Faire in Second Life, organized by Saffia Widdeshins and Chantal Harvey.  Congratulations to winners – links are HERE and Pryda Parx epic fly through the Fantasy Faire sim is HERE 
 
41:19 Especially for Ricky: Elden Ring’s new VR mod by Luke Ross (Patreon channel
 
47:30 Facial motion capture in Roblox coming and using BHaptics for immersive storytelling
 
48:43 Review of best software for video editing via Shopify website
 
49:06 FSFilmz Cyberpunk short tutorial
 
49:36 Pooky Amsterdam’s new project stage play, Mambo Motel update and website HERE, the world’s first Metaverse Musical! 
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