Monday, September 17, 2007

Machinima Festival Europe

Next month De Montfort University in Leicester plays host to the Machima Festival Europe, a first for Europe.

The event runs for 3 days (12th-14th Oct) and will have workshops, debates, presentations and film screenings with of course an awards ceremony. The 3 days will be aimed at different levels, schools and students on the Friday, general and novices on Saturday with an expert day on the Sunday.
Speakers include:

  • Paul Marino, Executive Director of the Academy of Machinima Arts and Sciences
  • Hugh Hancock, Director of Strange Company
  • Martyn Ware (founding member of Human League and Heaven 17)
  • Visiting Professor and CEO of Sleepydog, Toby Moore
  • Alex Chan, independent film-maker
  • Ricard Gras, Creative Director of La-Interactiva

There will be a separate exhibition area and the student union will be providing drinks.
Machima Festival Europe
12 - 14 October 2007 De Montfort University Campus Centre Leicester, UK

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