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.
- 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