Monthly Archives: November 2010

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival 2010

Posted on November 20, 2010, 1:57 pm, by Nancy, under Uncategorized.

Once again, the AbTeC team submitted work into the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival New Media category. And, yet again, we walked away with the “Best New Media” prize! This time for our video game mod project, along side the students of Kahnawake Survival School, entitled “Otsì:!! Rise of the Kanien’kehá:ka Legends”.
Seen here are [...]

Animism and the Beauty of Animation

Posted on November 8, 2010, 2:51 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under INSPIRATION.

Animism, an animation written by Cree filmmaker Kevin Lee Burton and Zeros2Heroes CEO Matt Toner, which I was Story Editor for, is available for viewing at The Gods’ Lake alternate reality game (ARG) website. It’ll only be up for a short while before it airs on APTN in January. Wow, it’s 2011. The first episode [...]

Through the Looking Glass Self: Group Identity and Avatar Design in Second Life

Posted on November 1, 2010, 5:01 pm, by Nancy, under Virtual Worlds.

Through the Looking Glass Self: Group Identity and Avatar Design in Second Life
Colorado State University/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paper presented by Rosa Mikeal Martey and Mia Consalvo
Approaching the podium is a woman with bright pink streaks in her hair, dressed fully in black and with the brisk walk of someone possessing the cool sort of [...]