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Completely Machinima S2 Ep 37 Films & Discussion (May 2022)

Tracy Harwood Machinima, Podcast, YouTube May 11, 2022 Leave a reply

In this episode, Phil, Ricky, Damien and Tracy discuss a range of films that riff off Guardians of the Galaxy, well apart from Phil’s whose pick is an astonishing map size comparison review! Discussion explores experimental filmmaking reviewing a machinima made in World of Warcraft; the possibilities of machinima as a pre-market concept testing tool for TV series; and, the influence of fans generally.



YouTube Version of the Episode

Film Notes and Links

0:48 VIDEO GAME Maps Size Comparison | 2021 by MrRanker (Blender, Adobe After Effects & Premiere Pro) released 19 Sept 2020

19:05 Blu x @Teflon Sega meta-saga!! Ep4 by Xanadu (Unreal 4.27) released 9 Mar 2022

Is this a Guardian of the Galaxies riff? (Blu x @Teflon Sega meta-saga Ep4)

32:26 Star Trek Pike – Fan Made Opening | Made in Star Trek Online by ZEFilms Productions released 1 July 2019 and the possibilities for using machinima as a pre-market concept testing tool

Fan vs Studio – Star Trek Pike

41:36 It just a virtual kiss by Juan Poyuan (World of Warcraft) released 19 Nov 2021 (log into Vimeo to watch)

It Just a Virtual Kiss

53:00 Discussion: What is experimental machinima and why do it?

Completely Machinima S1 Special: LIVE EVENT Trends & Tales from the World of Machinima (December 2021)

Tracy Harwood Machinima, Podcast December 7, 2021 Leave a reply

A recording of our live-streamed event from 9th December is HERE

The podcast featured Tracy, Ricky and Damien discussing the major trends observed in machinima and real-time filmmaking throughout 2021. During the live streamed episode, we showcased a selection of some of our favourite films from the year. Links to the films and Completely Machinima episodes in which we discuss the films in more detail are here –

Film 1 Adrift | Star Citizen | Barely Not Monkeys Productions | released 22 Sept 2021 | CM episode 10.2 November | patreon, pro voice acting/story, open world game, facial mocap
Film 2 Obit | Red Dead Redemption 2 | Phil Rice aka zsOverman | released 5 Sept 2021 | CM episode 9.1 October | film genre in-game storytelling
Film 3 The Hamilton Incident | Elite Dangerous | Vindicator Jones | released 19 Mar 2017 | CM episode 2 (Films) | Patreon, camera system?
Film 4 The Worst City Ever | City Skylines | Killian Experience | released 13 Dec 2016 | CM episode 3.2 April | film genre Let’s Play
Film 5 Baby Outlaw | Unreal | Xanadu/Elle King song | released 17 Feb 2021 | CM 2.1 episode February | mocap, music vid

Completely Machinima S1 Ep 2 (March 2021)

Phil Rice Machinima, Podcast March 4, 2021 1 Comment



Show Notes for S1 Ep 2

And Now For Something Completely Machinima is a monthly, long form podcast devoted to machinima (movies made in game engines), real-time technologies and virtual reality.

This episode was produced by Phil Rice, joined by hosts Ricky Grove, Tracy Harwood, and Damien Valentine. More detailed bios are available at our website.

Podcast Summary

Our second podcast features a discussion of recent news in the machinima and VR sphere, four very diverse short films, a cameo by Baby Yoda, an interview with SIGGRAPH Asia’s Ricard Gras, and much more! We’ve created time-stamps for each section and links for items referenced in the discussions are listed below.

*Disclosure: This podcast and blog is listener/reader supported. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, may earn us a small commission to help cover the costs of producing the show. Read full disclaimer here.

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6m 55s – News

34m 38s – Word from our Sponsor: Machinima P1mp Part 2 – The Fat Cat Conference

38m 01s – Films

Damien’s Pick

Tracy’s Picks



Ricky’s Pick

Phil’s Pick

1h 17m 47s – Interview: Ricard Gras

1h 26m 56s – March Machinima History with Ben Grussi

1h 30m 45s – Group Discussion

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