Pooky Amsterdam: “The Future of Machinima” for the November 16th NonProfit Commons Meeting
This Friday, November 16th, Nonprofit Commons is happy to feature Pooky Amsterdam. Moving beyond live production of shows and professional videos Pooky is heading up a major International Film Festival's busy 3 Day schedule, this weekend - She will be talking to us about the 5th Annual Machinima-Expo 2012 and what it will hold, and also what it possibly means for the future of machinima as a medium.
Bio: Pooky Amsterdam, CEO of PookyMedia.com has been working in the field of Virtual World Entertainment and TV for the past decade. The producer and writer of thousands of shows over this period, she is a leader in this field. Since 2008 she has been a driving force for using Second Life as a media platform. With a portfolio of work credited to the PookyMedia team, the films she produces portray a full range of genre from Music and fashion to educational films. Recently PookyMedia has been working on more Public Service Announcements for the State of California, that are helping children and adults eradicate the threat of airborne pests. Yes, they are starring a mosquito, named Pesky.
Join us in Second Life!
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, November 16th, 8:30 AM SLT / PST
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater
- 8:30 am Introductions
- 8:40 am TechSoup Announcements
- 8:45 am Mentors Centra
- l8:55 am Main Speaker: Pooky Amsterdam
- 9:30 am Open Mic / Announcements
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.