Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres On the California Legacy Project in SL Part II

April 21st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Combining the resources of California’s oldest university and one of California’s most respected publishers, the California Legacy Project launched the California Legacy Series – which now has more than thirty books in print. The series has entered Second Life determined to add a compelling visual component to the audio excerpts. Their goal is to raise […]

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres Covers Gaza Protest in SL

April 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Virtual Worlds such as Second Life offer a unique opportunity for intercultural dialogue and ongoing globalization.  SL residents recently engaged in heated discussions and protests surrounding the reported human rights violations by Israeli soldiers. Draxtor Despres attended lectures on peace efforts and interviewed researchers in the field of conflict resolution.  He even went out into […]

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres Showcases The California Legacy Project

March 18th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Combining the resources of California’s oldest university and one of California’s most respected publishers, the California Legacy Project launched the California Legacy Series, which now has more than thirty books in print. The series has entered Second Life determined to add a compelling visual component to the audio excerpts. Their goal is  to raise public […]

Second Life Machinima: Draxtor Despres On Goethe in SL

February 4th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

For over 50 years, the ambassador of all that is great about German culture has been the Goethe Institute. Last summer, they entered Second Life. Draxtor checks in with the virtual Goethe team and discovers that his inner German was not eradicated by living in Californian exile.

Second Life Machinima: Obama Healthcare Team Gives Greenlight To Second Life Volunteers!

January 14th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

Draxtor’s latest report on the Obama health care team using Second Life as a platform to communicate with those in need of health care services. Utilizing the virtual world of Second Life gives those who may not be able to attend a traditional meeting a method in which to have their views heard.

Second Life Machinima Video Reports: 2008 SLentrepreneur Award Ceremony

January 7th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

The event sponsor, Metaverse Broadcasting Company, was generous enough to put together this video of the award ceremony which introduces all nominees, the announcement of the contest winner and footage of SL’s version of The Rolling Stones!

Second Life Machinima Video Report: Faster Cures – Changing the Culture of Research

December 1st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

The non-profit Faster Cures enters Second Life in hopes of furthering their cause. Draxtor Despres interviews the key players and outlines the reasons they chose Second Life as a virtual outlet.

Second Life Machinima Video Report: Draxtor Despres on Virtual ‘GITMO’

November 19th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

This award winning report includes actual footage from the department of defense and outlines the experience of the Second Life representation of the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison. Machinima blogger Draxtor Despres (aka Bernhard Drax) has been awarded the “Every Human Has Rights” media award for this report, here are his thoughts: “Winning this award signals […]

Second Life Machinima Video Report: Network Culture Project – Public Good Challenge, Part 3

November 5th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

Part 3 of this award winning video covers competition finalists; Ability Commons, Texas Obesity Research Center and Virtual Native Lands. Draxtor interviews representatives from the 3 chosen projects, painting an inspiring view of how virtual communities are making a positive impact on the real world. The Public Good Challenge issued by the Network Culture Project […]

Second Life Machinima Video Report: Network Culture Project – Public Good Challenge, Part 2

October 29th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

The Public Good Challenge issued by the Network Culture Project has challenged Second Life enthusiasts to come up with ways in which the virtual world can benefit the global community. The Network Culture Project is a group of faculty, students and staff exploring the cultural implications of new media technologies through research. The NCP produces […]