Draxtor Despres Machinima Video Report: Obama Team Uses Second Life To Highlight Trip To Ghana

July 21st, 2009  |  Published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports

President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Ghana was his first public appearance in official capacity and it was also the most tweeted, Facebooked and SMSed event since he was sworn in as President.

For the first time, virtual worlds and the Metaverse were also integrated: Second Life and Metaplace hosted connected viewing parties and a panel discussion. Is this the start of a continuous effort by the White House to use virtual worlds as an added layer to their media strategy?

About Draxtor Despres

Bernhard Drax writes music for TV, commercials and feature film. His orchestral score for the Disney romantic comedy “Sommer” gained critical acclaim in Germany as the film remained among the top ten for 4 consecutive months this year. In the virtual world “Second Life,” he creates machinima reports on social and political issues. He recently started his own production company – draxtor.com – and he delivered promotional machinima for clients such as Manpower Inc., Dresdner Bank and Warner Brothers. Bernhard studied composition at the Richard-Strauss Conservatory in Munich Germany and audio engineering at the University of California at Los Angeles. He lives on the Central Coast of California with his wife and son.


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