Second Life Machinima Video Report: Draxtor Despres Interviews Chelo Alvarez-Stehle of the Bay Area Video Coalition

June 23rd, 2009  |  Published in Second Life Machinima Video Reports  |  3 Comments

Every year, SF based Bay Area Video Coalition brings filmmakers together with technologists to develop new media strategies for their projects at the annual Producer’s Institute. Draxtor Despres had the chance to speak with Spanish-American documentarian Chelo Alvarez-Stehle about her project on sex-trafficking, called “Sands Of Silence”, which will be accompanied by a flash-based game.

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 – – 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.


  1. Chelo Alvarez-Stehle says:

    June 23rd, 2009at 11:31 am(#)

    More on Sands of Silence documentary and SOS_SLAVES Changing the trafficking game in

  2. admin says:

    June 23rd, 2009at 1:18 pm(#)

    Hi Chelo,

    Thank you so much for the additional link. I am sure my readers appreciate it.

    Avarie Parker

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