Submissions are open 18th December 2009 - 31st January 2010
All entries will be displayed on the University of Western Australia (UWA) Second Life Blog.
He has developed a 3D working place, which in an interactive way involve apprentices in learning about safety.
"This project is ground breaking. Many apprentices have reading difficulties, and this virtual learning can help them. With my project the apprentices can learn through drawings and models, and understand and discuss the work environment at the workplace without having to write their way to it, "said Åge Staghøj.
MACHINIMA is the latest innovation in user-generated content to gain mainstream prominence. It is a media, film and art form rapidly evolving into a new form of cultural and personal expression online. As part of our interest in understanding virtual worlds, and how people innovate with and in them, we at Danish Roskilde University, are thrilled to announce an international competition to highlight machinima production in Linden Lab’s Second Life. The contest is about filmmaking in Second Life and especially in the Metrotopia City of Superheroes and Superheroines. The theme of your film is entirely open.
I would really first have brought this article in about 7 days, but I have chosen bring it a bit earlier.
I will share some observations, that I have made myself the last 6 months, about the dying virtual world Second Life.
For example, how many articles Second Life has generated since I started my blog Mirrorworld.
On the 11th July 2008, Danmarks Radio (national TV station) broadcasted the news of Second Life's death.
The reason was the launch of Google Lively. That provoked me to start bringing news and articles about Second Life. But only in Danish.