In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Conference, Hugh Hancock from The Strange Company gives industry insights into the world of Machinima and its role in the world of media ephemerality, and shows examples of his work.
Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009
Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education
Author and Presenter: Hugh Hancock, Artistic Director, Strange Company
Hugh Hancock co-founded the Strange Company in 1997 which is the world's oldest pro 'Machinima' production company, making films in 3D virtual worlds to tell stories that couldn't be told any other way.
Hugh Hancock and Gordon McDonald have produced award-winning independent films (including the feature-length 'BloodSpell') as well as commercial films for the BBC, Electronic Arts and many others.