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Thursday, October 17, 2013
SL Video: "The Drax Files - World Makers 'Episode 12: Ole Etzel' "
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" 'The screen is my canvas on which I paint in a digital way,' says Machinima maker Ole Etzel.
"The young family man from Hamburg, Germany is not bothered that most of his friends think the term "Machinima" describes a poor man's attempt at imitating Pixar or equate it with hour-long Call-Of-Duty gameplay uploaded in unedited form onto YouTube.
"Ole is confident that over time people will understand that Machinima is in fact a unique and intricate art-form only limited by the artist's imagination and the customizability of the game engine that serves as the virtual Hollywood studio.
"Democratizing short-film one Mr. Bones episode at a time: Ole is a man of the longview and Second Life is his world of choice!
"Check out http://www.youtube.com/oleetzel for what he has been up to!"