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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Restaurant Dining pack released

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Treat your characters to an elegant meal in one of our customisable contemporary restaurant interiors, featuring a full menu of food and drinks, and a huge selection of animations for the perfect dining scene. The pack includes a classy restaurant in both full light and dim evening light and a diner for less special occasions.

It’s just what you need for filming classic scenes from movies such as When Harry Met Sally, Reservoir Dogs, Goodfellas, or simply planning your wedding seating.

For best effect, pair it with the Wardrobe 02 pack which includes a maitre d’, chefs, and serving staff.

Available now from the Moviestorm Marketplace for 2000 Moviestorm Points.  For even better value, you can use it for a month for 200 MSP, or try it for a day for just 20 MSP.

What You Get

Chair + food combo item with many customisation options:

  • 4 cutlery options
  • 2 wine options
  • 3 wineglass options
  • 2 napkin options
  • 3 chair options
  • 2 placemat options
  • 3 side dish (bread) options
  • 3 coffee options
  • 3 first course options (with further variations)
  • 9 main course options
  • 7 dessert options
  • 4 wine options for how full the glasses are
  • 2 breakfast options

Snap-together tables

  • Square Connecting Table
  • Table for Two
  • Round 4 Seat Table
  • Round 6 Seat Table

Customisable restaurant set components: wood or tintable paneled walls

  • Restaurant Display Case
  • Restaurant Divider Corner
  • Restaurant Divider Straight
  • Restaurant Pillar
  • Wall section with lights
  • Restaurant Wall
  • Restaurant Window

Animations

  • Stop eating dessert
  • Pick up knife and fork
  • Eat soup
  • Pick up glass
  • Eating loop 2
  • Start to drink coffee
  • Gesture with soup spoon
  • Stand from table
  • Pick up soup spoon
  • Drink Wine
  • Sit at table
  • Stop fiddling with food
  • Finish wine
  • Put down soup spoon
  • Eating loop 1
  • Point with knife
  • Quick toast
  • Get spoon for dessert
  • Wave
  • Eat dessert
  • Drink coffee
  • Put coffee down
  • End toast
  • Put down knife and fork
  • Put glass down
  • Stir soup
  • Eat bread roll
  • Start to fiddle with food
  • Pour wine for self
  • Raise glass for toast
  • Pour wine for both
  • Fiddle with food loop

Waiter’s props

  • Notepad
  • Tray and cloche

Stock sets

  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant (lights dimmed)
  • Blue Diner

(1) Comments | Permalink | Posted by Matt Kelland

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Koinup and Moviestorm present “The 1 Minute Machinima Contest”

Koinup, the virtual world and machinima social network, and Moviestorm, the 3D movie making software application, are delighted to announce “The 1 Minute Machinima Contest”.

Koinup founder Pierluigi Casolari and Moviestorm founder Matt Kelland launched the competition in order to promote Koinup to Moviestorm’s community of amateur movie-makers, and to bring awareness of Moviestorm to Koinup’s clientele of machinima creators and digital artists.

The competition is open to machina creators throughout the world. Create a short video, 1 minute length (or less), on any subject, in any language, and post the results on Koinup! Anything goes - it can be funny, exciting, dramatic, or whatever you like. The only rule is that you have to create it with Moviestorm.

The winner will receive a one year subscription to Moviestorm and will be promoted on both the Moviestorm and Koinup websites. Runners up will also be promoted on both sites.
Moviestorm software is free to download for 30 days trial (Mac or Windows XP/Vista/7), after which a membership is required to use the application.

More details on “The 1 Minute Machinima Contest”
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About Moviestorm
Moviestorm is the complete 3D movie making software application for all abilities. Whether your movie interest is cartoons, crime, music, horror, video blogs, kids shows, romance, action or anything else, Moviestorm provides the ideal solution. Unlike game-based machinima tools, Moviestorm is designed as a virtual movie studio from the ground up, and there are no issues with copyright. Moviestorm’s radical pricing system allows customers to buy it outright or subscribe on a monthly basis for just $7.99 / €6.49 / £4.99. Content packs are also available for rental by the day or the month, which gives film-makers maximum flexibility at minimum cost. This enables Moviestormers to get started quickly and try out all the different packs without a large cash outlay.

About Koinup
Koinup is the leading web 2.0 social media site dedicated to virtual art, machinima and virtual world content. Since launch, Koinup’s goal has been the promotion and encouragement of virtual world culture and machinima development, providing users the ability to share any kind of media, aggregate, create groups and discuss in discussion boards. With over 30,000 registered members, Koinup represents one of the most important web portals dedicated to virtual worlds.

(0) Comments | Permalink | Posted by Matt Kelland

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Dark Romance pack released

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Vampire stories have been popular for centuries, and never more so than now.  But it’s not just blood and gore any more.  More and more vampire stories are about romance, and the thrill of forbidden love. Following the huge success of Anne Rice’s Interview With A Vampire, there was Buffy and Angel, and now True Blood and the massive phenomenon which is Twilight.

Now you can create your own paranormal romance stories and evoke the passion and thrill of your favourite vampire movies with this new Moviestorm content pack.

Includes animations for vampire attacks and intimate clinches, customisable vampire heads, a battered pickup truck and foliage backdrops to recreate those deep forest scenes.

Try it for just 10 Moviestorm Points, or use it for the whole month for 100 MSP.

(0) Comments | Permalink | Posted by Matt Kelland

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Make ads, win prizes: Moviestorm partners with MOFILM

Want to make movies with Moviestorm, get involved with some of the biggest names in the business, and win fantastic prizes?

MOFILM helps aspiring film makers make ads for big brands and get them shown on mobile, online, social networks and traditional marketing channels. They also pioneered ‘made-for-mobile’ content working with leading filmmakers such as Kevin Spacey, Robert Redford, Isabella Rossellini and Spike Lee to highlight and champion talented film-makers from around the world.

Enter the MOFILM Cannes 2010 video contest and make an ad for some of the world’s most iconic brands including AT&T, Bud Light, Coke, Coke Light, Coke Zero, Kodak, Lego, Logitech and Nokia.

The first prize winner for each brand will join MOFILM at one of the biggest events in the advertising industry calendar, the Cannes Lions Festival. Meet the best filmmakers and showcase your work to some of the biggest brands in the world. Plus, see your film screen at our exclusive awards event in the company of hundreds of the most influential people in the ad industry.

Other prizes on offer include cash, computers, and other goodies from the various brands.

If that doesn’t tempt you, check out the London Film Festival 2010 contest, and put the Shanghai Film Festival in your diary!

Moviestorm is delighted to be chosen as one of MOFILM’s official software partners. So download Moviestorm today, grab the brief from MOFILM, and get creative, get noticed, and maybe - just maybe - get famous!

 

(0) Comments | Permalink | Posted by Matt Kelland

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