Gary Hayes

Football Superstars, iPhone Ocarina, NBC WebTV and Lost in SL

by: Gary Hayes

Another selection of my items cross-posted from another of my original blogs, lamp watercooler.

The Ulitmate Mashup Launches - Sport, MMOG & Social Virtual World - 16 Oct 08

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The Dawn of Mixed Reality and Its Participatory Audience

by: Gary Hayes

What is Mixed Reality, why is it relevant and has TV become it’s background medium of choice for larger numbers of media consumers who around the world are spending more time in online pursuits than glued to the content breaks in-between the advertising slots of commercial TV. How will TV survive in a world where social and gaming worlds are far more compelling?

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The Future of Social Media Entertainment

by: Gary Hayes

I gave an early 9-10.15am keynote presentation to the trendy young filmmaker folk at SPAA fringe on Saturday. It was received well by all who I spoke to and on the grapevine. It built on the many case studies shown by Peter Broderick in his two sessions highlighting a range of filmmakers selling DVDs off the web and direct to fans.

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Inching Towards the Live Web 3.0 - Layered Social Virtual Worlds

by: Gary Hayes

OK you should have spotted quite a few characters living on this post :)  - such as the ‘video-real’ talking character centered on the page, click the play button on them for more ’salesy’ characters - courtesy of CLIVEvideo - all will be revealed - and no, I have not gone into wigs, manufacturing!

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Video: Cinematic Game Renaissance - Game Now Leading Film?

by: Gary Hayes

Have we reached a tipping point - with many more user hours spent with games than films are they now more culturally relevant (as in our cultures are saturated with them)? With most films having ‘game-like’ story arcs and, at the last count, nearly 80 films about games in production I am starting to think so.

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Social Media Extinct-tertainment

by: Gary Hayes

(short LAMP watercooler cross post)

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Social Media Entertainment, Cool or Too Hot to Handle?

by: Gary Hayes

Scorched. Hats off to the producers of this social, cross-media show, Ellenor and Marcus. Did they get their fingers burnt, is it over and was it a little too scarey?

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The Power of 'Our' Machinima

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'A Few Lives Left' for Poor Research into Virtual Worlds

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2008 Metaverse Tour Video: The Social Virtual World's a Stage

by: Gary Hayes

Gary Hazlitt and Gazlitt (aka as me!) take a ‘break’ in over fifty worlds comprising the current metaverse, here is the holiday video…

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