Tag: Interview

Conversation with Chantal Harvey

August 12, 2014

Chantal Harvey is talking to Carol Rainbow for the Spot On feature of the EU CAMELOT Project. Chantal is very well-known in machinima circles for the 48 hour film project, a machinima competition and festival that she produced at its start-up and has become hugely successful with machinimatographers from all around the world. Chantal is […]

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Rod Ellis Interview

July 4, 20140 Comments

  Professor Rod Ellis talking to Carol Rainbow about the role of machinima and technology in Task Based Language Teaching. Professor Rod Ellis is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics in University of Auckland. He holds visiting positions on the MA in TESOL at Anaheim University and is a […]

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Tips for making machinima from the expert Bernhard Drax aka Draxter Despres

May 28, 20140 Comments

The following machinima contains excerpts from a presentation at MachinEVO 2014 by Bernhard Drax on EduNation Island in Second Life ® Bernhard Drax, originally from Munich, Germany,  is an award winning filmmaker and musician. The Drax Files: World Makers Episodes are well known and very popular. In his presentation Bernhard Drax aka Draxter Despres shares […]

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Interview with Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart

May 28, 20140 Comments

Interview with Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart, talkedemy, Vienna, Austria. Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart is founder and managing director of talkademy, a language school in SecondLife. talkademy is part of the non-profit organization “Open Learning Association”, based in Vienna, Austria. Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart has been a resident in Second Life since 2007  known as Yvonne  Handrick. She  has been involved in various […]

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Interview with Dr Mari Carmen Gil Ortega

May 28, 20140 Comments

:    An interview with Dr Mari Carmen Gil Ortega. Mari Carmen is Senior Lecturer in Virtual Worlds at the Education Innovation Centre of the University of the West of England. Having been a language teacher for many years, she sees great value in using machinima for language teaching. Mari Carmen gives a number of […]

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Interview with Dennis Newson

May 26, 20140 Comments

  Dennis Newson, M.A. (Cantab), P.D.E.S.L (Leeds), taught EFL in Africa, Arabia, Norway, and Germany in middle schools, secondary schools, teacher training colleges, a technical university, and an arts university. He was consultant for short periods in Bosnia and Kosovo, and conferences have taken him to Poland, Hungary, Las Palmas, Russia, and England. He has developed […]

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Interview with Wynshel Heir aka Shelwyn Corrigan

May 24, 20140 Comments

Shelwyn Corrigan (aka Wynshel Heir/English Easily) has a Master’s in Linguistics, a Master’s in Digital Media & Learning, and certification in Multimedia Studies. She has worked in digital design since 1994. In addition, she has taught ESL and EFL in Europe and South America and at universities in California and New York. Her interests are in […]

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Interview with Barbara Novelli aka Barbara McQueen

May 24, 20140 Comments

Barbara has decades of experience mentoring fellow teachers one-on-one, through in-services, as an ESL teacher trainer for Oxford Seminars, and as a conference presenter for TESOL and the VWBPE.   She is currently developing and delivering online ESL courses that make use of situational role-playing, games, mysteries, and machinimas, and has won multiple machinima awards, several MachinEVO […]

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Interview with Marisa Constandinides

May 24, 20140 Comments

Marisa Constantinides – Teacher Trainer and Conference Speaker CELTA & DELTA Tutor at CELT Athens Marisa is a TEFL Teacher Educator who runs CELT Athens, a Teacher Development centre based in Athens, Greece Marisa trains teachers in face-to-face and online with courses including the Cambridge CELTA and DELTA  and she has a new range of Moodle courses on ICT for ELT, ELT Management and Young Learners. […]

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Interview with Kamera Muggins

May 24, 20140 Comments

Kamera, in a former life worked on some of the great classic Disney films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Father Christmas. Currently he spends a lot of time in Second Life making machinima or using other software to make animations. He loves the freedom it has offered. Listen to Kamera’s thoughts on machinima […]

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