Banned Books Week Machinima Winner: Clark Abismo in SL (Miguel Mimoso Correia in RL)

Banned Books Week, Office for Intellectual Freedom, Uncategorized

For the first time ever, ALA hosted a Banned Books Week machinima contest in Second Life. Machinima is filmmaking within a real-time, 3-D virtual environment like Second Life. The entries were inspired by this year’s theme: “Think for Yourself and Let Others Do the Same.”

We are pleased to announce that Clark Abismo in SL (Miguel Mimoso Correia in RL) is our grand prize winner!

The grand prize winner will receive 10,000 Lindens and a 2010 Banned Books Week T-shirt.

Our runners-up include Tidewater Community College for “Banned Books Week at Rosie’s House”:

And a music video celebrating some of America’s 100 Most Banned Books List 2010 from MimiSoleilFirelight:

Both runners-up each will receive a 2010 Banned Books Week T-shirt.

Thank you for your entries! And please remember to celebrate your freedom to read and read a banned book!

For more information on the contest, please click here.