XFire & Blizzard’s Wow Movies Contest

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Uncategorized

Are you an aspiring filmmaker? If so, you’re in the right place! The World of Warcraft Movie Contest sponsored by Xfire is a great way for up-and-coming directors to show off their moviemaking skills. We’re looking for players to create movies, set in Azeroth, in three main categories: Dance, Comedy, and Drama. The content requirements for the movies are open-ended, as long as they’re created in game.

This contest runs from December 14, 2005 to January 21, 2006. Five prizes, such as Xbox 360 Premium game consoles, XFX GeForce 7800 GTX video cards (PCI-Express), and Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum sound cards, will be awarded for each of the three categories listed above. In addition, 10 prizes will be awarded for special categories, including: Best Picture, Best Dialog, Best Editing, and Best Music. Check out the rules Here.

We recommend downloading GameCam to record Movies directly from World of Warcraft. You can toogle GameCam On-screen Viewer by pressing \ + F4  and you can start and stop recording by pressing \ + F12 button.  You can customize the function buttons.  Windows Users may go to START> Video> Windows Movie Maker to edit the movie file.

From XFire:

Blizzard Entertainment and Xfire are very proud to present the world’s
largest ever machinima contest with over $10,000 in prizes from AMD,
Hypernia, Creative Labs, XFX, D-Link, Corsair, ZBoard and ?Time Games!

Are you ready to make history and create the best World of Warcraft
movies ever?

The contest involves entrants producing movies using the Blizzard
Entertainment MMORPG World of Warcraft game engine to create imaginative
movies in the three main categories of Dance, Comedy and Drama. Six
prizes will be awarded for each category. An additional Twenty prizes
will be awarded in special categories including Best Music, Best Dialog, Best Action Scene, Best Pun or Line, and Best Editing and Special
Effects. A special prize from Hypernia will also be awarded to a
selected movie. Entries must be submitted by January, 21st 2006.
You will find here all the information about the contest: rules,
categories, prizes… http://www.xfire.com/xf/wowcontest.php


Frederic Descamps-  Business Development & Marketing

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