Lip Sync tool.

A free tool for grabbing screen action and a website (YouTube like) for publishing vids. – can store to hard drive for making machinima or upload directly. Great for quick screen grabs but uncertain at present about making machinima.


To write


To write

A non game, game engine type editor/creator for machinima. Basic version is free.

Currently in Beta A non game, game engine type editor/creator for machinima. Free Download. Expansion packs may need to be purchased.

A non game, game engine type editor/creator for machinima.


A great open source audio editor free to download here


A Machinima Series. Visually very simple but the dialogue is hilarious. CLICK HERE [ F word warning]


As yet untested by the Straads but it is a free download and looks really promising. Check it out here

Here’s what they say:

Celtx is the world’s first fully integrated solution for media pre-production and collaboration. It replaces old fashioned ‘paper, pen & binder’ media creation with a digital approach to writing and organizing that’s more complete, simpler to work with, and easier to share.


With special thanks to GARY HAYES Director of the Laboratory for Advanced Media Production (LAMP)

Based on YouTube all time views AND that display a unique machinima skill, aesthetic interest or have educational value…

These videos are not
· Brands showing off individual events or builds *
· Second Life tutorial videos· Short sexual or ‘gag’ videos about SL
· Music performance (just avatar band on stage miming) **
· Not RL reportage about SL (eg: these include significant inworld footage)
* apart from 21 as it shows exceptional machinima skill and 8 as it is generic
** Apart from no.1 as it is the number one viewed SL video on YouTube



A great screen video capture tool. FREE. PC Only. Click Here.


Gimpshop is an open source image editor free to download here [available for all platforms] Gimpshop is a version of the equally free GIMP which has been edited to more closely Adobe Photoshop Photoshop has become pretty much the industry standard in image editing but it is not free. Photoshop Elements is a cheaper cut down version and comes with some cameras or computers. Elements does everything you need but there is a general consensus of opinion that after version 2, subsequent versions got more clumsy and less useable.

Click title to visit this site. Machinima made in World of Warcraft.

Collection of Machinima Videos. Click title to visit this site.

An aggregation of several Machinima blogs. Click title to visit this site.

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