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Author: Juan Carlos Piñeiro-EscoriazaPeter Schieffelin BrauerVictor Piñeiro-EscoriazaDavid ByrnePure West Films.All authors
Publisher: Los Angeles : Liberation Entertainment, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Standard format (4:3)View all editions and formats
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Second Skin examines online computer games as well as the personal lives of various dedicated gamers. Through interviews and direct involvement, the documentary provides details on how "MMORPG's" (aka "Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games") have become an increasingly popular genre of computer games, allowing millions of users from around the world to simultaneously interact in dramatized virtual spaces.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Carlos Piñeiro-Escoriaza; Peter Schieffelin Brauer; Victor Piñeiro-Escoriaza; David Byrne; Pure West Films.; Liberation Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 435417855
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced as a feature film in 2008.
Special features: optional audio commentary; "Avatar creation: choosing a persona" clip (2 min.); "Dan Bustard: extended introduction" clip (4 min.); "Fort Wayne boys: Anthony's wedding proposal" short (20 min.); "Heather and Kevin in-depth" (9 min.); "Talking heads: a topical discussion of MMORPG's" featurette (26 min.); "SXSW" world premiere (12 min.); "The Syndicate: legendary gaming guild" featurette (7 min.); trailer (3 min.); "Photo gallery" montage (2 min.).
Credits: Edited by Juan Carlos Piñeiro-Escoriaza ; music by David Gregory Byrne.
Awards: Official Selection: SXSW. Official selection: Hotdogs. Winner, Best documentary: ACE Fest.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, all regions; Dolby digital 2.0.
Contents: Isolated --
Extension --
In real life --
The Syndicate --
Official release --
Closer --
Same city --
12 Steps --
Virtual worlds --
Gold farmers --
Obsessive --
Exciting --
Comfort zone --
Program --
Gamers --
Feel free --
Good times --
The wedding --
Special features. Production commentary --
Avatar creation --
Dan Bustard --
Fort Wayne boys --
Heather and Kevin --
Talking heads --
SXSW --
The Syndicate --
Second Skin trailer --
Photo gallery.
Responsibility: Pure West Films ; directed by Juan Carlos Piñeiro-Escoriaza ; produced by Peter Schieffelin Brauer ; written and produced by Victor Piñeiro-Escoriaza.
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Second Skin examines online computer games as well as the personal lives of various dedicated gamers. Through interviews and direct involvement, the documentary provides details on how "MMORPG's" (aka "Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games") have become an increasingly popular genre of computer games, allowing millions of users from around the world to simultaneously interact in dramatized virtual spaces.

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