Second skin
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Los Angeles : Liberation Entertainment, [2009].
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Format
DVD
Edition
Standard format (4:3).
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
858423001704

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a feature film in 2008.
General Note
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.).
Creation/Production Credits
Edited by Juan Carlos Piñeiro-Escoriaza ; music by David Gregory Byrne.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, all regions; Dolby digital 2.0.
Language
In English.
Awards
Official Selection: SXSW. Official selection: Hotdogs. Winner, Best documentary: ACE Fest.
Local note
DVD

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Piñeiro-Escoriaza, J. C., Brauer, P. S., Piñeiro-Escoriaza, V., & Byrne, D. (2009). Second skin (Standard format (4:3).). Liberation Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Juan Carlos, Piñeiro-Escoriaza et al.. 2009. Second Skin. Los Angeles: Liberation Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Juan Carlos, Piñeiro-Escoriaza et al.. Second Skin Los Angeles: Liberation Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Piñeiro-Escoriaza, Juan Carlos,, Peter Schieffelin Brauer, Victor Piñeiro-Escoriaza, and David Byrne. Second Skin Standard format (4:3)., Liberation Entertainment, 2009.

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